The Role of an Education Assistant, Second Edition

Supporting Inclusion

By Mary Harber, Asha Rao


Providing research, anecdotes, and practical insights from leading scholars and professionals, The Role of an Education Assistant acts as a guide for navigating the complexities of the education assistant role, from collaborating with teachers and students in lesson planning to creating inclusive learning environments.

This updated second edition includes expanded content across all chapters and new content highlighting diverse perspectives, Indigeneity, gender, and sexuality. In addition, there are new “Actions in the Field” segments at the end of each section which outline strategies and activities for field practice and professional development.

Featuring topical scholarship, an emphatically Canadian perspective, discussion questions, and timely case studies, this is a critical text for college and university students in education studies, education assistant programs, and professionals currently working in the field.


  • guides students through the complexities of the role of an education assistant with research, anecdotes, and practical advice from scholars and professionals
  • includes updated content on broadened perspectives in cultural diversity, gender, and sexuality
  • includes the brand new “Actions in the Field” segments, providing students with strategies and activities for implementing what students have learned in their professional practice


$82.95 (PRINT)
$77.95 (eBook – Fixed Layout)
$77.95 (eBook – Reflowable)

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6.75" x 9.75”

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