Teacher assistants at M.G. Ellis play a critical role throughout the school and most importantly in the classrooms in which they work. M.G. Ellis relies on our teacher assistants to help the school run effectively and safely. Our assistants play an integral part in supervising students in the clasroom. Under the direct supervison of a certified classroom teacher, they provide support to ensure students meet instructional goals and objectives. They help the classroom teacher in classroom preparations and strategies for reinforcing instructional materials and skills to individual student needs. They also assist with classroom behavioral management to minimize disruptions, ensure a safe and orderly classroom, and ensure students are on task.