Nov. 30, 2023

The Office of General Curriculum Access is seeking a graduate assistant for the Spring 2024 semester with a possibility of an extension extended through the summer. The position will be approximately 20 hours/week.

Position Description

Activities for the GA position include:

  • Designing and developing curriculum (e.g., ELA, Math, and Science) for students with extensive support needs that align with the Nevada Alternative Diploma and Nevada Alternate Assessment
  • Organizing state professional development activities
  • Collaborating with Nevada teachers
  • Creating media assets for teaching and learning, including graphics for adapted books, audio recordings, and video tutorials

Position Requirements

  • Graduate student in good standing at UNLV
  • Experience working with curriculum development in the areas of reading, math, and science are preferred but not required

Compensation and Benefits

The graduate assistantship will provide:

  • Paid tuition (up to nine credits per semester)
  • A monthly stipend totaling $8,500 for the semester
  • Research and writing opportunities

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About the Office of General Curriculum Access

This newly funded College of Education project is a partnership with the Nevada Department of Education’s Office of Inclusive Education.We are working to provide standards-aligned instructional materials, academic and behavioral support resources, and effective professional development to educators to enhance access to Nevada’s general curriculum.

Please contact Joshua Baker at or Catherine Bacos at with questions.