As the number of students with developmental disabilities included in the general education classroom increases, it is expected that the number of one-on-one paraprofessionals
will also increase to provide academic and behavioral supports.
Provide with your bid a training agenda for substitute paraprofessionals
493 million from last year, not only would the schools not get the 11 positions that the principals thought were "adequate'' to run the district, but an additional six teachers and six paraprofessionals
would need to be cut, Gale said.
Dandy (1998) considers paraprofessionals
to be teaching assistants, clerks, and other school employees with or without baccalaureate degrees.
More than 260,000 resources are available to teachers and paraprofessionals
for free , and Share My Lesson has seen approximately 2.
field-tested guide is intended as an introduction to the many issues faced every day by paraprofessionals
working in a variety of K-12 settings, and provides examples from both general and special education.
This issue covers topics including self-determination instruction, online tutoring, reading assessment, occupational aspirations of individuals with high incidence disabilities, involvement of paraprofessionals
, and behavior interventions.
Extrinsic vs Intrinsic Motivation for Paraprofessionals
Additionally, replication studies should determine whether the current findings are maintained across exceptionalities, paraprofessionals
, teachers, and differing degrees of administrative support.
The author states that this book is not meant to be a "how to guide" for paraprofessionals
, but rather a means of showing certified teachers and paraprofessionals
that they can be a strong, effective team in the inclusive classroom.
Abstract: This survey of teachers of students with visual impairments and paraprofessionals
who work with students with visual impairments found that more than 35% of the paraprofessionals
were providing direct instruction in skills in the expanded core curriculum.
Since No Child Left Behind became law and increased educational requirements for these paraprofessionals
, more than 200 community colleges across the country have created training programs for them, according to the National Resource Center for Paraprofessionals