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Being Aware of Laws and Regulations Affecting Paraeducators
This article is a brief overview of how the Elementary and Secondary Education Act in 2001 and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act in 2004 affect certain paraeducators.
Publisher: National Education Association

NEA Paraeducator Handbook
The purpose of this handbook is to provide information that can serve as a basis for understanding the important roles paraeducators assume in supporting teaching and learning in the nationís schools. It also provides a look at how paraeducators may be supported in carrying out their responsibilities.
Date: 2005
Publisher: National Education Association

Paraeducator Training Needs Assessment
This is a checklist to identify training for paraeducators.
Publisher: The PARAprofessional Resource and Research Center, University of Colorado 

Paraeducators and IDEA 2004: Promoting Paraeducator Training
This article outlines the importance of training for paraeducators.
Publisher: National Education Association

Planning for Paraeducator Supports
This guide is meant to be used as a workbook that helps school teams actively improve paraeducator support.
Authors: Michael F. Giangreco, Susan W. Edelman, and Stephen M. Broer
Publication Date 2002
Publisher: Center on Disability and Community Inclusion, University of Vermont

Schoolwide Planning to Improve Paraeducator Supports
This study chronicled the use of a process of planning for paraeducator supports that indicated the process assisted school teams in self-assessing their paraeducator practices, identifying priorities, and developing action plans and implementing them. Culminating reports documented impact on school personnel and student outcomes.
Authors: Michael F. Giangreco, Susan W. Edelman, and Stephen M. Broer
Publication Date 2003
Publisher: Council for Exceptional Children

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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