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Calling all Paraeducators: Add an Area of Concentration

June 2, 2021

Paraeducator Certification Area of Concentration: Special Needs


This course, designed specifically for paraeducators, will develop skills and strategies to understand and implement IEP goals and objectives, demonstrate understanding of special instructional strategies for students with various needs, build knowledge around the rationale and use of data collection, and extend capacity with behavior reinforcement and assistive technology to meet students' needs. Overall this course will enhance the skill set in supporting students with special needs.

3 Relicensure Credits

Begins 07/19/2021


Paraeducator Area of Concentration Library Media Technology


This course is designed for paraeducators who desire to further skill development working with school libraries, literacy initiatives, and technology in support of the curriculum. The course includes a combination of lecture, discussion, group activities, conducting exercises, practicing techniques, and presentations. It includes 9 hours of required evening virtual sessions and 38 hours of independent work with the ongoing support of the instructor. 

3 Relicensure Credits

Begins 09/27/2021

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