Paraeducator Competency Training The Paraeducator Program offers the regional introductory level training for all 14 competencies on a limited basis. Training for competencies 1-6, 7-11 & 13 are also available at paraeducator.com for subscribing districts. For more information, please contact Khanh Huhtala, firstname.lastname@example.org or (425) 917-7844.
Paraeducator.com provides a cost-effective way to provide around-the-clock-access to high quality training for paraeducators and the teachers with whom they work. The site provides tools and information to help districts meet state and federal mandates for paraeducators. Services and classes:
- Competencies 1-6
- Competencies 7-11 & 13
- Literacy Strategies for Paraeducators
- Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Paraeducator Mentoring Program
- Paraeducator Handbook
ETS ParaPro Assessment
PSESD is offering the electronic version of the ETS Paraprofessional Assessment. The assessment is one of the options for individuals to meet the No Child Left Behind Title I Paraeducator Requirement. The assessment consists of 90 multiple choice questions, 30 in each of the following subjects: reading, writing and math. Individuals must score 461 or higher to pass the assessment. The assessment is being offered in three-hour time frames; .5 hours to set up and 2.5 hours to take the test.
To register, access www.www.psesd.org/classes, search for Paraeducator Trainings. Click on the test date you want and follow directions or print out the registration form and mail it in with your check. (Please see address format on last page.)
ETS Assessment information, registration for the paper/pencil assessment, and study guide can be found at: www.ets.org/parapro.