It takes a team

Knowledge, skills and tools for today’s paraeductor.

Paraeducator courses

Educating the next generation is a large responsibility that requires teamwork. Teachers often rely upon the help of paraeducators to more effectively lead the classroom.  These professionals play an increasingly important part in the education system, taking on roles that directly impact the quality of a student’s education.

You can delve into important topics for today’s paraeducator, like assessing curriculum, promoting positive learning behaviors and understanding state and local standards, with our paraeducator courses. You can also explore critical legal and safety requirements, including mandates from the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Paraeductor courses can help you develop the knowledge you need to be more effective in your role. They can help empower you to have a great impact in the classroom and deepen your knowledge in key areas.

Our paraeducator courses look at important topics, including:

  • Proactive strategies that increase positive behaviors and promote compliance.
  • Teaching strategies for diverse populations, including intervention techniques.
  • The role and responsibilities of the paraeducator in supporting the learning process.
  • The legal and safety requirements of the paraprofessional.

You can develop a broader set of skills, enhance your understanding of key concepts and grow as a professional with these courses. You can take a single class over a topic you’re interested in or enroll in a degree plan. Please note, if you do plan on transferring credits earned with us to an outside educational institution, you are responsible for checking with them first to determine if credits are transferrable.

We help professional educators develop the skills they need to reach their goals with education that is flexible and convenient. You can take classes online, doing coursework when it fits into your schedule.

Explore your options by calling 866.484.1815 or request additional information.

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