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Document Number: 4153

Title I Paraprofessionals: Non-Regulatory Guidance - All paraprofessionals hired after January 8, 2002, and working in a program supported with Title I, Part A funds must have: (1) completed two years of study at an institution of higher education; or (2) obtained an associate’s (or higher) degree; or (3) met a rigorous standard of quality and be able to demonstrate, through aformal State or local academic assessment, knowledge of and the ability to assist in instructing, reading, writing, and mathematics (or, as appropriate, reading readiness, writing readiness, and mathematics readiness).This guide address commonly asked questions about paraprofessional qualifications. (U.S. Department of Education, March 2004)...


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