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Document Number: 6353

Professional Development for Paraprofessionals Across the States MS Word PDF - Professional development has come to the forefront of the paraprofessional occupation with new requirements and timelines for “highly qualified” status under No Child Left Behind. In addition to passing a formal evaluation of knowledge, the requirements for higher education have created the opportunity for states to establish partnerships with higher education communities, set up multi-tiered certification, use online education systems and develop methods for paraprofessionals to reach full teaching licensure. These trends in professional development are highlighted in the this paper. (Kelsey Campbell, Education Commission of the States, August 2005)...
Author: Kelsey Campbell
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