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State Information Request: Alternative Teacher and Paraprofessional Pathways

A state board of education member asked about alternative teacher preparation pathways, especially as it relates to paraprofessionals moving to full certification. Our response includes examples of state policies related to alternative teacher certification and examples of state policies aimed at recruiting paraprofessionals into the teaching profession. To provide timely assistance to our constituents, State Information Requests are typically completed in 48 hours. They reflect an issue scan versus a comprehensive analysis.


Nov. 22, 2021

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