Colorado

Department of Education

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Paraprofessional is used in the highly qualified documents

Compliance with NCLB

  • Highly Qualified Paraprofessionals
  • Assessment Guidelines for Paraprofessionals
    • http://www.cde.state.co.us/FedPrograms/tii/a_hqp_agp.asp
    • Formal assessments used for paraprofessionals to demonstrate “highly qualified”
      • ACT - Work Keys
      • ETS - ParaPro Assessment
      • LEA chosen assessment that meets state assessment standards
        • Valid - measure mathematics, reading, and writing content at a level equivalent to two years of college and be applicable to duties being assigned to the paraprofessional, AND
        • Reliable - provide consistent results.

Standards to Measure Professional Growth of Paraprofessionals

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Policy that Distinguishes Paraeducators Working with Special Education

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Resource Guide for Supervisors: Assisting Local Agencies in Supervision of Paraeducators Beyond NCLB Mandated Expectations

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Standards to Measure the Professional Growth of Teachers in a Position to Supervise Paraeducators

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