Oklahoma

Department of Education

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Paraprofessional

Compliance with NCLB

Standards to Measure Professional Growth of Paraeducators

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Policy that Distinguishes Paraeducators Working with Special Education

  • Oklahoma Title Paraprofessional Teaching Credential (Teaching Assistant)
    • http://www.ok.gov/sde/faqs/oklahoma-title-i-paraprofessional-teaching-credential-teaching-assistant
    • Compares Title I paraprofessionals with special education classroom paraprofessionals
    • In addition to the expectations for Title I paraprofessionals, the special education classroom paraprofessionals have to meet the following:
      • Complete Oklahoma Special Education Paraprofessional Training (9 modules).
      • Complete and maintain training and skills in Cardiovascular Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid.
      • Complete training in Universal Precautions/Bloodborne Pathogens Training.
      • Complete an additional 6 hours of professional development and Universal Precautions/Bloodborne Pathogens each school year thereafter.

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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