The No Child Left Behind Act requires that all Title I Paraeducators be Highly Qualifed.
Bethel School District requires all Instructional Paraeducators in elementary buildings be Highly Qualified.
What does this mean?
In order for a Paraeducator or Substitute Paraeducator to work in an elementary building or Title I building in an instructional position, they must meet one of the following options:
Bethel School District offers the ETS Parapro Assessment
Please visit the link below for more ParaPro Assessment information and preparation materials.
Washington State Core Competencies
Washington State requires that all Special Education Paraeducators must complete the 14 Core Competencies.
These competencies are available in three groups:
Online training opportunities at: www.paraeducator.com.
For more information regarding the core competencies please call 253.683.6926.