2017-2018 Special Education Paraprofessional Training Series

To complete each session watch the video presentation and complete the review questions. The review questions will be made available once you have watched the full video presentation. The review questions are in multiple-choice format and you will receive immediate feedback.

Reading Concentration Series: Comprehension

This session is one of five being offered as it relates to assisting students in reading acquisition. The goal of this series is to build a foundational knowledge and skill base specific to reading instruction. During this webinar, we will be discussing what comprehension of text is, how do we get our students to comprehend text and how you can support your students in building an understanding for print. (One Hour)

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Reading Concentration Series: Phonemic Awareness

This is the first in a series of five webinars being offered to complete a concentration in reading. The goal of this series is to build a foundational knowledge and skill base specific to reading instruction and support. This webinar will focus on the sounds within the English language and the critical phonological skills necessary to create skilled readers. Phonology will be described followed by samples of classroom activities that you can use tomorrow! (One Hour)

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Reading Concentration Series: Phonics: Cracking the Code

This session is one of five being offered as it relates to assisting students in reading acquisition. The goal of this series is to build a foundational knowledge and skill base specific to reading instruction. During this webinar, we will be discussing the term phonics and what that means, the importance of phonics instruction, how you can support your students in decoding unfamiliar words, and correcting student errors. (One Hour)

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What Every New Paraprofessional Needs to Know

While this presentation is designed for those who have recently joined the profession, even experienced individuals can benefit from reviewing information presented here. In order to serve children, teachers, and schools well, it is important that paraprofessionals have a full understanding of their required credentials, how to maintain confidentiality, how to work as a team, to support positive behavior and how to avoid difficulties. This presentation will provide beneficial information toward ensuring that you and your students have success and a positive experience each and every day. (One Hour)

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