Paraeducator Leadership Networking Session

The 7th Annual National Paraeducator Leadership Networking Session will be held Thursday, March 31th from 4:30-7:30 p.m, at the Oak Brook, Chicago Doubletree Hotel.

This session is open to "State/National Paraeducator Leaders", that is, people who are engaged in activities to promote paraeducator leadership at a states or national level. For example, state staff; state or regional training and TA staff; higher education personnel; persons promoting leadership through involvement in various state activities, paraeducators, unions, advisory groups; etc. All interested parties may attend.

Reauthorization of ESSA (December 2015) will be at the top of our discussion as we strategize ways to collaborate with personnel at the state and distrcit level regarding its implications for Paraeducators, Administrators and Teachers.

Additionally we will have the opporutinty to share one major state accomplishment from which others may benefit.

This session will give us a chance to meet and network with others in similar roles at the beginning of the conference.

We will have the opporutinty to share and discuss in small groups one major state level accomplishment from which others may benefit.

If you are interested in joining the National Paraeducator Leadership Group, please register here. Questions? Please e-mail Marilyn Likins at

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