2007 National Conference Pictures

If you have been thinking about attending the upcoming National Conference, but are not quite sure what to expect, take a moment to look through a few pictures that were taken at last years conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico or a from the year before in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Doesn’t that look like fun? What are … Read more

Paraeducator practices smiling skills

From Tacoma, Washington, a thank you to “one of Tacoma’s outstanding paraprofessionals, for her going above and beyond class work.” Janet Caldon praises Christine Wittstock for her participation in a staff development assignment to “smile 10 times to someone who didn’t feel like they deserved it, hadn’t earned it, or didn’t want it:” “As a … Read more

Paraprofessionals and Teachers Work Together as a Team for the Benefit of Students

Elona Hartjes has written a wonderful post about the importance of paraeducators in her classroom titled, Paraprofessionals and Teachers Work Together as a Team for the Benefit of Students. From her opening paragraph: I’ve been really fortunate to have worked with some wonderful paraprofessionals at different times in my teaching career. These men and women … Read more

Call for Papers and Conference Registration Now Available

The Call for Papers for the 2008 Conference is now available. The theme for this year’s conference is: United We Educate, PATHS to the Future– Paraprofessional, Administrator, Teacher, Higher Education, & Other Stakeholders Conference registration is also now available. If you are interested in presenting at this year’s conference, we look forward to receiving your … Read more