Paraspotlight: Jen

Submitted by Theresa Freeman Here is what Theresa had to say about her school’s awesome paraeducator Jen. I wrote this about the paraeducator in our first grade classroom. Just want to share so paras understand how much they are appreciated. Paraprofessional: a person to whom a particular aspect of a professional task is delegated but … Read more

First Conference Prize Winner Selected…

We have selected the winner of one of our fabulous conference prizes. We will notify the winner tomorrow and then post the person’s name along with his or her prize. There will still be some great prizes given away, so hurry and register before we choose the next winner- don’t forget that everyone who registers … Read more

Three Cheers for Ben!

Kari is a “woman given the awesome task of raising 6 children, 2 of them with special needs”. Her blog includes personal and insightful insights on raising her children and living life. Today’s post includes an experience with her son Ben initiated by Ben’s paraprofessional: I answered the phone and Ben’s 1:1 paraprofessional told me … Read more

Facebook and Paraeducators

Are there any Facebook users out there? Facebook is an online social network where over 50 million (and growing) users go to keep in touch with friends and acquaintances. The National Resource Center for Paraprofessionals has created a presence on Facebook for anyone who is interested to keep track of what we are doing and … Read more