Paraeducator Certificate

paraeducatorLearn the background knowledge required to assume the role of the Paraeducator as related to knowledge of special education law, academic and behavioral skills, various disabilities and their associated learning profiles. Paraeducators support students and teachers by using strategies that foster independence, growth mindset and mental health in the school system.

This program consists of three courses—Paraeducator Strategies for Success, Math Refresher, and English Refresher. Participants must complete 3.0 hours of classroom observations. Students learn test-taking tips for the ParaPro Exam and practice constructing answers to interview questions for Paraeducator positions.

Students must take the Accuplacer prior to enrolling. To schedule an appointment, call the Academic Success Center at 860-343-5785. Textbook included. The ParaPro Exam fee is not included.

Upcoming Courses

Paraeducator Strategies for Success | CRN: 1435 | Fee: $1,399 | 1/30–5/7 (No class 3/19) | Thursdays | 5:10–7:40 p.m. | Chapman 605 Instructor: Caputo/Kreinest

Math Refresher | CRN: 1440 | 2/24–5/13 | Mondays, Wednesdays | 7:30–9 p.m. | Mid AE | Instructor: Manfull

English Refresher | CRN: 1445 | 2/24–5/13 | Mondays, Wednesdays | 5:30–7 p.m. | Mid AE | Instructor: Staff