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About Para-educators.[print questions]

One responsibility of a para-educator is to
a) assist with classroom management, such as organizing instructional and other materials
b) developing procedures for compliance of assessments
c) determine what special education services will be offered
d) evaluating how the IEP goals will be academically assessed

True or False - The number of para-educators is slowly decreasing.
a) True
b) False

In General - All Para-educators must have
a) completed at least two years of study at an institute of higher education
b) obtained an associate's (or higher) degree
c) can demonstrate that they can meet the rigorous standard of quality
d) All of the above

Some barriers to retention include all of the following except
a) working conditions
b) an increase in communication
c) compensation
d) staff support and development

Most para-educators are in which of the following age groups?
a) 18 or younger
b) 18-24 years
c) 25-64 years
d) 65+ years

More information about para-educators can be found
a) at the U.S. Department of Education web page
b) Interactions: Collaboration skills for school professionals by Friend and Cook
c) Both of the previous answers are correct
d) None of the above

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, there are approximately how many para-educators?
a) 1.3 million
b) 1.5 million
c) 1.7 million
d) 5 million

Do the paraprofessional requirements apply to volunteers?
a) Yes
b) No

Some paraprofessionals work in programs for children ranging in age from birth to age 20 that are supported by Title I funds. Are they required to meet the requirements?
a) Yes
b) No

Is a paraprofessional required to take a specific course of study?
a) Yes
b) No

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