For Paraprofessionals

What You Should Consider As A Newly Hired Paraprofessional
First, let’s congratulate you for joining the field of public education in your role as a paraprofessional. You will play an important part in is supporting the implementation of programs, specially designed instruction, and/or personal care skills and support.

As with most fields in education there are regulations that the newly hired employee must be aware of and follow.  We recommend that you avail yourself of any in-service training that your employer provides and pay close attention to such training. The topics we will address in this document are to make you aware of some of the more recent regulations and those that are considered critical. This document does not address all of your roles and responsibilities.


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