paraprofessional


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paraprofessional

 [par″ah-pro-fesh´un-al]
1. a person specially trained in a particular field or occupation to assist a professional such as a physician.
2. pertaining to such a person or occupation.

paraprofessional

(păr″ă-prō-fĕsh′ŭn-ăl)
A person with education and training in a specific area of one of the professions (e.g., medicine or law) who provides services in that profession as an extension of an individual licensed to practice independently.

paraprofessional

1. a person who is specially trained in a particular field or occupation to assist a veterinarian.
2. allied animal health professional.
3. pertaining to a paraprofessional.
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By promoting bilingual paraprofessionals to become teachers, it also creates a sense of hope in students that they too can succeed in becoming exceptional bilingual teachers," Wood says.
But we realized we could take advantage of the program we already had in place, using our existing resources to provide a rigorous course of study for paraprofessionals who hoped to become regular classroom teachers.
Teaching directed learning experiences were operationally defined as structured lessons led by the teacher or paraprofessional (e.
Within this context of one-to-one coaching, three components were included in intervention packages associated with paraprofessional acquisition of correct delivery of instruction: modeling, performance feedback, and accountability.
It could be assumed that having a one-on-one paraprofessional would be beneficial for the student with a disability because of the increased level of adult proximity.
Provide with your bid a training agenda for substitute paraprofessionals.
In view of this, this study attempts to identify the key factors of motivation for paraprofessional library staff.
One new skill was introduced weekly by the paraprofessional along with review of previously learned skill(s) as indicated by the SST manual.
Training Paraprofessionals for Reference Service: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians.
This reader-friendly book begins by defining what an inclusive classroom is, describes the paraprofessional training, and explains the roles a paraprofessional plays.
The legal profession often uses paraprofessionals to assist in the delivery of legal services.
Leticia commented that as a group, the paraprofessional community must learn to navigate through more than the traditional red-tape bureaucracy faced by those entering teacher education programs.