Participants will leave with an:
- Increased knowledge of roles, responsibilities, and ethical issues in the Specialized units, and inclusive classrooms. Topics to include professional ethics related to confidentiality, responsibilities of paraprofessionals in teacher teams, and instructional strategies to support students in becoming independent learners.
- Increased knowledge of the changing role of the paraprofessional and how to work as a team with general and special education teachers. Topics will address working with teachers, students, and parents; collaborative learning approaches; and student behavior management techniques.
- Increased knowledge for improving communication, problem solving, and team performance.