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Paraprofessional Requirements

Paraprofessional Requirements

Highly Qualified Paraprofessionals

The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act requires that paraprofessionals meet one of the following qualifications if the paraprofessional will perform instructional duties in a Title I, Part A program

  • Have completed 48 semester hours of college coursework; or
  • Have obtained an associate's (or higher) degree; or
  • Have met a rigorous standard of quality and can demonstrate, through a formal state or local academic assessment:
    • Those interested in this method should reach out to Region V for upcoming courses. 

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