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Managing Paraeducators in Your School

Managing Paraeducators in Your School
How to Hire, Train, and Supervise Non-Certified Staff

October 2002 | 192 pages | Corwin
Managing Paraeducators in Your School is a practical guide to recruiting, hiring, and training paraeducators. Author Nancy French is the preeminent expert in the field of Paraeducation. She has conducted over 250 workshops throughout the United States, to both local educational agencies and state departments of education.

About the Author
1. Employing Support Personnel in Schools
2. Potential Problems With Paraeducators: Finding Solutions
3. The Shifting Roles of School Professionals
4. Recruiting and Hiring Paraeducators
5. Starting Off on the Right Foot: Providing Orientation
6. Taking Time to Save Time: Delegating to Paraeducators
7. Planning for Paraeducators
8. Paraeducator Training
9. Monitoring and Evaluating Paraeducator Performance
10. Managing the Workplace
Afterword: Final Thoughts for School Administrators and Teachers Who Supervise Paraeducators
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"An excellent desk reference for all school administrators regarding the role of paraeducators."

Kent Gerlach, Professor, School of Education
Pacific Lutheran University

"Nancy French's book provides wide-ranging information, ideas, and strategies to effectively utilize paraeducator support in today's schools. This guide is a helpful resource for administrators and teachers."

Michael Giangreco, Center on Disability and Community Inclusion
Burlington, Vermont

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