Special Education Paraprofessional

Special Education Paraprofessionals work closely with teachers and administration in ensuring students receive the educational attention they need to succeed. Certification/credential is attainable upon the successful completion of this course and other specified documentation.

An enthusiastic, well-prepared paraprofessional can greatly increase the efficiency in the classroom.

Today’s paraprofessional plays an increasingly prominent role in the instruction of students with disabilities. Paraprofessionals provide essential support for students with disabilities and their teachers.

Nationwide, the majority of special education paraprofessionals assist with the following activities:

  • Provide instructional support
  • Modify materials
  • Implement behavior management plans
  • Monitor hallways, study hall, etc.
  • Meet with teachers on lesson planning, curriculum, and evaluation of programs
  • Collect data on students
  • Provide personal care assistance

Topics include:

  • History and legal foundations of special education
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Ethical and professional conduct
  • IEP participation
  • Disability awareness and learning strategies
  • Planning, problem solving, and communication
  • Data collection and progress monitoring
  • Safe and healthy learning environments
  • Behavior strategies
  • Bloodborne pathogens

The Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDH) requires 100% attendance in order to qualify for certification.

Questions? Call 918.352.7622

Location Dates Hours Days Times Tuition Fees & Supplies Total Cost
Campus: Drumright Campus Dates: 8/1 Hours: 6 Days: T Times: 9:00a-3:00p Tuition: $50 Fees & Supplies: $0 Total Cost: $50

Special Education Paraprofessional CEU

The goal of this course will be to motivate those working in special education and general education to have an energetic start to the school year/semester, while reviewing and discussion important special education areas such as confidentiality laws, the various categories of special education, and behavioral support ideas.

This course fulfills the six (6) hours of Special Education Paraprofessional Development required for each school year.

Additionally, the Oklahoma State Department of Education agrees that this course will lend itself and is useful to educators in a variety of educational settings.

If you have a large group of teachers needing this course, please contact 918-352-7622 to inquire about hosting this course at your facility.

This course is not affiliated with 5 Star Inter-Local Co-op but will meet the same requirements.

Questions? Call 918.352.7622

Location Dates Hours Days Times Tuition Fees & Supplies Total Cost
Campus: Drumright Campus Dates: TBD Hours: 6 Days: Sa Times: 9:30a-3:30p Tuition: $50 Fees & Supplies: $0 Total Cost: $50