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Paraeducators are critically important to schools, teachers, and students—and they face unique challenges in classrooms they work in every day. Here are some of the resources that CEC has developed for paraeducators and the teachers and Administrators who work with them.  


Paraeducator Competencies

The Core Competencies for Special Education Paraeducators represent the required knowledge and skills all paraeducators need to safely and effectively support students with disabilities in K-12 settings. 

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Supporting Paraeducators: Successful Systems & Strategies for Admins and Teachers

In this fully online, on-demand program designed for special education teachers, special education administrators, and building/district administrators, you’ll get evergreen strategies to help enhance the support provided to the paraeducators you work with. 

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A database of peer-reviewed resources created for professionals working with children receiving special education services. Resources are FREE for CEC members to download.  

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CEC Membership for Paraeducators

Paraeducators serve a critically important role in special education and CEC is here for you. Get the support, peer network and professional development you need most.  

Last Updated:  9 March, 2022

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