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Frequently Asked Questions About Paraprofessionals

What is Connecticut’s definition of a paraprofessional?

A paraprofessional is an employee who assists teachers and/or other professional educators or therapists in the delivery of instructional and related services to students. The paraprofessional works under the direct supervision of the teacher or other certified or licensed professional. The ultimate responsibility for the design, implementation, and evaluation of instructional programs, including assessment of student progress, is a collaborative effort of certified and licensed staff.

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  • Resource Topic: Paraprofessionals
  • Source: SERC, CSDE
  • Year of Publication: 2010
  • Resource Type: file: .PDF