Category Archives: Guardians

When does the training start?

For that new paraeducator, one might wonder when formal training begins. Especially since you were hired and then assigned a campus and then assigned a student or group of students and you’re really wondering what you’re doing. The good news: … Continue reading

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ParaEducate: Expressions of PosAutivity #AutismPositivity2014– Originally Posted 4/30/2014

In May 2014, ParaEducate suffered an entire blog meltdown. As a result, we lost many of our former blog postings. We were lucky to recover this thanks to participating in the Autism Positivity 2014 Flash Blog. For the second year … Continue reading

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Coping Skills For When There Aren’t As Many

Renay had a bit of a hard week this week, losing a classmate from college to complications related to cancer. But Renay is also fortunate that she has friends who know how to help her talk about the great things … Continue reading

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Scheduling Pros and Cons

By this time of the year, it probably is a rescheduling time for some campuses. Sometimes it’s because there are newly identified students, students who may have moved in, students whose needs have changed, or maybe things were not working … Continue reading

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Meet The Parents

As a general rule, paraeducators in many districts are told not to say more to parents then a few basic pleasantries. But every now and then, either because the parent requests it or because of a special circumstance, a meeting … Continue reading

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Diversions to Parents and Guardians

For a couple of weeks now, I’ve been working on a post for this week and in my head it sounded cool, but I couldn’t get enough written for a post that had meaning. And of course, I knew I … Continue reading

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