Category Archives: Conferences

As the Holiday Season Approaches

For some of you, tomorrow is your last day of work for 2016. When you return, you will be back in the classroom for 2017. But this is also the second most candy oriented event in schools, and there are … Continue reading

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An Announcement and A Little Entertainment

Before we forget, it’s officially past October 19 so we can share now that ParaEducate will be at SXSWedu this March 2017, in Austin, Texas. More specifics are coming soon, but know that ParaEducate will be presenting with Nicole Eredics … Continue reading

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End of the Year Wrap Up

We dragged our feet on finishing this blog post. It’s our last one for the 2015-2016 academic year. It’s reliably warm outside on the West Coast. Even the cold snap we had parts of last week haven’t dampened the students’ … Continue reading

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Reflection of Cal-TASH 2016

This week we look at Cal-TASH 2016. Sacramento is in ParaEducate’s backyard. So there wasn’t any question of Renay skipping out on this year’s Cal-TASH. For those of you who don’t know: Sacramento is the state capital of California. This … Continue reading

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Four. (or One?)

While the main office for ParaEducate looks like a mess of papers and luggage right now, we are preparing for a major event. Interestingly: not Cal-TASH, although that is very important to us. ParaEducate was launched on a leap year. … Continue reading

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It’s All About Trust

At some point, this week, Renay lifted her head from helping a student and then looked around and realized that her co-workers were barely holding it together at this time of year. There are all sorts of pressures: family, academic, … Continue reading

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Conferences Abound

Last week we were off for the U.S. Holiday, Thanksgiving. Renay was recently reminded of posts from two years ago of ParaEducate’s first step into National conventions. So, yesterday opened the annual TASH Conference. ParaEducate was last there at national … Continue reading

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The Potpourri of ParaEducate

Perhaps the most unique aspect of paraeducating and running everything ParaEducate for Renay is the medley of work that sprinkles its way into daily life. At the top of the list is something we’ve talked about for a few weeks … Continue reading

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In Those 8 Hours

No matter the industry, meetings happen. Whether official or unofficial, meeting have two main purposes: to convey information and to potentially resolve issues. In a special education staff meeting, the world is usually about the road to a solution. At … Continue reading

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Once Back Home

Last week, we spoke about the excitement of going to a conference. We’re home now preparing for several other presentations. But we don’t want to lose those great feelings we have had going on in the conference. So I’m giving … Continue reading

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