ED311 & Padmaja Sarathy present

Paraeducator Power Training Webinar Series

A comprehensive paraeducator training webinar series that will build paraeducator knowledge and skills.

21-Hour Certification

14 live (and recorded) webinars of 90 minutes each.

A certificate to provide your district.

Trainee Manual

The spiral-bound manual mailed to you so you can use it to follow along with the presentations.

The first webinar is free!

November 14, 2018

11 am – 12:30 pm CST

Flexible learning for professionals

Each live webinar will give you a chance for Q&A with Padmaja, but each webinar will also be recorded to give you flexibility.

Sign up for the full series

Space is limited so don't miss your chance to sign up for the whole series at a discounted rate.

$300.00

Major learning outcomes

21-Hour Paraeducator Power Training Certification from ED311

Quizzes using surveys and multiple-choice questions, pre and post training assessment and end-of-course assessment will help to ensure that the participants are mastering the projected learning outcomes.

What’s more, the extended time frame of the webinar series will enable Paraeducators to reflect on training topics, implement best-practices and receive follow-up clarification on issues and questions.

thumb_01_60_60SPECIAL EDUCATION BASICS

The law and related topics and characteristics of learners with special needs

thumb_01_60_60STRATEGIES

Effective instructional and behavior support strategies paired with student scenarios and specific classroom situations.

thumb_01_60_60PARAEDUCATOR ROLE

Teacher-paraeducator collaboration and paraeducator role clarification

thumb_01_60_60SUPPORT LEVELS

Choreographing effective support levels based on student needs: The why and how

thumb_01_60_60SEVERE AND MULTIPLE DISABILITIES

Supporting students with autism, severe and multiple disabilities and young learners with developmental delays

thumb_01_60_60TOOLS

Optimal use of adapted tools, techniques and technology (including assistive technology) to support students with communication, cognitive, behavioral and motor needs

Sign up for the full series

Space is limited so don't miss your chance to sign up for the whole series at a discounted rate.

$300.00

State Certification for Educational Aides is handled by the employing school district and you can see the requirements here. http://ritter.tea.state.tx.us/sbecrules/tac/chapter230/index.html

Full schedule

Paraeducator Power Training Webinar Series

SESSION 1

November 14, 2018

Choreographing an Effective Paraeducator Role : Maximize Discreet Support, Minimize Proximity. Followed by an overview of what will be covered in the following webinar sessions and the specific topics. 

SESSION 2

January 22, 2019

Disability Categories under IDEA; Understanding Learner Characteristics and the Impact on Learning Aided with Student Vignettes; Respecting Learner Diversity; and end-of-unit quizzes and surveys

SESSION 3

January 24, 2019

Five Mantras to Guide Paraeducator Instructional Support Aided with Classroom Scenarios and Student Vignettes

SESSION 4

February 5, 2019

Five Mantras to Guide Paraeducator Instructional Support Unit Continued with Follow-up Reflection and End-of-unit Quizzes and Surveys

SESSION 5

February 7, 2019

The P3s of Behavior Supports: Preventive Strategies, Personalized Supports and Positive Strokes

SESSION 6

February 19, 2019

The P3s of Behavior Supports: Preventive Strategies, Personalized Supports and Positive Strokes Unit Continued with Follow-up Reflection and End-of-unit Quizzes and Surveys

SESSION 7

February 21, 2019

Teacher and Paraeducator Collaboration: Teaming for Student Success Paired with Problem-Solving Exercises

SESSION 9

March 5, 2019

Understanding the characteristics and needs of students with autism spectrum disorders for effective support in a diversity of settings

SESSION 9

March 7, 2019

Supporting students with autism spectrum disorders paired with student scenarios Unit Continued with Follow-up Reflection and End-of-unit Quizzes and Surveys

SESSION 10

April 9, 2019

Paraeducator Role: Serving Students with Severe and Multiple Disabilities

SESSION 11

April 11, 2019

Serving Students with Severe and Multiple Disabilities (continued) - Adapted Communication, Behavior and Motor, and Technology Tools (and assistive technology) for Access, Active Engagement and Learner Response

SESSION 12

April 23, 2019

Delivering Paraeducator Support for Young Children in Inclusive Early Childhood Settings

SESSION 13

April 25, 2019

Paraeducator Role Clarification - Choreographing Optimal Support Levels Based on Student Needs: Maximizing Discrete and Least Intrusive Support

SESSION 14

April 30, 2019

A Final Review of ‘Key Take-aways’ from the Paraeducator Training Webinars; and End-of-Course Assessment

The first webinar is free!

November 14, 2018

11 am - 12:30 pm

ED311 is proud to offer a 21-hour certification for Paraprofessionals available as a series of webinars. Above you can see the topics and dates for each webinar of the series.

If you look at a calendar, you'll see that after the first session in November, the sessions are scheduled for Tuesday and Thursday, every other week.  We also take a few weeks off for Spring Break.

Sign up for the full series

Space is limited so don't miss your chance to sign up for the whole series at a discounted rate.

$300.00

Presenter

Padmaja Sarathy is a highly sought after, globally engaged educational consultant and author with extensive expertise in the fields of special education and early childhood education and paraeducation. Driven by an intense commitment to maximize learning outcomes for children with special needs, Padmaja uses evidence-based methods to guide educators to pursue innovative instructional techniques across the United States, Europe, and India.

 

Padmaja Sarathy

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