Paraprofessionals play a significant role in the education of our students in public school. Paraprofessionals who perform instructional duties must meet the following requirements to be considered highly qualified:
Paraprofessionals who have Texas Educational Aide I, II, or III certification through the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) are still obligated to meet the requirements of NCLB.
Region 7 offers a Paraprofessional Institute to meet the second requirement listed above. More information is available here: Paraprofessional Institute