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Developing as a Professional: A Guide for Contemporary Paraprofessionals
provides a general orientation to the role of paraprofessional or teacher's
aid. This book provides strategies for working with students receiving special
education services, and communication and mentoring suggestions for those
working directly with paraprofessionals. The "real world" voices of two
paraprofessionals, Tracy and Maria, provide paraprofessionals with perspectives
much like their own. Current issues in education, policy, and practice are
discussed through the stories of these individuals, and their journey invites
readers into the education profession using an approachable, realistic format.
A key component of each chapter includes assignment linkages to the PRAXIS
standards with a section highlighting artifacts paraprofessionals might
generate for their portfolios. The text also provides preview questions and
vocabulary checklists as well as worksheets and activity ideas. Developing as a
Professional: A Guide for Contemporary Paraprofessionals is designed to meet
the needs of those working as paraprofessionals as well as those employing and