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ERIC Number: ED316091
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 8
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Bilingual Education Paraprofessional Training Program.
Cortez, Jesus
The Paraprofessional Training Project at California State University, Chico, is operated through a consortium of the University, Colusa County Schools, and Butte Community College. The 3-year program provides trainee paraprofessional teaching staff to work with the predominantly Spanish-speaking, limited-English-proficient school population of the school district while the trainees are improving instructional skills and gaining university credit applicable toward a later degree. It includes formal classroom and related field experiences for the trainees. Program improvements recommended include offering more courses in convenient off-campus locations and cooperative efforts to develop creative and flexible work scheduling. (MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California State Univ., Chico.; American Association of State Colleges and Universities, Washington, DC.