ERIC Number: ED483815
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jun
Washington State Paraeducator Guidelines. Title I Requirements of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001.
Johnson, Mary Jo
Washington State Department of Education
Reauthorization of ESEA through the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) of 2001 included provisions for qualified paraeducators. Section 1119(g) states that all paraprofessionals who are performing instructional duties and are funded with Title I funds, including all paraprofessionals performing instructional duties in a schoolwide building, must meet specific requirements. The purpose of these requirements is to help ensure that the instructional team providing successful learning experiences for students, particularly students receiving benefit of Title I funds. This document discusses Washington state's options and pathways for fulfilling paraeducator requirements, advises on related data and recordkeeping, and provides portfolio resources.
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, State Standards, Statewide Planning, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Staff Development, Qualifications, Guidelines
Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, Old Capitol Building, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200. Tel: 888-595-3276 (Toll Free); TTY: 360-664-3631; Web site: http://www.k12.wa.us/publications.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators
Authoring Institution: Washington Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia.