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Morrison, Hayley J.; Gleddie, Douglas – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2021
To the authors' knowledge, the research reported in inclusive physical education (IPE) literature is limited to exploring teachers' and educational assistants' (EAs) experiences working together in a joint classroom environment. Teachers' and EAs' experiences can be misunderstood when their stories are not heard in context, together, or compared…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Physical Education, Students with Disabilities, Regular and Special Education Relationship
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Walker, Virginia L.; Coogle, Christan Grygas; Lyon, Kristin J.; Turf, Mindi – Psychology in the Schools, 2021
The purpose of this meta-analysis was to summarize single-case design studies in which paraprofessionals delivered interventions to students with autism spectrum disorder in school settings. We descriptively analyzed participant and intervention characteristics and study quality and estimated intervention effect using Tau-U across student…
Descriptors: Paraprofessional School Personnel, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Intervention
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Reddy, Linda A.; Alperin, Alexander; Glover, Todd A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2021
The present paper serves as the first systematic review of the training, methodologies, and outcomes reported in the professional development (PD) literature for paraprofessionals working with students with or at risk for externalizing behavior disorders. A total of 16 investigations including 332 paraprofessionals and 852 children and adolescents…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Intervention, Students with Disabilities
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Sobeck, Emily E.; Douglas, Sarah N.; Chopra, Ritu; Morano, Stephanie – Psychology in the Schools, 2021
Paraeducators need appropriate supervision and supports from teachers to be effective in their roles contributing to the inclusion and instruction of students with disabilities. However, previous research has demonstrated that teachers are unprepared for their supervisory role and report a lack of meaningful coursework and other learning…
Descriptors: Paraprofessional School Personnel, Supervision, Preservice Teacher Education, Special Education Teachers
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Brock, Matthew E.; Anderson, Eric J. – Psychology in the Schools, 2021
Federal law allows for paraprofessionals to provide instruction to students with developmental disabilities if they are adequately trained and supervised, but how to best provide this training and support remains unclear. In this paper, we update a systematic review of experimental studies that test the efficacy of paraprofessional-implemented…
Descriptors: Paraprofessional School Personnel, Developmental Disabilities, Intervention, Role
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Jones, Brian T.; Erchul, William P.; Geraghty, Cathleen A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2021
Preventative and intensive reading intervention can be administered to at-risk students in a systematic way to help facilitate gains on literacy outcomes. Despite this fact, there are clear barriers to implementation. One solution may be to use paraprofessionals to provide supplemental reading instruction. This study employed meta-analytic…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Supplementary Education, Intervention, Paraprofessional School Personnel
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Reddy, Linda A.; Lekwa, Adam J.; Glover, Todd A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2021
Paraprofessionals are increasingly hired in US schools to support the learning and behavior needs of students with or at risk for disabilities; despite receiving very limited professional development supports to enhance their skills in classrooms. The research base is lacking on effective paraprofessional professional development and intervention…
Descriptors: Paraprofessional School Personnel, Supervision, Personnel Evaluation, Professional Development
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Brock, Matthew E.; Barczak, Mary A.; Anderson, Eric J.; Bordner-Williams, Nichole M. – Exceptional Children, 2021
Existing approaches for training paraeducators rely heavily on intensive one-to-one coaching and may not be feasible in practice. In this study, we test a tiered training model in which all paraeducators first received group training, and then coaching was provided only for the subset who did not meet performance criteria after group training.…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Severe Disabilities, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Training
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Lekwa, Adam J.; Reddy, Linda A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2021
Paraprofessionals have become a significant portion of the educational workforce for students with or at risk for needing, or receiving special educational services. Although best practice and federal legislation require supervision of paraprofessionals by certified professional educators, research indicates that supervision rendered to…
Descriptors: Paraprofessional School Personnel, Special Education, Personnel Evaluation, Evaluation Methods
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Walker, Virginia L.; Carpenter, Megan E.; Lyon, Kristin J.; Button, Lindsey – Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 2021
Paraprofessionals report spending a substantial amount of time addressing challenging behavior in a range of school environments, yet identify behavioral intervention as a high-priority training area. The purpose of this meta-analysis was to systematically review and summarize single-case intervention studies involving paraprofessional-delivered…
Descriptors: Paraprofessional School Personnel, Behavior Problems, Students with Disabilities, Intervention
Hassel, Emily Ayscue; Hassel, Bryan C.; Dean, Stephanie; Welcher, Alison Harris; Barrett, Sharon Kebschull – Public Impact, 2021
In the wake of COVID-19, the U.S. pre-K-12 education system needs more than a refresh. Based on the success and popularity of the Opportunity Culture model, in this brief Public Impact recommends the means to bring critical, effective instructional and emotional supports to millions of teachers and their students--for a price tag the country can…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Elementary Secondary Education, Preschool Education
TNTP, 2021
Unfortunately, far too many Arkansas students are being taught by teachers who are uncertified in the subject they are teaching. This report analyzes the extent and potential causes of Arkansas' teacher shortage and propose a series of recommendations for state policymakers. Two primary findings about the shortage were identified: (1) Shortages…
Descriptors: Teacher Shortage, Teacher Supply and Demand, Geographic Regions, Minority Group Students
TNTP, 2021
Unfortunately, Arkansas has faced a massive shortage of certified teachers for decades. Statewide, 4 percent of public school teachers are uncertified, with another 3 percent teaching out of field. In many districts, the percentage of uncertified is much higher: as high as 56 percent in the Helena-West Helena School District, and 52 percent in the…
Descriptors: Teacher Shortage, Teacher Supply and Demand, Geographic Regions, Minority Group Students
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Mason, Rose A.; Gunersel, Adalet B.; Irvin, Dwight W.; Wills, Howard P.; Gregori, Emily; An, Zhe G.; Ingram, Paul B. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2021
The paraeducator workforce as well as the breadth of their responsibilities to serve students in special education has increased considerably in public schools. Unfortunately, research to identify the most effective methods for training paraeducators has not kept pace. Addressing this dynamic, through an implementation science framework, requires…
Descriptors: Paraprofessional School Personnel, Special Education, Students with Disabilities, Public Schools
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, US Department of Education, 2021
This is the "42nd Annual Report to Congress on the Implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 2020." Section 664(d) of the "Individuals with Disabilities Education Act" ("IDEA"), as reauthorized in 2004, requires that the Department of Education report annually on the progress made toward the…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Students with Disabilities, Equal Education
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