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‘The Paraprofessional Connection’ is a monthly publication oriented to the motivation of educational support staff to grow personally and professionally. Monthly stimulation for positive attitudes, skill building and practical application with students are the key elements of this professional tool for growth.

This affordable resource helps administrators and teachers provide relevant information to their support staff in a non-threatening, easy to read format that is oriented to student success. It is a one-of-a-kind reference for practical application in the daily lives of support staff.

‘The Paraprofessional Connection’ is easily distributed, lends itself to learning community discussions and communicates ideas for effective practice common to the experience of paraprofessionals in any school building.

Below we have made available an 'Interactive Virtual Sample' of The Paraprofessional Connection, our order form with school district pricing and a shopping cart.

Our ONLINE SUBSCRIPTION allows you to download current issues for the school year from our 'Members Area.'
 
Please feel free to call for more information
715-479-7374

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how to use this tool small The following ideas and suggestions are offered to help you explore productive uses of 'The Paraprofessional Connection' in your district or your building.

Principals and Staff Development Leaders

  • Use selected articles as a basis for leading structured paraeducator discussion groups.
  • Select and place particularly motivating or informative articles in prominent locations around the building.
  • Share relevant articles with parents interested in paraeducator roles and responsibilities.
  • Share the publication with central office staff responsible for recruiting, interviewing and training support staff.

Teachers

  • Use the contents/concepts as a basis for mentoring new teachers (with little or no experience or training) on issues related to directing paraeducators.
  • Introduce selected articles as a basis for initiating discussions with their paraeducator classroom applicable topics.
  • Creatively use highlighted parts of articles to underscore, acknowledge and reinforce quality paraeducator performances observed.
  • Use selected articles to promote the non-threatening introduction of new ideas for effective practice.

Paraeducators

  • Use the publication as professional reading with the intent to explore and initiate activities related to their personal and professional growth.
  • Use as a basis for developing self-reflection related to selected articles and their classroom application.
  • Use as a basis for promoting journaling activities that document attempts to improve skills and the results achieved.
  • Use to promote collegial discussions around practical/professional performance and ideas for growth.


Interactive Virtual Sample of The Paraprofessional Connection
Use the FLIPHTML5 menu above the book flip. There are many options. Enjoy a preview before ordering!

 How to order The Paraprofessional Connection Online Subscription
'No shipping or handling charges apply'

  1. Click on the ‘Add to Cart’ button that reflects your school district enrollment. You will then be taken to our shopping cart where you
    will fill out the necessary information to submit your order.

  2. When we receive your order, we will email you a unique username /password combination with instructions to access the Member Login area to download the publication.

School District Enrollment Price Order
Under 5,000 Total Student Population $125.00

5,000 to 10,000 Total Student Population $155.00

10,000 to 15,000 Total Student Population $205.00

15,000 to 20,000 Total Student Population $255.00

20,000 to 25,000 Total Student Population  $305.00

25,000 to 30,000 Total Student Population $360.00

30,000 to 35,000 Total Student Population  $410.00

35,000 to 40,000 Total Student Population $460.00

40,000 to 45,000 Total Student Population $510.00

45,000 to 50,000 Total Student Population  $560.00

School District Enrollment of 50,000+ Call 1-715-479-7374, for pricing details.
*Publication discount rates are available for Multi-District Consortiums/Regional Distribution Centers*