September 25 (8:30AM to 3:30PM)

Overview: This academy provides the paraeducator with knowledge and skill in instructional methods and life skill support for youth and young adults who have moderate to severe cognitive, communicative, physical, or affective needs. The content addresses the role of the paraeducator in assisting the professionals on the team with transition planning and needs of students who are transitioning from school to community life and to adult roles and responsibilities.

1. Identify domain areas and embedded skills as they apply to elementary and middle school students.
2. Demonstrate how to support students in their efforts to set goals, create plans, solve problems, identify and access resources, and make decisions.
3. Define domain areas and embedded skills for high school and transition students.
Presenter: Libby Johnson
6 OPI Renewal Units
Cost is free