Subcommittee Members to Review Advanced Paraeducator Certificate Requirements

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The Paraeducator Board is accepting members to participate in a new subcommittee.

Note: if you registered for the subject matter certificate subcommittees (ELL and Special Education) notices to participants will be delivered soon.

The charge of the subcommittee is to review the advanced paraeducator certificate requirements as stated in HB 1115, and submit recommendations to the Board that define how paraeducators may meet the requirements of this certificate. Specifically, discussion will focus on Section 10 of the law, which states that paraeducators may become eligible for an advanced paraeducator certificate by completing 75 hours of professional development in topics related to the duties of an advanced paraeducator.

Details regarding the subcommittee meeting follow:

Date: February 9, 2018, 8 am - 5 pm

Location: The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction in Olympia, WA

After the meeting, the subcommittee recommendations will be presented to the Board by staff, during the Paraeducator Board’s March 14th meeting in SeaTac.

Individuals who join the subcommittee do so on a voluntary basis and must commit to a full day of review and discussion. Expenses are not covered for volunteer members of the subcommittee by the Paraeducator Board.

If you are interested in being a participant of this subcommittee, then please complete this form by clicking on the link.