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Paraprofessional Readiness (Summer 2024)


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Full course description

Dates: June 10 - July 29, 2024

Format: Online, self-paced, with 1:1 support from instructors by virtual appointment

Duration: 8 weeks

Schedule: Weekly online modules, commitment of approximately 6 hours per week (48-64 hours total)

Get details on how to qualify for FREE courses as a Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Glades, or Hendry County resident!

Individuals interested in entering a paraprofessional/teacher assistant role in schools; this is appropriate for rising high school seniors and adult learners. This program curriculum was developed by the Collier County Public Schools Adult Education faculty. The course prepares individuals for success on the Parapro Exam. There is an additional opportunity to create custom content for to provide proactive professional development, introduce the district and culture of Collier Schools, and help prepare the future staff for a successful transition into this role. The anticipated start date for this program is March 2024 and it will be offered online.

Get details on how to qualify for FREE courses as a Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Glades, or Hendry County resident!

Add/Drop Policy: Students are eligible for a full refund if communicated within week 1 via email to our office as well as the instructor of record. Students dropped from the course will no longer have access to course materials and are ineligible for any credentials related to the course if/when a refund is provided.

Students are required to complete introductory assignments or acknowledgment of enrollment within 1 week of the course start date. Failure to do so will result in the student being dropped from the course/program without refund.

Cancellation Policy

If a program is canceled, you will be notified by email and phone and issued a full refund within 20 business days. Individuals who cancel after the start of a program will not receive a refund. No refunds will be granted after a student accesses the online course materials or 30 days after registration, whichever comes first.