Directing the Work of Paraprofessionals


  • Welcome to Directing the Work of Paraprofessionals.  This professional development opportunity is developed to assist teachers in developing a cohesive team between the special education teacher and the paraprofessional.


  • Infinitec Webinar – Roles and Responsibilities of the Paraprofessional
  • 6 part webinar series to be watched as an instructional team (teacher / paraprofessionals)

Intended outcomes

  • Demonstrate effective team planning
  • Develop effective teaming practices
  • Implement the practices of the Region 10 Paraprofessional handbook
  • Demonstrate understanding of the MN Core Competencies for Teachers and Paraprofessionals

Instructions – Infinitec Webinar

  • Click on the link above to be redirected to the Infinitec webinar.
  • Click the “Sign In” button on the top right corner.
  • Sign In – you will be directed back to the webinar.

Instructions for 6 part webinar series to be watched as an instructional team (teacher / paraprofessionals)

  • Find a common time to meet with your instructional team (teacher and paraprofessionals) about 30 minutes.
  • Watch the webinar each approximately 5-10 minutes in length.
  • In your instructional team, discuss the impact of teaming and how the competencies impact your day to day work using the guiding questions as a starting point.
  • Utilize the Region 10 Paraprofessional Resource Manual as part of planning and discussion.
  • provide a short response summarizing your discussion under the comments section below.
  • At the culmination of the 6th webinar, please contact Kim Lucht or Christian Wernau to receive the link to the CEU Survey.  Please indicate whether you are the teacher or paraprofessional.

Drop box Documents: Link to 2013 Directing the work of Paraprofessionals.


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Description: Hello,
You have been identified as the Primary Referral Outreach contact person by the Region 10 IEIC Committee.

If this is incorrect, Please let me know and we will identify the appropriate person in your area.

You will receive to reminders each month, once 25 days before you are to enter the data and again 3 days prior to entering the data.

You are being asked to collect the following data for the reporting:
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To submit this information Please click on the following link.

If you should have any problems or questions concerning this form, please do not hesitate to contact Christian Wernau ( or Becky Tennis Hanson (

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