× Please Note: The current offerings and information on paraeducator.com do not meet the new Washington paraeducator certificate requirements scheduled to go into effect September 1, 2019, found here. Puget Sound ESD is working on what we will be offering to support our districts with these new requirements. This website contains valuable information and resources pertaining to teacher and paraeducator teams. All current paraeducator.com subscribers will be notified when we have more concrete information to share. Please email questions to paraeducator@psesd.org.

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"Enthusiasm in our daily work lightens effort and turns even labor into pleasant tasks." Stanley Baldwin


Paraeducator.com provides a cost-effective way to provide around-the-clock online access to high quality training, information and services for paraeducators and the teachers with whom they work.


Online training is available to all district staff. Clock hours are available for qualifying classes. Trainings include:

  • Paraeducator Competencies 1-6, 7-11, 13.
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • Anita Archer’s Literacy Strategies for Paraeducators.
  • Behavior Management.
  • Maximizing Assistance: Supervising Paraeducators in Your Classroom.


Comprehensive support materials for mentors and mentees.

Strategies for Success

  • Clearly defined strategies to increase student learning.
  • Specific methods for teaming with teachers and other staff to meet student needs.

Tracking system

Administrators can track progress of paraeducators.

Paraeducator and Teacher Communication File Folder

The communication file folder is a great way to pass information between paraeducators and teachers. The laminated folder will allow you to easily remove attached papers to update or change your students information.

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The Paraeducator Handbook is for new and experienced paraeducators. It is a resource developed to support paraeducators in their critical role working with students and staff. In addition, teachers can use information from the Paraeducator Handbook in ther role working with paraeducators in their classrooms.

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