Platt, R. (2018, December). One of Our Greatest Gifts – The Power of the Para. Retrieved February 13, 2019

The skills and expertise of paraeducators are essential to the learning outcomes of students with special needs, educator Rita Platt writes in this blog post. She shares suggestions, including how to handle communication issues between paraprofessionals and teachers, and the need for providing paraprofessionals with ongoing professional development.

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