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Fargo, ND 58104

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High-Impact Paraeducator and Tutor Training

In collaboration with the Department of Public Instruction, SEEC and NESC are excited to introduce our latest professional learning opportunity--High-impact Tutor and Paraeducator Training. Through the grant, participation is completely FREE to all North Dakota paraeducators and tutors.

Paraeducators and tutors can engage in on-line course modules and completie 5 hours of learning [asynchronously (4 hours) and synchronously (1 hour…flexible check ins)]. Through registration of this course, districts gain access to all of Master Teachers’ online modules free for one year ($29 value) for each particiapant that registers. Additional course modules are made available for paraeducators to take independently. Currently there are over 170 course modules to learn from. Each module typically ranges from 45-60 minutes in length. Participants need an 80% to be considered proficient in the course material and receive a certificate of completion.

Additionally, paraeducators and tutors can participate in an online webinar presented by Safe & Civil Schools. Participants will learn how to be a part of the school team, supervise common areas and independent work periods, and work with small groups or individuals while building relationships with students through increasing their positive interactions, teaching expectations for behaviors, and correcting misbehavior effectively. The webinar will take place on January 16, 2023. Only 100 spots are available, so register today!

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Danette Brown
Professional Learning Specialist

Paraeducator and Tutor Online Training

Cost: FREE

Where: Virtual

Participants will complete a series of online, asynchronous modules prior to engaging in half-hour, synchronous, virtual connections that will:

  • Synthesize their learning
  • Ask questions
  • Provide insight into their work
  • Practice their new learning and skills in a safe and inclusive setting

Five Course Options Available - Click here to register for one or ALL!
All participants receive FREE access to all courses from The Master Teacher for one year.

Title 1: Supporting Instruction
(2) 30min Check-ins: Oct. 4 or 5 & Dec. 6 or 7
Supporting Instruction: Reading, Writing, and Mathematics

Title 1: Mathematical Skills
(2) 30min Check-ins: Feb. 22 or 23 & April 12 or 13
Understanding the Basic Skills, Fractions, Decimals and Percentages, Basic Algebra, Basic Geometry, Basic Data Analysis

Instructional Support: Reading and Writing
(2) 30min Check-ins: Oct. 11 or 12 & Dec. 20 or 21
Supporting Reading Instruction in Social Studies, Science, and Math Part I and II; Supporting Adolescents Who Have Learning Disabilities in Writing; Providing Strategies for Struggling Readers in All Areas

Title 1: Writing Skills
(1) 30min Check-in: March 7 or 8
Writing Fundamentals: Parts of Speech and Effective Sentences & Mechanics of Writing

Title 1: Reading Skills
(2) 30min Check-ins: Nov. 1 or 2 & Jan. 4 or 5
Reading Comprehension: Narrative Text, Informative Texts, and Decoding Language

Assisting The Teacher

Presented by Safe & Civil Schools

Based on ParaPro: Supporting the Instructional Process, this 6-hour course gives paraeducators, tutors, and their supervisors the information they need to support students in a away that allows them to focus more on schoolwork and less on misbehavior.

FREE BOOK with registration! Para Pro: Supporting the Instructional Process

Participants will learn how to:

  • Be a part of the school team
  • Supervise common areas, supervise independent work periods
  • Work with small groups or individuals while building relationships with students through increasing their
  • Positive interactions
  • Teaching expectations for behavior
  • Correcting misbehavior effectively


Cost: FREE

Where: Virtual

When: Jan. 16, 2023 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)