1) High School Diploma.
2) Meet Highly Qualified Para requirements of: Passing score
of the Parapro test
AA/AS degree from an accredited college
60 credit hours with at least 2.5 GPA from an accredited
3) Training in related areas and/or willing to complete
training in working with handicapped children.
4) Good physical health.
Knowledge and understanding of moderately and profoundly
handicapped students. Ability to apply knowledge to group and
individual situations. Ability to listen and follow oral and
written directions. Demonstrate effective oral and written
communication skills. Possess basic mathematics skills. Ability
to establish and maintain positive working relationships with
others. Ability to work as a team member. Willing to learn the
unique educational and/or personal needs to assist an individual
student. Knowledge of and ability to use CPR and First Aid.
Willing to attend additional training.