Para Educator SpEd Resources

Paraeducator Training Decks

Para Educator Quick Links

Paraeducators are critically important to schools, teachers, and students—and they face unique challenges in classrooms they work in every day. Here are some of the resources that CEC has developed for paraeducators and the teachers and Administrators who work with them.  Free On Demand Virtual Training

Guidance and information about the role of Paraeducators in SFUSD -

Collaborating with Teachers

Role of Paraeducators in Facilitating Access to the Graduate Profile

Summer Opportunity: Therapeutic Recreation Camps

Note: Paraeducator Hours count for experience requirements!

SF Rec & Parks is gearing up for Summer Day Camps 2023- we are hiring for summer for our Therapeutic Recreation camps!

Our team runs a day camps for youth with disabilities, which is a great summer job for paraeducators or school support staff who are not working ESY, or want to do something different for the summer. In our camps, we practice social skills, learn new recreation activities, make friends, and try new experiences in a community environment. We based out of Eureka Valley Rec Center in the Castro district.

PTR & Inclusion available summer positions:

Recreation Leaders need a minimum of 500 hours of experience. Paraeducator hours counts, since our programs specialize in youth with disabilities. 

Special Notes: 

  • NEW Camp Assistants - Please apply ASAP
  • NEW Recreation Leaders -  Letters of verification are needed. Start the process now, since these documents are needed before an interview can be scheduled. We are interviewing now (March & April)
  • ​*ALL Applicants should email when the application is complete so they do not get lost

Try these On Line Courses!

Consider using QTEA/Prop A hours. Work out details with your Principal

Autism Focused Intervention Resources & Modules

AFIRM Modules are designed to help you learn the step-by-step process of planning for, using, and monitoring an EBP with learners with ASD from birth to 22 years of age. Supplemental materials and handouts are available for download.

Click on the link below to create an account and start accessing the courses!

Inclusive Practices 

Click on the links below to access the courses!

Instructional Accommodations and Curricular Modifications

30 Powerful Ways to Accommodate

Models of Support

Teacher's Role in Supervising Paraeducators

Foundations for Differentiated Instruction

Side by Side: Teachers and Paraeducators in the Classroom

Finding Success in Teaching Math to Students with Disabilities

Inclusion Basics


This page was last updated on September 8, 2023