Paraeducator: Leadership Module
Effective organizations support and develop leadership to build staff capacity at all levels. Regardless of current assignments, all individuals possess potential to act as a leader and support the goals and initiatives of the larger organization. Leadership skills are important at every level of education – managing classroom, providing effective consultation, developing and conducting IEP meetings, communicating effectively with parents, problem-solving to address student needs, and working effectively with colleagues with varied backgrounds and from multiple organizations.
This 10 hour module will include one session on Elluminate. Participants will be trained in how to use elluminate prior to their virtual session. The module will use Professional Learning Community strategies to enhance participant learning. A job embedded assignment will help participants assess their needs using a System Approach to Managing Complex Change. Topics covered in this module include understanding change, communication and collaboration, utilizing data in instructional decision-making, professionalism, confidentiality taking initiative, and a glance at Inclusion and the parent perspective.