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ParaPro Plus

ParaPro Class Intro Video from Teacher Carlynn

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Course Description:

This 14 week class online class will help prepare you for the ParaPro Certification Exam. The exam is needed if you do not have a two or four year degree and would like to work in a school setting with Kindgergartner to 12th grade students.

  • The certification exam is 90 multiple choice questions covering Reading, Writing and Math skills, including how to apply those skill in a classroom or school settting.
  • You will discuss student and parent rights within the school setting and gain a better understanding of racial equity in the classroom.
  • Upon successful completion of the class and certifiation exam you will be eligible to interview for open Educationa or Teacher Assistant positions with St. Paul Public Schools-District 625.


  • 14 week commitment
  • TABE 11/12 M Reading score of 468+
  • TABE 11/12 M Math Score of 449+
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Able to pass a background check to work with Children

Next Steps and additional career information:

Apply and interview with local school districts for Teacher Assistant or Educational Assistant positions. Gain valuable experience working as a TA or EA and decide to become a K-12 Teacher!

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College links:

University of Minnesota

Metro State University