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Paraeducator Conference
California Paraeducator Conference

Spring 2016

Every year, the Paraeducator Conference attracts hundreds of paraeducators and other school employees focused on learning new skills, honing the ones they already have and networking with colleagues to share best practices for helping students. Sponsored by CSEA, the Paraeducator Conference is held each spring.
The Paraeducator Conference provides great professional development opportunities for school staff to learn the latest techniques from the experts for improving student behavior and performance. Workshops cover a wide range of topics. Recent workshops offered have included:
  • Common Core for Students w/ADHD
  • Come Create Student Success – CCSS for Students w/Mod-Severe Disabilities
  • A Paraprofessional’s Role in Increasing CCSS Instructional Fidelity
  • Tools, Technology & Tips to Increase Student Focus & CCSS
  • Supporting Mental Health Needs in the Classroom
  • Cognitive Behavior Intervention
  • Behavior Basics for PARAs
  • Dealing w/Difficult Behaviors, Could it be Communication?
  • COOL ZONE for Students w/ADHD
  • The Road Less Traveled: Working w/Students who are Non-Verbal
  • Organizing Students w/Autism
  • Autism and Asperger’s, A-Z: Assessment to Zany Conversations
  • Universal Design For Learning
View full program of workshops from the 2015 conference

Registration for the 2015 Paraeducator Conference will begin in the fall. There are several potential funding sources your district can use to send you to the conference. For more information on potential funding sources, read the brochure linked above. CSEA's Member Reimbursement Subsidy program deadline has passed.

More Information
For more information, contact Leslie Snow at lsnow@csea.com 

California Paraeducator Conference

2015 Schedule and Workshop Descriptions
View the schedule for this year's conference and the descriptions for this year's workshops...More

2014 Workshop Handouts

You can now download presentation handouts for most of the workshops offered at the 2014 conference. We are able to provide these documents for the presenters who coordinated their printing and material distribution through CSEA...More