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COLLEGE TO OFFER ACT 48 WORKSHOP FOR PARAEDUCATORS


5/30/2006

Pittsburgh, May 30 — At La Roche College, we are aware of the challenges paraeducators face as they prepare to meet federal and state requirements to become highly qualified. That is why we are offering the first in what could become a series of summer workshops designed to help paraeducators meet NCLB and IDEA requirements. The first workshop, “Foundations, Development and Characteristics of Learners,” is a five-day, 3-hour event that will be held at our conveniently located North Hills campus.

Workshop competencies are based on the Council for Exceptional children’s paraeducator standards. Each standard has a knowledge content and skill application. The CEC Performance-Based Standards for Paraeducators presented in this workshop are: Standard 1: Foundations and Standard 2: Development and Characteristics of Learners. Workshop activities include: problem solving, case studies, lectures, videos, discussions and written reflections.

WORKSHOP INFORMATION

  • Dates: June 19-23
  • Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Location: Ryan Room (located in the Zappala College Center Square on the College’s East side of campus)
  • Act 48 Fees: $200.00
  • We offer free on-campus parking and a continental breakfast each day. If you are interested in attending, please print, complete and mail the form below, along with payment (make check payable to La Roche College) to La Roche College, 9000 Babcock Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15237, Attn: Sr. Rita Adams, Assistant Director of Teacher Education.

    Name___________________________

    Phone___________________________

    Address__________________________________________________

    Email_________________________

    ____ Register me for the workshop. I understand that I will receive Act 48 hours if I attend every session. <


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