paraprofessional love



from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A trained worker who is not a member of a given profession but assists a professional.
  • adj. Of or performing the work of a paraprofessional.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who is trained to assist a professional.
  • adj. Of or relating to this assistance.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a trained worker who is not a member of a profession but who assists a professional


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  • In that incident, an unidentified staff member described as a paraprofessional used masking tape to cover a student's mouth.

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  • “For Allison Sloan being a paraprofessional is a career path, not just a job,” noted Library Journal’s Editor-in-Chief Francine Fialkoff.

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  • "For those reasons, our resource needs are most acute in the areas of information technology, data access and analysis, human expertise and paraprofessional and administrative support."

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  • “I never intended to spawn a whole new professional group or paraprofessional group,” he says.

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  • I do think the explanations of the differences between professional and (what we would now call) paraprofessional work were very accurate and still relevant today. jamisings

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  • Class sizes are limited by the contract to 18 students in each pre-kindergarten class with one teacher and one paraprofessional; 25 students per kindergarten class; and 34 students per high-school class.

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  • Liz Malone, who works as a paraprofessional for special-education students, told the governor that she was forced to throw away $200 worth of food that had gone bad in her freezer and can't get paid because schools have been canceled.

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  • Relationships among physicians, paraprofessional staff, pediatric patients and others caring for them

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  • Seven third-graders experienced the indignity in one place involving a teacher; the other featured a paraprofessional and a single student.

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  • Mark Spangler is a former radio broadcaster who teaches students at Mankato West High School as a paraprofessional.



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