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Annual Paraprofessional Symposium: Ongoing Professional Learning 23-24

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Instructional paraprofessionals are invaluable to schools across Texas. This symposium will empower paraprofessionals with annual training opportunities to assist educators of students with unique learning differences. Learning opportunities include responsibility requirements, successful teaching partnerships, behavior strategies, and instructional support. All participants will begin the morning in a general session followed by three different breakout topics. At check-in, you will receive your rotation schedule, and lunch will be on your own.

$100.00

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CPE

$0.00

Behavior / Discipline
Career and Technical Education
Differentiated Instruction
Inclusion
Instructional Strategies
Paraprofessional Training
Special Education
Transition

Instructional Paraprofessional

Early Childhood
Headstart
Pre-Kinder
Kinder
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th
10th
11th
12th

*Region 7 Districts /Charters (FREE)
*Day Care Facilities (FREE)
*Employees of Region 7 ESC (FREE)
*Region 7 Private/Parochial Schools (FREE)
Head Start/EHS (FREE)

Workshop Materials

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Dates, Times and Locations

Room Name Workshop Date Begin Time End Time
Administration
Region 7 Lobby
7/24/2024 8:30 AM 3:00 PM

Workshop Presenter(s)

Name
K Denise RICHMOND

Workshop Contacts

Name Type Department E-Mail Phone
Amie Handorf
Contact ahandorf@esc7.net (903) 988-6985

Workshop Liaison(s)

Name Email
K Denise RICHMOND
drichmond@esc7.net

Sessions

Wednesday July 24, 2024
317656 Para Symposium: Keynote - Supporting Students with Unique Abilities 23-24
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Ash Room
Paraprofessionals are invaluable in education. Whether your role focuses on instruction, language, physical assistance, behavioral intervention, or other assigned duties, the paraprofessional's goal is to provide support to classroom teachers and/or individual students. Today’s trainings are designed to support and develop your confidence as you perform duties in meeting the needs of individuals with unique learning differences in the inclusive classroom.
44/189
Wednesday July 24, 2024
317333 Para Symposium: I’m a New Paraprofessional 23-24
9:55 AM - 11:10 AM
Collaborate*
Are you new to your role as a paraprofessional? This hands-on session will guide you in an exploration of different resources you can readily access for instructional or behavioral strategies. Whether you need to enhance a lesson with more practice items or see the need to adjust the lesson to meet a student’s immediate need, you will leave with real-time tools to successfully support the students you support. We will also create a Region 7 account together.
6/30
Wednesday July 24, 2024
317258 Para Symposium: Navigating My Resources 23-24
9:55 AM - 11:10 AM
Dogwood Room*
This hands-on session will guide you in an exploration of different resources you can readily access for instructional or behavioral strategies. Whether you need to enhance a lesson with more practice items or see the need to adjust the lesson to meet a student’s immediate need, you will leave with real-time tools to successfully support your students.
16/85
Wednesday July 24, 2024
317350 Para Symposium: What's My Responsibility as a Paraprofessional? 23-24
9:55 AM - 11:10 AM
Maple Room
The classroom teacher is always the primary teacher for all students. The paraprofessional's responsibilities play a critical role in the everyday functioning of many classrooms. This session provides up-to-date information on the appropriate duties of paraprofessionals as they support teachers and students within many different learning environments.
18/40
Wednesday July 24, 2024
317345 Para Symposium: What Do I Need to Know About the Thirteen Disabilities? 23-24
9:55 AM - 11:10 AM
Pine Room*
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is the law that tells us how to determine if a child is a student with a disability. To better support students with disabilities, it is important to know how the impairment affects the learning. This session will increase your awareness of how disability doesn’t define the student. All students have unique strengths and weaknesses.
5/55
Wednesday July 24, 2024
317390 Para Symposium: Navigating My Resources 23-24
12:20 PM - 1:35 PM
Dogwood Room*
This hands-on session will guide you in an exploration of different resources you can readily access for instructional or behavioral strategies. Whether you need to enhance a lesson with more practice items or see the need to adjust the lesson to meet a student’s immediate need, you will leave with real-time tools to successfully support your students.
18/85
Wednesday July 24, 2024
317412 Para Symposium: What's My Responsibility as a Paraprofessional? 23-24
12:20 PM - 1:35 PM
Maple Room
The classroom teacher is always the primary teacher for all students. The paraprofessional's responsibilities play a critical role in the everyday functioning of many classrooms. This session provides up-to-date information on the appropriate duties of paraprofessionals as they support teachers and students within many different learning environments.
10/40
Wednesday July 24, 2024
317397 Para Symposium: What Do I Need to Know About the Thirteen Disabilities? 23-24
12:20 PM - 1:35 PM
Pine Room*
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is the law that tells us how to determine if a child is a student with a disability. To better support students with disabilities, it is important to know how the impairment affects the learning. This session will increase your awareness of how disability doesn’t define the student. All students have unique strengths and weaknesses.
16/55
Wednesday July 24, 2024
317391 Para Symposium: Navigating My Resources 23-24
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Dogwood Room*
This hands-on session will guide you in an exploration of different resources you can readily access for instructional or behavioral strategies. Whether you need to enhance a lesson with more practice items or see the need to adjust the lesson to meet a student’s immediate need, you will leave with real-time tools to successfully support your students.
13/85
Wednesday July 24, 2024
317413 Para Symposium: What's My Responsibility as a Paraprofessional? 23-24
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Maple Room
The classroom teacher is always the primary teacher for all students. The paraprofessional's responsibilities play a critical role in the everyday functioning of many classrooms. This session provides up-to-date information on the appropriate duties of paraprofessionals as they support teachers and students within many different learning environments.
11/40
Wednesday July 24, 2024
317398 Para Symposium: What Do I Need to Know About the Thirteen Disabilities? 23-24
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Pine Room*
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is the law that tells us how to determine if a child is a student with a disability. To better support students with disabilities, it is important to know how the impairment affects the learning. This session will increase your awareness of how disability doesn’t define the student. All students have unique strengths and weaknesses.
19/55

Special Accommodations
For requests for special accommodations for this workshop, please contact one of the individuals listed above at least ten(10) business days prior to the workshop date.