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Presentation Type

Open Access Oral Presentation

Keywords

Inclusive education; Teachers' assistants--Employment; Teachers--Attitudes: Special education teachers--Attitudes;

Abstract

In this presentation, I explore the roles and responsibilities of paraprofessionals within an inclusive classroom from three different stakeholder perspectives: 1) the general education teacher, 2) the special education teacher, and 3) three paraprofessionals. This study was carried out in a 4th grade general education classroom in the Midwest school district. Qualitative research design was used for the purpose of data collection.

Start Date

6-4-2016 3:15 PM

End Date

6-4-2016 3:35 PM

Faculty Advisor

Amy Petersen

Department

Department of Special Education

Comments

Location: Elm Room, Maucker Union

File Format

application/pdf

Embargo Date

4-6-2016

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Apr 6th, 3:15 PM Apr 6th, 3:35 PM

Roles and Responsibilities of Paraprofessionals in Creating Inclusive Communities: A Three Dimensional Perspective

In this presentation, I explore the roles and responsibilities of paraprofessionals within an inclusive classroom from three different stakeholder perspectives: 1) the general education teacher, 2) the special education teacher, and 3) three paraprofessionals. This study was carried out in a 4th grade general education classroom in the Midwest school district. Qualitative research design was used for the purpose of data collection.