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Paraeducator First Time Applicant

The certificates in this section are available to paraeducators who have already met requirements for certification OR for paraeducators who are currently working toward meeting requirements for certification.

The application completed will vary depending upon the certificate you are seeking. Review the application types below to find the application that's right for you based on your current status.

Paraeducator Information

Certificate Types

General Paraeducator

For paraeducators who have completed requirements for the General Paraeducator Certificate.

English Language Learner Subject Matter 

For paraeducators who have completed requirements for the English Language Learner Subject Matter Paraeducator Certificate.

Special Education Subject Matter

For paraeducators who have completed requirements for the Special Education Subject Matter Paraeducator Certificate.

Advanced Paraeducator

For Paraeducators who have completed requirements for the General Paraeducator and Advanced Paraeducator Certificate and submitted an application for the General Paraeducator Certificate. 

*IMPORTANT: Employment requirements are completed through the employing school district.