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California Paraeducator Career Data

Paraeducator Career Data By State Map

The Paraeducator Career Map houses a variety of paraeducator related data, including policy guidelines, standards and requirements for each of the 50 states (if they exist and are readily available). Current information was collected through internet searches of state department of education websites and other national websites targeting state resources. In some cases, data was also collected and/or verified through phone calls to state department of education staff or others who work in the field.

Department of Education California State Department of Education
Department of Education Paraeducator Webpages Not found or listed in another section below.
Education Statute
*Effort was made to provide the most direct link to paraeducator policy.
California Legislative
Education Code - Paraprofessionals
Hiring Qualifications California Paraprofessional Requirements
for Title I Programs
Standards/Guidelines Not Found
Paraeducator Title(s)
*Found on State DOE Website or in State Education Statute.
Other Paraeducator Titles Bilingual Paraprofessional, Full Time Paraprofessional, Paraprofessional Staff (Teaching Aides, Library Aides, Pupil Service Aides), Part Time Paraprofessional (Teaching Aides, Library Aides, Pupil Service Aides), Classified Staff Paraprofessional (Teaching assistant, Teacher’s Aide, Pupil Service Aide, Library Aides), Aide, Instructional Aide, Instructional Assistant, Paraeducator
Paraeducator Handbooks Not Found
Paraeducator Training Programs Coming Soon!
Other State Resources/Webpages Title I Paraprofessionals Non-Regulatory
Guidance Handbook