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Iowa 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 Iowa State Department of Education
Department of Education Paraeducator Webpages Iowa Department of Education: Paraeducators
Education Statute
*Effort was made to provide the most direct link to paraeducator policy.
Iowa Paraeducator Rules and Certification
Hiring Qualifications ESEA Paraprofessional Requirements for Iowa Schools

Paraeducation Certification
Standards/Guidelines Iowa Department of Education: Guide to Effective Paraeducator Practices, Edition II
(Standards for Paraeducator Preparation Programs)
Paraeducator Title(s)
*Found on State DOE Website or in
State Education Statute.
Paraeducator
Other Paraeducator Titles Associate, Educational Aide,
Instructional Aide, Paraprofessional
Paraeducator Handbooks Iowa Department of Education: Guide to Effective Paraeducator Practices, Edition II
Paraeducator Training Programs Coming Soon!
Other State Resources/Webpages Not Found