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New York 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 New York State Department of Education
Department of Education Paraeducator Webpages Teaching Assistants vs. Teacher Aides
(Comparison of definitions, qualifications,
certification, and duties.
Education Statute
*Effort was made to provide the most direct link to paraeducator policy.
New York State Education Law
Hiring Qualifications Teaching Assistant Certificates
Standards/Guidelines Not Found
Paraeducator Title(s)
*Found on State DOE Website or in State Education Statute.
Teaching Assistant
Other Paraeducator Titles Teacher Aide, Teacher Assistant
Paraeducator Handbooks Not found
Paraeducator Training Programs Coming Soon!
Other State Resources/Webpages Assessment of Teaching Assistant Skills (ATAS)