Menifee Union SD | BP 4222 Personnel
The Governing Board recognizes that paraprofessionals support student learning by providing valuable assistance to teachers and other certificated personnel and enabling greater individualized instruction and supervision of students. Such employees may perform instructional and/or administrative tasks in accordance with law, Board policy and administrative regulation.
(cf. 1240 - Volunteer Assistance)
(cf. 4200 - Classified Personnel)
(cf. 6171 - Title I Programs)
The Superintendent or designee shall ensure that paraprofessionals possess the qualifications required by law for their positions.
Paraprofessionals shall be under the immediate supervision and direction of certificated personnel.
In determining the assignment of paraprofessionals, the Superintendent or designee shall consider the greatest benefit to students based on such factors as class size, grade levels, student needs, subject matter and teacher workload.
Each paraprofessional shall be provided with a clear definition of his/her roles and responsibilities.
The Superintendent or designee shall ensure that all paraprofessionals receive ongoing support and regular performance assessments.
(cf. 4131 - Staff Development)
(cf. 4212 - Appointment and Conditions of Employment)
(cf. 4215 - Evaluation/Supervision)
(cf. 4231 - Staff Development)
44833 Postsecondary students as nonteaching aides
44835 Duties of nonteaching work study aides
CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5
UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20
6311 State plans
6314 Schoolwide programs
6315 Targeted assistance schools
6318 Parent involvement
6319 Qualifications for teachers and paraprofessionals
CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 34
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION PUBLICATIONS
Roles for Education Paraprofessionals in Effective Schools, 1997
CTC Paraprofessional Teacher Training Program: http://www.ctc.ca.gov/para
U.S. Department of Education: http://www.ed.gov
California School Employees Association: http://www.csea.com
National Resource Center for Paraprofessionals: http://www.nrcpara.org
National Clearinghouse for Paraeducator Resources: http://www.usc.edu/dept/education/CMMR/Clearinghouse.html
Policy MENIFEE UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT
adopted: February 24, 2004 Menifee, California
reviewed: October 23, 2007