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Training Paraprofessionals For Enhanced Iep Goal Achievement In Special Education, Mark P. Mclain Jun 2016

Training Paraprofessionals For Enhanced Iep Goal Achievement In Special Education, Mark P. Mclain

Graduate Master's Theses, Capstones, and Culminating Projects

This research study involved training paraprofessionals in one special education classroom to implement student IEP in a variety of different settings. Three paraprofessionals participated in this training and with the assistance of the researcher, they determined if the current program at the school site was effective, what some of the reasons were for students not achieving a higher rate of IEP goal success, and if the implementation of a new pilot program helped students become more successful in achieving their IEP goals and benchmarks during a nine-week research period. Through research conducted on the history of paraprofessionals in classrooms and ...