Title I Paraprofessional Requirements (Instructional Assistant; Special Education I & II)

These requirements apply to paraprofessionals who are employed at a Title I school, regardless of the paraprofessional funding (EC Section 45330, 20 U.S.C. Section 1112[c][6])

Title I paraprofessionals whose duties include instructional support must have:

  • High school diploma or the equivalent, and

  • Two years of college (48 units), or

  • A. A. degree (or higher), or

  • Pass a local assessment of knowledge and skills in assisting in instruction.