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Paraprofessional Toolkit: Roles & Responsibilities

Time limit: 365 days

$10 Enroll

Full course description

Course Overview

Read through the information below carefully before enrolling. For further information, please consult the FAQ linked at the top of this page.

Course Description

"Roles & Responsibilities" is a comprehensive course designed to support paraprofessionals as they navigate their essential roles within the education system. Through a series of engaging BHSSC-created instructional videos, reflective exercises, and assessments, participants will gain valuable insights and practical strategies to enhance their effectiveness in working with students and staff. The course begins with an inspiring narrative of a paraprofessional entering the workforce, setting the stage for a transformative learning experience. Participants will explore best practices for providing guidance and support to students, fostering positive relationships, and contributing to a productive work environment. By the end of the course, paraprofessionals will be empowered with the tools and confidence needed to make a meaningful difference in the lives of the students they serve and the teams they collaborate with.

Course Goals

  • "Provide guidance for when working with students and staff"
  • "Empower paraprofessionals to make a difference in their work environment"
  • "Provide tools to foster success while working with students"

Estimated Time: ½ Hour to 2 Hours 

This self-paced course typically requires half an hour to two hours to complete, though the actual time may vary based on individual factors.

Access and Credentials

Click on "enroll now" to begin enrolling in the Course listing. After registering, click on “Canvas” at the top of the page to access your course in Canvas.

Free for Members

This course is a TIE Member course. It is free for educators from TIE Member schools with a code. If you do not know your code, please use the link at the top of this page to reach out and request it.

Bulk Enrollment

Administrators, PLC leaders, and others can enroll their whole team; there's an option for bulk enrollment in the Catalog for registering multiple members. You first need to reserve and purchase multiple enrollments. After that, you can invite individuals to your purchased seats.

Team Discount

If registering 20 or more individuals for a team or district, reach out to to arrange for special pricing before purchasing.

Credentials: 1 CECH

After completing this course, you can obtain 1 CECH (continuing education contact hours) for South Dakota. CECH/CEUs are free of charge and can be obtained instantly upon completing all requirements.