If you’ve ever thought about working in education, this might be a good place to start. Plus, there are often vacancies for para-professionals in Stonington schools.
The ParaPro Assessment is a general aptitude test that offers certification for paraprofessionals.
This certification is for those who wish to be classroom assistants to teachers. A test will be held on Friday, Dec. 6 at 5:15 p.m. at Mystic Middle School. The fees are $75 for Stonington residents and $100 for non-residents.
Often referred to as para-educators by the Connecticut Department of Education, a para assist teachers "in the delivery of instructional and related services to students. The paraeducator works under the direct supervision of the teacher or other certified or licensed professional."
If you need more information, reach out to Stonington Human Services at 860-599-5015.