Schoolwide Planning to Improve Paraeducator Supports

@article{Giangreco2003SchoolwidePT,
  title={Schoolwide Planning to Improve Paraeducator Supports},
  author={Michael F. Giangreco and Susan W. Edelman and Stephen M. Broer},
  journal={Exceptional Children},
  year={2003},
  volume={70},
  pages={63 - 78}
}
This study chronicled the use of a process of planning for paraeducator supports, by teams in 46 schools, in 13 states during the 2000–2001 and 2001–2002 school years. Data reflect the utilization and outcomes of the process along with the perspectives of 331 individual team members. Findings indicated that the process assisted school teams in self-assessing their paraeducator practices, identifying priorities, and developing action plans and implementing them. Individual team members reported… Expand
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