Paraprofessional

Coming Fall of 2022!
Want to start your career in education? Become a teacher's assistant through this training at PPL in partnership with Normandale College. You will prepare to work with students of all ages and abilities.
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About the Program

What jobs will I be prepared for?

You'll gain the knowledge to become a certified paraprofessional, increase your career readiness skills, and build a foundation for a potential future career as a teacher.

What certifications will I earn?

This program will provide you two attempts to complete and pass the ParaPro assessment.

What other opportunities are included?

This program can earn you four college credits through our educational partner, Normandale Community College. It also provides networking opportunities with local school districts and employment opportunities at Anoka-Hennepin and Bloomington Public Schools.

Qualifications for Participation

  • High school diploma or GED
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Legal to work in the United States
  • Income at or below 200% poverty level (linked)
  • Proficient math and reading skills