What Is It?
As a teaching assistant you’ll be providing support for classroom teachers in K-12 or preschool education. This support includes instruction (the actual teaching), paperwork (like grading) and sometimes things like lesson planning.
The ParaPro Assessment measures the skills and knowledge in reading, writing and math possessed by prospective and practicing paraprofessionals. It also measures their ability to apply those skills and knowledge when assisting in classroom instruction. It was designed to satisfy the requirements of the federally legislated No Child Left Behind Act.
Who Takes It?
The test is for prospective and practicing paraprofessionals.
How Long Is It?
Test takers have 2½ hours to complete the test.
What Subjects Are on the Test?
Test subjects include reading, writing and math.