ParaEducator Asynchronous Learning Course

Vanderbilt’s Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD) will provide a collection of online modules designed specifically for paraeducators who serve students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in kindergarten through high school settings. The purpose of these modules is to provide paraeducators with knowledge and strategies to better serve their students with ASD.

Participant Requirements Directly serve students with ASD
Training Topics
  • Characteristics of ASD
  • Impact of ASD on learning and the school environment
  • Introduction to applied behavior analysis (ABA)
    • How to help students learn using the A-B-C model of behavior
  • Evidence-based practices (EBPs) for teaching students with ASD
  • Creation of useful tools to use upon returning to school
Workshop Format
  • Over 25 interactive learning modules on Evidence-Based Practices and application
  • Access to TRIAD consultant for additional resources via email
Proof of Engagement Participants will receive a certificate at the end of each module.

Sponsored by the Tennessee Department of Education, through the Tennessee Technical Assistance Network (TN-TAN) and available at no cost to LEAs in Tennessee.

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