Paraprofessional Learning Series

8 Online Courses

PD Monster’s Paraprofessional Learning Series for the 21-22 school year includes 8 online courses. Each course includes an instructional video, downloadable handouts, accompanying practice activities, and a course quiz that allows participants to demonstrate proficiency with the content.

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Writing Effective IEP Goals & Objectives for Social-Emotional & Behavioral Skills – Module 1

Live Webinar; September 24, 2021 1:00 - 3:00 P.M. EST

Learn to work smarter, not harder when developing IEPs! In this webinar, you will learn to craft effective present level statements so that they serve as a blueprint for goal development, learn to create measurable IEP goals and objectives using a formulaic approach, and learn to avoid 6 common measurement pitfalls.

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Writing Effective IEP Goals & Objectives for Social-Emotional & Behavioral Skills – Module 1

Online Course

Learn to work smarter, not harder when developing IEPs! In this course, you will learn to craft effective present level statements so that they serve as a blueprint for goal development, learn to create measurable IEP goals and objectives using a formulaic approach, and learn to avoid 6 common measurement pitfalls.

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Writing Effective IEP Goals & Objectives for Social-Emotional & Behavioral Skills – Module 2

Live Webinar; October 15, 2021 1:00 - 3:00 P.M. EST

Further your IEP-writing expertise by learning to make effective measurement choices, learning to chart and graph student progress data, expanding your awareness of measurement pitfalls, and learning to write rubrics to measure complex behavioral skills.

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Writing Effective IEP Goals & Objectives for Social-Emotional & Behavioral Skills – Module 2

Online Course

In this course, you will further your IEP-writing expertise by learning to make effective measurement choices, learning to chart and graph student progress data, expanding your awareness of measurement pitfalls, and learning to write rubrics to measure complex behavioral skills.

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Practical Strategies for Supporting Students with School Refusal Behavior

Live Webinar; October 1, 2021 1:00 - 3:00 P.M. EST

Learn to understand school refusal behavior and apply a problem-solving process to develop a comprehensive intervention plan that will support students in returning to school.

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A Practical Approach to Conducting FBAs and Developing BIPs

Live Webinar; October 26, 2021 1:00 - 4:00 P.M. EST

Learn to use practical behavior science knowledge to complete simple FBAs and realistic and implementable BIPs. You will leave the session with a packed toolkit of strategies, data collection methods, and enhanced problem-solving skills.

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Becoming a Trauma-Informed Education Professional – Module 1

Live Webinar; October 29, 2021 1:00 - 3:00 P.M. EST

Enhance your understanding of how trauma impacts the brain and body in both children and adults. You will leave the session with new understandings and a packed toolkit of strategies for supporting students who have experienced trauma.

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Becoming a Trauma-Informed Education Professional – Module 2

Live Webinar; November 16, 2021 1:00 - 3:00 P.M. EST

Build upon your new understanding of trauma from Module 1. You will learn more specifics about how trauma impacts learning, memory, and other cognitive processes as well as a multitude of strategies in 4 categories: Instructional Supports, Executive Functioning Supports, Emotional Regulation Strategies, and Relationship-Building Strategies.

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Best Practices for Implementing a Comprehensive Social-Emotional Learning Initiative

Live Webinar; November 19, 2021 1:00 - 3:00 P.M. EST

Learn best practices in developing, implementing, and sustaining a comprehensive program for social-emotional learning (SEL) by maximizing the existing resources in your school. Strategies and systems discussed will be applicable to all grade levels.

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Practical Strategies for Supporting Students with Anxiety and Depression

Live Webinar; December 17, 2021 1:00 - 3:00 P.M. EST

Learn to recognize characteristics of anxiety and depression, how they may manifest in the classroom, and several practical strategies to support students struggling with mental health challenges. 

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A Practical 5-Step Approach to Addressing Challenging Behaviors

Live Webinar; January 11, 2022 1:00 - 3:00 P.M. EST

Learn a functional 5-step process for designing prevention and intervention strategies for students of any age and ability. You will leave with a packed toolkit of strategies, enhanced problem-solving skills, and renewed confidence to address even the most challenging behaviors. 

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Becoming an Effective Classroom Management Consultant

Live Webinar; February 1, 2022 1:00 - 3:00 P.M. EST

Learn effective observation techniques as well as a practical problem-solving approach for common classroom management challenges. You will leave this session armed with new understandings about classroom management, setting you up to be a more effective consultant or supervisor in the arena of classroom management. 

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