USOE

PORTFOLIO ASSESSMENT

Knowledge & Skill Alignment with Standards for Instructional Paraprofessionls under the Supervision of Licensed and/or Certified Personnel.

(Core Competencies under Standard I are required by NCLB. Other Core Competencies and Standards are recommended but not required.)

Portfolio Lines of Evidence
Performance Evaluations Inservice Training Observations & Summaries Coursework Certificates of Completion Transcript Written Document Work Sample Video of Work Performance Letters of Reference Interview Other
STANDARD I:
Support Instructional Opportunities


Core Competencies: The Instructional paraprofessional will demonstrate as appropriate:
Two lines of evidence are required for each competency.
NA = " Not Applicable " - lines cannot be used for this competency.
*Required line of evidece for this competency
A. Have knowledge & proficiency in basic reading NA             NA NA    
B. Have knowledge & proficiency in basic writing NA             NA NA    
C. Have knowledge of & proficiency in basic math NA             NA NA    
D. Have knowledge of strategies, techniques, and delivery methods of instruction. NA               NA    
E. Assist in delivering instruction according to teacher/provider lesson plans   NA   NA NA   NA   * Required NA  
F. Demonstrate the ability to record relevant information about learners to assist in the learning process.             * Required        
G. Organize and prepare materials to support learning and the teaching process.   NA   NA NA         NA  
 
 
 

USOE

PORTFOLIO ASSESSMENT

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(Standards 2,3, & 4 would be optional and could be used at the community college and district level to help guide professional development opportunities for paraprofessionals)

Portfolio Lines of Evidence
Performance Evaluations Inservice Training Observations & Summaries Coursework / Certificates of Completion Transcript Written Document Work Sample Video of Work Performance Letters of Reference Interview Other
STANDARD 2:
Demonstrate Professionalism and Ethical Practices


Core Competencies:
Two lines of evidence are required for each competency.
NA = " Not Applicable " - lines cannot be used for this competency.
*Required line of evidece for this competency
A. Have knowledge of and adhere to the distinctions in the roles and responsibilities of teachers/providers, paraprofessionals, families, and other team members.             NA NA      
B. Carry out responsibilities in a manner consistent with all pertinent laws, regulations, policies and procedures.   NA   NA NA   NA        
STANDARD 3:
Support a Positive Learning Environment


Core Competencies:
Two lines of evidence are required for each competency.
NA = " Not Applicable " - lines cannot be used for this competency.
*Required line of evidece for this competency
A. Use proactive management strategies to engage learners.     * Required     NA NA        
B. Support the teacher's behavior management plan.           NA NA   * Required    
STANDARD 4:
Communicate Effectively and Participate in the Team Process


Core Competencies:
Two lines of evidence are required for each competency.
NA = " Not Applicable " - lines cannot be used for this competency.
*Required line of evidece for this competency
A. Serve as a member of an instructional team. * Required     NA NA            
B. Use effective communication skills (written, verbal, nonverbal).