What is a Paraprofessional Teacher? - Definition & Role


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What is a paraprofessional teacher?

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1. Which of the following might be a responsibility of a paraprofessional teacher?

2. Which of the following is NOT a responsibility of a paraprofessional teacher?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See what you know about paraprofessionals at school by using the quiz and worksheet. The role and responsibilities of these professionals are the main topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you will be tested over:

  • A responsibility of a paraprofessional who works with students with special needs
  • Making paraprofessional teachers feel more comfortable
  • What a paraprofessional teacher is
  • General responsibilities of a paraprofessional teacher

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the responsibilities of a paraprofessional teacher, including some of the tasks they do and don't do
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what a paraprofessional teacher is
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on paraprofessionals at school

Additional Learning

The lesson titled What is a Professional Teacher? - Definition & Role can help you go over more about this type of teacher. Some goals you can cover include:

  • Determine what another name for a paraprofessional teacher is
  • Explore the relationship between the teacher and the paraprofessional
  • See how these teachers can be successful