Partner Spotlight: Kansas National Education Association (KNEA)

The Kansas National Education Association (KNEA) is a state-level affiliate of the National Education Association, and provides support to state affiliates through advocacy, legal support, grants, trainings, and benefits. Their mission is to advocate for education professionals and to prepare every student to succeed in a diverse and interdependent world through public education. Partnering to … Read more

321 Insight Announces New ParaSharp Training Videos to Help Paraeducators Understand and Act on Their Role in Building Partnerships with Teachers

PORTLAND, OR // October 12, 2023 – Today 321 Insight, the leader in on-demand, live, and hybrid PD for paraeducators and K-12 staff, released two new videos within their ParaSharp online training platform to help paraeducators understand and act on their role in building strong partnerships with teachers. The first video – Developing Positive Paraeducator-Teacher … Read more

Partner Spotlight: Desert Sands Unified School District

An Innovative Approach to Para PD Throughout the Year The Desert Sands Unified School District, located in La Quinta, California, serves almost 27,000 students in 34 schools, ranging from early childhood to high school. Founded in 1964, Desert Sands USD primarily supports students from five communities in the central Coachella Valley. Students from the surrounding … Read more

Partner Spotlight: Cicero School District 99

Supporting Paras with a Space to Learn, Share, and Collaborate Cicero District 99 is a 15-school public elementary district located in Cicero, Illinois — a suburb west of Chicago that more than 82,000 residents call home. We’ve been lucky to partner with this unique district, and had the opportunity to talk to Director of Special … Read more

Partner Spotlight: Harlandale Independent School District

We love hearing from our partners about the unique and effective ways they’re supporting their staff with the help of 321 Insight solutions. Take Dr. Nastassia Rosas, for example – Coordinator of Special Education at Harlandale Independent School District in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Rosas takes a highly collaborative approach to PD planning, which includes … Read more

321 Insight Launches New PD Series for Teachers Who Work With Paras

Strong teacher-paraeducator partnerships are the foundation of a successful learning environment, especially given staff shortages and evolving demands on educators. 321 Insight’s new, bite-sized videos and resources offer strategies to help develop effective partnerships that support and benefit all students. “We recognize that the process of effectively training paraeducators must include those who work most … Read more