Empower your paras.

Build Skills. Improve Effectiveness.

ParaSharp gives paraprofessionals the essential skills they need to be more effective with students.

ParaSharp equips your paraeducators with the mindset and actionable skills to be successful.

ParaSharp online professional development builds confidence, improves effectiveness, and increases job satisfaction. With easy-to-use videos, discussion guides, planning and tracking tools and more, this program helps your paraeducators feel supported and skilled. Empower your paras to better address challenging behavior with ParaSharp.

Use ParaSharp to:

  • Clarify professional roles and boundaries
  • Avoid power struggles
  • Develop positive relationships
  • Teach academic and social emotional skills
  • Support diverse learning needs
  • and much more

Ready to try ParaSharp?

ParaSharp toolkit includes:

  • 3- to 13-minute best practice coaching videos covering common situations and challenges faced by paraprofessionals
  • Summaries and discussion guides for ongoing professional learning
  • Printable “Insight Sheet” reference guides for anytime reminders
  • Quizzes and certificates to measure and display concepts and strategies
  • Administrative tools to track progress
  • Ready-to-use training that can be flexibly implemented – use in trainings, meetings, PLCs, or independently

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Testimonials and Case Studies

Midland ISD, Texas

“ParaSharp is a game–changer tool in equipping our paras for classroom instruction and behavior management.” – Jennifer Warren, Executive Director of Special Services

HILLSBORO SCHOOL DISTRICT, OREGON

District paraeducators are “thrilled” that on-demand training pertains directly and practically to their work “without taking up massive amounts of time”

When surveyed, 92% of paraeducators agreed that using ParaSharp made them feel better prepared to effectively manage student behavior.

Resources

POSTER

ParaSharp Series: What Makes an Effective Paraprofessional?

WHITE PAPER

Shifting Mindsets: A Guide to Training Paraeducators to Think Differently about Challenging Behavior.

Start using ParaSharp today!