EDUO 9416: Maximizing Paraprofessionals in the Inclusive Classroom

Instructor: Dr. Shawn Watters
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Learn how to maximize the use of Paraprofessionals in the inclusive classroom. Create opportunities for them to be a true asset to teachers, students, and their families. Designed for paraprofessionals, general education teachers, art, music , physical education teachers and intervention specialists, participants will learn the guidelines for paraprofessionals; supportive teaching and behavior strategies, instructional methods; the various roles and responsibilities of paraprofessionals in the P-12 public school environment. Gain strategies to support the wide range of academic and behavioral needs of students with exceptional learning needs.


Dr. Shawn Watters

  • B.S. Speech Pathology and Audiology, Kent State University; M. Ed. Special Education with an emphasis in Early Childhood, Kent State University; Ed. D. Educational Leadership with a cognate in Special Education and Early Childhood Teacher Preparation, Ashland University
  • P-12 Schools, 9 years
    • Self-contained special education; Higher Education, 20 years
    • Early Childhood Teacher Preparation, undergraduate and graduate coursework
    • Special Education Teacher Preparation, undergraduate and graduate coursework
    • School Counseling, graduate coursework
  • Dr. Watters’ professional mission is to “Inspire lifelong learning in others with trust, integrity and joy.” 
  • Dr. Watters’ personal interests include her family, traveling, reading, cycle class, and supporting others’ growth and aspirations
  • Price: $280
  • 2 Semester Credits/Units

Instructor: Dr. Shawn Watters

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