Instructional Assistant Training Program

  • Paraeducator Training

    Paraeducator Training Certificate

    Schools need well-trained paraeducators. To help meet the growing demand for paraeducator positions, Folsom Cordova Adult School is offering a training program. Earn a certificate of completion and start looking for work immediately. Job search assistance is available.

    Paraeducators play a valuable role providing day-to-day support in meeting student's needs. The FCUSD Paraeducator training program covers:

    Topics include:

    • Role and responsibilities of a paraeducator
    • Understanding the different paraeducator positions
    • Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
    • Mandated Reporter
    • Working with English Language Learners
    • Special Education
    • Workplace Communication
    • Job Readiness and Soft Skills in the workplace
    • ESSA test preparation in English Language Arts, Mathematics, and Writing
    • Employment portfolio: resume, cover letter, and Interviewing Skills
    • Assistance applying for positions 

    No registration fee

    Class meets online Tuesday-Thursday 12:30 PM-2:30 PM

    ESL students also attend on Fridays 12:30PM - 3:00PM

    Class starts 09/12/2023

    Call 916-294-9106 for more information or to register, visit or call (916)294-9106.