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Para Pro Preparation & Testing

Passing the Para Pro meets the Tier 1 requirement for SDE Paraprofessional Certification

Paraprofessional Preparation & Testing:

Passing the Para Pro meets the Tier 1 requirement

for SDE Paraprofessional Certification

**An approved assessment for Paraprofessionals to meet the SDE requirement for ALL Paras working in schools**

December 6, 2022

8:30am- 5:00pm

Connors State College

Computer Lab 101

(NAH Building)

2501 N 41st Street East

Muskogee, OK 74403



Registration Deadline- November 28, 2022

Presented by:

Dr. Kaylin Coody has over forty years of experience in Oklahoma public schools. Recently retired as a Superintendent, she currently serves as Associate Director of OSAC. She brings expertise in special education, speech-language pathology, school finance and leadership. She has presented at numerous local, state and national conferences and provided consultation services to a variety of schools across the state.


Target Audience:

All paraprofessionals and teacher assistants



This training provides introduction and practice for the Para Prep test and then taking the actual test. Passing the Para Pro is one of the acceptable criteria to meet the requirements for working with all students.




8:30-8:45       Welcome, Introductions & Details


8:45-9:30       What is the Para Pro?


9:30-10:15     Looking at the Review


10:15-11        BREAK


11-12             Para Pro Practice


12-12:30       Working Lunch (provided) – General Test Prep


12:30-1         Para Pro Practice


1-1:45            BREAK


1:45-5:00       Para Pro Assessment



$150 for OSAC members

$200 for non-members

Lunch is included

Register Now

Cancellation Policy:

Since meals, presenters, training materials, and other costs are pre-paid by OSAC, please provide notice of cancellation at least 4 days prior to any OSAC event you are registered to attend. Your district will not be charged for cancellations made within 4 days of the event. Cancellations within 48 hours of an OSAC event will be charged at half price. No-shows will be charged at full price. Thank you for understanding!

Thank You for Supporting This and Other OSAC Events!



Billie Jordan

Executive Director


Cell: (918) 931-2494


Dr. Kaylin Coody

Associate Director


´╗┐Cell: (918) 640-0787


Lisa Presley

Director of Professional Development


Cell: 918-931-1120


Raychel Harris

Administrative Assistant



Oklahoma Schools Advisory Council

2403 N. 41st Street East

Muskogee, OK 74403-1889

Office: (918) 687-0597


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Oklahoma Schools Advisory Council2403 North 41st Street EastMuskogee, OK  74403

PH: 918-687-0597Fax: 866-887-9686

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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