Paraprofessionals in the education workforce
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Paraprofessionals in the education workforce by Anna Lou Pickett

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Published by National Education Association in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Teachers" assistants.,
  • Teachers" assistants -- Training of.,
  • Paraprofessionals in social service.,
  • Paraprofessionals in social service -- Training of.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 48).

Statementprepared by Anna Lou Pickett for National Education Association Center for Membership and Affiliates, Center for Teaching and Learning.
ContributionsNational Education Association of the United States.
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17685022M

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