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Research Sources of Additional Information: Teacher Assistants




For information on teacher assistants, including training and certification, contact:

  • American Federation of Teachers, Paraprofessional and School Related Personnel Division, 555 New Jersey Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20001.
  • National Education Association, Educational Support Personnel Division, 1201 16th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20036.

For information on a career as a teacher assistant, contact:

  • National Resource Center for Paraprofessionals, 6526 Old Main Hill, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322. Internet: http://www.nrcpara.org

Human resource departments of school systems, school administrators, and State departments of education also can provide details about employment opportunities and required qualifications for teacher assistant jobs.