Unit 5: Roles and
Responsibilities of Paraeducators
and Other Team Members

This unit provides a general description of the roles and responsibilities of paraeducators and other team members who work with students with disabilities. It will provide information and activities to assist paraeducators to clarify their own role and responsibilities and understand the roles and responsibilities of others.

After completing Unit 5, participants will know:

  • the roles and responsibilities of paraeducators;
  • how various roles and responsibilities facilitate quality education for students with disabilities; and
  • the roles and types of responsibilities of other team members who work with students who have disabilities.