ELIS has been updated and applicants can now apply for the Short-Term Paraprofessional Approval. 

Download What is a Paraprofessional? flyer

As a reminder, the applicant must be at least 19 years old to apply for the approval.  Beginning January 1, 2023, that age will be lowered to 18 for this approval only and the Para will only be able to work in grades PreK-8.


Download step by step instructions on how to apply for the STA-Para Approval.