ParaPro Assessment

The ParaPro Assessment measures the reading, writing, and basic math competencies of practicing and prospective paraprofessionals. Passing the ParaPro Assessment can be used to certify teacher’s aides and assistants in the instruction of these subjects to school children.

ParaPro Assessment Review Class (Optional)

This class prepares students to take the ParaPro Assessment. Instruction, review, and practice are provided in reading, mathematics, and writing skills. Cost is $70 (includes $5 non-refundable registration fee). Total time is 12 hours over two weeks.

ParaPro Assessment Test Registration Information

  1. Optional: ParaPro Review Class, see schedule below.
  2. Review and sign the ParaPro Assessment Guidelines for Candidates, includes list of acceptable photo identification.
  3. Bring acceptable photo identification to test.
  4. ParaPro is developed, administered, and scored by ETS. Learn more about the test.
  5. To request testing accommodations, please register through ETS Disability Services
Upcoming ParaPro Review Class
CRN Date Location
50072-TCHR-5000-001 Tues. & Thurs., May 21 - 30, 2019, 6 - 9 p.m. Warwick

Upcoming ParaPro Assessment Tests

CRN Date Location
50073-TCHR-5100-150 Fri., May 24, 2019: 6 - 9 p.m. Lincoln


Wed., July 17, 6 - 9 p.m. Lincoln


Wed., August 28, 2019, 6 - 9 p.m. Lincoln

Program Information

  • Cost
  • $75

  • Time Commitment
  • 3 hours

Contact Information

Contact Information

Flanagan Campus, Lincoln
1762 Louisquisset Pike, 2nd Floor South
Lincoln, RI 02865
Tel: 401.333.7070
Hours: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. (M-Th); 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (F); 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Sat)

Liston Campus, Providence
One Hilton Street, Room 1154 
Providence, RI 02905
Tel: 401.455.6144
Hours: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (M-F)

Knight Campus, Warwick
400 East Avenue, Room 4200
Warwick, RI 02886
Tel: 401.825.1214
Hours: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (M-F)

Faculty and Staff


Para información en español, por favor llame al 401.455.6019

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