Literacy center offers assistance
Danville Adult Education & Literacy Center at Danville High School has offered assistance to people interested in taking the Kentucky Paraeducator Assessment. Once the assessment is completed successfully, a person becomes eligible for employment in any school district in Kentucky as an instructional assistant.
The "No Child Left Behind" program for paraprofessionals hired after Jan. 8, 2002, must meet at least one of the following requirements to be considered for employment: Completed two years of full-time study at an institution of higher education, or obtained an associate's (or higher) degree, or able to demonstrate through a formal academic assessment knowledge of and the ability to assist in instruction in reading, writing and mathematics.
Danville Adult Education & Literacy Center will work with individuals at their own pace to help them pass the assessment. For additional information, contact Charlotte Preston at (859) 238-1303.