Paraprofessional Information


To be considered for contract paraprofessional positions, you must meet the Federal requirements for No Child Left Behind:

  • A minimum of an associates degree or at least 60 semester credits (90 quarter credits) from an accredited college and demonstrate competency to assist in reading, writing and math 


  • A passing score on the ParaPro Assessment (Minnesota set the passing score at 460 or above). 



ParaPro Assessment Testing

Duluth Adult Education (DAE) has moved!

Thank you for your patience as we transition to a different testing system at our new location!

We are looking to offer dedicated space/computer to take the "At Home" Paraprofessional Assessment beginning in December of 2021.
After December, for testing please contact us at our new location:
Duluth Adult Education
325 W 1st St #310, Third Floor
Duluth MN 55802
Phone 218-336-8790

Please note the following locations also offers the Paraprofessional Assessment: 

-Meredith Carter @ Virginia County Public School Office HR: 218-749-8130 #1108
-Amie Bodovinitz @ the Virginia Northland Learning Center: 218-471-1046


Preparing for the ParaPro Assessment Test: The "How to Prepare for the ETS ParaPro Assessment" is a helpful review and practice guide. Additional test preparation companions and booklets can be found at the ETS Download Library. Study guides are available at the Duluth Public Library, at ETS website, and on the internet. 

Additional information can be found on the ETS ParaPro website