OPEPP Logo
Welcome to OPEPP​
Ohio Partnership for Excellence in Paraprofessional Preparation
Search

For Partners

Partner Overview

OPEPP Partners can be districts, individual private schools, or educational service centers.

Participation in OPEPP is voluntary and flexible based on what is important to the partner’s team. No two partnership experiences will look the same. 

But all partners receive the following benefits:

  • Honorarium to support their para professional development initiatives
  • An opportunity to complete a needs assessment around paraprofessional preparation
  • Consultation from OPEPP that helps them move through an Action Plannning Process
  • Participation and Attendance at Three Learning Academy’s hosted by OPEPP throughout the year
  • Access to and guidance around the many PD tools available on OPEPP’s site
  • Connections to other partnering districts, schools,  and ESCs

Unique Information around ESC Partnerships

GOALS OF OPEPP WORK WITH ESCS

  1. Support the paraeducator work that generates directly from the ESC
  2. Expand OPEPP supports across their region
  3. Use OPEPP’s open access PD as a springboard for more in-depth ESC trainings.
  4. ESCS AS OPEPP PARTNERS 
 

Delegator and Moderator

Scaffold the participation of team members and facilitate meetings

Team Coordinator

Manage tasks such as taking care of logistics for the meeting, and sending announcements

Recipient of Ideas

Be open to other team members’ ideas and willing to hear and consider their perspectives

Final Decision Maker

Ensure closure and completion of the team tasks

Scroll to Top