Persons who are interested in NEW employment as a paraprofessional at a Title I school, afterschool program, or classroom setting.


Participants must have previously demonstrated proficiency in base reading and math skills up to or exceeding that which is required by the employing district for high school seniors, requirements in Ed. Code 45361.5 and 45344.5.

Participants will be given training on assisting with the instruction of students in the areas of reading, writing and math. A formal assessment will be given at the end of the training. Participants must pass the assessment in order to receive the San Joaquin County Office of Education paraprofessional certificate.

Training Information

Trainings are held at the Teachers College of San Joaquin at the San Joaquin County Office of Education, 2721 Transworld Drive, Stockton, CA 95206 from 9:00am-2:00pm, for two days. Training cost includes two days of training, materials and lunch. SJCOE Business Department policy requires payment in full at time of workshop registration.

One unit of non-degree credit from Teachers College of San Joaquin available at an additional cost.

2022-2023 Training Dates:

  • July 6 - 7, 2022
  • January 18 - 19, 2023

Training Time:

  • Day 1 - 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Day 2 - 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Paraprofessional Certificate Re-Print Fee: $5.00


Please visit the Tuition page for full details.

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Teachers College of San Joaquin is approved by the California State approved Agency to enroll veterans and other eligible persons.

TCSJ will maintain a written record of the previous education and training (e.g. transcripts) of veterans and eligible persons. The record will clearly indicate if credit has been granted and candidates will be notified accordingly per 21.4253 (d)(3)