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WCCC Testing Center offers ParaPro

The Warren County Career Center is a testing site for the Educational Testing Service ParaPro Assessment.

The ParaPro Assessment measures the reading, writing and basic math competencies of practicing and prospective paraprofessionals. In accordance with the No Child Left Behind Act, the ParaPro Assessment can be used to certify teacher’s aides and assistants in the instruction of these subjects to school children.

The ParaPro Assessment is a general aptitude test that offers certification for paraprofessionals. It also offers an objective assessment of a prospective teacher’s requisite foundation of knowledge and skills and the ability to effectively use those skills in the classroom. Test takers have 2 ½ hours to complete the test. Test subjects include reading, writing and math. The test has 90 multiple-choice questions, approximately two-thirds of which focus on basic skills and knowledge. The remaining one-third focuses on applying skills in the classroom. All test questions are in English. Testing accommodations are available for the test takers whose primary language is not English and test takers who have a disability or health-related need. Go to www.ets.org/parapro and review the Bulletin for registration procedures

Registration for ParaPro
There is no pre-registration for the ParaPro Assessment. The test-taker must schedule with the test center before the day of the exam. For review and skills upgrade, test-takers may contact ABLE at 513-695-2987.
Cost of ParaPro Exam: $85 ($50 assessment fee* + additional $35** proctoring fee) *Assessment fee paid by credit card online on day of testing. **Proctoring Fee paid to Warren County Career Center (credit card/ck/cash) on day of testing.

Warren County Career Center Test Center Hours
Call to schedule: 513-932-8145, ext. 5249
Email Louise.Hayes@mywccc.org
Main Campus: 3525 North St. Rt. 48, Lebanon, Ohio 45036
Mondays 1:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Wednesdays 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Thursdays 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
South Campus: 1797 King Avenue, Kings Mills Ohio 45034
Fridays 10:00 AM-3:30 PM
Other times may be available. Call to schedule. For more information, go to www.ets.org/parapro

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