Teacher Assistant Requirements in Wisconsin

   

Requirements to work in Title I School
NCLB’s Highly Qualified Standard applies as a requirement for all teacher assistants seeking employment in Title I schools. An instructional paraprofessional in a Title I schoolwide program or Title I targeted assistance program who is paid with Title I funds is required to meet at least one of following requirements in the state of Wisconsin:

  • Successfully complete at least two years (48 semester hours) of study at an institution of higher education
  • An associates degree from an accredited institution of higher education
  • Pass a state approved assessment

Additional Preparations
CPR/First Aid certified
Pass state and federal background check