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Paraprofessional Program

Overview

The Essex Regional Educational Services Commission (ERESC) provides comprehensive paraprofessional services to school districts throughout Essex County and beyond. ERESC paraprofessionals are considered to be important providers of support services in all schools. The role of the ERESC paraprofessional is to assist teachers with class support and/or with the daily care of students with physical disabilities, as well as emotional, cognitive, autistic and other special needs.
Paraprofessionals are employed to improve and maintain an educational environment conducive to learning. ERESC paraprofessionals provide services to the school district under the direction of the ERESC administration in partnership with the school district personnel. Paraprofessionals take direction from the classroom teacher and building principal to which they are assigned and are supervised by the ERESC administration.

Special Education Classes

(Pre-K - 12th Grades)

Tracy Stewart
Program Manager
Paraprofessional Program
973-405-6262 x229
t.stewart@eresc.com

Paraprofessional Program Staff

(973) 405-6262

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Valerie Curtis

Paraprofessional Specialist
x286
v.curtis@eresc.com

Anila Zuta

Asst. Program Manager
x294
a.zuta@eresc.com

Janesa Henry

Billing Specialist
x251
j.henry@eresc.com

Why Choose ERESC

Paraprofessional Services Details

Paraprofessional Mission

ERESC paraprofessionals are considered to be important providers of support services in all schools. The role of the ERESC paraprofessional is to provide support and assistance to students and the classroom teacher. Paraprofessionals are employed to improve and maintain an educational environment conducive to learning.

ERESC paraprofessionals provide services to the school district in which they are assigned, under the direction of the ERESC administration in partnership with that school district personnel. Paraprofessionals take daily direction from the classroom/special education teacher, district behaviorist, consultants and building principal to which they are assigned.

A para can have a profound and significant influence on student performance. When paraprofessionals work as a team with the classroom teacher and other professional school staff, positive changes can result in student achievement and behavior. ERESC paraprofessionals are values as members of the educational team who endeavor each day to make a difference in the lives of their students.

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2023-2024 Payroll Schedules

Dress Code Policy

A. Grooming & Attire Shall Meet the Following Criteria:

B. The Following Attire Is Not Acceptable:

Personal Grooming Should Be Done at Home or In The Appropriate Areas.

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