*Common Discord: Strategies to Communicate and Include Paraprofessionals in the Music Classroom
This session will center on the collaborative and instructional needs of music educators and paraprofessionals. Participants will engage in conversations with experienced music educators and paraprofessionals and learn how to develop alternative strategies to communicate instructional needs as well as instructional strategies for teaching students with disabilities.
Learner Outcome 1
Participants will gain a new perspective on paraprofessional needs and working conditions.
Learner Outcome 2
Participants will learn how to communicate with their paraprofessionals to gain a better understanding of their students with disabilities.
Learner Outcome 3
Participants will learn new instructional strategies developed by music educators and paraprofessionals.