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How to Turn Your Best Paraprofessionals into Your Best Teachers (Infographic)

A parapro assists kids in class

Nearly half of all parapros want to become full-time teachers.

The teacher shortage has already reached crisis-levels in many parts of the country, and the situation looks to get worse as Baby Boomers continue to retire. That's why it's important to look for teaching talent anywhere you can find it — and paraprofessionals represent a promising group to cultivate.

Check out our infographic to get an overall sense of how parapros might be leveraged to help fill the void left by departing teachers.