Professional Developments Required for School
4 AAC 52.250 Special Education Aides
(a) A person employed as a special education aide shall be trained
by a special education teacher or specialist certificated under
4 AAC 12.025 or 4 AAC 12.041, or licensed under AS 08.84, AS 08.86,
or AS 08.11 to provide the services with which the aide will assist.
(b) Before a special education aide assists in providing direct
special education or related services to a child or children, or
concurrent with providing direct special education or related services
to a child or children, the district must provide and document a
minimum of six hours of annual training, in the aggregate, to the
(1) the child's or children's disabilities;
Available EED resources to comply with the above regulation (please note: district staff are not required to utilize these resources. Districts may use alternative resources).
(2) the content of the IEPs;
(3) the instructional and safety procedures to be used; and
(4) confidentiality procedures.
(c) Each special education aide employed by the district to assist
in providing special education to a child must be supervised on-site
at least monthly by the certificated special education teacher responsible
for the child's program.
(d) Each special education aide employed by the district to assist
in providing related services to a child must be supervised on-site
at least monthly by the certificated or licensed related services
provider responsible for the child's program. (Eff. 7/1/83, Register
86; am 6/9/85, Register 94; am 7/16/89, Register 111)
Authority: AS 14.07.060, AS 14.30.180 - AS 14.30.350
To view the Regulation in its entirety, search for the regulation 4 AAC 52.250 .
SPED aides may choose one or a combination of the following eLearning courses as long as it is equivalent to 6 hours of training:
- (1 hr)
- (6 hrs)
- (1.5 hrs)
- (1.5 hours)
- (3 hrs)
- (6 hrs)
- (6 hrs)
- (6+ hrs)