Paraprofessional Testing Dates
Paraprofessional Testing Dates

The ETS® ParaPro Assessment is now available for at home testing. This new option has been introduced to help prospective paraprofessionals who are unable to take the test at a testing center or prefer to test remotely. Additional registration information and testing requirements for the ParaPro Assessment and at home testing can be found on the ETS website

To qualify for a Title I or Instructional Paraprofessional permit, you must have one of the following:

1. High school diploma/GED and a passing score on the ParaPro Assessment
2. Satisfactory completion of a minimum of sixty (60) semester hours of instruction at a regionally accredited institution of higher education
3. Associate’s degree or higher degree

If you need to take the ParaPro Assessment, there are 2 options:

1. Take the test at-home through the ETS($91).  Follow this link for registration instructions and systems requirements:  ETS website
2. Contact Michele Murphy ( or 302-436-1000 x101139) to schedule an in-person test($90) at the IRSD District Office - 31 Hosier Street Selbyville, DE, for one of the following sessions:
  • Wednesday, January 19th, 9:00 – 12:00
  • Thursday, February 17th, 1:00 – 4:00
  • Tuesday, March 15th, 10:00 – 1:00
  • Monday, April 11th, 1:00 – 4:00
  • Friday, May 13th, 9:00 – 12:00
  • Tuesday, June 7th, 12:30 – 3:30


Michele Murphy
31 Hosier Street
Selbyville, DE 19975