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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A trained worker who is not a member of a profession but who assists a professional.

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  • In that incident, an unidentified staff member described as a paraprofessional used masking tape to cover a student's mouth.
  • “For Allison Sloan being a paraprofessional is a career path, not just a job,” noted Library Journal’s Editor-in-Chief Francine Fialkoff.
  • But I am a bitter paraprofessional so maybe my expectations were skewed?
  • As a result, many librarians end up doing paraprofessional work much of the time. for more
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