Paraprofessionals are vital members of our school community and support services, but they often face obstacles to becoming certified teachers. At Easterseals serving Chicagoland and Greater Rockford, the “Grow Your Own” program has made great strides by creating educational pathways and support for paraprofessionals to become teachers.
When Michael and Ivette Howland visited their local library for a Parent Resource Fair over a year ago, they had no idea they’d find a program that would offer their family so much support.
There is nothing more valuable than giving a child a strong start. Learn more about the power of early learning and the early childhood services provided by Easterseals serving Chicagoland and Greater Rockford.