Hundreds of classrooms in Southern Nevada are still without a permanent teacher, but becoming a licensed teacher for those already within CCSD will be a little easier thanks to a new collaboration with UNLV and the Public Education Foundation.

In the Paraprofessional Pathways Project, those working within CCSD, such as a teacher’s aide, can get licensed to teach full time, with their education paid for while getting mentored by other CCSD teachers.

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