The Paraeducator Board relies on iGrants – an online platform used by OSPI and PESB to manage state and federal grants – for data collection and to help determine district reimbursement amounts. Throughout the school year, districts must submit claims quarterly through iGrants to receive funding intended to help offset training costs. Reimbursement funds are provided directly to the district – not paraeducators or training providers. As a reminder, districts are required to pay paraeducators for their training time.
2020-21 school year
Districts must submit quarterly updates through iGrants package 918 to report the number of paraeducators who complete the required training. Learn how to fill out the 2020-21 iGrants report.
Quarterly reporting deadlines:
- December 15, 2020
- June 30, 2021
- September 1, 2021 (final submission date)
2019-20 school year
- Final reimbursement rate: The reimbursement rate for the 2019-20 school year is $512.73 per paraeducator per two days of training.
- Number of paraeducators trained: A total of 23,406 paraeducators received the required 14 hours of FCS training by September 1, 2020.