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PaTTAN Job Coach Training

The Nuts and Bolts of Job Coaching

Online Course:

  • Summer 2023: July 5 – August 16, 2023
  • Fall 2023: October 10 – December 5, 2023
  • Spring 2024: March 12 – April 23, 2024

The Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN) is hosting a self-paced online course for those interested in learning about the role of a Job Coach in supporting individuals in community-based settings. This training is intended for paraprofessionals, other support staff, teachers, transition coordinators, special education directors, or anyone interested in this topic.

At the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the responsibilities and competencies needed to support transition-aged students build work-related skills in community-based settings
  • Identify relevant Labor Laws and implications when supporting students in employment settings
  • Apply and implement strategies to provide community-based employment education to students with disabilities
  • Reflect on personal skills and practices to identify strengths and areas for growth

Act 48 continuing education credits, and Paraeducator Professional Development Hours will be available for those that successfully complete and submit all required coursework before the end date of this course to receive credits/training hours.

Please register online by visiting the PaTTAN website at

For registration questions, contact:
Kristen Olszyk –,

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