Fort Wayne Community Schools Para Professional Certification

Fort Wayne Community Schools Adult Education offers Para Professional classes and testing for employees of FWCS as well as members of the community.  Classes are held twice weekly from 5:00-8:00pm for a total of 8 weeks.  The Para Professional Certification test is given once monthly.  

Program Information

Up to 40 hours of classroom instruction at Anthis Career Center, followed by a scheduled test date for certification. The certification test will be scheduled within one month of completion of training. 100% attendance is required. Please contact our office for additional information at 260-467-1072.

FWCS Continuing Education program may be able to provide the Para Professional Course program at no cost to you.  Please call 260-467-1072

Getting Started:

Call to schedule an appointment at 467-1072 or visit us at 1200 S.Barr Street to sign up for classes or schedule a test.

If you would like to take the Para Professional test without taking the classes the test fee is $55.00 payable in cash, check or money order.  We offer study guide books for $10.00 for individuals only testing and not class participants.  


Registration in person required with a valid photo id.  Testing is held at Anthis Career Center.  Contact the Adult Education Coordinator at  467-1072 for more details or questions.