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St. Francis Area Schools
A PreK-12 public school district serving the communities of Athens Township, Andover, Bethel, East Bethel, Linwood Township, Nowthen, Oak Grove, St. Francis and Stanford Township

Interested in Subbing?

If interested in becoming a substitute, please watch for substitute job postings under our open positions link and apply accordingly.


Substitute Teacher Training offers training for those interested in subbing.

ParaPro Assessment Testing Sites

Resource Training & Solutions (located in Sartell, MN)

Metro ECSU serves as an exam center for the Praxis ParaPro Assessment Exam. This value-added service offers schools and districts a resourceful and efficient way to comply with the employment guidelines for classroom paraprofessionals established under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2002.Over the past year, Metro ECSU has administered over 130 exams to practicing and prospective paras. Exam appointments are arranged on an individual basis, Monday through Friday during normal business hours, to offer scheduling flexibility to those needing to take the exam. The exam fee is $85. To learn more or set up an appointment to take the ParaPro Assessment Exam, contact Sandy Giancola at 612-638-1502 or email

ParaPro Assessment General Information

ETS website (for information and study guide)

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