Hi There, Fellow Para! Welcome to A Para Pro! I'm Zochil Eagan...

I have been a paraeducator for over 10 + years and have special education experience in preschool, elementary and middle school.  I have worked with children with various diagnoses like autism, cerebral palsy, spina-bifida, and down syndrome.  

Teaching Philosophy

I believe all children are unique and must have a well-rounded educational environment where they can grow physically, mentally, emotionally, and socially. It is my passion to create this type of support for students. I will assist students in expressing themselves and accepting themselves for who they are, as well as embracing their full potential.

I aim to bring an open mind, a positive attitude, and high expectations to all that I do daily. I believe that I owe it to myself, as well as the community, to bring consistency, diligence, and warmth to this world in the hope that I can ultimately inspire and encourage such traits in others.


I live in the northwest suburbs of Chicago with my amazing husband and our 4 adorable & active children. During our free time, we love to read, create all sorts of arts and crafts, go to the park, take short hikes, bowl, and hit the arcade.


I'm always learning.  Right now, I'm learning to garden and developing my green thumb and family prepping. I love to take pictures on my DSLR and design on Canva. I also love to read and blog. If you are interested in starting a new hobby, you should consider blogging. 

Now I'm really, enjoying family keepsake videos with DIY Family Films.  Follow me on Instagram and you just might catch one!

A Para Pro

I started A Para Pro to empower paraeducators and bring awareness to the low salary. I  share my best para tips, hacks, and techniques to show up with confidence from day one. As well as encourage paras to take better care of themselves by promoting self-care, stress relief, and confidence building to supplement the low pay by leveraging their skills in the digital marketplace and serving students without money stress!

If you are looking to refresh or perhaps learn new para skills, self-care tips, and confidence boosters, as well as techniques to leverage your skills in the digital marketplace? Then please subscribe to A Para Pro to stay up to date! 

Thank you for stopping by. 


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