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Alicia Leon, a paraprofessional with American Heritage Academy, helps second grade student Makinzy Dalton with her reading. For the past eight years, Leon has been helping academically challenged students keep up with their classmates. VVN/Bill Helm

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Day in the life of ... Alicia Leon

Paraprofessional with American Heritage Academy

CAMP VERDE - Some would say that the term paraprofessional is a fancified word for teacher's aide.Truth is, Alicia Leon's primary responsibility is to aide her students.