Overseeing/managing a caseload of special education students and the implementation of their IEP/504 plans in: inclusive, self-contained, and pull-out settings.

      Ensuring appropriate delivery of both special education instruction and related services as stipulated on IEPs/504 plans.

      Ensuring compliance by the school with all local and federal laws and regulation relating to students with IEPs/504 plans and students referred to special education.

      Ensuring that services provided by contractual personnel are of high quality, provided in the LRE, and are aligned with students’ IEPs/504 plans.

      Effectively communicating to parents and guardians the special education process including process for referrals, evaluations, annual IEPs/504 plans, and re-evaluations as well as parental rights granted by IDEA. 

      Facilitating IEP meetings using a strengths-based and family-centered approach  Coordinating with student’s special education team to ensure all documents are completed in a timely manner (according to state, local, and school policies and procedures)

      Connecting with the special education team to ensure all team members (including parents) are prepared for the content of the meeting.

      Coordinating with a special education team to complete quarterly IEP progress reports and provide quarterly IEP progress reports to parents/guardians. 

      Maintaining student files (paper and electronic) according to school and OSSE standards. 

      Providing training and technical assistance to case managers, teachers, related service providers, and support service professionals on all aspects of case management: use of computer systems for the special education process, writing of goals, progress reports, annual reviews and parent communication.

      Ensuring IEPs are developmentally appropriate, curriculum/standards-based, strength-based, and relevant to individual students. 

      Modeling and coaching of strategies to increase capacity of teachers to facilitate student learning and support student mastery of IEP goals.

      Facilitating bi-monthly Special Education Professional Learning Team meetings.

      Facilitating workshops/meetings for parents and teachers as well as identifying resources for parents and teachers of students with special needs. 

      Maintaining confidentiality of student records and student information  Other duties as assigned.