Lead Special Education Monitoring Specialist
Education Program Specialist II
|Department||MSDE - Division of Spec Educ/Early Intervent Svcs|
|Date Opened||10/4/2022 4:00:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||10/18/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$75,926.00 - $122,140.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Daniel Otakie|
The Maryland State Department of Education is dedicated to supporting a world-class educational system that prepares all students for college and career success in the 21st century. With excellent stewardship from our divisions, we oversee State and federal programs that support the needs of a diverse population – students, teachers, principals, and other educators throughout Maryland.
State Salary Grade 22
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
- Provides content expertise for data-driven decision making, high-quality IFSP/IEP development, and evidence-based practices in the delivery of early intervention and/or special education services
- Conducts on-site and off-site monitoring activities that determine the local infants and toddlers program (LITP), local education agency (LEA), and public agency (PA) compliance with IDEA and COMAR as it pertains to children with disabilities Birth – 21.
- Collects data for monitoring activities and completes data analysis, and reports to assess adherence or correct noncompliance.
- Develops processes that ensure compliance and supports improved results for children with developmental delays and disabilities.
- Coordinates and maintains the DEI/SES SPP/APR in support of the goals and objectives.
- Collaborates with MSDE divisions, task forces, work groups, advocacy organizations, and professional organizations, as requested by the Branch Chief or Assistant State Superintendent.
- Provides lead technical assistance and support that aligns with State Performance Plans.
- Candidates may substitute two additional years of experience directly related to the position option for the required education.
- Candidates may substitute the possession of a Doctorate degree at an accredited college or university in a field related to the position for one year of the required experience.
- The required field of education and experience are unique for each option and are established by MSDE in accordance with Education Article, Section 2-104 of the Annotated Code of Maryland. The specific education and experience qualifications for each position are on record in the Human Resource Management Branch of the Division of Business Services.
- Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Education Program classifications or Education Program specialty codes in the Special Education field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Knowledge of Special Education services and with the IDEA regulatory requirements for serving students with disabilities Birth-21
- Knowledge of local infants and toddlers programs (LITP), local education agency (LEA), and public agency (PA) compliance standards with IDEA and COMAR as it pertains to children with disabilities Birth – 21.
- Knowledge of and content expertise with data-driven decision making, high-quality IFSP/IEP development, and evidence-based practices for delivering early intervention and/or special education services
- Skill in coordinating projects, activities and staff with regard to strict program specifications and requirements.
- Skill in developing and presenting professional learning programs.
- Ability to collaborate and interact with national experts, other state agencies, Local Schools Systems
- Ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple tasks and apply laws and regulations governing special education programs.
- Ability to work as a team member and establish and maintain effective working relationships
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing