Special Education Campus Facilitator
Master’s Degree from accredited university
Valid Texas Teacher Certification in Special Education
Special Education Certification/appropriate Board Licensure
Principal or Mid-Management Certification
Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws, and guidelines and procedures
Knowledge of various special education eligibility conditions and the challenges to learning
Experience in adapting and implementing curriculum to meet individual learning and behavioral needs
Knowledge about instructional materials, technology, and state evaluation methods
Skill in communicating effectively with others
Skill in working with computer tools, including but not limited to, email, internet, work processing and spreadsheets
Skill in working in collaborative team-based environments
Skill in working with and presenting to diverse populations of students, parents, and community members
Ability to exercise good judgment in decision making, especially in difficult circumstances
Three (3) years of successful teaching experience
- Schedules, or assists in scheduling, Admission, Review, and dismissal (ARD) meetings and notifies parents of the ARD meeting, including distribution of ARD calendar to appropriate ARD Committee members in a timely fashion; ensures that IEP elements are completed; notifies all appropriate school personnel of ARD meetings/ARD schedule changes.
- Responsible for chairing or co-chairing ARD meetings and may serve more than one campus.
- Monitors ARD paperwork completed by campus and instructional/related services personnel for compliance with federal, state and local law.
- Completes and submits ARD paperwork within the special education database and archives documents according to procedure.
- Enters all PEIMS information within the special education database and verifies accuracy at the conclusion of the meeting.
- Maintains compliance in special education record keeping.
- Completes lists, forms, reports, PEIMS forms, and data required by the Special education Office by due dates (i.e., Audits, transportation, ESY).
- Provides for systematic communication among special and general education personnel (with respect to ARD meetings and decisions, IEPs, accommodations needed in the general education setting, relevant instructional concerns and progress).
- Monitors and assists in the completion of applicable ARD supplements with accompanying data collected by campus staff (i.e., Autism supplement, ESY regression data, all IEPs, BIPs, etc.).
- Follows end of year procedures for folder exchanges, summer assessment, etc.
- Assists campus administrator(s) to ensure compliance with mandates for due process guaranteed to students with disabilities by state/federal law; ensures compliance with local policies and procedures outlined for this population.
- Maintains thorough documentation regarding any significant problems with ARD Committee procedures; attends Special Education Department staff meetings; attends relevant professional development.