Assistive Technology, Speech-Language Specialist...

Job Goal: To increase achievement of students with disabilities through technical assistance and training for LEA staff in areas of technology, and best practices for student success.

Master’s Degree in Education or related field.
Certification in Special Education.
Licensed Speech and Language Pathologist or Speech and Hearing Therapy Certificate.
Supervisor, mid-management, or administrator certification preferred.      Minimum of five years’ recent experience in the field of special education.        Knowledge of current technology preferred.

Special Knowledge/Skills
High degree of professionalism including strong public relations skills.       
Ability to establish rapport and work in collaboration with public school and ESC personnel.

Presentation skills; ability to provide professional development to educators.
Ability to work on multiple tasks with minimal supervision.
Ability to use technology effectively.       
Willingness to travel.

Major Responsibilities: Funded 100% Federal
Provide technical assistance and training to LEA personnel in implementation of effective programs and services for students with disabilities.
Assist LEAs with program compliance, reviews and on-site visits.      
Participate in training and assistance through Teacher Preparation and Certification Program (TPCP) project as needed.

Participate as active member of Statewide Networks and projects.
Assist with school improvement activities as needed.
Attend TEA, Statewide ESC meetings and conferences as appropriate for job. Perform other duties as may be assigned