Job Opportunity! Special Education Statewide Instructional Coordinator- SESTA

The Idaho Special Education Support and Technical Assistance (Idaho SESTA) is seeking two highly qualified individuals for the position of Statewide Instruction Coordinator and Statewide Behavioral Coordinator.

 

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This individual would, among other tasks, make presentations at education conferences and workshops regarding special education requirements and effective practices, provide training and technical assistance to school district personnel, assist in monitoring school districts for compliance with state and federal special education laws and participate in instructional reviews. This position requires an understanding of special education rules, regulations and experience providing special education services.  Approximately 20% travel time throughout the state is required for training and monitoring. This is a full-time position. This individual would work collaboratively with the Instructional Coordinators and SESTA team members to provide training and technical assistance to school district personnel and assist in monitoring school districts for compliance with state and federal special education laws as directed by the Idaho State Department of Education, Special Education Department. In addition, the Behavioral Coordinator will make and provide training related to functional behavioral assessment processes and behavior support planning. This individual would need a strong foundation in behavioral principles (ABA) and the ability to provide technical assistance to school personnel related to interventions for students with challenging behavior. This is a full-time position.

Applicants should apply online through Boise State University, Administration and Professional Careers/Special Education https://hrs.boisestate.edu/careers/searchcareers/special-education-statewide-instructional-coordinator-sesta/

 

Coordinator, Secondary Special Education – Job Opportunity

The State Department of Education is seeking a highly qualified individual for the position of Secondary Special Education Coordinator.

The Secondary Special Education Coordinator is a part of the special education team with key responsibilities for ensuring that school districts have the information and supports necessary to serve students with disabilities and are in compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). This position would, among other tasks, make presentations at education conferences and workshops regarding special education requirements and effective practices, provide training and technical assistance to school district personnel, assist in monitoring school districts for compliance with state and federal special education laws and participate in instructional reviews. This position requires an understanding of special education rules, regulations and experience providing special education services. Approximately 20% travel time throughout the state is required for training and monitoring. This is a full-time position serving under appointment of the Superintendent of Public Instruction. Please see the attached job announcement with more details on the position responsibilities and qualifications.

You may forward this announcement to persons who may be interested and qualified for the position. Applicants should apply online through the State of Idaho, Division of Human Resources. A link to the online application can be found in the job posting. Follow the instructions provided on the job posting to complete the Application Checklist and any requested application materials for this position.

This posting is open until filled.  Interested candidates should apply as soon as possible. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. This announcement will be closed without notice once a qualified candidate is identified and accepts the position.  The State Department of Education seeks to fill this position as soon as possible.  Interview dates have not been determined at this time.

Idaho CEC to partner with Idaho Parents Unlimited at the Fall Conference

The Idaho Council for Exceptional Children will partner with Idaho Parents Unlimited (IPUL) to promote parent partnerships and education at the 2016 Fall Conference in Boise, Idaho on October 6th & 7th, 2016.  Our keynote speaker, Tim Harris, will join IPUL and CEC for a meet and greet with parents on Thursday night. IPUL will provide parent-centered sessions during the conference. Parent registration for the conference allows parent participants full access to the 2016 Fall Conference. Get the word out to your students’ parents!  Stay tuned for more details.

2016 Idaho CEC Fall Conference Call for Presenters

Contribute your knowledge, experience, and research for the professional development of Special Education professionals in our state.
Be the Voice and Vision of Special Education in Idaho and Beyond!

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Follow the link below to complete and submit the Call for Presenters Application

Call for Presenters Application

The Idaho CEC 2016 Fall Conference will take place at the Red Lion Downtowner in beautiful Boise, Idaho on October 6th & 7th, 2016. Pre and Post Conference options are available.

 

Idaho CEC Mini-Grant Recipients!

Each year the Idaho Council for Exceptional Children awards mini-grants to support the activities of exceptional children throughout the state. This year Idaho CEC is proud to award our mini-grants to Dr. Pamela Houston – Powell of the Gooding School District, Ione Stanger of the Bonneville Joint School District, and Jessica Smith of Idaho Health and Welfare.

 Congratulations to our mini-grant recipients and thank you for your service to exceptional children in Idaho.

 

2016 Mini-Grant Award Recip

From left: Dr. Pamela Houston-Powell of Gooding, Jessica Fischer-Smith of Boise, and Ione Stanger of Bonneville