Education Specialist: Emotional Disturbance - Anchorage, Alaska

Posted 6 months ago
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Special Education


Education Specialist - Emotional Disturbance
Location: Anchorage, Alaska
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in education with an emphasis on emotional/behavioral disorders OR a bachelor’s degree and suitable experience.
  • Minimum three years recent experience working with students who experience emotional disturbance and their families.
  • Implementation of knowledge and best practice in the education of students with emotional disorders.
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn new skills.
  • Ability to travel independently in rural/remote Alaska throughout the school year.
  • Experience with distance education technologies, digital learning, and e-module creation.
  • Requirements met for Alaska State Department of Education Special Education Type A Certificate or a Special Services Type C Certificate. (Visit for information of certification.)
Additional Preferred Experience:
  • Demonstrated experience in training professionals, paraprofessionals, and community members.
  • Interagency networking and collaboration.
  • Familiarity and experience with conducting/facilitating functional behavioral assessment and positive behavioral support programs.
  • Provide consultative services to district staff, students, and parents to include:

  • Individualized educational recommendations through onsite and distance delivery for students age three through 21.
  • Assessing identified students and interpreting results orally and in written form.
  • Assisting with the development and implementation of student IEP/instructional programs.
  • Evaluating student progress on an ongoing basis and recommending intervention strategies.
  • Demonstrating/teaching specialized strategies and/or providing topical in-services and workshops to local school personnel, parents, students, peers, and community.
  • Assisting districts in procuring/adapting specialized instructional materials.
  • Facilitating interagency collaboration.
 For more information or to apply, please contact:

Patrick Pillai, Executive Director
Special Education Service Agency
3501 Denali Street, Suite 101, Anchorage, AK 99503Phone: (907) 602-8856   Fax: (907) 562-0545  

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Special Education Service Agency (SESA)

3801 Denali St. Suite 101, Anchorage, AK 99503

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