District Transition Specialist

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Credentials:

 

1) Certified Special Education Teacher with a minimum of  3 years of experience of special education/transition service experience.

 

2) Needs to have knowledge of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act, the American Disability Act and the Transition Services Process.

 

3) Must be willing to work effectively with students of all disabilities, community agencies, parents, post-secondary education institutions, and staff and administration.

 

4) Reports to the Director of Special Services

 

Responsibilities:

  • District SecondaryTransition Leadership

  • Reports to Special Services Director

  • Maintain classroom and curriculum for Vocational Training and Community Skills program (class meets 3 hours M-F, students receive 3 hours credit) at each high school daily

  • Place students in community based work sites 

  • Make community contacts creating more work sites and supporting community partnerships, net-working

  • Involve students in recreational and leisure activities

  • Involve students in travel training

  • Involve students in self advocacy 

  • Expose students and families to outside agencies

  • Co-chair annual Transition Fair/Forum with MNTC & MPS

  • Co-chair (lead) Norman OTI Team

  • Oklahoma Transition Council Member (OTC)

  • Cleveland County disABILITY Coalition Member

  • Central Oklahoma Association of Transition Coordinators (COATC) Member

  • Attend Transition workshops, state meetings, conferences, etc

  • Help district gather current transition information and distribute to educators

  • Provide Professional Development

  • Develop and Present Transition Presentations, community, district, state and nationally

  • Develop transition handbooks, information handouts, brochures, flyers, etc

  • Mentor New Teachers in transition

  • Supervise Work Study students

  • Supervise School to Work students

  • Supervise Job Coaches

  • Maintain and supervise six school vans and 2 assistants

  • Act as job coach

  • Support Project SEARCH

  • Support the development of Transition IEPs

  • Develop, support and maintain transition programs

  • Tech Now

  • Work Adjustment Training (WAT) DRS partnership, two high school Transition Centers

  • Transition Centers (NHS& NNHS)

  • Partnership with ABLE and Among Friends

  • Community-based Vocational Training Program 




 

Posted By

Norman Public Schools

131 South Flood Avenue, Norman, OK 73069-5463
 
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Compare with State

Amount per Student

$8,282 (USD)

State Average: $8,775 (USD)

% ELL Students

5%

State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio

16.80

State Average: 16.32

% IEP Students

17%

State Average: 16%

FTE

1,820

State Average: 142