Special Education Case Worker
Must hold a license issued by Utah State Office of Education.
The license position area must be in one of the following areas: Mild/Moderate Disabilities, Special Education (General).
The license must be in one of the following grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
The license status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.
Walden is a place where social, emotional and academic growth are valued equally, a place where students see possibilities, make meaningful choices, take risks, and emerge with a stronger sense of identity, belonging and purpose. It is a place where critical thought, creativity and independence are nurtured; where empathy, cultural awareness and tolerance are valued. Our purpose is to develop capable, globally minded citizens who are dedicated to making positive contributions to society.
Our Case Manager is a certified special educator who oversees the special education processes and verifies that IEP services are implemented in compliance with federal, state and district regulations.
Case manager duties include:
Scheduling and Developing IEPs
? Send Notice of IEP Team Meeting to ALL invited members 8 calendar days before the meeting date and document all responses (i.e., administrator, parent, related service providers, general education teachers, student at age 16) ? Arrange for meeting room and teacher coverage ? Gather input/data and draft the online IEP ? Conduct IEP team meeting to review draft ? Finalize IEP ? Provide copies to parents ? Send IEP with original signatures to Special Education Department within 5 school days ? Return school file to locked cabinet/room
Managing the Caseload
? Ensure and confirm that each student has a special education folder. Contact the Special Education Department if information is missing or incomplete. ? Verify that each IEP is current (no more than 365 calendar days since last IEP review) ? Read and review each IEP ? Disseminate IEP information to general education teachers and relevant service providers (e.g., therapists, bus driver, etc.). ? Provide to all general education teachers and obtain signatures on Verification of IEP Dissemination (HB4384)
Providing Case Management Services
? Provide direct/indirect services to students on class list ? Collaborate with each general education teacher and service provider regarding student progress and needs ? Prepare and mail dated IEP Progress Reports in accordance with school’s Progress Reports/Report Cards schedule ? Maintain copies of each IEP Progress Report in students’ files ? Complete Transition Activities for students age 16 and older ? Complete/submit Medicaid billing for eligible students ? Develop/monitor Behavior Intervention Plans and participate in Functional Behavior Analysis activities, Manifestation Determinations, as needed