Parent Resource Specialist (Part-Time) 10 MO

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Parent Resource Facilitator (PART-TIME) (10 MONTHS)

Salary: $25.40 PER HOUR

GENERAL DEFINITION AND CONDITIONS OF WORK:
Assist parents  in understanding the special education process regarding child find, evaluation, eligibility and dismissal.
Provide and explain information about available resources and services for children with special needs and their families.
Coordinate and promote the implementation of effective workshops and trainings related to current issues and concerns for families of children with special needs.
Encourage parent participation and foster parent-professional partnerships of children with special needs.

Qualifications/Requirements:
Respond to and research, as necessary, request for information or assistance (e.g. phone calls, emails, etc.)
Maintain knowledge of current state and federal guidelines as well as principles, practices and procedures in relationship to special education.
Schedule, develop, and present workshops on current topics related  to children with disabilities
Create and distribute newsletters and information on topics relevant to special education
Assist in the dissemination of information pertinent to families of children with disabilities (ie, VDOE Parent Involvement Survey, Parental Rights, etc.)
Ability to attend monthly meetings with the Parent Resource Centers of Hampton Roads as well as the local Special Education Advisory Committee
Perform related work as required                                    

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 
A degree in special education or a related field is required.. A current teaching license is preferred.

 
FLSA Status:       Exempt
 

Posted By

Suffolk Public Schools

P.O. Box 1549 100 N Main Street, Suffolk, VA 23439
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$11,497

State Average: $11,724

% ELL Students

1%

State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio

14.35

State Average: 14.22

% IEP Students

12%

State Average: 13%

FTE

1,883

State Average: 801