Exceptional Education Specialist (IEP Specialist)-2470 Phoenix
Job | Posted 11 days ago
|EXCEPTIONAL EDUCATION SPECIALIST (IEP SPECIALIST)|
The Exceptional Education Specialist (EES) manages planning and scheduling of all lEP and or MET meetings*, related reviews for compliance and completeness, amendment meetings and Special Education eligibility meetings as required and communicates schedules with staff, parents and school districts. Follows all state and federal requirements and ASDB procedures relating to meeting notification, prior written notice, and other documentation and requirements for IDEA. Ensures that the IEP is documenting goals and the level of completion, accuracy and compliance. Serves as the agency representative, representing its interest at IEP and or MET meetings.
Coordinates multi-discipline teams to ensure any intervention plans and assessments are compliant and reviewed regularly with progress noted. Where warranted ensures that billable time is documented and readied for reimbursement.
Communicates regularly to supervision and pertinent staff any changes in state or federal regulations and conducts in-service training on IEP issues. Assists with Extended School Year coordination.
If position is assigned to ELP responsible for oversight of preschool referrals/intakes and coordinates transition meetings.
Monitors all documentation for completion, accuracy and compliance related to IEP process. Facilitates IEP meetings and re-eligibility meetings. Coordinates follow-up of issues/concerns raised at IEP meetings.
*At this time MET meetings are not assigned to the PDSD EES.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
DEMONSTRATED SKILL/ABILITY TO:
Communicate with varying audiences and with customer service focus
Organizes and executes cases and workload in a timely and efficient manner
Develops effective working relationships with parents, staff, and school districts
In the application, procedures, vehicles and best practices related to IDEA
Benefit eligible employees have a variety of choices for medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, supplemental and dependent life insurance. Offered plans provide exceptional value to our employees and their eligible dependents. Employees have a 31-day period from effective date of hire to elected coverage. Elected benefits could start as early as 2 weeks after hire.
Benefit eligible employees are automatically covered for basic life, non-smokers, accidental death and dismemberment and seat belt insurance.
Benefit eligible employees are automatically enrolled in the State’s retirement plan and long-term disability (LTD) program. Enrollment is mandatory and is subject to a 26-week waiting period before initial enrollment. Employees may also choose to participate in a deferred compensation program to take advantage of tax-deferred retirement investments. Benefit Options also offer Employee Self-Service, Wellness, Tuition Discount, Travel Reduction, Auto & Home Insurance and Purchase Discount Programs.
|For more information contact the Recruiter at: HumanResources.Recruitment@asdb.az.gov
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting the Recruiter. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.