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Education Specialist - Special Education
Location: Education Service Center Region 15 Reports To: Director of Special Education Supervises: Administrative Assistant Assigned to Program Position: Exempt - 236 Days (12 Months) Salary: Contingent upon ESC Region 15 Salary Schedule
Job Goal: To provide regional planning, technical
assistance, and staff development to local education agency personnel and
members of the interdisciplinary team who serve students with disabilities. Performance Responsibilities:
as the ESC Region 15 contact and lead for TEA’s TIER (Tiered Interventions
using Evidence-based Research) Network in order to
communicate and distribute information and provide resources and assistance to Region
technical assistance and training to ESC Region 15 schools on classroom
management models, school-wide positive behavior support systems, and Behavior
training and technical assistance to ESC Region 15 schools in the area of
managing individual students with challenging behaviors.
professional meetings, seminars and other training sessions to stay current on
innovations and research in programs serving students with Emotional Disorders
and other identified behavior needs.
training and information on the Facilitated IEP process.
professional meetings, seminars and other training sessions to stay current on innovations and research in programs serving students with Emotional Disorders and other identified behavior needs.
other duties as assigned by the Special Education Program Director, Associate
Director and/or the Executive Director.
Degree in Education or Related Field, Master’s Degree (preferred)
and experience with program design and development for students with emotional
disorders, general classroom management, and other behavior related educational
Special Considerations: Travel required (some overnight)
of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the provisions of Region 15 ESC
Additional Information, Contact: Jam Page; Special Education Program Director
Region 15 Education Service Center
612 South Irene
P.O. Box 5199
San Angelo, TX 76902
Reports To: Data Services Coordinator Position: Exempt/236 Days Salary: Based on ESC Region 15 Salary Schedule
Primary Job Purpose: Pertaining to the role of Texas Student Data System (TSDS), TxEIS/ASCENDER, and related applications, databases, and documentation sources as part of the overall organizational structure, administration, operation, and utilization: work collaboratively with Data Services team members and coordinator to develop and implement strategies designed to ensure effectiveness and efficiency; exercise independent authority in consulting with internal and external clients; provide consultation and expert advice to internal and external management; exercise discretion and independent judgment with respect to matters of significance regarding effective and efficient implementation and utilization.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Support department coordinator, team members, and clients in organizational processes and procedures related TSDS, TxEIS/ASCENDER, and related applications, databases, and documentation sources.
Advise and consult with internal and external clients on all points of the data path from entry through final verification and reporting
Identify proper levels of implementation and utilization of software and databases as part of a larger system
Exercise independent authority to negotiate software and database functionality enhancements that are designed to increase efficiency of operations of internal and external clients
Utilize problem-solving and organizational skills to maintain effectiveness and efficiency in student data reporting requirements and assure compliance with reporting deadlines
Exhibit initiative by expressing opinions and suggesting changes needed to maximize efficiency and effectiveness
Ensure that internal and external clients are given the opportunity to maximize their use of TSDS, TxEIS/ASCENDER and related systems and have implemented effective strategies for ensuring effective and efficient use of the systems
Provide consultation, training, and expert advice to internal and external personnel to ensure availability of a broad base of quality customer service and support related to TSDS, TxEIS/ASCENDER, and related applications, databases, and documentation sources
Foster communication and collaboration between the ESC, district personnel, programming staff, the Texas Education Agency (TEA), and other applicable parties to clarify rules and regulations, data management, and reporting issues, and negotiate steps needed to resolving issues
Attend TSDS, MIS (or equivalent), and TCC professional development, training, and meetings to maintain awareness and ensure professional growth
Maintain certification in all available TSDS components necessary to serve in the roles of TSDS Technical Champion, TSDS PEIMS Champion, TSDS UID Champion, TSDS Core Collections Champion, and TIMS Champion.
Maintain a general working knowledge of all related sources, systems, and manuals (ie: TREX, SAAH, TEDS, TSDS, TxEIS/ASCENDER, TEAL, TIMS, Accountability, MIS (or equivalent) and others)
Exercise independent authority to develop and maintain systems documentation and technical assistance manuals
Conduct professional development and training presentations to internal and external clients
Provide technical assistance, consulting services, and advise in database management, conversions, and related area
Provide telephone, on-site, remote and email assistance to internal and external clients
Utilize problem-solving skills to manage internal and external clients' compliance with reporting deadlines
Comply with all ESC Region 15 policies and procedures
Maintain an organized work area
Communicate effectively with internal and external clients, colleagues, and leaders
Demonstrate cooperation, consideration, and professional courtesy
Demonstrate proper and efficient use of center materials and equipment
Perform assignments efficiently and without continuous supervision
Adhere to work schedules and attendance policies
Perform other duties as assigned by the Data Services Coordinator
Five years software, database analysis, public school data processing, information systems or acceptable related work experience
Experience developing organizational processes, procedures, implementation and utilization of software as part of a larger system
Ability to detect and resolve problems in application software
Ability to guide and lead others toward maximizing effectiveness and efficiency in the use of organizational data systems
Ability to develop and maintain systems documentation and technical assistance manuals
Experience providing customer training, technical support, and professional development
Knowledge of TSDS, TEDS, SAAH, and PEIMS
Ability to work collaboratively with leader, team members, and clients
Experience in problem solving techniques and working in a client-based environment
Proficient in using Windows applications, Microsoft Office, Internet, and Email
Experience working in a network/database environment
For Additional Information Contact: Melissa Anthony Data Services Coordinator 325-658-6571 email@example.com