June 10, 2021
State Support Team Career Technical Planning District Consultant Position
Region 15 State Support Team is recruiting a full-time Career Technical Planning District Consultant. The successful candidate will have excellent customer service skills, outcome oriented, and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with strong attention to detail.
SST15 consultants are expected to facilitate the implementation of the ODE Grant Agreement scope of work; Promote collaborative and collegial relationships with all Career Technical Centers and Career Tech Planning Districts assigned in Regions 13, 14 and 15; and uphold collegial relationships among all educators, regional system of support (SST/SSoS) and Ross Pike Educational Service Center.
Minimum qualifications for SST personnel are:
1. A master’s degree in the area for which an employee has primary responsibility (i.e., education, special education, education administration or appropriate related field or evidence of equivalency) Preference will be given to applicants with administrative experience, and career technical background
2. Three to five years of successful classroom teaching, school improvement planning, special education administration or related experience; a license appropriate to the individual’s profession (educational leadership, special education administration, intervention specialist, career-technical education)
3. Expertise and/or significant leadership experience in several of the following areas:
- Knowledge of IDEA, and Every Student Succeeds Act
- Data analysis, including data-based decision making and understanding of Ohio’s accountability system
- Research-based instructional practices, particularly development and implementation of academic and behavior supports
- Focused planning, including use of strategic problem solving
- Coaching and consultation skills
- Implementation and monitoring of improvement efforts
- Experience in the area of special career-technical education
- Culturally responsive practices
- Delivery of high quality professional development and technical assistance
- School administration
- Career technical education and the Carl D. Perkins V Act
In addition to the minimum qualifications, additional criteria for the CTPD Consultant role are:
- Provides high quality professional development and technical assistance to all Career Technical Centers and Career Technical Planning Districts' (CTPD) in the three regions that focus on improving the instructional support by career technical educational instructors
- Meets with CTE and OEC state staff to determine priority training focus topics including, but not limited to; Career Connections, CTE Standards, Courses, Assessments, and Academic Alignment, Special Education Service Delivery, Data, etc.
- Develops a system target to the CTPD served in the region to provide information/resources to keep staff current on Ohio Department of Education (ODE)/ODE Office of Career Tech Education (CTE)/ODE Office of Exceptional Children (OEC) initiatives and requirements, along with expanding the delivery of Career Technical Education to all students
- Provides federal, state, and regional legislative information to CTPD organizations including analyzing local needs to support planning for high quality professional development
- Provides support through high quality professional development to CTPD staff on implications of student’s characteristics with respect to outcomes environments and support needs
- Interprets data in cooperation with CTPD staff to develop high quality professional development plans
- Assists instructional staff to identify appropriate educational program planning inclusive of all students
- Identifies and facilitates appropriate modifications and accommodations within the Career Technical Education Instructional environment
- Demonstrates appropriate instructional strategies that support students in the Career Technical Education environment
- Systemically identifies CTPD services and supports needs
- Collaborates with regional services delivery systems to support CTPD’s high quality professional development
- Develops and implements in cooperation with the CTPD staff ongoing evaluation of the effectiveness of implemented high quality professional development
- Collaborates with SST Special Education consultants on remediating or addressing issues related to an OEC Selective Review.
- Co-design and co-deliver required trainings as needed.
Salary and Benefits: Commensurate with training and experience.
Contact: Qualified candidates should submit a resume, letter of interest and list of references electronically to Lori Jenkins at firstname.lastname@example.org.