Dir Special Educ Services - Grade 33

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This title exists in Education, Dept of and has approximately 1 positions.

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Job Duties

As a Director Special Education Services, you would:

Advise executive staff on matters of policy, program development, and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) accountability system.

Ensure the integrity of the monitoring system, including the investigation of complaints, for all public and private schools serving New York State preschool and school-age students with disabilities.

Ensure a system of due process, including special education mediation and impartial hearings.

Oversee the operation of State Operated Schools.

Develop a State Performance Plan, Annual Performance Plan, and State Systemic Improvement Plan.

Develop proposals for State law and regulation, and the development of policy and guidance, to ensure New York State compliance with IDEA.

Ensure that IDEA funded networks and system of professional development are fulfilling all grant conditions.

Collaborate with agency offices on projects and initiatives that affect integration and improved outcomes for students eligible under IDEA.

Collaborate with the Office of Counsel relative to special education litigation.

Meet with stakeholders and advocacy groups.

Perform the full range of administrative supervisory responsibilities.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

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