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ASD SPECIALTY PROGRAM DIRECTOR

The Arkansas School for the Deaf (ASD) Specialty Program Director is responsible for coordinating assessment activities, analyzing assessment results, preparing assessment reports, and supporting

Class Code:

L012C

Job Grade:

GS09

Special Job Requirements:

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Typical Functions:

Coordinates the implementation, evaluation, and revision of the District’s Assessment Program. Coordinates the development and/or identification and implementation of grade-level standards-based assessment used to monitor the academic progress and learning needs of students. Implements and monitors grant programs that rely on student achievement data and that are designed to improve student achievement to evaluate school effectiveness Analyzes student achievement results and assist in the preparation of district, school, and classroom level student achievement reports. Provides technical support for the use of standards based assessments, including the development of standard-based report cards; serve as the school’s State Test Coordinator. Assists with the development and implementation of professional development activities that include the analysis of student achievement results and the identification of curriculum areas requiring alignment and improvement. Provide the analyses of assessment results to the superintendent and the Arkansas School Board and supervises the preparation of testing reports required by the State. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of standards-based instructional practices and assessment methodologies and practices. Knowledge of principles of measurement and assessment. Knowledge of criteria and techniques used to evaluate assessment data. Ability to use computer software designed to analyze achievement data and curriculum instruction. Ability to develop student – parent relationships, conflict resolution strategies, and team building methods and techniques. Ability to plan, organize, coordinate assessment activities, and analyze assessment results and prepare reports. Ability to effectively deliver oral and produce written reports.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in special education or a related field; plus five years of experience in educational program assessment services, including two years in a managerial capacity.

Required Certificates:

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Exempt:

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