Training Specialist (Special Education School Improvement) 2018-15A9, Capital Region BOCES

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To work directly with schools to provide training, coaching, technical assistance and resources in order to establish high quality, research-based practices in the areas of literacy, behavioral supports and specially designed instruction for students with disabilities.


  • Engages with schools identified in the regional work plan to analyze outcomes of students with disabilities and identify aligned instructional and systems change need areas.
  • Provide professional development, coaching, technical assistance and resources to collaboratively implement an improvement plan to address the identified needs.
  • Collects data to demonstrate the implementation and outcomes of the work.
  • Participates in workgroups to develop and revise training modules and resources and works collaboratively with other RSE-TASC training specialists on professional development projects as assigned.
  • Travel within the Capital Region, and potential beyond, and flexibility with regard to daily schedule is expected.


Minimum qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in special education, psychology, school psychology, reading or speech and language, or Bachelor’s degree in special education, psychology, school psychology, reading or speech and language and a Master’s degree in education and/or educational administration;
  • NYS Certification in special education, school psychology, speech and language, reading, school administration or related area;
  • Five years direct teaching or related service experience with students with disabilities at the elementary or secondary level in a classroom setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in data-driven school improvement and the provision of professional development, coaching and technical assistance, particularly in the areas of literacy and behavioral supports.
  •  Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to collaborate.

Additional Information:

Vacancy Number: 2018-15A9

Position: Training Specialist (Special Education School Improvement) (Due to grant funding, appointment to the position will require a Feinerman Waiver)

Location: Educational Support Services

Start Date: As soon as possible

Application Deadline: March 30, 2018 (or until position is filled)

Starting Salary: $43,683 – $58,677 prorated to the amount of service rendered.

The selected applicant will be subject to a fingerprint supported criminal history background check in accordance with SAVE Legislation effective July 1, 2001.

Further Information Contact:

Capital Region BOCES
900 Watervliet-Shaker Road
Albany, New York 12205

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