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Salary: $33.02 - $40.12
Posted: 03/20/2013

Job Description:


Under the direction of the Education Administrator I, and the Director of the Special Education Division, and working cooperatively with program units and supervisors throughout the Department, the consultant works independently on the following areas of responsibility: special education verification and self-reviews; complaint and corrective action follow-up; local plan, annual service plan, and budget plan approvals; special projects; and technical assistance delivery. Responsibilities are limited to work in Ravenswood and tasks associated with the Emma C. case. Travel is required.

  • Develop, conduct, and update Special Education Self-Reviews and/or standards for compliance with federal and state laws and regulations for eligible students with disabilities including, but not limited to statewide training.
  • Lead and participate in verification reviews and follow-up.
  • Receive waiver requests and provide technical assistance as appropriate.
  • Provide required oversight of special projects, products, programs, and student populations.
  • Provide technical assistance in the Quality Assurance Process including, but not limited to, State Performance Plan Indicators and research-based effective practices for students with disabilities.
  • Develop and modify special education supervision and monitoring system procedures, documents, supports, and training to implement division-wide compliance and student outcome standards;, annual modification of State Performance Plan Indicators; local plan, annual service plan, and budget plan; special education self-review instruments and verification process instruments.


Knowledge and understanding of education program monitoring particularly in the area of self-reviews, verification reviews, and follow up reviews. Experience working with local educational agencies to ensure compliance with state and federal special education program requirements. Experience and knowledge in research, procedures, and document development related to education program monitoring, with demonstrated excellence in writing and presentation skills. Strong interpersonal skills and good organizational habits are essential.


Individuals who have eligibility for appointment to the above class (e.g., transfer, list, reinstatement). All applicants must clearly indicate the basis of their eligibility in the “Explanations” section on the Standard Application Form (Std 678). An individual who possess: a valid California credential, or credential or life diploma of equivalent authorization, or a master’s or doctorate degree, must attach a copy of that document to their application. Employment provisions as outlined by the California Department of Human Resources’ State Restriction of Appointments (SROA) policy will prevail. In addition, current or future executive orders relative to filling vacant positions may also affect this process. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified will be interviewed.

Please reference unit/pc# on the application.


Possession of minimum qualifications will be verified prior to interview and/or appointment. If it is determined an applicant does not meet the minimum qualifications, the applicant will be removed from the eligibility list.


Submit a State Application (Form 678) to:
Special Education Division
Office of the Director
1430 N Street, Suite 2401
Sacramento, CA 95814
Attn: Markie Harvey-Thomas


Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
PC TBD 174 - 663 - 2656 -
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Intermittent Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
04/10/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Special Education Division
1430 N Street, Suite 2401
Sacramento, CA 95814
Markie Harvey-Thomas

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