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Salary: $5,724.00 - $7,163.00
Posted: 11/07/2013

Job Description:


Under the general supervision of the Education Administrator I in the Coordinated School Health and Safety Office in the Coordinated Student Support and Adult Education Division, the Education Programs Consultant (EPC) performs a variety of duties related to the Foster Youth Services (FYS) Program, with an emphasis on supporting student mental, emotional, and social health. The EPC also provides leadership and technical assistance in the general areas of child welfare and attendance, and school social work. Specifically, the EPC will:

  • Provide leadership and technical assistance to local educational agencies (LEA) in developing and strengthening policies for implementing the Health Education Content Standards for California Public Schools and school education programs for foster youth, supporting student mental, emotional, and social health.
  • Provide leadership, consultation, and technical assistance to LEAs to facilitate the development and implementation of the FYS Program for students in the foster care system; promote interagency cooperation and collaboration to support at-risk youth.
  • Conduct research for and prepare the biannual Report to the Governor and Legislature; analyze legislative proposals and develop budget change proposals.
  • Consult and coordinate with district and county office administrators and staff to address the FYS Program and related initiatives for at-risk students; represent the California Department of Education at conferences.


  • Expertise in the foster care and foster youth education systems.
  • Knowledge and understanding of kindergarten through grade twelve education in California, including state standards, foster youth, and at-risk students.
  • Expertise in a broad spectrum of education issues; proficiency in program data collection, analysis and report generation related to foster youth and at-risk students.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to establish effective working relationships.


Individuals who have eligibility for appointment to the above class (e.g., transfer, list, reinstatement). For list eligibility, please go to to take the Education Programs Consultant exam. All applicants must clearly indicate the basis of their eligibility in the “Explanations” section on the Standard Application Form (Std 678). 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. An individual who possesses a California education administration 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. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified will be interviewed.


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:
Kelly Haarmeyer
Coordinated Student Support & Adult Education Division
1430 N Street, Suite 6408


Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
PC 3693 174 - 604 - 2656 -
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
12/02/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Coordinated Student Support & Adult Education
1430 N Street, Suite 6408
Sacramento, CA 95814
Kelly Haarmeyer

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