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Career and Technical Education Special Populations Coordinator

 

Major Functions

The major functions of providing special populations coordination services have been incorporated into a job description that is aligned with an appraisal system. LEAs may use these instruments or modify or create their own to evaluate and plan special populations services.

Please note that “special populations” means that the identified students have been or are currently enrolled in CTE courses.

1. Accountability and Planning: Special Populations Coordinator should -
  1. Assist school and CTE administrators in identifying programs that need improvement to assist special populations students in meeting the performance
  2. Assist school and CTE administrators in providing strategies to improve supplementary services for members of special populations in meeting the performance
  3. Maintain relevant record keeping and inventory systems related to job
  4. Coordinate with school and CTE administrators, and other service providers to develop an annual plan of work based on the evaluation and needs assessment results to ensure that students within special populations are receiving adequate supplementary services and career
2. Assessment and Prescription: Special Populations Coordinator should -
  1. Identify students within special populations each semester, and provide information to CTE teachers and suggest possible teaching
  2. Coordinate with CDC and assess the characteristics of students using interest inventories, learning style assessments, or similar
  3. With input from the CTE teachers, individually develop, implement and monitor the CDP+.
  4. Participate on the IEP Team for students enrolled in CTE courses, as needed, in the development and implementation of the CTE and transition components of the
  5. Coordinate special services for special populations
  6. Maintain a CTE resource laboratory for members of special populations and CTE
  7. Assist with transition services for special populations
3. Coordination with Other Service Providers: Special Populations Coordinator should -
  1. Collaborate with CTE teachers and other relevant service providers in providing services to special populations
  2. Coordinate with data managers, IMC, special education, vocational rehabilitation, community agencies, businesses/industry, and others to provide supplementary services to members of special
  3. Facilitate in-service training for school personnel working with students within special populations to improve their abilities and techniques in meeting the special needs of these
  4. Monitor the CTE component of the IEP and CDP+ to ensure that appropriate supplementary services are provided and performance indicators are
  5. Coordinate work experiences and educational trips for special populations students where appropriate.
4. Monitoring Access, Progress, and Success: Special Populations Coordinator should –
  1. Monitor LEA, School, and course demographic and attainment data to assist in determining maintenance and improvement of access, progress, and success of students within special populations in CTE
  2. Assist in assessing the attainment of performance indicators for students within special
5. Outreach and Recruitment: Special Populations Coordinator should –
  1. Coordinate with CDC, guidance, CTE teachers, and CTSOs to promote recruitment, enrollment, and placement activities for special populations students in
  2. Provide information about CTE opportunities to special populations students and their
6. Professional Development: Special Populations Coordinator should:
  1. Attend workshops and meetings designed to enhance job
  2. Network with other Special Populations Coordinators in LEA, region and

 

Special Populations Coordinator Appraisal System

Meeting the requirements of Perkins IV is a local responsibility; therefore every LEA may not choose the same methods of accomplishing this task. This appraisal suggests one way that this may be completed.

 

Coordinator:                                                                    

School Year:                          

 

School:                                                                             

LEA:                                       

Instructions:

  • Based on the evidence from observations and discussion and other forms of data collection, the Evaluator is to rate the Special Populations Coordinator’s performance with respect to the seven major
  • The Evaluator is encouraged to add pertinent comments at the end of each major
  • The Evaluator and the Special Populations Coordinator will discuss the results of the appraisal and any recommended action pertinent to

 

The suggested rating scale will be as follows:

 

Level of Performance

Outstanding: O

Performance within this function area is consistently outstanding. Coordinating and teaching practices are demonstrated at the highest level of performance. The Special Populations Coordinator continuously seeks to expand scope of competencies and constantly undertakes additional, appropriate responsibilities.

 

Very Good: VG

Performance within this function area is frequently outstanding. Some practices are demonstrated at the highest level while others are at a consistently high level.  The Special Populations Coordinator frequently seeks to expand scope of competencies and often undertakes additional, appropriate responsibilities.

 

Standard: S

Performance within this function area is consistently adequate/acceptable. Coordinating and teaching practices fully meet all performance expectations at an acceptable level.  The Special Populations Coordinator maintains an adequate scope of competencies and performs additional responsibilities as assigned.

 

Below Standard: BS

Performance within this function area is sometimes inadequate/unacceptable and needs improvement. The Special Populations Coordinator requires supervision and assistance to maintain an adequate scope of competencies, and sometimes fails to perform additional responsibilities as assigned.

 

Unsatisfactory: U

Performance within this function area is inadequate/unacceptable and most practices require considerable improvement to fully meet minimum performance expectations. The Special Populations Coordinator requires close and frequent supervision in the performance of all responsibilities.

 

Check Appropriate Box:

  1. Major Function: Accountability and Planning
  • Assist school and CTE administrators in identifying programs that need improvement to assist special populations students in meeting the performance
  • Assist school and CTE administrators in providing strategies to improve supplementary services for members of special populations in meeting the performance
  • Maintain relevant record keeping and inventory systems related to job
  • Coordinate with school and CTE administrators, and other service providers to develop an annual plan of work based on the evaluation and needs assessment results to ensure that students within special populations are receiving adequate supplementary services and career

 

Comments:

 
  1. Major Function: Assessment and Prescription 
  • Identify students within special populations each semester, and provide information to CTE teachers and suggest possible teaching
  • Coordinate with CDC and assess the characteristics of students using interest inventories, learning style assessments, or similar
  • With input from the CTE teachers, individually develop, implement and monitor the CDP+.
  • Participate on the IEP Team for students enrolled in CTE courses, as needed, in the development and implementation of the CTE and transition components of the
  • Coordinate special services for special populations
  • Maintain a CTE resource laboratory for members of special populations and CTE
  • Assist with transition services for special populations

 

Comments:

  1. Major Function: Coordination with Other Service Providers 
  • Collaborate with CTE teachers and other relevant service providers in providing services to special populations
  • Coordinate with special education, vocational rehabilitation, community agencies, businesses/industry, and significant others to provide appropriate supplementary services to members of special
  • Facilitate in-service training for school personnel working with students within special populations to improve their abilities and techniques in meeting the special needs of these
  • Monitor the CTE component of the IEP and CDP+ to ensure that appropriate supplementary services are provided and performance indicators are
  • Coordinate work experiences and educational trips for special populations students where

 

Comments:

 
  1. Major Function: Monitoring Access, Progress, and Success 
 
  1. Monitor LEA, School, and course demographic and attainment data to assist in determining maintenance and improvement of access, progress, and success of students within special populations in CTE
  2. Assist in assessing the attainment of performance indicators for students within special

 

Comments:

 
  1. Major Function: Outreach and Recruitment 
  • Coordinate with CDC, guidance, CTE teachers, and CTSOs to promote recruitment, enrollment, and placement activities for special populations students in
  • Provide information about CTE opportunities to special populations students and their

 

Comments:


  1. Major Function: Professional Development 
  • Attend workshops and meetings designed to enhance job
  • Network with other Special Populations Coordinators in LEA, region and
  • Follows a plan for professional development and demonstrates evidence of

 

Comments:

 

  1. Major Function: Interacting Within the Educational Environment and other Duties 
  • Treats all students in a fair and equitable
  • Interacts effectively with students, co-workers, parents and the
  • Participates in, upon request, LEA committees designed to plan for various aspects of the total Career and Technical Education
  • Carries out appropriate non-instructional duties as assigned and/or as need are
  • Adheres to established laws, policies, rules and

 

Comments:

 

OVERALL

 

Supervisor’s Comments:

 

Coordinator’s Comments

 

Principal’s Signature                                          Date

 

Coordinator’s Signature                                     Date