The Mentor Network

About The Mentor Network

The MENTOR Network is a national network of local providers offering quality, community-based services to children, adults, and seniors with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries, and to youth with emotional and behavioral challenges as well as their families. Serving 30,000 individuals in 36 states, we offer meaningful work, come join our team today!

 

 

 

Job Category:

Education

Country:

US

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

IEP Coordinator

The Mentor Network - Windsor Mill, Maryland

Posted: 12/13/2018

Description
IEP Coordinator
Primary Location: MD-MDWindsor Mill-7131 Rutherford Rd
Function:Training Education Services

MENTOR Maryland

New Visions Academy of Baltimore is a private, separate day school for male students ages 11-21 in grades 6-12. As a full-day special education program, New Visions provides a structured learning environment, vocational training and other support services for male students who have been unable to succeed in the public school system. We combine traditional scholastic courses with hands-on training and additional support, guidance and therapy to assist boys and young men who have emotional or behavioral challenges. 


Description

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential function listed below.

 

  • Ensure IEPs are developmentally appropriate, curriculum/standards-based, strength based, and relevant to individual students

  • Liaise with all LEAs and local school system supervisors in facilitation of the IEP process, information exchange preparation and scheduling for IEP meetings

  • Effectively communicate to all parents and guardians the special education process for referrals, evaluations, annual IEPS and re-evaluations as well as parental rights granted by IDEA

  • In conjunction with the Clinical Director, identify and coordinate special education services providers for school psychology, speech and language therapy and other related services

  • Oversee all aspects of IEP development, diagnostic assessments, education evaluations and annual/triennial reviews

  • Assist in developing and implementing realistic goals with regards to IEP's for students

  • Work closely with teachers to ensure that instruction modifications are met during classroom instruction

  • Provide training and technical assistance to educational staff, related service providers and support service professionals on all aspects of case management: use of computer systems for the special education process, writing of goals, progress reports, annual reviews and parent communication                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

  • Case manage each student to maintain school and LEA tracking and data systems that include, but not limited to, student information related to IEPs, service hours, evaluations, referrals, and time lines in which evaluations were completed and discipline incidents documented

  • Collaborate with Testing Coordinator in the development, tracking, dissemination and proper implementation of IEP mandated accommodations for students during state testing events

  • Coordinate with student’s IEP team to ensure all documents are completed in a timely manner according to state, local, and school policies

  • Provide up-to-date IEPs for each classroom so as to ensure appropriate IEP identifiers are being implemented

  • Facilitate IEP meetings using a strength-based family centered and team approach. Connect with special education team to ensure all team members (including parents) are prepared for the content of the meeting;

  • Coordinate with special education team to complete quarterly IEP progress reports and provide quarterly IEP progress reports to parent/guardians

  • Maintain student files (paper and electronic) according to school, MSDE and OSSE standards


Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in Education or related field of study

  • Three (3) years of classroom experience
  • MSDE Professional Certification (Secondary Special Education)
  • Valid Class D Maryland Driver’s License

Founded in 1980, The MENTOR Network is a national network of local human services providers with ~30,000 employees serving ~30,000 consumers in 36 states. We offer an array of quality, community-based services to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, acquired brain injury and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families.

Bring your compensation experience and dedication to make a positive difference in the mission-driven work we do every day.

 

Our organization is driven by the power or relationships. As an organization of people serving people, positive and productive relationships are vital to the work we do.

 

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