Director of Special Education Resume Samples

The primary duty of a Director of Special Education is to undertake the crucial role of planning, administering, and assessing the effectiveness of various services for learning and otherwise disabled students. Associated roles and responsibilities are listed on the Director of Special Education Resume as – developing budgets, implementing grants; analyzing information and researching current trends; supervising and providing professional development opportunities for the Special education teachers; and collaborating with other teachers and staff members to inculcate special education program policies and plans.

This kind of role normally requires the following skills, abilities, and competencies – the ability to work collaboratively with all kinds of people; strong interpersonal skills; the ability to maintain the confidentiality of all student information; good judging skills, and public relations skills. An arts degree or a Science degree in the field of Special Education commonly qualifies the criteria set for this role. However, those with a master’s qualification in Special Education with experience in education or psychology are tough competitors.

 

Director of Special Education Resume example

Director of Special Education Resume

Objective : A results-oriented administrator with solid experience in the development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure sound fiscal management seeks to utilize leadership in an administrative position.

Skills : Special Education Administrator, College Teaching, Residential Placement Administration, Communication, Grant Writing.

Description :

    1. Administered all services for the identification and placement of students in Special Education and 504, PK - 12 grade.
    2. Coordinated and managed budgets for district special education programs.
    3. Planned and implemented staff development for district personnel.
    4. Served as an administrative advocate for special education on the District Curriculum Team.
    5. Assisted in the formulation of policies and plans for Special Education services and 504 services.
    6. Collaborated with district principals in the selection, placement, and evaluation of Special Education staff.
    7. Maintained a comprehensive Special Education and 504 databases.
    8. Supervised the Special Education summer school programs.
    9. Established effective working relationships with the public and private agencies and organizations within the community to secure and provide services to special needs students.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Ph.D. in Education


Director of Special Education Resume

Summary : Passionate educator specialized in team leadership, resource coordination, and creative problem-solving. Looking for the position which allows innovative exciting and authentic ideas to help organizations excel and prosper.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Educational Skills, Management Skills.

Description :

    1. Oversaw Special Education Services provided to 13 districts within Educational Service Unit #11 area.
    2. Hired, evaluated, and supervised 23 special education staff including resource teachers, school psychologists, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, early childhood teachers, and paraprofessionals.
    3. Planned, Coordinated, and Implemented professional development opportunities for Educational Service Unit #11 special education staff as well as district special education staff.
    4. Provided Special Education financial assistance to Superintendents within 13 districts.
    5. Provided administrative support and grant writing oversight.
    6. Coordinated Improving Learning for Children with Disabilities activities and training for 13 districts within Educational Service Unit #11 region.
    7. Implemented Professional Learning Communities for special education staff within the 13 districts.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Education Specialist


Director of Special Education Resume

Summary : Seeks to pursue a career that will benefit from education, experience, and allows the opportunity for growth. To start a career in instructional design and use education and experience developing and modifying curriculum for special and general education students K-12.

Skills : Psychologist, Massage Therapist, School Administrator.

Description :

    1. Oversaw the implementation of all special education, Medicaid, and 504 services.
    2. Facilitated professional development for the school and special education department.
    3. Evaluated and developed special education teachers to ensure teacher effectiveness.
    4. Coordinated Medicaid service coordination for students with special needs.
    5. Developed a Medicaid program and files e-claims for reimbursement.
    6. Monitored Medicaid program for compliance Manages MSDE data reporting aspects for the special education department.
    7. Conducted internal audits to maintain compliance.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
M.S in Curriculum And Instruction

Director of Special Education Resume

Objective : Seeking to secure an educational leadership position in the public school system which will provide the opportunity to focus talents in teaching, learning, and student support.

Skills : Project Management, Training & Development, Data Analysis.

Description :

    1. Led a school-level special education program.
    2. Directly managed the special education team.
    3. Developed the process for IEP monitoring and organization for all students with special needs.
    4. Coached and designed professional development for special education and intervention staff.
    5. Developed and coordinated academic intervention and response to intervention ("RTI") programs.
    6. Coordinated related services provided to students with special needs.
    7. Collaborated with teachers, and leaders to develop accommodations to support all students.
    8. Helped to push students to perform in the top twenty schools for the 3rd-grade state assessment.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA in Women's Studies

Director of Special Education Resume

Headline : Treatment and therapeutic intervention in the birth to adult populations for receptive and expressive language delays and disorders. Eager to support the company in building an impeccable reputation by providing top-class customer support.

Skills : MS Office, Educational Skills, Management Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for development, operation, and evaluation of all special education and disability-related programs for the school district and eligible children ages 3 to 22.
    2. Prepared and administered special education budget; disburse and oversee all special education funds including state and federal grants.
    3. Conducted and coordinated in-service training for staff.
    4. Implemented and supervised all procedures that maintain district compliance with state and federal regulations.
    5. Consulted with state and local officials, administrators, principals, teachers, assistants, parents, Board, and community members regarding programs, services, and disabilities.
    6. Restructured staff and service delivery models to better meet the needs of students.
    7. Developed, secured funding, and oversaw construction projects in 2 buildings to improve accessibility for people with disabilities.
    8. Demonstrated success with two special programs in collaboration with other districts and agencies to provide cost-effective, high-quality programs to students with the most intensive needs and keep them in their home district.
    9. Dramatically increased universal access to curriculum, environment, and community by infusing technology district-wide.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
M.Ed. in Leadership and Policy

Director of Special Education Resume

Objective : Professional seeking Bachorle's Degree-seeking a position which will utilize and demonstrates skills and qualifications as follows. Innovative and self-directed with strong communication and interpersonal skills. Have the ability to develop a rapport with individuals with various backgrounds, cultures, and professional levels.

Skills : MS Office Suite, Developing Skills, Supervising Skills.

Description :

    1. Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
    2. Developed individual educational plans (IEP) designed to promote educational, physical, and social development.
    3. Formatted comprehensive evaluation reports for each student.
    4. Developed lesson plans for student's grades k-6.
    5. Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling.
    6. Encouraged students to be understanding of others.
    7. Worked with, adherence, to all policies and procedures of the Special Education Department.
    8. Supervised, and delegated assignments.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA in Science Of Elementary Education

Director of Special Education Resume

Summary : Dedicated, resourceful, and goal-oriented with effective interpersonal and communication skills to foster meaningful relationships with customers and staff. Experiences in leading meetings, developing agendas, and adhering to meeting timelines have provided the opportunity to build strong written communication skills as well as important time management skills.

Skills : Assembly, Computer, Communication, Time Management, Organization, Cash Handling.

Description :

    1. Provided leadership to schools in activities related to the instruction, evaluation, and placement of students in the special education program.
    2. Oversaw a staff of 12 within the special education department Formulate policies and procedures as needed for the special education program.
    3. Interpreted laws, rules, and regulations to students, parents, and staff.
    4. Prepared budget and solicit funds to provide financial support for the program.
    5. Granted Writing for the special education program.
    6. Prepared reports for federal, state, and local regulatory agencies Provide staff development and mentorship to program staff in the areas of service delivery, assessment, technology, instructional strategies, and programs for special education learners.
    7. Coach and support all teachers in EC compliance and instructional practices Provide service to staff, students, parents, and community agencies regarding questions about student records, Individual Education Plans (IEP), and case management.
    8. Attended due process (IEP) meetings as the administrative designee.
    9. Served as the leader of the School Support Team/MTSS Coordinator Serve as the testing coordinator for all state and local assessments given at the school level.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MA in Teaching

Director of Special Education Resume

Summary : Having over 20 years of proven progressive experience as a leader in education. The focus has been on executing numerous educational public policy issues as an administrator in K-12 education at the local and state level as well as a professor and Executive Director of various grants in higher education and in the non -profit sector.

Skills : File Management, Professional Development/Presenter.

Description :

    1. Coordinated IDEA, Chapters 14 (IDEA), 15 (504 ADA) & 16 (Gifted) of the PA Department of Education Standards as well as services offered through the school district special education programs.
    2. Provided expertise to facilitate all aspects of the program with input from principals, counselors, teachers, related service personnel, director of elementary special education, and other stakeholders.
    3. Facilitated development of all special education programs K-12.
    4. Served as the contact person for administrators, counselors, and teachers, and outside agencies related to the delivery of services.
    5. Led regular staff meetings with special education teachers; related service therapists; office personnel; school psychologists.
    6. Provided ongoing staff development and presentations in areas of curriculum and instruction for students with disabilities.
    7. Assessments for identification and intervention, instructional delivery methods for secondary and elementary students with disabilities.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Ed.D. in Educational Administration and Leadership

Director of Special Education Resume

Summary : A versatile and dedicated educator with a focus on the individual needs of special education students. Empathetic and accommodating educational professional accomplished in assisting with lesson development and collaborating with other professionals to provide the highest level of education and support for each student.

Skills : Administration, Communication, Grant Writing, Supervising Skills.

Description :

    1. Oversaw special education programs, services, teachers, and specialists.
    2. Wrote Individualized Education Plans (IEP) including state and district-mandated paperwork.
    3. Facilitated all IEP meetings and student support meetings.
    4. Facilitated training and workshops.
    5. Completed English Language Learning (ELL)1-4 Category training, attended MATSOL workshops for ELL professional development.
    6. Supported curriculum development for students with disabilities, including, physical, intellectual, communication, and learning disabilities.
    7. Led activities that developed students' physical, emotional, and social growth.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS in Education

Director of Special Education Resume

Summary : Highly qualified Director of Special Education with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Special Education Administrator, College Teaching, Residential Placement.

Description :

    1. Directed and supervised the delivery of specially designed instruction for students with disabilities.
    2. Ensured compliance with IDEA and state regulations.
    3. Prepared annual special education budget and approve expenditures.
    4. Represented the district at community events and in matters of dispute.
    5. Communicated effectively with staff, peers, supervisors, and parents.
    6. Evaluated special education administrative staff.
    7. Served a large staff as a director in addition to an equally large student population in the same manners as described above.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS