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Statewide Senior Trainer/Information Center Coordinator

Job Summary:
Responsible for developing, overseeing, and providing training as well as providing information and support on special education laws, procedures, and related issues to families, youth with disabilities (YWD), and the professionals with whom they work statewide. This position reports to the Project Director, PTIC.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Develop curricula, plan, facilitate and oversee the Parent Consultant Training Institutes (PCTI)
  • Provide orientation, support, training, and supervision to PCTI graduates during their internship, as well as to volunteers and consultants
  • In conjunction with others, plan and implement 5 annual Network Series statewide
  • Compile, draft, and distribute 4 annual news journals to PCTI graduates
  • Develop curricula and workshops for parents, professionals, and YWD on special education laws, procedures, and related topics and present workshops
  • Develop and implement 2 annual webinars based on grant requirements and training needs
  • Conduct annual Training of Trainers for consultant workshop trainers
  • Provide accurate and timely information, support and referrals on special education and related matters by phone, email, and in-person to parents of children with disabilities, YWD, and the professionals with whom they work
  • Provide high quality follow-up written materials in response to requests for information
  • Timely record, compile, and report data required by grants
  • Continue to develop knowledge of topics related to special education and parent engagement through continuing education, workshop attendance, personal contacts, Federation resources, the internet, and other opportunities.
  • Work collaboratively with PTIC and other staff on Federation wide projects, including the annual Visions of Community Conference
  • Participate in PTIC, VOC, Federation staff meetings and activities
  • Perform other tasks assigned by Project Director

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, at a minimum, and relevant experience
  • Knowledge of special education laws and procedures
  • Teaching skills and experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to periodically travel in-state
  • Proficient Microsoft Office and computer skills including e-mail, internet, and willingness to learn data entry program, Zoom, Constant Contact
  • and other programs

To Apply:
Interested applicants please send a resume and cover letter to Ruth Diaz at rdiaz@fcsn.org or, apply by mail to; Federation for Children with Special Needs, The Schrafft Center, 529 Main Street, Suite 1M3, Boston, MA 02129.

Please Note: This position is full-time, 40 hours per week and is eligible for all employee benefits as determined by FCSN policies.
The Federation for Children with Special Needs (FCSN) embraces the diversity of our staff and is committed to increasing the diversity of our organization. As an EEO employer, FCSN is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and candidates for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, sex, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other legally protected status or designation. We welcome parents of children with special needs or those with a disability to apply!