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OCECD Job Posting for Statewide Preschool Parent Mentor
Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities is seeking a full-time Statewide Preschool Parent Mentor

The Statewide Preschool Parent Mentor will:
• Provide assistance and report to the Director of the Parent Mentor Oversight and Professional Development Grant in implementing the project across the state.
• Provide training and resources to the Parent Mentors across the state on Special Education topics, disability categories and child development.
• Will specialize in preschool and have a solid knowledge base on the four preschool compliance and performance indicators to effectively assist parents.
• Provide resources and training to support the Parent Mentors’ understanding of Step Up To Quality, Ohio’s tiered quality rating system.
• Guide Parent Mentors in assisting individual families through the steps of the special education process, by addressing their particular questions or concerns, and their parental rights under IDEA.
• Utilize trainings, resource materials, modules, webinars, and attend meetings to support and assist OCECD Staff, parent mentors and individual districts in supporting families of children with disabilities.
• Collaborate effectively with other organizations.
• Understand the importance of professional development.
• Have excellent communication skills.
• Travel within the state to attend meetings, trainings, conferences, etc.
• Preference to Bi-lingual candidates.

To apply, please send your resume and letter of interest to: [email protected] by April 24th 

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Marcie Beers
Director of Early Childhood

Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities
165 W. Center Street Suite 302
Marion, OH 43302
844-382-5452 Ext. 23
740-383-6421 Fax
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