Assistive Technology Leadership Chair

Heartland Area Education Agency
Teach Iowa
Johnston, IA

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3477138
  • Application Deadline: Jun 10, 2021
  • Posted: Mar 24, 2021
  • Starting Date: Aug 01, 2021

Job Description

The Assistive Technology Leadership Chair will serve at a statewide level to provide collaboration, leadership, and guidance for the state of Iowa. The chair will be funded by the DE via a contract with AEAs; additional contract days will be determined per discipline based upon action plans and needs.


  • Collaborate with the DE to provide discipline-specific leadership and guidance

    • Meet with Education Program Consultant on a regular and ongoing basis

    • Meet with other discipline-specific chairs on a regular and ongoing basis

  • Convene and facilitate statewide discipline-specific leadership group

    • Plan and facilitate meetings with Education Program Consultant

    • If prioritized, plan annual discipline-specific conference

  • Develop 3- to 5- year discipline-specific plan for statewide system of support services

    • In collaboration with the DE and other discipline-specific chairs

    • Align priorities for learning with DE and AEA Special Education Directors

    • Develop discipline-specific guidance on topics of need 

    • All plans will be recommended for approval by the discipline-specific chair and submitted to the DE and AEA Special Education Directors’ group for support

  • Prioritize topics for discipline-specific professional learning

  • Maintain electronic repository of tools, materials, and resources on a predetermined site

  • Applicants should seek approval from their AEA Director of Special Education prior to applying


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  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Job Categories:
    State-level Positions > Consultant

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