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Update on Search for Director of Special Services

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Kevin L. Walston
Assistant Superintendent of Administration


November 28, 2016

Dear South Orange & Maplewood School Community,

Dr. Leroy Nunery of Atlantic Research Partners is the consultant selected to lead our search for the new Director of Special Education. The following timeline has been developed to lead us to a recommendation to the Board of Education: 

November 3

Community invitation to meet with Dr. Nunery at Columbia High School

November 22

Meeting with stakeholders (SEPAC, SPECIAL EDUCATION PTO, CST &  ADMINISTRATORS)

November 28

Launch Survey (open through December 9) and share Job Description: SOMSD Director of Special Services rev.pdf

December 12

Level I interviews (PARENTS, TEACHERS, CST, SOCIAL WORKER, ADMIN, SUPERVISOR OF SPECIAL EDUCATION)

December 15

Level II interviews (SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM)

December 19

Recommendation to Board of Education

We are inviting the leadership of SEPAC and the SPECIAL EDUCATION PTO to each recruit a volunteer to sit on our Level I interview committee. The remaining Level I interview committee members will consist of the following: One SOMEA and ASCA representative (appointed by respective president), Special Education Teacher, Child Study Team Member, Social Worker and Supervisor of Special Education.

If you are a staff member interested in joining the Level I interview committee, please email me no later than Wednesday, November 30th.   The interview team will be formally invited no later than Monday, December 5th. 

In advance, thank you for your cooperation.

Sincerely,

Kevin L. Walston

Kevin L. Walston
Assistant Superintendent of Administration

 




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