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Coordinator of  Federal Programs - Family Engagement Office

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License and Certification Qualifications: Must hold or be eligible for a valid Georgia Educator's Certificate in Educational Leadership and/or Support Personnel License issued by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission.

Education Qualifications: Master's degree in related field required. Specialist or doctorate degree in related field preferred.

Experience Qualifications: Five years' experience in teaching required. Two additional years in school or school system leadership preferred.

Skills Qualifications: Knowledge and understanding of the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act; ability to work successfully with colleagues, including school-based personnel, community members, the Georgia Department of Education staff, and external customers; high degree of skill in organization and problem-solving; proficiency in oral and written communications; Bilingual preferred, demonstrated skills in interpersonal relations; ability to manage multiple projects; and ability to analyze existing processes and identify areas for improvement.

Primary Responsibilities: Coordinate the development, revision, and implementation of a comprehensive family engagement program.

1. Implement and monitor federal grants.
a. Maintain an in-depth knowledge and understanding of federal programs' mandates as written in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and regulations and guidelines from federal and state education agencies.
b. Remain current and communicate changes in laws and requirements regarding federal funds to schools and district personnel.
c. Collaborate with Federal Programs personnel on the annual review and update of District Family and Community Engagement Plan and the process of monitoring for effectiveness.
d. Assist in the implementation of family and community engagement across all federally funded programs to include Title I, Title III EL, Title III Immigrant, and the Migrant Education Program.
e. Coordinate family engagement initiatives.
f. Plan and facilitate meetings with all stakeholders to gather input and develop building parent capacity opportunities for families based on identified needs.
g. Communicate with families and community on all ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) requirements.
h. Maintain required documentation for state and federal monitoring reports for Family Engagement.
i. Support the Director in communicating program information and federal requirements to various district office staff.

2. Support local school personnel.
a. Coordinate and facilitate professional learning opportunities for local school staff members as it relates to family and community engagement.
b. Support the implementation of Academic Parent-Teacher Teams (APTT) at participating schools.
c. Support professional development funded with federal funds.
d. Provide technical assistance to local schools on the needs of the migrant students.

3. Support Federal Programs staff.
a. Build the capacity of Program Specialists to understand family and community engagement activities as required by federal grant requirements.
b. Co-facilitate small groups to effectively develop resources used by local school personnel, families, and the community.

4. Support district office personnel.
a. Act as a representative of the Department of Federal and Special Programs and foster positive working relationships with district and external personnel.
b. Work closely with district personnel to identify needs and actively work to fulfill needs in a timely manner.

5. Perform other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit for extended periods of time. The employee is also required to talk, hear, stand and walk. The employee may be required to use hands to finger, handle, feel, and/or reach. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Sep 02, 2022. Gwinnett County Public Schools Jobs from GA Job Source

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