Training & Technical Assistance Specialist
The Technical Assistance Specialist provides evaluation of state early childhood programs.
Provides evaluation of state early childhood programs using Environment Rating Scales, Classroom Assessment Scoring System tools, and Program/Business Administration Scales. Prepares and submits accurate evaluation reports according to required time frame and criteria. Participates in inter-rater reliability training for all required evaluation tools and maintains required level of reliability. Assures accurate documentation and protocol for the Illinois State Board of Education Compliance Checklist. Attends all staff, assessment and supervision meetings.
Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree strongly preferred in early childhood education or related field
Strong writing and communication skills
Teaching, training, or administrative experience in the field of early childhood education
Willingness to travel within the State of Illinois
Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Willingness to attend ongoing training to retain certification or reliability in administering and interpreting results for different program assessments.
Prior experience in early childhood assessment preferred.