GEORGIA CYBER ACADEMY – Special Education Related Services Coordinator, Atlanta
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The Related Services Coordinator serves as the contact point for all teachers, staff, parents, and service providers in regards to any therapy or related services provided to students through an Individualized Education Plan or 504 Plan. The Related Services Coordinator is responsible for adhering to federal and state procedures, timelines, and all required reporting in regards to the acquisition and provision of these services to students.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
§ Build a network of providers throughout the state within the private sector as well as local school districts
§ Negotiate rates with providers based on market value of services rendered
§ Maintain awareness of current related services expenditures and annual budget guidelines
§ Establish contracts with service providers as appropriate
§ Ensure existing contracts are compliant (current licensure, documentation)
§ Maintain current and accurate database of related service providers
§ Ensure appropriate placement of all students requiring some form of related services in an expedited time frame (less than one week) with a provider within 30 miles of the student’s home
§ Ensure all parties involved with the student have copies of necessary paperwork, including the most updated IEP goals
§ Ensure distribution of quarterly progress reports to all necessary parties for all students receiving some form of related service
§ Maintain tracking tools for students receiving related services
§ Ensure attendance at related service sessions
§ Work with therapists/families when conflicts arise in a professional and prompt manner
§ Work with lead teachers on IEP requirements for related service goals and services
§ Work with school psychologist during evaluation process for students receiving current related services
§ Work directly with the Business Manager and Special Education Director on verification and approval of all related service bills
§ Maintain database of all related services, invoices, and students
§ Continued research into related service options available in the virtual setting
§ Other duties as assigned by Head of School and/or Special Education Manager
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- § Exceptional phone/verbal communication skills
§ Strong organizational skills
§ Experience with business contracting processes
§ Proficient with Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel, and Outlook
§ Experience working within and maintaining a database
§ Team player able to work in a fast paced and evolving program
§ Extensive knowledge of special education and/or related services
§ Familiarity with Medicaid billing is required
§ Experience developing and implementing procedures to complete tasks involving a team of individuals
§ Experience working with students with special needs and/or their families is preferred.
§ Ability to manage resources well (including tools, time, and staff)
§ Hold paraprofessional certification, Special Education Teacher/Related Service Therapist certification preferred.
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