This Executive Director administrative position includes a 260 day contract starting July 1, 2024. This position is responsible for providing overarching innovative leadership and vision to the West Central Education District (WCED), support to the transitioning Special Education Director, evaluation of service models to ensure success long term, and collaboration within the 4 member school districts of Albany, Melrose, Paynesville and Sauk Centre. This includes, but is not limited to WCED joint powers board development in governance and policy, assurance of compliance with all state and federal regulations, and regular consultation with administrators.
WCED is the home to the Alternative Learning Center to serve the members and surrounding districts. Setting IV special education services are delivered for students with behavioral needs and a transition program for students is being developed to support the growing needs of the 18-22 students with disabilities.
WCED has a continuum of support for each member district to provide day-to-day support to special education staff and support the Multi Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) for system accountability and improvement. WCED employs a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and full time business manager to support the unique needs that surface through special education programming within the Ed District and its member districts. The Executive Director will have weekly travel to member districts with an administrative office located in Melrose at the WCED offices.
Salary range from $130-140K and competitive benefit package