: The Coordinator of Professional Licensing, Staff Development and

Program Quality performs activities that ensure that The Learning

Center (TLC) is in compliance with the regulations established by the

Massachusetts Department of of Elementary and Secondary Education

(ESE) and the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care

(EEC) as well as other agencies that may provide oversight to TLC.

The coordinator also ensures TLC is in compliance with all federal

regulations protecting the rights of students who receive special

education services, and ensures the school continues to meet the

standards of the accrediting agencies.

The Coordinator will be a leader who works to ensure that the school

culture is driven to achieve excellence through continuous performance

and quality improvement (PQI).

The Coordinator will be responsible for the planning, development and

implementation of comprehensive professional staff training and

development with a particular focus on Individual Professional

Development Plan opportunities that support the goals of the individual

and the school.




Master’s Degree in Deaf Education, Special Education, or a related

field with experience in administration or project management.

Knowledge of the licensing processes under ESE, EEC.

Familiarity with laws, regulations and policies related to special


Staff training and development in an educational setting working

with school-age children.

Personal characteristics for working effectively with students,

faculty, staff, supervisors, administrators, as well as parents and

community members.

Excellent communication and writing skills.

Proficiency in American Sign Language preferred

Ability to take initiative and use time management to remain

focused to complete projects and time-sensitive activities.

Ability to use technology to collect data and to share information.




Associate Executive Director





Work within TLC’s community as the liaison responsible for the areas of licensure and

approval through the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

(ESE), the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC).

Responsibility for compliance with Federal and State special education rules and regulations

including Massachusetts Educator Certification and Recertification.

Assist the Director in achieving and maintaining regulatory standards and standards for

accreditation through COA, CEASD and NEASC.

Complete and submit data required by regulatory and accreditation organizations.

Provide training and education to staff at TLC in all areas related to compliance and

performance improvement activities.

Develop policies and procedures that ensure effective and respectful data collection and

analysis functions are regularly conducted.

Communicate school policies and procedures related to compliance, safety, and continuous

performance and quality improvement to students, staff and parents.

Work closely with program directors and educational leaders to ensure that required trainings

and compliance activities are conducted regularly.

Collect and analyze data and provide project management guidance in all performance

improvement projects and activities.

Work with staff and management to identify areas where services and processes can be

improved; suggest and implement corrective action plans.

Monitor progress and completion of goals related to compliance and performance


Coordinate an ongoing continuum of professional development activities that supports the

school’s goals and the professional goals of the staff and faculty.

Monitor and encourage educator licensure and ensure that all professional credentials are

current. Serve as a resource to staff seeking licensure, as the liaison to DESE’s licensure


Provide leadership to new teacher mentoring and induction programs.


Coordinate Annual Training Plan and Calendar in partnership with program directors and

gather the required data to verify staff completion of the required training sessions.

Collaborate with Human Resources to ensure candidates for educational and clinical positions

have the appropriate current ESE and/ or State Board of Registration professional license or

have completed the application process that will enable TLC to apply for a waiver.

Oversee feedback collection through student, staff, parent, focus group, and LEA surveys.

Communicate results of all surveys to the school community and ensure that specific

information related to areas needing to be addressed are attended to.

Stay abreast of and communicate critical DESE and federal updates/changes to the school



Each application will be carefully reviewed, and those candidates who are most qualified will be


invited for an interview. The Learning Center for the Deaf is an Equal Opportunity Employer.