Manager Educational Outreach
UT Health Science Center at Houston - Houston, TX

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Manages individual, complicated projects with multiple study sites, numerous classrooms and multiple trainers and teachers. Removes administrative duties from principle investigator

Additional Summary Specific to Job

The primary responsibility of the Texas Literacy Initiative Manager, Education Outreach is to provide support and assistance to funded local education agencies (LEAs) and early childcare education providers (ECE).

The Texas Literacy Initiative (TLI) will address ages 0 to grade 12 with the goals of early language development and improved literacy outcomes for Texas students.
Additional Summary Specific to Job

Create and provide both online and face-to-face professional development and technical assistance to funded districts and ECE providers;

Plan and work collaboratively with the Texas Education Agency and the Texas Literacy Partners in the completion of the Texas Literacy Initiative goals and objectives;

Communicate with administrators and day care operators in funded local education agencies. -Interface with vendors and consultants;

Coordinate and review the conversion of the Texas State Literacy Plan (TSLP) to an online platform;

Create research-based, teacher-friendly literacy professional development for funded LEAs and ECE providers;

Facilitate and present online and face-to-face courses/professional development including the TSLP for funded entities;

Work with administrative staff on procuring estimates and completing purchase orders;

Complete and coordinate Texas Literacy Initiative documentation, including sign in sheets, evaluations, technical assistance summaries, and LEA/ECE summaries.

Organizational Requirements

Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 10 years experience in one of the following areas: curriculum writing, and/or managing school/child care programs, and/or designing and conducting professional development programs for teachers. Master's degree with a minimum of 7 years experience in one of the following areas: curriculum writing, and/or managing school/child care programs, and/or designing and conducting professional development programs for teachers is preferred.

Certified teacher preferred. Knowledge of current reading research applications, experience with presenting best practices in reading, experience classroom teacher who has supervised and coached teaching.

Departmental Requirements/Preferences

Departmental Requirements/Preferences

Knowledge and experience in the area of age 0 to school entry early childhood literacy education, or grades 6 to 12 English Language Arts education

Ability to work productively in a team environment

Ability to self-motivate and complete projects independently

Ability to travel within the state of Texas

Experience with creation and facilitation of online courses

Proficient in PowerPoint, Adobe Connect, Microsoft Word

Presentation skills for large groups

Written and oral communication skills

Ability to communicate effectively with school district administrators and ECE providers

Ability to disaggregate and interpret school-based data.

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