Core Tasks Include:
- Conduct or participate in workshops, committees, and conferences designed to promote the intellectual, social, and physical welfare of students.
- Plan and conduct teacher training programs and conferences dealing with new classroom procedures, instructional materials and equipment, and teaching aids.
- Advise teaching and administrative staff in curriculum development, use of materials and equipment, and implementation of state and federal programs and procedures.
- Recommend, order, or authorize purchase of instructional materials, supplies, equipment, and visual aids designed to meet student educational needs and district standards.
- Interpret and enforce provisions of state education codes and rules and regulations of state education boards.
- Confer with members of educational committees and advisory groups to obtain knowledge of subject areas and to relate curriculum materials to specific subjects, individual student needs, and occupational areas.
- Organize production and design of curriculum materials.
- Research, evaluate, and prepare recommendations on curricula, instructional methods, and materials for school systems.
- Observe work of teaching staff to evaluate performance and to recommend changes that could strengthen teaching skills.
- Develop instructional materials to be used by educators and instructors.
- Develop tests, questionnaires, and procedures that measure the effectiveness of curricula and use these tools to determine whether program objectives are being met.
- Update the content of educational programs to ensure that students are being trained with equipment and processes that are technologically current.
- Address public audiences to explain program objectives and to elicit support.
- Advise and teach students.
Supplemental Tasks Include:
- Prepare grant proposals, budgets, and program policies and goals or assist in their preparation.
- Prepare or approve manuals, guidelines, and reports on state educational policies and practices for distribution to school districts.
- Develop classroom-based and distance learning training courses, using needs assessments and skill level analyses.
- Inspect instructional equipment to determine if repairs are needed and authorize necessary repairs.
- Coordinate activities of workers engaged in cataloging, distributing, and maintaining educational materials and equipment in curriculum libraries and laboratories.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: O*NET™.