FY 23 HANDS Professional Development Coordinator (CL 6)

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Description

The Kentucky''s Early Intervention System (KEIS) Program provides services to children 0 to 3 at risk of developmental delays, as specified in IDEA Part C and 911 KAR2:100-2:180 and 2:200. The Part C Coordinator provides oversight to all aspects of the KEIS program. Effective October 9th, 2013, the Part C Coordinator shall provide oversight to the Early Childhood Branch taking on the responsibilities of a Branch Manager including assuring that all federal reporting requirements are completed within the deadlines established by the Office of Special Education Projects. The Early Childhood Branch currently has a combined budget of about $70 million, which includes three sections and nine programs. The Part C Coordinator makes recommendations to DPH/Division of Adult and Child Health/Early Childhood Development management on changes to the Early Childhood Branch as well as monitoring that the program remains within budgetary constraints. DPH, SLA does not have a person on staff with the experience to act as Part C Coordinator. Without the Part C Coordinator, the program would not have the necessary management, reporting, and oversight. The Part C General Supervision Coordinator provides implementation of the general supervision system as required by IDEA Part C which includes technical assistance and recommendation of changes to the KEIS system to improve compliance and improve system performance. KEIS is Kentucky''s Early Intervention System (KEIS) that is mandated by the Federal Part C Program to serve children from birth to age 3 who have a developmental delay or a specific medical condition that is known to cause a developmental delay. KEIS services are provided statewide and are coordinated by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services. Kentucky has provided early intervention services for approximately 20 years.
StatusActive
Effective start/end date7/1/226/30/24

Funding

  • KY Cabinet for Health and Family Services

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