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COLORADO SPRINGS SCHOOL DISTRICT 11
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR for SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES
Colorado Springs is a beautiful city that sits at the foot of one of America's most famous landmarks, Pikes Peak, upon whose summit Katharine Lee Bates was inspired to write "America the Beautiful." Tourists still converge on the peak, where they can drive, ride the cog railway or even hike to its 14,115-foot summit. The city is a cultural center, featuring the Colorado Springs Philharmonic and Pikes Peak Center for the performing arts. One of the nation's three U.S. Olympic Training Centers is located here as well as the U. S. Air Force Academy. Garden of the Gods park is nestled on the west side of town and opportunities for hiking, biking, and other outdoor adventures are plentiful in the area. Colorado Springs School District 11 is a urban district on the move, serving the historic heart of the city, enrolling approximately 28,000 students in 55 schools.
Plans, coordinates and manages Special Education programs and services for the District, Pre-School, Safe and Drug Free Schools.
•Master's degree in special education or related field
•Two years of experience in special education administration
•Two years of experience in public school administration.
•Colorado Certification as a Special Education Director (or eligible for).
SALARY: $95,635 - $102,010
For employment opportunities, candidates may complete the D11 web-based (online) application process at www.d11.org (Home Page). Simply click on the CAREER link.