|Company:||Virginia Commonwealth University Autism Center for Excellence|
|Position:||Training and Technical Assistance Associate|
The Training and Technical Assistance Associate will provide embedded technical assistance to schools and school divisions in Superintendents Region 6 in Virginia to increase capacity and improve services for students with ASD across the age range; coach and mentor teachers, principals, paraprofessionals, and other educational staff in the implementation of evidence-based practices for individuals with ASD; assist schools and school systems in developing systems change plans for improving services to students with ASD; facilitate school autism teams in implementing data-based systems change plans; participate in planning and implementing regional Communities of Leaders in Autism for multiple school divisions; develop and deliver targeted training in multiple live and online formats; coordinate and collaborate with statewide stakeholders on the development of additional products to meet the needs of students with ASD across the state. This will require a significant commitment of time teaching /personnel train ing that includes the development and delivery of teacher prep and/or teacher recertification coursework approved by VDOE. The Training and Technical Assistance Associate will maintain excellent communication with supervisor, co-workers, and external staff through written and verbal communication; complete documentation of time for data collecting and reporting, respond to requests for information in a timely manner through electronic communication, and other means; and complete additional projects as assigned to support the Autism Center for Excellence’s work in local and statewide service improvement plans and statewide goals. Additionally, the Training and Technical Assistance Associate will have a commitment to original research, scholarship, and dissemination of new knowledge, as well as assist with data collection and research development as it relates to the goals of the Autism Center for Excellence. Master’s degree in Education, Psychology, Behavior Analysis, or a closely related field and/or equivalent training. BCBA® certification and state licensure or currently enrolled in coursework to obtain BCBA® certification.