The Executive Director of the Office of Literacy leads the Colorado Department of Education’s efforts to improve literacy performance for students across the state. The Executive Director oversees the Office of Literacy which is responsible for implementation of the state’s READ Act and statewide literacy initiatives.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
As a dynamic service agency, the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) provides leadership, resources, support, and accountability to the state’s 178 school districts, 1,818 schools, close to 50,000 teachers and over 2800 administrators to help them build capacity to meet the needs of the state’s approximately 860,000 public school students. CDE also provides services and support to boards of cooperative educational services (BOCES), early learning centers, state correctional schools, facility schools, the state’s libraries, adult/family literacy centers, and General Education Development (GED) testing centers reaching learners of all ages. CDE operates the Colorado Talking Book Library which provides supports for people who have vision, print, and reading disabilities. In addition, CDE provides structural and administrative support to the Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind and the Charter School Institute.
Advanced degree in literacy or relevant related area.
Please email a completed Colorado Department of Education Employment Application, letter of interest, and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. A confirmation will be sent out that HR has received your materials. If you do not receive a confirmation within 24 hours, please send an email to email@example.com
To obtain a Colorado Department of Education Employment Application, visit our website at http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdemgmt/HR/jobs.htm
All materials submitted should be current and specifically address the qualifications for this position. Hard copies of application materials and application materials sent via mail or fax will not be accepted.
Employment application: http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdemgmt/HR/jobs.htm