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ABOLISHED 11/20/2014 PER PAY LETTER 15-08 - Supervisor of Compensatory Education Program (2302)

ABOLISHED 11/20/2014 PER PAY LETTER 15-08 - Supervisor of Compensatory Education Program

California State Personnel Board Specification

  • Schematic Code: EA25
  • Class Code: 2302
  • Established: 01/04/1968
  • Revised: --
  • Title Changed: --


Under general direction, to plan, organize, and provide direction to the Compensatory Education Program of a major institutional department; to provide liaison between Federal, State, and local agencies in the administrative integration of the department and compensatory education programs; to assist staff responsible for compensatory education projects in assessing the educational needs of disadvantaged pupils and in developing and evaluating programs designed to meet these needs; and to do other related work.

Typical Tasks

Provides direction to the total Compensatory Education Program of a major institutional department of the State of California; provides consultative and coordinative services to departmental institutions and facilities having educational programs in planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating compensatory education programs and projects; assures integration of these programs with the total rehabilitation program; assists in developing curriculum and guidelines pertaining to the submission of project applications; assists facilities in identifying educationally deprived children and in describing their special educational needs; reviews and evaluates specific project proposals and curricula and instructional programs in compensatory education; assists in the development and initiation of instructional pilot projects; assists in the coordination of ad hoc committees responsible for modifying and enriching curriculum and for developing teaching techniques for effective instruction of disadvantaged students; develops procedures to assure coordination and continuous communication between Federal, State and local agencies; reviews and evaluates aspects of compensatory education project proposals for proper compliance with Federal and State statutes, rules and regulations; assists in developing, collecting, and disseminating informational and instructional materials relative to compensatory education; conducts and participates in conferences and workshops, committees, and study groups for in-service education and related purposes; prepares reports, dictates correspondence, and does other related work.

Minimum Qualifications

Possession of a valid California standard administration or supervisory credential or a credential of equivalent authorization. (Applicants who do not possess the required credential will be admitted to the examination but must possess the appropriate credential before appointment.) and Either I One year of experience performing duties of a Supervisor of Correctional Education Programs or two years of experience in California state service perform1ng the duties of a Supervisor of Academic Instruction or Supervisor of Vocational Instruction.



Two years of teaching or pupil personnel experience and two years of experience as a supervisor or an administrator in a school system.

Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of: Principles, practices, and trends in public education, including instructional methods, curriculum development, and pupil personnel services; principles of mental hygiene; educational testing and educational and vocational guidance; psychological and sociological factors relating to culturally disadvantaged children; principles of effective supervision; budget preparation and the purchasing of supplies and equipment; provisions of Federal and State legislation and administrative regulations and policies relating to compensatory education and to instruction and administration of public education; research terminology and techniques; organization of the California educational system; department's Affirmative Action Program objectives; a manager's role in the Affirmative Action Program and the processes available to meet affirmative action objectives.


Ability to: Apply creativity in the planning, development and implementation of a compensatory education program of a major institutional department; conduct conferences, workshops, and teacher institutes; work cooperatively with school officials, representatives of civic groups, State officials, and others; communicate effectively with individuals of various ethnic backgrounds; speak and write effectively; analyze situations accurately and take effective action; effectively contribute to the department's affirmative action objectives.

Special Personal Characteristics

Willingness to travel throughout the State, leadership, tact, pleasing personality, neat personal appearance, and good mental and physical health.

  Updated: 9/12/2017
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