Unclassified 
Class Code Pay Plan Class Title Eff.Date
3185  EA - 25 EDUCATION CONSULTANT 1 (B.E.S.E.B.) (10 MONTHS)  Jul 19, 1974
PURPOSE OF CLASS:
In the Board of Education and Services for the Blind, on an itinerant basis, provides special instruction in braille and related subjects to visually handicapped students in public schools; does related work as required.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Works under the general supervision of the Chief of Children's Services (Blind) or an Education Consultant 2 (Blind) who reviews work for effectiveness and conformance with policy.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Instructs in the specialized and basic skills of braille reading and writing, typewriting, and may assist with arithmetic, science or art adaptations and any other instructional tasks as assigned; plans and arranges for the provision of specialized and appropriate materials and equipment such as braille, recorded and large print textbooks, braille-writers, typewriters, talking book machines required by the individual student; acts as interpreter between school and home; assists in securing appropriate training other than public school education as needed; assists parents with proper school placement; arranges for diagnostic evaluations if not available locally through the local districts; serves on division committees; makes case reports; answers correspondence clearly; speaks before parent, volunteer and professional groups.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
Knowledge of the principles and methods of education of the blind and visually handicapped with emphasis on braille instruction; ability to deal effectively with others; ability in written and oral expression.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
General Experience:
Graduation from college (graduation shall be considered successful completion of a four-year college course or its equivalent) and not less than twelve (12) semester hours' credit in courses applicable to the blind or partially-sighted. OR IN LIEU THEREOF an equivalent combination of experience and training acceptable to the State Board of Education for certification.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
Possession of a certificate in special education in the area of teaching or partially-sighted issued by the State Board of Education.

This replaces the existing specification for the same class in the same Salary Group 17 approved effective April 17, 1970.

3185A
CC Item#  Occup. Group Bargaining Unit EEO
3185  7739c  (09)-Education
(13)-EDUCATION A (P-3A)
(1)-Officials And Administrators