WCASS is Hiring!

Wisconsin Council of Administrators of Special Services (WCASS) engages over 400 educational leaders through learning, advocacy, and networking. We seek someone to join our team as the part-time Director of Member Learning.

PERKS OF WORKING WITH US 

  • We positively impact the lives of student service leaders and, ultimately, the students they serve.
  • Join a great team of the WCASS Executive Director, WCASS Executive Officers, and WCASS Board. 
  • Our work matters, but we don’t take ourselves too seriously.
  • 90% remote – work hard but from wherever you choose. 
  • Part-time commitment (78-104 days per year) with the opportunity to grow the position as member learning opportunities expand.

DESIRED QUALITIES AND EXPERIENCE

  • Creator and facilitator of professional development programs that build capacity and foster professional, collegial relationships.
  • Excellent communicator and problem-solver.
  • Adept at working independently with teams and board members.
  • Proficient with online meeting platforms as a tool for learning
  • Experienced (5+ years) special education and student services leader. 
  • Curious so you grow personally and professionally and empower others’ growth.

YOUR PRIMARY TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop, implement, and evaluate a member learning plan that aligns with the Board of Directors Member Learning and Engagement strategic goals through
    • Conferences and workshops
    • Networking for learning
    • Coaching new leaders
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate a new leader learning and networking series.
  • Coach and be a professional resource for members. 
  • Use implementation and evaluation data for ongoing improvement of content, implementation and impact of professional learning offerings.
  • The hired individual will report to Gail Anderson, our Executive Director.

YOUR NEXT STEP 

We would love to hear from you if you are enthusiastic about professional learning and have the expertise and skills we seek. Please send a letter of interest, resume and three letters of recommendation to Gail Anderson at [email protected] before July 1, 2024.


Welcome

Our organization exists to serve student services leaders in Wisconsin. We recognize that while the context for the work varies, the commitment to ensure each and every student has what they need to learn is common. We focus on professional learning and shaping educational policies and practices and are always looking for new ways to serve our members. If we can ever be of service to you, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are here to serve you!

Mission: WCASS is an organization devoted to students and student services leaders through professional learning, policy and legislative advocacy, and professional networking. 

Vision: Be the most valuable organization for student services professionals in Wisconsin.

WCASS is committed to:

  • being an organization that is safe and welcoming.
  • valuing and honoring diverse experiences and ideas.
  • creating a professional network of leaders to ensure connections and resource sharing.
  • advocating so all students receive equitable academic, functional, and social/emotional opportunities.
  • developing and sustaining collaborative relationships among organizations who serve Wisconsin’s students and their families.
  • ensuring members have access to timely, relevant and useful professional learning.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 608/204-9819

The Benefits of Membership

WCASS is a statewide organization devoted to improving services to children with special needs by promoting professional leadership, providing opportunity for study of issues pertaining to special services, and facilitating communication and collaboration on behalf of special needs students. 

Read: Top 10 Reasons to Join WCASS
Click below to learn more about member benefits and our different member types.

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Who We Are

The Wisconsin Council of Administrators of Special Services, Ltd. (WCASS) is a professional organization comprised of over 350 members who administer and support special education programs throughout the state of Wisconsin. The organization was founded in 1994 by a group of special education administrators and pupil services administrators, coming together to share resources and information to better serve students in Wisconsin. The new organization chose the title that merged our two names.

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