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Vermont Data Consortium



Data Trainer



Description :  The Data Trainer will work in cooperation with the VDC's
Field Based Data Coordinator to oversee data collection and analysis and
provide training to participating school districts and supervisory
unions with respect to the development ofin developing a statewide
student information and analysis system.

Responsibilities include:
Support the VDC's Field Based Data Coordinator to:
*         Provide communication and coordination between the Vermont
Data Consortium, State of Vermont, supervisory unions, and schools about
how best to create and maintain a statewide student information and
analysis system that meets the needs of all the parties to use
educational data for school change;
*         Assist school districts and supervisory unions to collect and
process digital data to meet the requirements of a statewide student
information and analysis system;
*         Coordinate and deliver professional development and technical
support to supervisory union and school district staff to facilitate the
collection and preparation of data;
*         Use the "Train the Trainer" model to deliver professional
development in school districts and supervisory unions thus enabling
administrators and faculty to utilize their educational data to effect
school change (i.e., data based decision making).

Candidates must have a high level of system analysis and design ability
along with a solid foundation in current best practices for education
reform.  Successful candidates must demonstrate a high level of oral and
written communication.

Required Skills:
*         Knowledge of local student data systems
*         Knowledge of system analysis and design
*         Knowledge of K-12 professional development Professional
develop
*         Knowledge of data education dataEducation Data analysis
methodology
*         Understanding of current status as well as future direction of
the Vermont Comprehensive Assessment System;
*         Ability to research effective systems and evaluate them based
on the current and future educational needs.

This is a part-time (.30), one-year grant funded position that begins
July 1, 2004 and ends June 30, 2005.  The salary is $21,000 per year
without benefits.

Please send letter of interest, resume, and two letters of
recommendation by May 28, 2004 to:
Diane Lemieux, President
Vermont Data Consortium
169 S. Main St.
St. Albans, VT
05478


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Bill Kimball
Information Technology Director
Lamoille South Supervisory Union
P.O. Box 340
Morrisville, VT 05661
(802)-888-4541
(802)-888-6710 fax
www.morrisville.org
www.stowe.k12.vt.us