Title 53A Chapter 15 Section 302

State System of Public Education
Standards and Programs
Section 302
State director of special education -- Qualifications -- Duties.

            

53A-15-302.   State director of special education -- Qualifications -- Duties.

            (1) The State Board of Education shall appoint a state director of special education, who shall be qualified and experienced in the area of special education.

            (2) The state director has the following duties and responsibilities:

            (a) to assist the state board and state superintendent of public instruction in performing their duties under this chapter;

            (b) to encourage and assist school districts and other authorized public agencies in the organization of programs for students with disabilities;

            (c) to provide general supervision over all public programs offered through a public school, public agency, public institution, or private agency for students with disabilities;

            (d) to cooperate with private schools and other private agencies concerned with educating and training students with disabilities; and

            (e) to coordinate all state programs for students with disabilities.


Amended by Chapter 53, 1992 General Session