San Juan Board of Cooperative Educational Services


Durango Office

701 Camino del Rio., Suite 221

Durango, Colorado  81301



Cortez Office

2003 Industrial Park Rd.

Cortez, CO 81321



TITLE:    Early Childhood Special Educator




  1. CDE Licensure in Early Childhood Special \Education and related services 


The function of the Early Childhood Special Educator (ECSE) is to provide itinerant special education, assessment services, and case management to preschool students with disabilities, three to five years of age in the assigned San Juan BOCES member school districts.  The ECSE also provides assessment for children with suspected disabilities for children referred to San Juan/SW Kids, for Part C services.  




  1. Manage assigned caseload of preschool children who have been identified with disabilities which would include but not be limited to;
  1. Provide consultation to all assigned preschool sites where children with disabilities are assigned;   
  2. Serve as a multidisciplinary team member with assigned students;
  3. Write and review assigned IEP’s;
  4. Support the implementation of standards driven early childhood curriculum in assigned sites;
  5. Supervise BOCES funded paraprofessionals in assigned sites;
  6. Other duties may be assigned by supervisor.


LENGTH OF WORK YEAR:   181 work days 


SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:  Supervised by the Child Find Coordinator and the Director of Special Education