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Career and Education Opportunities for Educational Program Directors

In general, educational program directors plan, direct, or coordinate the academic, clerical, or auxiliary activities of public or private elementary or secondary level schools.

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JOB DESCRIPTION: Educational Program Director

Educational Program Director video from the State of New Jersey Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development

Educational program directors ready and submit budget requests and recommendations, or grant proposals to solicit program funding. They also ready or oversee the preparation and maintenance of attendance or personnel reports and records. Equally important, educational program directors have to talk with parents and staff to consider educational efforts and student behavioral or learning problems. They are often called upon to inspect and approve new programs, or recommend modifications to existing programs, submitting program proposals for school board approval as needed. They are expected to evaluate curricula and programs to establish their effectiveness and utilization, and to insure that school efforts comply with federal and local regulations. Finally, educational program directors decide on allocations of funds for staff and equipment, and authorize purchases.

Every day, educational program directors are expected to be able to articulate ideas and problems. They need to speak clearly.