by Dr. Terry Stoops
Director of the Center for Effective Education, John Locke Foundation
The Office of Charter Schools is located in the NC Department of Public Instruction. Nevertheless, the NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is looking for a Charter School Health Consultant.
As staff in the School Health Unit, this consultant’s responsibilities include charter school health program development, implementation, monitoring and assistance with quality assurance. This position is also responsible for assuring charter school compliance with mandated health services and reporting. To accomplish its purpose, the position serves as part of the School Health Matrix Team, Women and Children’s Health (WCH) regional teams and collaborates closely with the Regional School Health Nurse Consultants.
Man, that description of the job is rather vague.