Essex County Court Appointed Special Advocate (“CASA”)

Posted on September 23, 2013

To provide continued salary support for the part-time Education Specialist position to address the educational/learning problems of the foster children they serve. The Specialist will be responsible for three important goals to build on the progress made last year: to transform the Educational Advocacy Protocol developed in the pilot year from a best practices concept into an operational reality; to launch and manage a new program to track measures of educational well-being for children in placement; and to build upon the progress made last year in becoming an often-used educational resource for CASA’s Advocates and Case Supervisors. The goal is to develop a model for improving the educational outcomes for the foster children they serve.

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