CESA 12 is currently accepting applications for the positions listed below.

Please see listings for specific application information.

School Psychologist
The candidate of choice will have demonstrated expertise in special education and pupil services policies and procedures, exceptional diagnostic and evaluation skills, knowledge of implementation of equitable multi-level systems of support, and strong communication skills with students, staff, parents, and community.
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Speech/Language Pathologist
Qualified applicants must identify and provide services to students who have communication disorders in the areas of understanding and expressing language, as well as the development of sounds, appropriate voice quality and fluency. Applicants must demonstrate understanding of school-based practices and know how to support school teams in understanding the link between language and curriculum.
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Fiscal Program Assistant 1

Immediate Opening

Job Title:                            Fiscal Program Assistant 1

Employer:                         CESA #12

Full-Time/Part-time: Part-time

Wage and Salary:           $19.00 – $21.00      


JOB GOAL (General Statement of Duties)

Performs routine and general bookkeeping and clerical tasks. Overall objective is set by the Fiscal Coordinator.


Performs a variety of clerical tasks in keeping basic financial accounts and records.  This is entry and/or full performance work of routine difficulty verifying, recording and processing financial and related data.  Positions allocated to this class as an entry level carry out established procedures, and apply departmental policies and regulations in maintaining routine fiscal records, including auditing vouchers or related documents of a restricted variety, checking codes for accuracy, legality and propriety against Agency standards.  Positions allocated to this level as a full performance capacity are those positions that may operate data entry terminals to post and distribute routine fiscal data or that function in a cash collection and disbursements capacity accepting fees, payments, or related payment procedures a majority of the time.  Work is performed under immediate or regulated supervision.


  1. Fiscal Coordinator
  2. CESA #12 Administrator

RESPONSIBILITIES (Examples of Work- Illustrative Only)

  1. Maintain ledger accounts of routine nature, which involves copying a variety of financial transactions and posting to proper accounts.
  2. Receive cash, checks and payments by mail or in person for varied charges.
  3. Receive, code, record, and deposit Agency revenues.
  4. Audit and process requisitions, including examining for adherence to proper codes and established policies.
  5. Prepare account balances of grants or similar fiscal appropriations.
  6. Process health and dental for (NSDT)
  7. Assist higher level personnel in maintaining fiscal records.
  8. Enter accounting or related data into computer.
  9. Makes corrections when necessary.
  10. Post and distribute routine cash charges and credits to various accounts.
  11. Prepare various financial reports for review.

12       Operate various office machines.

  1. Keyboard, file, and perform a variety of clerical duties.
  2. Answer telephone inquiries, relay messages to appropriate personnel.

15       Does related work as required including setting up for meetings and operational needs of the Agency.

16       Keyboard, mail and distribute checks.

  1. Other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS (Training and Experience)

  1. Knowledge of basic bookkeeping, record keeping and business math.
  2. Knowledge of office practices and procedures, terminology and equipment.
  3. Keyboarding and office machine operation skills.
  4. Ability to maintain accurate and complete records and prepare clear and detailed reports.
  5. Ability to communicate verbally with staff and users of service.
  6. Graduation from high school with courses in keyboarding and basic bookkeeping. or any combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.


Applicants should send a letter of interest, resume, credential file, and references to: Trisha Griffiths, Administrative Assistant, CESA #12, trishag@cesa12.org

APPLLICATION DEADLINE:  Applications accepted until position is filled.

CESA #12 is an Equal Opportunity Employer

And will make reasonable accommodations for applicants

WSPEI Information and Support Specialist

Summary of work: 

WSPEI Information and Support Specialists are contracted by the Department of Public  Instruction (DPI) as part of the Wisconsin Statewide Parent Educator Initiative (WSPEI)  statewide grant project. Wisconsin DPI contracts with WSPEI Information and Support  Specialists to assist staff in responding to special education questions from parents and  

family members. WSPEI Information and Support Specialists are trained to provide the  same information relating to special education questions as DPI staff, are members of the  Wisconsin DPI Special Education Customer Service workgroup, and are contracted to  provide information to parents and families on behalf of Wisconsin DPI.  

The WSPEI Information and Support Specialist does not provide any type of oversight to  public school districts, cannot provide legal advice, and does not endorse any product,  service, or school district. WSPEI staff are not educational advocates and do not attend Individualized Education program (IEP) or other educational meetings.  

WSPEI Information and Support Specialists provide general information about state and  federal special education requirements including information about:  Special education evaluation, IEP development, and IEP implementation processes  and timelines 

  • State and federal special education legal requirements  
  • Wisconsin DPI dispute resolution options families and schools have if they disagree  with a decision of the school or IEP team 
  • Wisconsin resources and information to support the needs of students with  disabilities receiving special education services through an IEP

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction and Wisconsin Statewide Parent Educator Initiative

This position is a 260 day a year position. 

General Responsibilities

  • Provide information and support to individuals with questions about special  education in Wisconsin.  
  • Develop reports for Wisconsin DPI in relation to customers that contact the  department (e.g. number of calls, length of time to resolve cases, types of calls, etc.) Maintain and update the Wisconsin DPI and WSPEI internal customer service  information document (e.g. short summaries of Wisconsin DPI approved  information and resources organized by topic).  
  • Enter customer service data into Wisconsin DPI and WSPEI data systems  Network with others and attend training (as directed by WSPEI or DPI) to gain  relevant information to support job proficiency 
  • Meet with Wisconsin DPI Customer Service Workgroup weekly  
  • Meet with WSPEI and Wisconsin DPI Customer Service Mentor weekly to discuss  calls including questions and concerns, to share ideas for developing the position to  be most effective, and to discuss what connections they are making in the field 
  • Meet with WSPEI Statewide Grant Coordinator at least 3 times a year to review  reports, budgets, and grant expectations 
  • Maintain confidentiality of all customer information and data. 

Minimum Qualifications 

  • High level of knowledge about state and federal special education procedures and  processes 
  • Knowledge of how to maintain confidentiality of parent and student personally  identifiable information through various modes of communication 
  • Knowledge of federal and state dispute resolution options in special education  Experience providing technical assistance on special education topics through  phone and email to parents and families 
  • Experience collecting and organizing data and developing reports based on  multiple data sources 
  • Experience researching, organizing, and developing resources related to special  education topics

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction and Wisconsin Statewide Parent Educator Initiative

  • Experience referring individuals to external regional, state, and national family  engagement resources including parent leadership opportunities. 
  • Experience collaborating with others  
  • Experience supporting underrepresented parents and families with understanding  special education state and federal requirements  
  • Strong time management and organizational skills 
  • Ability to communicate effectively and positively with individuals 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Proficient in the use of technology 
  • Proficient in speaking and writing in Spanish preferred  
  • Parent of a child with a disability preferred  
  • College education preferred 
  • Knowledge of Indicator 8: Family Engagement Survey (preferred)
  1. Employed through a CESA
  2. Salary and benefits (budgeting at $230 per day) range $52,000 to $60,000
  3. Contracted from July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023 (12 month)
  4. 260-day contract, including vacation, holidays
  5. Working virtually from home – no travel required
  6. References – up to 3
  7. Please answer these 3 questions…
    1. Describe the most complex problem that you have been asked to solve and how you approached it.
    2. Describe your experience living and/or working with others with disabilities.
    3. Describe your general knowledge about special education.