Seeking to transition from the field of education to pursue engaging, creative work in the industry of human resources.
Dependable and accomplished professional with extensive experience in delivering instruction, evaluating performance, developing procedural strategies, implementing plans, and managing multiple projects simultaneously. Excellent problem solving and interpersonal skills. Proven adaptability and able to flourish in high-pressure and fast-paced environments. Transferable skills include:
Instruction & Training
MS Office, Adobe Professional, Internet Explorer, Edge, Chrome
Bear Creek Elementary SchoolDundalk, MD4th Grade Health/Science/Social Studies/Mathematics Teacher
5th Grade Reading/Writing Teacher.
Managed Mentor Teacher Program, Towson University students, 2009 - 2011 Bear Creek PTA teacher representative, serve as a liaison between teachers and parents Baltimore County Teacher Union representative for Bear Creek, attend monthly meetings and report back to faculty, report faculty concerns Managed summer school program Multitasking Consistently use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions Program Development Founder and Advisor of the Bear Creek Elementary National Excellence Honor Society Critical Thinking analyzed BCPS curriculum and made adjustments when necessary Team Coordination Worked and planned cooperatively on teams of 3 Conflict Resolution diffused irate parents and students Onboarding in charge of acclimating Towson University interns/mentors to Bear Creek Elementary Screening used a variety of data sources to appropriately place students Multitasking Juggle multiple tasks and responsibilities while remaining composed and meeting deadlines Judgment and Decision Making considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate ones-curriculum adaptations for struggling students Conflict resolution, motivating, organizing, troubleshooting, establishing rapport-weekly class virtue circles Management Coordinating and guiding others to meet objectives and goals Excellent communication and decision-making skills.
including project writing and planning skills, adequate multitasking and management skills among others project planning and writing skills gained from planning curricula are invaluable in the corporate world; the ability to multi-task, manage and communicate effectively learned from managing a classroom would also make you a good manager or project leader Learning Strategies Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things Writing Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience Earned high marks for the quality of classroom teaching, lesson plans and instructional materials used in teaching language arts, mathematics, science, social studies and history.
Developed innovative approaches that were held as the model standard for meeting district goals in technology integration across the curriculum, experiential learning, literacy and diversity areas.
Taught general education students as well as individuals with learning challenges and special needs within a mainstreamed, inclusive classroom.
Commended for ability to redirect students exhibiting behavior problems.
Selected to lead district-wide in-service on classroom management.
Served on school committees and taskforces focused on curriculum development, textbook review, fundraising and anti-bullying efforts.
Became a "first-to-call" resource in current substitute teaching role, typically working four days per week.
Personally requested by many full-time teachers to take over their classrooms during absences.
Teacher leader for school progress team - preparing and briefing.
Alliance, IncAberdeen, MDChild and Adolescent Community Support Specialist
Manage intensive tracking and monitoring services for a 18 children caseload with a mental health disorder.
Advocate for clients and family members in the areas of education, vocation, legal and housing.
Use a variety of support systems for clients based on their specific case; introduce them to necessary resources in their local area.
Education and Training
Towson UniversityTowson, MDMasters of Arts: TeachingTeaching
State of Maryland Teaching License
St. Mary's College of MarylandBachelors of Science: PsychologyPsychology
Adobe, curriculum development, fundraising, instruction, lesson plans, mathematics, mental health, Program Development