Responsible 504 Coordinator with excellent communication and organizational skills demonstrated by 18 years of teaching experience.
Experience working with students, parents, and teachers to develop and effectively implement 504 plans
Excellent working relationship with parents
Facilitate progress monitoring meetings between teachers, students, parents, pupil appraisal representative, and inclusion/SPED teachers
Keep detailed records of progress monitoring meetings
Identify, organize and conduct meetings with students who are in danger of expulsion along with their parents
Identify, organize and conduct meetings with students who are in danger of failing due to lack of attendance along with their parent
Experience in working with parents to facilitate communication and understanding of school rules and procedures
Clear public speaking skills
Positive atmosphere promotion
Excellent planning and organizational skills
Regularly met with parents to discuss student issues, course weakness areas, attendance problems, and behavioral issues.
Delivered training to all faculty members concerning the implementation of 504 plans.
Delivered training to faculty members concerning the procedure for Progress Monitoring of special education students.
504 Coordinator August 2013 to CurrentNatchitoches Parish School Board - Natchitoches, LA
Routinely meet with students' parents regarding development and implementation of 504 plans.
Routinely meet with teachers to ensure understanding of 504 plans and that plans are being implemented with fidelity.
Routinely meet with students and their parents who are facing disciplinary actions to ensure that students and parents are aware and informed of the consequences of disruptive behavior.
Routinely meet with special education students and their parents to facilitate communication with teachers concerning IEP's and accommodations as well as monitoring the progress of special educations students.
Classroom Teacher January 1998 to August 2013Natchitoches Parish School Board - Natchitoches, LA
Developed and implemented interesting and interactive learning mediums to increase student understanding of course materials.?
Earned positive verbal/written feedback from parents regarding classroom instruction and student learning success.
Received high remarks for the creativity of classroom lesson plans and instructional techniques from students, parents and faculty.?
Routinely met with students' parents regarding in-class issues and learning interruptions to discuss solutions.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts : Elementary Education, 1997Northwestern State University - Natchitoches , LA, United States
Graduated Summa Cum Laude
Member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
Master of Arts : Teacher Leadership, 2013University of Phoenix - Phoenix, AZ, United States
Full scholarship provided by Dream Teachers, Louisiana Teacher of the Year
National Education Association (NEA), 1998-present