Extremely motivated and inspired individual. I am looking to grow and develop my scientific knowledge and my laboratory
skills. I hope to obtain a higher level of laboratory performance and work with others in my field. Individual with education
and laboratory experience and exceptional people skills. Versed in Microsoft Office and scientific background.
Proficiency in File/records maintenance, Computer Biological and Chemical Lab Equipment such as PCR and
Microsoft Office Suite, General Chemistry, Organic micropipettes, agar, incubators, measuring and units
Chemistry, Physics, Spanish language, and public speaking scales
Education and Training
Bachelors of ScienceDecember 2011Georgia College and State UniversityMilledgeville, GA
Deans List Academic Achievement Award, Member of Alpha Lamba Delta Honor Society Successfully developed organizing and planning the Science Fair which resulted in student earning a hands of experience in science and develop research skills.
5th Grade Teacher08/2016 to CurrentCumberland Christian AcademyAustell, Ga
Created unique lesson plans incorporating many different learning styles of the children.
Provided copies, recorded grades and assignments into computer based grade books, researched lessons and craft ideas, integrated hands on experiments and technology into teaching specific subjects, attending conferences where communication with parents helped ensured the progression of students, meetings with fellow educators and administration.
Lower elementary STEM leader.
Worked directly with other educators helping provide new ways to incorporate STEM into classroom use.
Coordinated directly with team teacher to ensure consistency for the students as well as parents.
Worked along educators from the other campuses to work on preparing the school for reaccreditation through private school associations.
Assisted in coordinating and creating the first Science Fair for all school levels.
Created age appropriate rubrics, followed state guidelines to help students enter state wide competitions, responsible for judging projects, and determining winners.
Extracurricular activities included assisting coaching girls soccer.
Bartender10/2015 to 05/2016Crowne Plaza National AirportCrystal City, VA
Provided food service to multiple customers per shift, maintained a high standard of service while serving multiple tables, handled customer complaints, collected and balanced transactions, worked together with co-workers to ensure complete costumer happiness.
Created and catered unique drinks for people looking to expand their palate as well as provide comfort drinks.
Able to learn and execute menu knowledge, specials, and drink recipes.
Major duties outside of bartending included catering to private events, setting up and breaking down bar, maintaining a clean work environment, keeping and maintaining a personal bank, printing and filling out end of shift reports, dropping money owed, checking servers side work, and locking up at the end of shift.
Middle Grades Science Teacher08/2014 to 05/2015Sugar Hill Christian AcademySugar Hill, GA
Developed unique and fun ways for teaching the state and school standards of Earth Science, Life Science, and Physical Science.
Provided copies, recorded grades and assignments into computer based grade books, researched lessons and craft ideas, integrated hands on experiments and technology into teaching specific subjects, attending conferences where communication with parents helped ensured the progression of students, meetings with fellow educators and administration, and extracurricular activities, such as coaching soccer and cross country as well as teaching an advanced after school science class.
Lesson plans incorporated the main five learning styles each week; auditory, visual, technological, social, and independent.
Created work environments for students in both independent and individual settings.
Worked alongside other teachers to plan, coordinate, and carry out field trips, cross curricular projects, and keep up communications about behavior and assignments.
Meeting and communicating with parents on a regular basis to ensure parents are up to date and are constantly informed.
Responsibilities also included planning the annual Science Fair for the school with duties such as writing project requirements, creating grading rubrics, recruiting judges, and determining winners.
Paraprofessional10/2012 to 05/2014Sugar Hill Christian AcademySugar Hill, GA
Acted as the teachers aid.
Main responsibilities included making copies, grading and recording all assignments, helping in lesson planning and craft ideas, teaching specific subjects, attending conferences, meetings, maintaining classroom control, walking students back and forth between classroom and specials, helping in morning and afternoon carline, and extracurricular activities.
Helped main teacher stayed organized, up to date on daily and weekly worksheets and lesson plan items.
Front Desk Receptionist08/2012 to 05/2013Sugar Hill Christian AcademySugar Hill, GA
Responsibilities included taking phone calls and scheduling meetings for the administration staff, interacting with the parents providing them with information about the school, activities, and general questions.
Also responsible for filing paperwork, making copies, and maintaining an organized and orderly work environment.
Worked closely with the Headmaster and Vice Principal maintaining their calendars and schedules, writing and composing the weekly parent letters, logging and recording attendance, tardiness, and sicknesses, taking calls and paperwork and ensuring they are delivered to the correct staff member.
Undergraduate Research Assistant12/2009 to 12/2011Georgia College and State UniversityMilledgeville, GA
Completed Stage I and II research on bacterial growth and reproduction in Kaolin.
Responsible for growing and counting cultures of bacteria found in kaolin, isolating the DNA and RNA using PCR and qPCR techniques, recording data into spreadsheets and calculating growth rate, relaying information via research papers and research meetings, cleaning laboratory equipment, and restocking and storing chemicals and supplies.
Used centrifuges to make kaolin slurries, custom made nutrient agars that allowed bacteria to flourish, created a base in which bacteria were placed in, used qPCR and PCR machines to determine presence of DNA, and technical procedures to count the cultures and asses the growth rates and rate of error.
Anatomy, Biochemistry, Biology I, Biology, Chemistry, Chemistry I, coaching, computer proficient, conferences, making copies, DNA, experiments, filing, Genetics, inventory, laboratory equipment, lesson planning, letters, logging, meetings, money, Microsoft Office Suite, organizing, PCR, Physics, Physiology, public speaking, recording, recruiting, research, scheduling, servers, Spanish language, spreadsheets, teaching