CAREER OBJECTIVE: To utilize my education, training and work experience in a challenging and rewarding administrative position.
Managing classroom for diverse populations
Diverse classroom settings
Positive learning environment
Outstanding social skills
Effective time management
Academic Teacher, 08/2011 to Current Florida Department of Corrections – 110 Melaleuca Drive, Crawfordville, Florida 32327
Responsible for teaching assigned subjects to students.
Plan, develop and conduct classes in the assigned subject(s).
Utilize various teaching techniques and activities to assist students with their educational advancement.
Responsible for supervision of students and tutors assigned to education.
Ensure that order and discipline are maintained.
Continually collect data and evaluate students and make determinations as to overall progress.
Administer grades and evaluate test.
Counsel and advise individuals regarding their academic progress.
Assist in budget preparation and preparing purchase orders.
Correctional Officer, 09/2003 to 04/2005 Florida Department of Corrections – 110 Melaleuca Drive, Crawfordville, Florida 32327
Responsible for protecting the public, staff and inmates; enforcing rules and regulations.
Conducting count procedures.
Maintain ethical and professional behavior.
Knowledgeable of defensive tactics.
Responsible for report writing and reporting procedures.
Maintaining a proficiency in fire arms; and knowledgeable in radio procedures, equipment and codes.
Wellness Education Specialist, 07/1994 to 10/2011 Department of Corrections
Responsible for developing, planning and implementing a comprehensive Wellness Education Program.
Developed and monitored wellness budget; accountable for purchasing of wellness equipment, materials and supplies.
Planned, implemented and taught wellness education classes, fitness classes, smoking cessation classes and life skills classes.
Responsible for programming athletic events, tournaments, individual activities and cultural activities.
Planned, designed and coordinated maintenance of new and existing facilities.
Supervised and evaluated wellness education officers.
Recreation Superintendent, 12/1991 to 10/1993 City of Miramar
Responsible for planning and implementing city wide special events, athletic programs, tournaments and leagues.
Handled recreation's public relations and advertising campaign.
Responsible for recreation programming for city parks, community centers, preschool, summer camps, and senior center.
Recruiting, assigned, directed, and evaluated recreation division personnel.
Planned and taught in-service training programs.
Responsible for formulation of city budget, grant writing and purchase request.
Participated in the formulation of operating policies.
Administrative Assistant, 06/1990 to 03/1992 Florida Recreation and Park Association
Responsible for development of revenue sources.
Assisted with legislative activities including lobbying.
Worked with magazine publication, selling of advertising and performing analytical reviews of articles.
Served as State Director of National Youth Sports Coaching Association.
Planned, coordinated, and implemented state wide conference.
Bachelor of Science: Leisure Services and Studies/Recreation , December 1985 Florida State University - Tallahassee, Florida
Wellness Specialist Certification, University of Florida
Auxilary Correctional Officer
ACTIVITIES AND HONORS: High School Baseball Umpire - 1982 - 1984, High School Volleyball Umpire - 1994 - 2000, High School Softball Coach - Amos P. Godby High School - 1982, Meridian Park All-Star Baseball Coach - 2007, City of Tallahassee Youth Baseball Coach - 1999 - 2010, City of Tallahassee Youth Soccer Coach - 2004 - 2010, Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run Coordinator, Quincy Correctional Institution 1998 - 2001.