Highly organized and self-motivated professional with extensive experience both as educator and administrator seeks opportunity to create value for organization similarly dedicated to cultivating excellence, both on campus and beyond.
11/2007 to 01/2014
Administration - Assistant PrincipalSinton Independent School District － Sinton, Texas
Served as second-in-command at three campuses during tenure gaining diverse range of experience and skill sets.
09/2006 to 11/2007
Associate DirectorWelder Elementary School Sinton Elementary School Smith Middle School － Corpus Christi, Texas
Management responsibilities include: Implementation of on-campus procedures and scheduling matters to ensure smooth operations.
Training and oversight of teachers and other staff to ensure best practices in the classroom, compliance with district policies and compliance with complex state and federal educational laws.
Student-centered responsibilities include: Exemplification of leadership skills, good work ethic and positive attitude in order to serve as role model to students, encourage healthy social relationships and bolster academic achievement.
Building and maintenance of relations with parents and other family members of the students.
Evaluation of alleged student misconduct and development of appropriate disciplinary measures designed to correct misbehavior and instill respect for school rules, while remaining fair and impartial, alert to potential special needs of the student and in compliance with all district, state and federal regulations and laws.
Role involved both management of the countywide alternative education program and hands on education and counseling of students referred to the program.
Required excellent problem solving skills to address complex student behavioral issues, in many instances involving underlying mental health issues, learning disabilities and poor family conditions, while continuing to provide a constructive learning environment for a student population with diverse educational needs.
Required acute situational awareness and ability to make the right split-second judgment calls in order to maintain the safety and security of students and faculty.
Responsible for creation and implementation of budget, scheduling, transportation services, behavior management programs and curriculum development, design and delivery.
08/2001 to 08/2006
Teacher & Administrative InternCalallen ISD － Corpus Christi, Texas
Taught multiple academic subjects to students in all three middle school grade levels from 2001 to 2003.
Wide range of teaching responsibilities required high level of versatility and adaptability.
This experience built critical decision making skills and ability to improvise under adverse conditions.
Served as Administrative Intern from 2004 to 2006, assuming a wide array of additional responsibilities.
Focus on budgetary management, improvement of technology programs available to students and updating teaching resources.
Education and Training
Master of Science: Educational LeadershipTexas A&M UniversityGPA: Magna Cum LaudeEducational Leadership Magna Cum Laude
Bachelor of Science: Animal ScienceAbilene Christian UniversityAnimal Science
Professional Educators Certificate Educational Leadership (all levels) Elementary Education (grades K-6) Partnership for Education Leadership Program Kingsville, Texas Texas A&M University - Kingsville 2006 Principal Certification, Grades EC-12 Kingsville, Texas Texas A&M University - Kingsville 2006 Special Education Certification, Grades EC-12 Corpus Christi, Texas Texas State Board of Education 2004 Elementary Life Science Teacher Certification, Grades 1-8 Corpus Christi, Texas State of Florida Educator's Department of Education
Texas State Board of Education
Education research Horses & Equestrian Sports Saltwater Fishing Outdoor sports and activities Crossfit /weight lifting Community Service Relay for Life Habitat for Humanity
Interests & Hobbies Education research Horses & Equestrian Sports Saltwater Fishing Outdoor sports and activities Crossfit /weight lifting Community Service Relay for Life Habitat for Humanity
Professional Development & Appraisal System Certification Corpus Christi, Texas Instructional Leadership and Development Certification Corpus Christi, Texas Capturing Kids' Hearts Corpus Christi, Texas Girls & Boys Town Behavior Management Training Corpus Christi, Texas CSCope State Curriculum Collaborative Corpus Christi, Texas English as Second Language SIOP Model Training Corpus Christi, Texas Advanced Special Education Admission, Review & Dismissal (ARD) Facilitator Corpus Christi, Texas