Motivating and talented education professional driven to inspire students to pursue academic and personal excellence. Strives to create a challenging and engaging learning environment in which students become life-long scholars and learners.
Administrative Assistant September 2013 to CurrentEmory University Goizueta Business School － Atlanta, GAEstablished course websites to make updated handouts and other resources available to 300 students. Maintained regularly-scheduled office hours to advise and assist 250 students. Communicated with the registrar's office to review and process20 requests for requirements waivers. Responsible for Classroom management for 400 students each semester. Managed team of 15 student workers to assure grading, and projects were completed at the correct deadline. Developed over 10 partnerships with industry professionals.
Enrollment Specialist Consultant March 2013 to May 2013DC School Reform Now － Washington, DCManaged 150 student files and provided update information about demographics. Conducted over 30 tours for 150 prospective students. Responsible for marketing, recruiting for 1000 prospective families in which 150 enrolled in charter schools. Responsible for tracking and disbursing re-enrollment forms Created new student files. Collected and filed all new student packets sent acceptance letters and all necessary documents for complete enrollment. Prepared all necessary documents for school enrollment audit to make sure student enrollment was accurate.
10th Grade Journalism Teacher August 2012 to January 2013Richard Wright PCS － Washington, DCMet with parents and guardians to discuss students' progress at least once per semester. Incorporated engaging texts to enhance literacy skills and foster a fun and engaging learning environment. Traveled around Washington DC with 60 students to write reviews from firsthand experience. Taught Creative writing to a diverse class of 20 students. Students wrote factually correct, concise and engaging news stories within tight deadlines. Encouraged discussion of class material to promote critical thinking. Created a school wide literacy campaign to promote reading, which increases reading source on quarterly assessments. Conducted small group and individual classroom activities based on differentiated learning needs.
Regional Manager July 2010 to June 2012American Tutor Inc － Washington, DCManaged and trained 20 teachers that implemented tutoring services to over 400 children. Worked closely with 40 Title I staff members in the DC/Maryland region to create student-learning plans. Collaborated with 15 with principals to discuss how programs could supplement the school's curriculum by assisting with student's math and readings levels..
Resource Coordinator August 2009 to June 2010THE PRINCETON REVIEW － Washington, DCDetermined the training needs of each student through academic assessments. Developed 25 partnerships with industry and secondary education institutions. Assisted with payroll preparation and entered data into cumulative payroll document Observed and assessed over 100 student's performance and kept thorough records of progress. Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators. Ensured the daily effective implementation of an after school-tutoring program of 35 high schools. Hired and supervised 30 staff members ensuring quality programming and compliance. Established strong school relationships with company personnel and parents and built trust within the community. Drafted monthly reports and presented to school administrators and the district.
Community Worker December 2007 to June 2009COMMUNITY CARE SERVICE － Charlotte, NCTracked client movement on and off the unit by documenting times and destinations of clients. Charted and recorded information in clients files. Documented 10 patients information including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes. Effectively managed time and caseloads based on 10 sessions per week. Conducted outreach, advocacy and rehabilitative services for regular cases and crisis intervention. Worked with parents and teachers to implement consistent behavior therapy techniques at home and school. Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills and functional living skills.
Masters of Education : Educational Leadership, 2014Concordia University － Portland, OR, USMasters of Education: Educational Leadership, 2014 Concordia University - Portland, OR Graduated Cum Laude.
Bachelor of Arts : Mass Communications, 2008Saint Augustine's University － Raleigh, NC, USBachelor of Arts: Mass Communications, 2008 Saint Augustine's University - Raleigh, NC GPA: Graduated cum laude Course work in Communications and Journalism.
Graduated Cum Laude
GPA: Graduated cum laude
Exceptional written and verbal communicator Program management
MS Office Exceptional problem solver
Committed to cultivating student leadership Analytical thinker
Exceptional interpersonal skills Urban public schools background
Progress, Administrative Assistant, Cases, Clients, Coping, Documenting, Therapy, Payroll, Training, Excellent Written And Verbal Communication Skills, Ms Office, Problem Solver, Program Management, Project Management, Written And Verbal, Class, Comprehensive Large Array Data Stewardship System, Creative Writing, Audit, Marketing, Recruiting