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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Results-focused school administrator with strength in employee relations and performance management, recruiting, accelerating, and measuring diverse talent, program management, designing and facilitating leadership development via differentiated instructional methodologies, organizational leadership, and developing highly proficient teams. Proactive leader with strengths in communication and collaboration. Adept at managing concurrent objectives to promote efficiency and influence positive outcomes. Described by current supervisor as “an enthusiastic, dynamic leader who has a sense of humor, a community builder, and a great communicator - transparent, honest, clear, friendly, and to build relationships with multiple stakeholders."

  • Employee relations & performance management
  • DEI practices & talent acquisition
  • Program implementation & change management
  • Organizational leadership & engagement
  • Internal & external communication strategies
  • Public relations, speaking, & writing
Wilkes University Wilkes-barre, PA Expected in 12/2006 Master of Science : Education Administration - GPA :
Fairfax County Public Schools - Administrator / Principal
City, STATE, 07/2012 - Current
  • Direct supervisor of over 90 employees to include administrators, teachers, support staff
  • Hiring manager - lead selection process and assigned highly effective staff in an equitable manner based on needs, assessment data, and local, state, and federal requirements
  • Recruited to serve on School Division’s committee to evaluate and select the new online platform (LMS) for professional development and performance evaluations in collaboration with the Department of HR & IT
  • Provided same-day personalized feedback to teachers with coaching post-conferences after observations with the use of iPad technology targeting specific look-fors aligned to priorities
  • Led facilitation of variety of professional learning for Principals and staff to include: Cultural Responsiveness/Equity, Providing Growth Producing Feedback, Fierce Conversations, Moving Stuck Teams, Adaptive Schools, and many more
  • Established Professional Development School status with George Mason University, hosting student teachers and collaborating with University Site Facilitator to achieve program goals
  • Co-designed and facilitated formal building-level employee induction processes and procedures
  • Partnered with HR specialists on matters such as investigations, employee performance, staffing, certification
  • Posted vacancies, accessed applicant tracking system, reviewed resumes/portfolios, scheduled and conducted panel interviews, completed reference checks; starting every school year fully staffed
  • Navigated personnel concerns with professionalism while gathering detailed formal written documentation, resulting in improvement or dismissal
  • Responded to needs in the staff engagement survey to increase staff morale
  • Developed Professional Improvement Plans for individual employees to address areas of concern with specific outcomes, strategies, and timelines
  • Volunteered annually as interviewer for the Division's job fairs, recommending candidates for early hire and invited to serve on Principal panel interviews
  • Solicited input from key internal and external staff in determining, selecting, allocating and utilizing the human resources necessary for present and future staffing needs
  • Recognized by supervisor for increasing the hiring and retainment of a diverse teaching staff
  • Results (agree/strongly agree) from current employee and family engagement surveys: 97% - administrators support professional development of staff, 95% - their performance is assessed objectively, 96% - the school welcomes families of different backgrounds and cultures, 95% - the school is inviting and feels like a place I belong, 100% - staff taught me things that have helped me do my job better, 100% - feel safe at school
  • Mentored first year Principals as requested by supervisor and nominated as First Year Principal of the Year
  • Collaboratively planned, prioritized and strategically managed the school’s budget and finances to maximize fiscal resources while maintaining the integrity of policies and supporting continuous improvement
  • Developed and implemented annual professional development plans aligned with School Innovation Plans providing multiple access points to differentiate for adult learners (LMS, blended learning, unconference, job-embedded learning)
  • Knowledge and implementation of instructional design strategies (ADDIE model) coupled with frequent evaluation and feedback from participants to make adjustments to future courses
  • Leveraged several modes of communication formulating clear points of view on complicated issues and creating concise and well-written narratives consistently to ensure staff and community engagement with school to include a weekly digital newsletter, Twitter, blog, website, email, in-person meetings
  • Developed and facilitated ongoing presentations to inform and engage the community (i.e. staff and team meetings, Back to School Nights, Advanced Academic Program and Kindergarten Orientations, PTA meetings)
  • Endorsed shared leadership experiences by facilitating both Instructional Leadership Council and School Innovation Committees monthly meetings with an emphasis on the Collaborative Learning Team cycle and reflection and refinement of actions and strategies
  • Leveraged MS Office, Google Suite, BlackBoard to differentiate for adult learners and allow networking
  • Trained in Cultural Proficiency, Breakthrough Coach, Blended Learning, Adaptive Schools (Facilitation), Fierce Conversations, Responsive Classroom, Project-based Learning, and more
  • Implemented long-term technology plan in collaboration with the PTA to bring a 1:1 laptop ratio in grades 3-6 to support Blended Learning and technology integration
  • Maintained organized employee files/records both digitally and other

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School Attended
  • Wilkes University
Job Titles Held:
  • Administrator / Principal
  • Master of Science

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