Assistant Principal08/2016 to 06/2020Metropolitan Nashville Public SchoolsNashville, TN
Assessed teaching and support staff and delivered exemplary development and instructional leadership strategies improving capabilities and testing outcomes.
Presented resources and opportunities to teaching staff for further professional development and curriculum training courses.
Reviewed standardized test results to assess student progress and academic performance.
Developed positive school climate by building effective communication within school.
Facilitated staff meetings to convey policy changes and hear employee input.
Monitored and evaluated performance of school employees.
Developed and implemented standards for student academic achievement aligned with district, state and local initiatives.
Instructional Facilitator07/2013 to 06/2016Metropoliitan Nashville Public SchoolsNashville, Tn
Maintained appropriate contacts with district, intermediate units and state special education leaders in continued compliance of special education programs.
Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
Effectively communicated procedures and best practices to site administration and staff through regular staff meetings.
Facilitated staff development activities related to students with disabilities for administration, licensed, and support staff.
Informed site administration of special education concerns/issues that may be supervisory in nature.
Assisted administration, licensed, and support staff with the effective implementation of federal, state, and local mandates.
Assisted parents in problem solving and acquiring the necessary knowledge and skills to support the development and implementation of their child's Individualized Education Plan (IEP).
Assisted licensed staff in providing technical information, preparing IEPs, and/or referrals for additional/alternative academic and/or positive behavioral supports.
Monitored, on a regularly scheduled basis, confidential folders and IEPs to ensure accuracy, completeness, and compliance.
Maintained confidentiality and organization of records through observable procedures consistent with division and site directives.
Collaborated with licensed staff and administration when designing class schedules as it relates to students with disabilities.
Effectively used and train building staff to use the districts electronic IEP system. Worked professionally with administrators, staff, parents, and the community.
District Special Education Coach07/2009 to 06/2013Okaloosa County School DistrictFort Walton Beach, FL
Co-planned, co-taught, modeled best practice and provided coaching and feedback to help teachers implement individual education plan with fidelity to meet students' learning goals.
Planned and delivered professional development for teachers and staff.
Modeled and Mentored Teachers.
Lead in the development, adoption and implementation of curriculum and curricular materials.
Assisted school leadership teams in analyzing student data and facilitate adjustments in instruction.
Consulted with teachers and teams to provide resources for targeted intervention to students to ensure high levels of learning.
Participated in continuous growth opportunities to deepen knowledge in curricular, instructional and leadership practice.
Worked with teachers in the development of effective classroom management strategies and motivation techniques.
Made informal classroom observations and provides immediate, non-evaluative feedback for the purpose of instructional support and program improvement. Used technology to disaggregate assessment data to inform teachers of areas needing instructional adjustment.
Analyzed results and provides feedback in the implementation of professional learning to district stakeholders.
Worked collaboratively with Professional Learning Communities to develop and implement goals related to continuous inquiry and improved student achievement.
Maintained appropriate confidentiality with records and professional relationships.
Attended meetings as assigned.
Attended appropriate opportunities to keep abreast of current developments in educational strategies, curriculum and technology.
Provided documentation on duties assigned and performed.
Operated in accordance with board policies and see that all policies of the board pertaining to employee's area of jurisdiction are implemented
Represented district in all placement conferences for several schools (k-12).
0rganized and prepared instructional materials, communiqués and reports to facilitate student learning.
Education and Training
Specialist in Education : Instructional Leadership08/2016Tennesse Technological UniversityCookeville, TN
Master of Education: Secondary Curriculum And Instruction12/2005University of West FloridaPensacola, FL
Bachelor of Arts: English08/2001University of West Florida Pensacola, FL
Associate of Arts: Management Studies08/1993University of MarylandCollege Park, MD
Specialist in Education : Instructional Leadership 08/2016 Master of Education : Secondary Curriculum And Instruction 12/2005 Bachelor of Arts : English 08/2001 Associate of Arts : Management Studies 08/1993
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