Experienced high school administrator with 10+ years of strong leadership and relationship-building. Specialized experience in working with community and school stakeholders to align with goals and increase student achievement. Focused on consistent data driven decision-making, demonstrated by a proven track record of student, staff, and program growth. Well-versed in budget and facility management, teacher development and evaluation, student assessment, and program evaluation. A highly motivated and self-directed leader, dedicated to student learning both in and out of the classroom.
Policy & Program Development
Literacy Focused Instruction
Team Based Leadership
Instructional Best Practices
Student Focused Learning
Open Communication Style
Assistant Principal09/2014 to CurrentEarly College High School and Roberts High SchoolSalem, Oregon
Building administrator for Early College High School and the Teen Parent Program.
Day to day administrative operations, general budgeting, grant funding, staffing, early childcare partnership, and all facets of school operations.
Supervise and evaluate 20 certified teachers, and 11 classified staff.
Manage partnership and academic agreements with Chemeketa Community College High School Partnerships and Salem Keizer Early Childhood Education.
Provide staffing assignments, develop and maintain master schedule, oversee all curriculum decisions, develop/implement professional development and hiring of all school staff.
School liaison between Chemeketa Community College, Early Childhood Education and Salem Keizer Alternative Education Programs.
Assistant Principal/Athletic Director11/2007 to 02/2014South Salem High SchoolSalem, Oregon
Dual role as Assistant Principal and Athletic Director of a traditional 6A high school.
Member of leadership team responsible for planning, administering and evaluating all facets of school operations
major school functions and events, including high school graduation, school based construction projects, community engagement, student run
events and fund-raising.
Supervise and evaluate more than 20 certified teachers, 10 instructional assistants and 40+ coaches.
Directly schedule and oversee all aspects of 19 competitive sport programs at the 6A level.
Prepare and manage multiple operating budgets (General and ASB).
Provide staffing assignments, develop and maintain curriculum, school improvement, professional development and hiring of school and coaching staff.
Key communicator to school staff, community/booster organizations, local media and emergency
Behavioral Specialist, Team Lead, and Math Teacher09/2003 to 10/2007Houck Middle SchoolSalem, OR
Performed student discipline, general building management and acted as liaison between school,
parents and community.
Provided building supervision and security during lunches, school activities and daily operations.
Member of school leadership team.
Leader of an academic teaching team.
Management of team/student records, budget, events, student achievement data and daily meeting agenda.
Taught mathematics with standards-based instruction, curriculum reform and technological resources within a Title 1 setting.
Middle School Math Teacher09/2002 to 08/2003Stayton Middle SchoolStayton, OR
Career and Technical Experience
Co-Owner12/2000 to CurrentSedum Chicks LLC.Turner, Oregon
Co-owner/operator of local specialty nursery.
Current sales include wholesale, web, and retail markets.
Co-Owner03/2002 to 03/2008Sell's Home Repair and RestorationSalem, Oregon
Co-Owner/operator of family run home repair business.
Education and Training
Master of Science: Educational AdministrationPortland State University
Masters in Educational Administration
Continuing Administrative License
Bachelor of Science: Elementary EducationWestern Oregon University
Elementary and Middle Level Education
Associate of ArtsSouthwestern Oregon Community College
AVID School wide with all seniors accessing college coursework within ECHS
Continual expansion, coordination, and alignment of alternative education programs focused on high school graduation.
Increase of student performance on state assessments and national exams
Direct supervision of all subject areas, including CTE programs, at multiple high schools.
Development and growth of CTE programs within a high school setting.
Master schedule building and oversight on curriculum and planning.
Development and implantation of new courses aligned to CCSS and district alignment.
Use of Common Core State Standards, in all curriculum areas.
Focused work on embedding reading and writing across all curriculum areas.
Use of data-driven decision making within Professional Learning Communities.
Onsite management for interdepartmental agreement.
School based administrative coordinator for $2M school remodel.
Implementation of new facility scheduler for league and school.
School and emergency coordinator.
Oversee, plan, and facilitate building management and operations.
Leadership Training and Professional Practices
Professional Learning Communities
Gradual Release of Instruction
Proficiency based instruction
Common Core and SBAC
Use and implementation of professional learning communities for all departments/staff.
Building Wide PBIS Implementation.
Classroom walk-throughs aligned with professional conversations.
Embedded student learning goals and staff evaluation system.
Implantation of District Strategic Plan and District Literacy Model.
Professional development planning team and presenter for building and district level professional development.
Student Activities and Athletics
Directed overall school athletics programs consistently ranked in the top 15 of 6A schools in the state.
Cultivated successful athletic department and extra-curricular activates with most programs making state qualifications.
Wrote all standard operating procedures for league play, including the creation of new league handbook.
Implementation and development of student government and student run activities within an alternative education setting.