Seeking a school principal position in the Clark County School District that provides the opportunity to inspire and nurture academic, social, and personal development of children
Excel in curriculum and instruction
08/2013 to Current
Assistant PrincipalClark County School District － Las Vegas, Nevada
Collaborated with Santa Fe Station through the CCSD Smart Start Partnership Program to provide enrichment activities and incentives to increase student achievement.
Collaborated with the lead team on the Magnet School Certification Process for Mabel Hoggard Magnet Elementary School 2016-17.
Boosted student achievement; Previous school ranked second out of 16 Victory schools on Evaluate assessments.
Supervised primary teachers and support staff; Conducted observations and conferences; Evaluated performance.
Mentored new teachers; Provided resources and personnel; Supported their professional development to strengthen classroom instruction and increase student achievement.
Served as testing coordinator for all state and WiDA testing; Developed school testing plan in accordance with CCSD; Scheduled and coordinated testing groups; Trained all staff on test security and procedures.
Created the Crisis Response Plans 2013-2016; Conducted trainings to ensure safety and compliance.
Collaborated with principal on Victory master plan for 2015-16.
Helped to implement AVID school culture and instructional methods during 2015-16 school year.
Collaborated with instructional leadership teams and teachers to increase student achievement in 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, and 2016-17; Attended PLCs and STPTs to target discussions about student groups that were struggling and how to close the achievement gaps; Devised plans and strategies with teachers to ramp up instruction and pinpoint student needs based on assessments.
Supervised PACT grant 2013-2016; Monitored budget, resources, and paperwork; Coordinated and scheduled summer school sessions to accelerate student academic growth and close the achievement gaps.
Coordinated, planned, and scheduled Family Day events to provide educational workshops and encourage families to spend time together at school.
Worked with Project 150, Cirque de Soleil, Communities in Schools, and Surrender Night Club to provide resources to students in need during the holidays.
Collaborated with Nevada Ballet and helped to launch "Go, Move, Dance" program for third, fourth, and fifth grade students during the after school tutoring sessions; Collaborated with Music teacher and 21st Century Site Coordinators to provide sessions and field trips for the ballet students.
Supervised special education programs including autism and kindergarten; Reviewed IEPs for content and accuracy; Worked closely with the LINKS team for support and training to strengthen the programs.
Collaborated with special education team to provide a high quality cultural competency training session on Staff Development Day on November 3, 2015; Identified needs of the special education students and how to clearly communicate inclusion projects to the staff.
Handled discipline and behavior referrals school-wide; Collaborated with the school counselor to mentor students on their behavior choices; Worked with students to set behavior goals; Implemented behavior plans and contracts.
Supervised facilities and coordinated with District personnel and outside contracting agencies to complete roofing and chiller tower installation projects.
06/2012 to 06/2013
Instructional Coach Project FacilitatorClark County School District － Las Vegas, Nevada
Coached teachers on CCSS and helped to ramp up classroom instruction.
Collaborated with teachers on Tier I, II, and III instruction.
06/2006 to 06/2012
Literacy SpecialistClark County School District － Las Vegas, Nevada
Ramped up literacy instruction to meet the rigor of the CCSS.
Coached teachers and staff on best teaching practices in all areas of literacy.
Served as the RTI Site Coordinator; Managed case files, worked with teachers on intervention plans, and monitored students.
08/1997 to 06/2006
Elementary TeacherClark County School District － Las Vegas, Nevada
Utilized best teaching practices in a first grade classroom.
Demonstrated professional leadership in site-based committees.
Facilitated a school-wide reading incentive program.
Coordinated community volunteers and sponsors of the reading celebration event.
Served as grade level chair.
Worked with UNLV College of Education as a cooperating teacher for practicum and student teachers.