Ambitious college leader who creates strategic alliances and programs to effectively align with and support the College's mission, vision and goals. Committed to providing leadership for assessing the effectiveness and outcomes of academic and student affairs programs to ensure the delivery of quality and responsive programs and services to students.
Provide leadership in attaining the College's mission, vision, and goals within the College's Strategic Master Plan.
Responsible for student service programs for 1200 FTE students.
Responsible for developing and maintaining budget of 840,000.
Lead development and institutional advancement initiatives.
Manage three Directors and seventeen staff.
Oversee registration and records, academic advising, financial aid, disability services, testing, veteran's services, career services and student success initiatives.
Supervised six advisors.
Worked with the Chief Student Services Officer in establishing goals for the department.
Responsible for staff development and training.
Assisted in curriculum development for group advising and student success classes.
Assisted in developing the department's strategic plan.
Retooled advising program to address student persistence and completion goals.
Met with students' to discuss progress at least once per term.
Developed educational plans for students.
Tracked and monitored admissions processes for limited-entry programs.
Established positive relationships with students, parents, colleagues and administrators.
Kept accurate records of student performance, maintaining the confidentiality of student records and information at all times.
Presented all class material and policies accurately and clearly for group advising and two student success classes each term.
Worked cooperatively with faculty to provide accommodations for students with disabilities.
Managed three teachers and two site staff.
Created and implemented developmentally-appropriate curriculum that addressed all learning styles.
Conducted home visits.
Distributed quarterly educational assessments, similar to report cards, to each parent.Completed all required documentation for the National Head Start program.
Developed professional relationships with parents, teachers, directors and therapists.
Developed interesting course plans to meet academic, intellectual and social needs of students.
Developed and implemented interesting and interactive learning mediums to increase student understanding of course materials.
Received high remarks for the creativity of classroom lesson plans and instructional techniques from editorial staff and magazine subscribers.
Established and adjusted work procedures to meet production schedules.
Supervised production schedules, production quality and on time delivery.
Coordinated and developed new layout design in collaboration with artistic staff.
Organized theme-related courses and events.
Used children's literature to teach and reinforce reading, writing, grammar and phonics.
Established clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects.
Taught students in various stages of cognitive, linguistic, social and emotional development.
Observed and assessed student performance and kept thorough records of progress.
Taught after-school and summer enrichment programs.
Performed in-service presentations to share knowledge with colleagues.
1985-1990: Various teaching positions. Grades K, K-1 Blend, 2nd grade, 5th grade.
Columbia Gorge Community College--Nursing Admissions, Academic Standards, Achieving the Dream, Foundations of Excellence, Tuition Appeal, Regional Center of Innovation
Oregon--Council of Student Services Administrators, Career Pathways Initiative, Achieving the Dream, Foundations of Excellence, CSSA/CIA sub-group for state initiatives
Concentration: Postsecondary Adult and Continuing Education
Advisor: Janine Allen
Focus: Student Services, training and development, adult learning and development, higher education and organizational change.
Preparation track for teachers
Focus on elementary education
"Building Partnerships and Pathways"
The Dalles, OR, August 2006
"A,B,C's" of Career Pathways"
National Council on Workforce Education
Savannah, GA, October 2007
"4-A's of Career Pathways"
National Career Pathways Network
Louisville, KY, October 2008
"Retooling Academic Advising"
Council of Student Services Administrators, Summer Institute
Silverton, OR, July 2008
"Early College Model for Rural Schools"
Confederation of Oregon School Administrators
Seaside, OR, July 2011
"Columbia Gorge RCI: Connecting Industry, Education and Community"
Oregon Education Investment Board
Salem, OR, May 2013
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