Committed education professional with a strong record of accomplishment to: create and monitor school policies and practices; promote and cultivate a strong team environment and a safe and productive learning environment; foster a school culture that promotes teamwork, professional development and continuous improvements for teachers and students. Streamline and ensure clear and consistent communication between educators, students, parents, administration, and the community. Partner with and mentor educators in the creation, changing, and implementation of classroom lessons, student assessments, and other tools to ensure compliance and performance in accordance to state and federal regulations and standards. Serve as a change agent by working with educators and students to make a difference in the lives of the students by improving morale, increasing testing performance, developing educational based activities, and maximizing student involvement and performance. Educational Administrative Position Experienced leader with over 25 years of experience in enhancing the student experience through Student Focused Learning Environments, Innovative Leadership, teamwork, and communication to maximize student performance and increase student motivation and desire to succeed.
Following the Core Curriculum for 8th grade Science, 2012-2013, PreK-8th grade Drama,2013-2015.
Met all goals for 2013-2015 and made my bonus.
Directed school wide productions, prepared 8th grade students to audition for Performing Arts High School.
80% 5th grade students passed ILEAP 20122 Principal Advisory Council member Mentored 5 First year teachers Comprehensive state curriculum utilized.2010-2012
65% of 4th graders were successful in Leap exit exam.
Coordinated the Lower Elementary Science Fair 2010 and 2011.
Telephone conferences with various Educators to assist in Lesson Plan development. Advised on course of action for discipline challenges.
I was the Caretaker for my terminally parent while at home and in Hospice care.
Serve as the Curriculum and Instruction leader for a student body comprised of approximately 500 students ~ 27 classrooms including 3 full inclusion, 3 self contained, and 6 ELL Coordinator of all student assessment and performance measurement and standards in accordance to district and state standards Responsible for building and managing the school budget, personnel management and development, operations, and Title 1 Serve as the Co-chair of the School Improvement Team to collaborate and improve the educational environment and promote change Member of the District Budget, Safety, and Title 1 Committees for the district Played a role in the "Walk to School Grant" committee that awarded $386,000 to the community as a whole.
Active member of the leadership team of an urban High School community comprised of approximately 1,000 students. Facilitated and lead the development of the GBP Diploma System to align with national standards for education. Served as the Evaluator of union teachers in class evaluations and overall performance. Served as the point of contact for all state testing coordination and scheduling for all student's classes. Provided discipline for students in grades 10-12 to foster a safe and productive learning environment for all students and adults. Coordinated the Title I Budget program for the school.
Managed the daily disciplinary process and student interaction for a large student body of over 900 students. Served as the leader of the teacher evaluation process and the implementation of alternative measurement tools for increased performance. Created the "Master Schedule" for all curriculum and served as the Adviser for Focused Behavior Modification and Character Counts Program. Lead the district committee for Discipline & Safety comprised of students, faculty and parents to share a common goal for the community. Coordinated and finalized the benchmark standards for state testing standards in accordance to state guidelines. Principal of Summer School Program ~ 2001, 2002, 2003.
Responsible for Teacher Evaluation, students discipline, and curriculum.
I hated Chicago winters!!!
Completed RegionXIII Alternative Certification program for Principals.
Responsible for K,!st,5th grades.
Taught "Introduction to Theater", 2 semesters. Project based curriculum with filed trips for hand on experiences.
Taught 7th grade Science and an integrated 6th grade Science Social Studies curriculum.
Coordinated 7th grade Science Fair and the "Mass Shark Dissection".
Original TFA Corp member. Taught 5/6 grade integrated curriculum 1990-1994. Incorporated Opera and Art into curriculum.
1994-1995 Middle School Chairperson , taught 6-8 Science, 8th grade Math and all levels of Heath.
Education Curriculum & Instruction
Health Care Management major, Music minor.
•State of TX ~ K-12 Principal Certification, Lifetime
•State of TX ~ 1-8 Elementary Self Contained Certification, Lifetime
Budget, Council, Instruction, leadership, lesson plans, managing, performance management, personnel management, Safety, scheduling, teacher, 386
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