Hard-working, results-driven, advocate and professional with over 8 years experience working in student-focused learning environments helping students reach their full potential and improve long term trajectory toward college and career readiness.
Over 5 years of experience in student support and management
Over 5 years of experience in Title 1 schools with a commitment to educational equity
Direct experience in developing and implementing student programs
Direct experience in collaborative co-teaching environments
Proven ability to enhance student learning and foster engagement
Instructional Coaching and Professional Development
Planning Development and Execution
Data Tracking and Curriculum Adjustment
Proven ability to supervise, coach, and develop instructional staff
Proven ability to enhance student learning and foster engagementSkillsInstructional Coaching and Professional DevelopmentPlanning Development and ExecutionData Tracking and Curriculum AdjustmentProven ability to supervise, coach, and develop instructional staffStrong Scheduling and Time ManagementManagerial OperationsEducational Technology ProficiencyMicrosoft Office ProficiencyStrong Interpersonal and Communication SkillsCritical Thinking and Strong Decision MakingResult-Oriented and Self-DirectedAbility to prioritize and multitaskStrong customer serviceFirst Aid/CPR Certified
Teaching, tutoring and counseling
Experience working special needs students
Effectively work with parents
GA/WA teaching credential
Innovative lesson planning
Director of Education September 2016 to CurrentSylvan Learning Center
Meets with responsible parties to set or update goals, review progress, and address costumer concerns.
Monitors student progress to ensure goals are achieved and ongoing family needs are met.
Analyzes academic performance of students and develops interventions when growth goals are not being met.
Recommends and implements improvements to student learning plans by developing strategies to address instructional shortcomings.
Conducts teacher evaluations and provides coaching to ensure that instructors are trained and certified.
Plans, implements and manages the professional development profile for every teacher.
Assess and reexamines students' learning outcomes after 24 hours of instruction.
Establishes and maintains partnerships with schools to ensure programs meet student and family needs.
Schedules and manages teaching staff to control labor costs.
Advocates for families and students' needs.
Increased earned revenue through sales and client referrals, contributing to the highest grossing Sylvan Learning Center in Washington State in 2016.
Early Intervention Teacher June 2011 to December 2014Atlanta Public Schools
Provided district wide professional development in the area of CORE reading instruction.
Educated students who require specialized attention due to Special Education services or Response to Intervention needs.
Monitored student progress of interventions and identifying academic deficiencies.
Provided Response to Intervention researched based instruction for remedial instruction.
Wrote, implemented, and monitored students' Behavior Intervention Plans based on Functional Behavior Assessments.
Scheduled and engaged in meetings with counselors, parents, and specialists to help better provide instruction to students so that they can excel through their set goals.
Solicited grant projects worth $560 through DonorsChoose.org to enhance learning by providing extra resources and hands on activities to differentiate instruction.
Lead Special Education Teacher August 2009 to June 2011Tulsa Public Schools
Promoted to Lead Resource Teacher after one year of employment.
Selected among 35,000 applicants through the Teach For America recruiting program.
Provided meaningful, rigorous learning experiences on grade level reading and math standards that are accessible for students with disabilities.
Composed and implemented Individualized Education Programs, Behavior Intervention Plans and other special education documents.
Communicated with all parties of the IEP team to facilitate MEEGS and IEP meetings and ensure compliance of services and students' paperwork.
Solicited grant projects worth $1,250 through DonorsChoose.org to enhance learning by providing extra resources and hands on activities to differentiate instruction and enhance literacy.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts : Early Childhood Elementary, December 2008Clark Atlanta UniversityEarly Childhood Elementary Magna Cum Laude
*Dean's List Award Recipient
*Member of Student Georgia Association of Educators
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