Motivated educator with extensive knowledge of the education system, educational testing standards, and the use of federal funds. Exceptional communicator with advanced problem-solving skills and expertise in curriculum development, professional development, classroom management and relationship building.
Level 6 Certification in:
Education Leadership P-12
Teacher Support Specialist
Middle Grades 4 - 8
Middle Grades Math 4 - 8
Middle Grades Language Arts 4 - 8
Middle Grades Social Science 4 - 8
National Board Certified Teacher in Early Adolescent Mathematics from 2004 - 2014
Presenter at the Beyond School Hours Conference February 2015
Presenter at the Youth at Risk Conference March 2015
Presented Engaging Strategies to Wilcox County 21st CCLC August 2014
Presented Engaging Strategies in Math to Region 1 21st CCLC March 2014
Selected to Co-Present at Beyond School Hours Conference February 2014
Site Facilitator STEM-E Summer Program for rising 6th Graders 2010
Site Coordinator for 8th Grade CRCT Summer School 2009
Co-Presenter KSU ESOL Conference 2009
Participant in GAPSS Teams
Data Team Trainer 2008 to 2010
Education Research and Evaluation SpecialistMay 2012 to Current Georgia Department of Education － Atlanta, GA
Administer the 21st CCLC program in accordance with federal regulations, policies, guidance, and instruction, as well as with state and State Board of Education policy
Monitor progress and apply monitoring standards for the assigned 21st CCLC programs
Design and provide technical assistance to current and potential subgrantees and/or community groups in planning, implementation and effectiveness
Assisting the state program manage in collecting, summarizing, and analyzing progress data related to implementation and effectiveness of the local programs
Recommend changes and improvement to the local programs
Approving local program application amendments
Electronically prepare accurate reports, memoranda, guidelines or other documents related to areas of responsibility that communicate clearly and adequately
Conduct thorough program investigations, as warranted, including follow-up to state audits
Plan and organize meetings and conferences for existing and future 21st CCLC programs
Serve on state program teams as assigned
Coordinator of Academic Support and Special Programs/Title IApr 2011 to Apr 2012 Clarke County School System － Athens, GA
Coordinator of Academic Support and Special Programs/Title I Facilitate, design, support Title I across system, schools, and programs.
Analyze assessment data to support work of Title I special programs.
Support the district's efforts in developing progress-monitoring protocols for all students in the district.
Establish and maintain open communication and use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly to district and school leadership, and the community.
Coordinate, support, and evaluate professional learning Perform duties with awareness of and adherence to all district requirements, policies and procedures.
Provide assistance and support to principals, site coordinators, program evaluator, and others.
Supervise site coordinators, staff, and others involved in PSP, SES, and ASP.
Document program achievement/progress, including pictures, charts, folders with samples of student work, pre- and post-tests, testimonials, and flyers.
District Level Instructional Coach for MathematicsAug 2010 to Mar 2011 Douglas County School System － Douglasville, GA
Provided assistance in curriculum and instructional practices
Provided support to teachers through visitation and demonstration teaching
Facilitated the delivery of programs and services intended to maximize the success opportunities for all learners
Provided assistance to schools to successfully integrate technology into the curriculum through collaboration with the Technology Integration Specialist
Planned, conducted, implemented, and evaluated activities related to instructional support
Assisted in School Improvement planning
Helped schools utilize state, county, and local test data to improve instruction and student achievement
Participated in professional growth to keep abreast of current research, best practices, and emerging technologies
Provided link between local school staff and the Curriculum Supervisors in areas related to curriculum and instruction
Academic Coach, Area Lead Teacher, TeacherAug 2007 to Jul 2010 Cobb County School District － Marietta, GA
Facilitated protocols for looking at student work to drive instructional decisions
Analyzed data and use information to drive instruction
Evidence of knowledge of Assessment and Remediation strategies for increasing student achievement
Site coordinator for distribution of Supplemental Educational Services (SES) information
Co-contact for Title I budget
Coach of mathematics competition team.
Post-Graduate, Curriculum StudiesGeorgia Southern University － Statesboro, GACurriculum Studies
Add-on Certification, Educational AdministrationMay 2005State University of West Georgia － Carrollton, GAEducational Administration
M. Ed, MathematicsMay 1999Mercer University － Atlanta, GAMiddle Grades Education with emphasis in Mathematics, Language Arts, and Social Sciences
B.B.A, Management Mathematics, English Language Arts, and Social ScienceAugust 1988Georgia State University － Atlanta, GAManagement Mathematics, English Language Arts, and Social Science
Mathematics, ESOL Certified, Classroom Management, Professional Development, Learning Strategies, Problem Solving, Curriculum Development and Instruction, Family Involvement, Critical Thinking, Engagement, Collaboration, Instructional Methods, Supervision and Management
Coordinator of Academic Support and Special Programs/Title I
District Level Instructional Coach for Mathematics
Academic Coach, Area Lead Teacher, Teacher
Instructional Facilitator M. L.King Jr. Middle School
Post-Graduate , Curriculum Studies Add-on Certification , Educational Administration May 2005 M. Ed , Mathematics May 1999 B.B.A , Management Mathematics, English Language Arts, and Social Science August 1988
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