Four years of advising experience with SSS students Three years of supervisory experience with student tutors and supplemental instructors Friendly, motivated personality with ability to excel in problem solving and strategizing Exhibits distinguished oral and written skills, ability to construct distinguished reports Diplomatic and tactful with professionals and non-professionals at all levels Four years' work experience in a higher education setting, specifically a TRIO program Talent for quickly mastering technology -excessively familiar with Microsoft programs, (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, etc.) Blumen, Jenzabar, type 60-70 wpm Quick learner in all aspects of professional growth, very driven professional Author professional correspondence to customers and vendors Excellent collaborator and willing to do whatever is necessary to complete a task Accustomed to a large workload, thrives in deadline-driven environments, excellent team-building skills Can gracefully deal with high stress environments, comfortable assisting large groups of people and keeping them on task Flexible and versatile - able to maintain a sense of humor under pressure Poised and competent with demonstrated ability to easily transcend cultural differences Motivated, personable, professional with a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education Accustomed to handling sensitive, confidential records, and working under Federal grants and ADA legislation Oversees front-office operations and provide impeccable customer service Maintains a safe environment at all times Familiar with day to day operations of a federally grant funded program Understanding of the documentation required of a grant, as well as the legislation/regulations and policies/procedures Ability to learn any information quickly and retain the information Trained in RTI and Project WILD educational programs as well as Smart Board and Promethean Board Received an outstanding Praxis score on the Elementary Education: Core Content of 183 out of 200 and received 175 out of 200 for the Principles of Teaching and Learning
Union College Office of Special ProgramsJanuary 2011 to CurrentEducation Retention Specialist Barbourville, KY
Advise Student Support Services students on any academic, financial aid, employment, graduate school, or personal need Abide by the TRIO, SSS grant and federal regulations and legislation Supervise 10 supplemental instructors and 10 tutors Oversee Academic Resource Center and schedule employee hours in ARC Utilize My Attendance Tracker for ARC attendance Search available rooms and assign placements for supplemental instruction sessions File all required documentation (lesson plans, timesheets, and sign in sheets) and construct Excel spreadsheets recording the information Enter tutor and supplemental instructor contacts with SSS students into Blumen Assist any Union College undergraduate or graduate student in finding a suitable tutor or supplemental instructor based on their specific need Schedule testing for all disabled students at Union College and ensure their accommodations are met Keep and update all Union College student disability files, as well as send out accommodation letters to faculty members and necessary Union College personnel Abide by Federal ADA and AHEAD regulations Conduct interviews and training sessions for new Supplemental Instructors and Tutors while utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Abide by the Student Support Services grant and Federal grant regulations and legislation Supervise approximately 30 Student Support Services students on out-of-state trips Counsel 20-30 students per day with personal or academic issues and document contact in Blumen Assist SSS students in resume building, job hunting, and other career related activities Give workshops to the Union college undergraduate students on various topics such as (Microsoft Word, Organizational Skills, PowerPoint, etc.) Supervise ACT testing Maintain FERPA confidentiality Oversee all budget operations for the TRIO Student Support Services grant; submit requisitions, check requests, and keep an ongoing record of account balances.
Union College Office of Special ProgramsJanuary 2010Administrative Assistant Barbourville, KY
Organize all Union College undergraduate files in appropriate filing cabinets and send to correct academic advisors Maintain office equipment (copier, computer, software, printer) and office clean up Determine students' major/and minor and assign advisors accordingly Send out D/F forms to student, advisor, and file a copy in student's file Distribute mail correctly via campus and office mail boxes Coordinate with various staff for operational support activities of the department Serve as a liaison between departments and students in the resolution of day-to-day administrative and operational problems Provide administrative/secretarial support for the Department of Special Programs such as answering telephones, assisting visitors and resolving a range of administrative problems and inquiries Prepare, transcribe, compose, type, edit and distribute agendas and minutes of numerous meetings Schedule and coordinate meetings, interviews, appointments, events and other similar activities for the Director of Special Programs, which also includes travel and lodging arrangements Complete all requisitions and check requests for the department Maintain FERPA confidentiality & follow Department of Education legislation and regulations for the TRIO Student Support Services & Upward Bound Grants.
Corbin Elementary SchoolMarch 2010 to May 2010Student Teaching Corbin, KY
Whitley Central PrimaryJanuary 2010 to March 2010Student Teacher Williamsburg, KY
Taught a split Math class, total of 50 learners, grade 4.
Utilized multiple formative and summative assessments in compliance with district and state requirements to inform instruction.
Used innovative methods and materials to produce effective learning experiences including cooperative learning, thematic instruction and differentiation.
Union College2015Master of ArtsBarbourville, KYGPA: GPA: 3.8GPA: 3.8
Eastern Kentucky University2010Bachelor of ScienceRichmond, KYGPA: Cum Laude GPA: 3.61Cum Laude GPA: 3.61 Elementary Education (Multi-Disciplinary Emphasis)