Motivated recent M.Ed graduate with diverse experience in teaching and educational leadership roles currently
pursuing a law degree to enhance education and refocus career. Proven student relations and problem-solving skills.
Dedicated and driven student with superior research and analysis skills and proven leadership abilities.
Curriculum/lesson plan development
M.Ed: Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Leadership2016Southern New Hampshire University, COCE4.00 GPA
Post Bac: K-8 Certification2012Scottsdale Community College, Scottsdale, Arizona
Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies: Business Communications2010Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
Printer's Devil Award in Narrative Writing, 2006
Study Abroad: Conflict Resolution Studies in Turkey, Greece, and Cyprus under the direction of Dr. Gary Grossman. Summer 2010
Northland Preparatory AcademyFlagstaff , ArizonaEducational Leadership Practicum08/2016 to 10/2016
Shadowed administrators at Arizona's eighth-highest ranked school district in the effort to bring best educational practices back to current site.
Traveled once a week, using my own personal leave to experience a "successful school setting" for the benefit of our school.
Tuba City Primary SchoolTuba City, ArizonaInstructional Team Leader07/2014 to Current
Title I school--100% of students free lunch
Coached fellow teachers in incorporating culturally congruent and sensitive material.
Provided a physically and emotionally safe environment for kids to explore learning.
Responsible for the facilitation of weekly grade level meetings, resolving disputes, and ensuring best practices in the classroom through current scholarly research.
Demonstrated knowledge of educational laws to maximize access to education for students with disabilities.
A'Takamul International SchoolSabah Al-Salem, Kuwait1st Grade Teacher08/2013 to 05/2014
Learned basic skills of reading, writing, and speaking before moving.
Instructed in English to a group of second-language learners.
Accepted coaching and mentoring in an effort to ensure culturally sensitive practices in the classroom.
Established positive relationships with Kuwaiti students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.
Garcia Elementary SchoolPhoenix, Arizona5th Grade Teacher08/2012 to 05/2013
Title I School
Students mainly from immigrant Mexican families.
Worked outside normal hours to be available to answer parent and student questions.
Served as a translator for other teachers during Parent Teacher Conferences.
Worked with 36 students in a facility with little to no resources.
Arizona State Educator Certifications
Highly Qualified Teacher License: Grades 1-8
Administrator License: Supervisor
National Society for Leadership and Success member
After School Tutoring for at-risk students
Saturday School for at-risk students in need of a mentor or role model. Snacks, materials and activities personally subsidized.
Served as the Head Basketball Coach for the 2014 season, coordinating basketball games with other coaches and ensuring reliable transportation to and from events.
Served as the Head Cross Country Coach for the 2015 season for seventy students, overseeing the success of cross country invitationals and meets through coordination with parents and volunteers.
Site Council Representative for the Tuba City Primary School, increasing stakeholder involvement in school through regular communication and meetings.
Native American Week Committee Member, working in conjunction with Navajo Language Instructors to increase cultural awareness through meaningful activities.