Spirited thirty year educational professional with skills in: curriculum development; individual and group
instruction; and skilled communicator with students, parents, and administration reinforced through ten years of
previous social services work. I am a motivated and enthusiastic educator who has always fostered a cohesive student
learning environment. Presently, I am looking for a professional position that will take me out of the classroom and into a situation within higher education that assists students with their long-term planning.
Excell in teaching the Writing Process
Masters in Education and Administrative Endorsement
Experience working with special needs students
Effectively work with parents
environment Public speaking skills
Prior VISTA and Peace Corps Volunteer
Student Evaluations, Team Building
Time Management, Writing, Active Student Learning
Promoting a positive and engaging instructional environment
Mastery in providing cooperative learning
Effective listening skills
Student Learning style assessment
Creating classroom simulations promoting an engaging educational experience for students.
Work as part of a team to develop curriculum materials for K-8 students.
Use of active listening skills to effectively communicate with parents and other administrative and
Always making sure that parents, students, administration, and community members are valued for their
input on issues of concern to them.
Providing written communication that is not only constructed well, but provides information in a concise
and understandable format.
Integrating humor and laughter into dialogue and discourse where appropriate in conversation.
09/2001 to Current
EducatorClark County School District － Las Vegas, Nevada
Instructed students at K-5 grade levels on five different campuses within the Clark County School District
Assisted in the opening of two new elementary campuses within Clark County School district
Team Leader on two different campuses within Clark County School District.
Planner, organizer, trainer, policy implementer, and instructor for a diverse population of students at the
Active member of instructional team addressing student's developmental needs.
08/1996 to 06/2001
EducatorGranite County School District － Salt Lake City, UT
Instructor for students in the Fifth Grade at Western Hills Elementary.
Active member of Granite School District Curriculum Development Committee.
Developer of an after school theater fine arts program.
08/1987 to 08/1996
EducatorUinta County School District #1 － Evanston, WY
Instructor in specialized program serving special needs students K-5.
Implementer of classroom simulations for instructional purposes.
Active member of Elementary Level curriculum committee.
Instructor within Summer School Program for special needs students.
08/1978 to 08/1984
Child Protective Services WorkerFremont County Social Services － Evanston, WY
Protector of Children's Rights while working as a Child Protective Service Worker for Fremont County
Collaborator with the Bureau of Indian Affairs Social Services Program to provide child protective services
to children living on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
Author of Court Services Protective Services Predisposition Reports for District and BIA Courts.
Planner providing in-home care for the elderly within the county.
School AdministrationUNIVERSITY OF NEVADA LAS VEGAS － Las Vegas, NVSchool Administration LAS VEGAS, NEVADA Education Administrative Endorsement,
Masters: Elementary Education Special EducationUTAH STATE UNIVERSITY － Logan, UTElementary Education service on Cooperative Teaching to Uinta County School
District Number One employees in March, 1991, as a part of the final program degree requirement. This degree
added further responsibilities and experiences to my education role within the district. Special Education
AnthropologyUNIVERSITY OF WYOMING － Laramie, WYStudent teaching and internship experiences at the K-8 grade levels totaled over 1300 hours of in-classroom
instruction. This diverse experience assisted me in becoming a well-rounded instructor within public education. Anthropology
Associate of Arts: General StudiesWESTERN WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY － Bellingham, WASociology/Anthropology Concentration on human services delivery programs. This degree led to my employment
in the VISTA and PEACE CORP Volunteer Programs. Later, it led to experiences with community social services
EVERETT COMMUNITY COLLEGE － Everett, WAGeneral Studies General Education coursework concentrating on four-year degree in sociology/anthropology
after transferring to Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington.
Administrative, theater fine arts, Communication Skills, counseling, development of Critical Thinking and problem solving skills, Curriculum Development, Goal Setting, proven instructor, team Builder, team Leader, and effective Lesson
Planner, organized, love of developing writing skills through development of proofreading, editing, and publishing skills, public speaking, well developed time management skills, Time Management, VISTA (Rapid City, South Dakota) and PEACE CORPS (Senegal, W. Africa) Volunteer, and author.
Classroom discipline, instruction, and management, community involvement, creative lesson planning, curriculum development, family involvement, goal setting and implementation of those goals, grant writing, group instruction using varied instructional methods, work with multicultural populations, managing parent/teacher conferences, encouraging parent participation, public relations, work with special needs populations, student evaluations, work in urban classroom settings, and a interactive learning and instruction.