I provide expertise and
leadership in curriculum and instruction, build high expectations, foster a strong
work ethic and personal accountability, and interdisciplinary instructional support
with a strong emphasis in writing and technology to maximize learning potential
and make connections among content areas, and to real world situations. Finally, I provide support with effective
assessment and data use to drive instruction and improve teaching and learning.
Mentoring Novice Staff
Supervising and Support
100% Success on the CRCT for Reading & Math 2005-2007
90% of 5th Grade Students Passed or Exceeded GA writing Exam 2015
EIP Teacher/Professional Learning FacilitatorJan 2013 to Current Fulton County School System － Atlanta, GA
As an EIP Teacher I provide school-wide support with planning, instruction, data gathering and monitoring.
I provide small group instruction, RTI and progress monitoring to students identified as needing additional support.
I serve as a Profession Learning Liaison to facilitate and monitor site-based professional learning experiences.
Additionally, I serve as a Renaissance Learning Star Trainer. In this role I facilitate training on how to access, manage, and use math and reading data.
I am an Assessment Leadership Cohort rep. In this position, I have vetted test items for county use of developing common formative and summative assessments.
Also, I have garnered valuable training on effective testing and data uses which I share with my colleagues to improve our practices and increase the effectiveness of how we collect, analyze, and use data.
Finally, I am a Vanguard technology member. This leadership role allows me to build capacity for transformational use of technology in the school setting.
I am a School Governance Council member. Meaning, I support a team of steak holders with make decisions and performing tasks including budgeting, program implementation, strategic planning,.
Teacher/Professional Learninig FacilitatorJan 2007 to Jan 2013 DeKalb County School System Flat Rock Elem. － Atlanta, GA
As a Grade Level Chair I provide interdisciplinary instruction, and differentiated instruction.
I collected analyzed and disaggregated data for the purpose of curriculum development and implementation.
I use student test data to accelerate, place and remediate students in appropriate learning groups.
I developed individualized educational plans, student portfolios, and collaborated with stakeholders regarding student achievement, school culture and clubs and organizations.
I designed, produced, and distributed the school yearbook as Year Book Production Chair.
I developed and implemented a comprehensive technology curriculum for the afterschool program.
I facilitated the production of the social studies fair, developed workshops, and trained teachers and parents on how to produce projects and research papers.
I facilitated workshops, presentations, and lessons to train faculty and building administrators on how to implement the Common Core Curriculum.
Finally, I trained teachers, custodians, paraprofessionals, and administrators on how to use various database systems.
Computer Magnet TeacherAug 2005 to May 2007 Dekalb County School System Clifton Elem. － Atlanta, GA
I provided interdisciplinary instruction to 5th grade computer magnet students.
I taught reading, writing, math, science, and social studies via computer technology using project based, and personalized learning.
I trained teachers on how to develop and teach interdisciplinary units.
As a magnet teacher leader I piloted a program using hand devices to augment writing instruction.
I established a parent involvement center in which resources and information was provided to parents to garner their continued support.
I collaborated with colleagues to conduct needs assessments and set student achievement goals for the school improvement plan.
I collaborated with all stakeholders to improve the implementation of best practices in the computer magnet program.
Intermediate TeacherJan 2000 to Jan 2005 Atlanta Public School System Cascade Elem. － Atlanta, GA
I performed all standard duties and responsibilities of a teacher with excellence.
I collaborated with colleagues to disaggregate analyze, and compare data to set goals and establish programs to improve student achievement.
I was technology trainer to build capacity for integrative technology usage.
Education and Training
Certification, Educational Leadership 2006Kennesaw State University － Atlanta, GAEducational Leadership Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Specialist, Educational Leadership/Curriculum and Instruction2006Argosy University － Atlanta, GAHumanities
Master of Arts, Early Childhood Education2002Central Michigan University － Atlanta, GAEarly Childhood Education
Early Childhood Education2000Kennesaw State University － Atlanta, GAEarly Childhood Education
Associate of Science, Early Childhood Education1998Georgia Perimeter College － Atlanta, GA
Certification , Educational Leadership 2006 Educational Specialist , Educational Leadership/Curriculum and Instruction 2006 Master of Arts , Early Childhood Education 2002 Early Childhood Education 2000 Associate of Science , Early Childhood Education 1998
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