(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Talented Special Education Teacher and Advisor and team leader offering 13 years of success in Special Education environments. Strategic thinker with proficiency in compliance with state and federal regulations governing Special Education. Designed and coordinated district-wide staff development and training activities for the purpose of implementing professional development activities in addition to ILL certification.

  • Assessing students
  • Student encouragement
  • Student development evaluation
  • Staff development and training
  • Student progress reporting
  • Student inclusion
  • Tracking student progress
  • Supervising students
  • Federal Student Aid policies
  • Student assessments
  • Exceptional Microsoft Excel skills
  • Exceptional time management skills
Union University School of Education Germantown, TN Expected in 2018 ED.S : Instructional Leadership, Administration and Supervision - GPA :
University of Memphis School of Education Memphis, TN Expected in 2009 Masters of Arts : Teaching, Curriculum and Instruction, Special Education - GPA :
Delta State University Cleveland, MS Expected in 2005 Bachelor of Science : Social Work - GPA :
  • Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Pearl High School Pearl, Mississippi Expected in 2001 High School Diploma : - GPA :
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Work History
St. Mary's County Public Schools - Exceptional Student Advisor
Leonardtown, MD, 08/2018 - Current
  • Advised students individually and in groups on academic programs for individual interests for 20 schools
  • Pointed students to relevant information about academic and personal support services available on campus
  • Works directly with teachers and staff to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations governing Special Education (SPED) programs and services
  • Oversees implementation of Individualized Education Program (IEPS), Response to Interventions (RTI) and eligibility requirements
  • Reviews the Charter School’s School Improvement Plans (SIP) to ensure completion and implementation for over 500 students
  • Works collaboratively with other professionals and management representatives in the Exceptional Children/Academic Office to achieve a system-wide result
  • Formulates local targets, goals, and activities that are in sync with and support broader goals and objectives
  • Assists the development of a departmental budget; presents, and defends program budget requirements as it applies to the Exceptional Children/Academic Office. Oversees and submit program expenditures and prepares financial forms and reports
  • Guides preparation and maintenance of a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records and correspondence related to assigned service, activities, and operations. Provides for appropriate research and compiles reports.
St. Mary's County Public Schools - Special Education Teacher
Leonardtown, MD, 08/2016 - 05/2018
  • (instructional leader intern, Serve as an active member of the School Leadership Team
  • Assist the principal in planning and implementing a professional development/growth program for teachers and staff
  • Facilitate Professional Development of functional skills teachers
  • Interpret and enforce school and school division policies and regulations
  • Assist in reporting and monitoring student attendance
  • Assist in maintaining discipline throughout the student body; deal with special cases as necessary
  • Assist teachers in evaluating methods and materials and developing effective learning plans and classroom management techniques
  • Serve as acting administration in the absence of the principal/assistant principal
  • Identify the special needs of students on a regular basis, seeking the assistance of school system specialists as required
  • Assist in planning and implementation of a systematic method of supervising instructional program through the use of learning walks, observations, documentations, and follow-up conferences
  • Assist in coordination of TN-Ready state testing, scheduling, test handling, procedure and protocols
  • Conduct IEP meetings with parents and staff to assist in facilitating appropriate programs and services for individual students
  • Shares information with staff regarding best practices in special education
  • Created learning and content strategies to meet needs of mentally and physically disabled students
  • Redirected students using Positive Behavior Support (PBS)
  • Worked with average of 20 students per class
SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOLS - Special Education Teacher
City, STATE, 08/2007 - 05/2016
  • Created learning and content strategies to meet needs of 100 mentally and physically disabled students
  • Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans and instructional materials that facilitate active learning
  • Develops schemes of work, lesson plans and tests that are in accordance with established procedures
  • Differentiate Instruction using supports
  • Administer formal and informal assessments to special education students to determine areas of need
  • Review referral data such as psychological reports, history, assessments, etc to determine appropriate services required to meet students needs
  • Confer with general education teachers regarding all educational, social, and emotional needs of student
  • Plan, develop, and implement individual programs for each student and review with parents, administrators, and teachers
  • Organizer of Community Based Instruction trips for special education students
  • Design appropriate teaching strategies, materials, and lesson plans for students/groups
  • Prepare timely interventions and progress reports and continue ongoing monitoring and assessment
  • Accommodate and modify appropriately to meet needs of diverse learners
  • Prepare schedules for special education teachers and assistants to appropriately service needs of all students
  • Develop and implement Behavioral Plans, when necessary
  • Maintain accurate and complete records in compliance with school district regulations and legal requirements
  • Maintain current knowledge of special education best practices and trends
  • Redirected students using Positive Behavior Support (PBS)

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School Attended

  • Union University School of Education
  • University of Memphis School of Education
  • Delta State University
  • Pearl High School

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  • Exceptional Student Advisor
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher


  • ED.S
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  • Bachelor of Science
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