Highly organized Communications Specialist possessing exception writing and editing skills with 8 years in the communications field. Areas of expertise include web and print content development, public speaking and project management. Versed in a range of communications solutions and technologies.
Superb writer and editor
Print and electronic media
Exceptional problem solver
Microsoft Office Suite
Created 35 featured articles in Yahoo! AssociatedContent.com.
Authored Published Book: 7 Lessons in 7 Years: Mastering the Modern Classroom
Developed White Paper calling for investors in unique public/private school construction: Generation Green
Featured Education Contributor July 2009 to CurrentYahoo.com － Houston, TX
Wrote original content for the company blog, as well as community blogs.
Created, produced, and edit informative and insightful articles on multiple topics, with the ability to adhere to specific client styles and guidelines.
Published over thirty-seven (37) education and political articles, poems, and short stories with strict dedlines.
Lead Communications Liaison/ P.A.C.E. Team Leader August 2013 to CurrentCypress Fairbanks I.S.D － Houston, TX
Wrote newsletter marketing copy and presentation materials for special projects.
Excellent written communication skills from varied experience of writing curriculum, lesson plans, and professional development assignments.
Exceptional oral communication skills with experience facilitating team meetings, reporting to student/staff committees, communicating with students.
Guided teams of secondary teachers making teacher/ administration collaboration more effective.
Led a team of three teachers to teach over 900 freshmen per school year.
Created, Proofread, and edit official CHAMPS Academy communications.
Liaised with Director of College and Career Readiness and central Instructional Support Center to enroll students into PACE program, create and distribute curriculum, and monitor and assess program's outcomes.
English Language Arts and Reading Teacher/ PACE Administrator April 2007 to August 2013Cypress Fairbanks ISD － Houston, TX
Managed classroom coverage of 130 high school students; assume all responsibilities of regular classroom teacher, including professional development, communications with parents, assessments of students, and staff meetings.
Collaborated with cooperating teachers to design curriculum and lesson plans; perform basic administrative duties such as recording attendance and organizing student portfolios; provide individual assistance to students as needed.
Incorporated constructivism philosophy of teaching into classroom by implementing various student-centered learning methodologies; significantly enhanced the class environment by acting as facilitator to promote student leadership in initiating and creating positive learning opportunities.
Integrated technology into curriculum, supplementing class lectures and developing students' word processing and researching skills.
Utilized Internet for resources on current events, history, and literature to complement learning activities.
Established and maintain positive relationships with students, parents, and colleagues, fostering an environment of open communication and support.
District Coordinator September 2006 to September 2007Alternatives Unlimited － Houston, TX
Managed four Houston Independent School District High Schools' Supplemental Education Systems
Responsible for hiring qualified after-school tutors to instruct high school students Accountable for raising scores on Standford 10 and Aprenda standardized tests in schools labeled “Stage II”
Represented company at vendor / parent fairs Provide continuous outreach to ensure student attendance
Implemented mechanism to ensure proper tutor-to-student ratios are maintained Create and implement marketing program.
Teaching Assistant January 2006 to July 2006University of Oklahoma － Norman, OK
Assisted in the course development for OU Resident Assistant class
Prepared students to become OU Housing Resident Assistants
Instructing 105 undergraduate students enrolled in OU Adult and Higher Education Resident Assistant training courses (EDAH 2993, 4993)
Collaborated with team of instructors to create, assign, and grade material from the curriculum. 450 clock hours
Created exams and quizzes
Organized and delivered Powerpoint class lectures to students
Coordinated revolving guest lectures with key figures of the OU housing services, including OU police department officers, as well as various housing authorities.
Specialist / Trainer February 2005 to July 2006TCIM Services － Norman, OK
Developed custom sales scripts in a fast-paced environment requiring excellent customer service
Trained new hires for certification on various corporate sales calls programs
Managed training of internal employees for promotion.
Sales Associate March 2004 to June 2004Just For Feet Shoes － Norman, OK
Provided onsite training.
Planned and executed final closing inventory.
Lead Sales Associate January 2002 to January 2003Eddie Bauer － Norman, OK
Poduced the highest grossing sales nine months consecutively.
Led credit card application sales seven of twelve months.
Associate of the Month December 2002, April 2003.
Administration Certification : Education, 1 2011Region 4 － Houston, TX, United StatesCoursework in administration, leadership, and management
Advanced Placement Educator : Education, 2010Rice University － Houston, TX, United States
English Language Arts and Reading Teacher/ PACE Administrator
Specialist / Trainer
Lead Sales Associate
Administration Certification : Education , 1 2011 Advanced Placement Educator : Education , 2010 GT Educator Certification : Gifted education , 2008 Master of Arts : Multiculturalism and Communication Development , 2006 Bachelor of Arts : Communication , 2003
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