I am a talented educational leader with an exceptional ability to establish cooperative, professional relationships with parents, faculty, and staff. I am a highly innovative and resourceful education professional who quickly identifies and resolves challenging school and classroom situations. In my role as an educatonal leader, I am committed to assuring students have a rigorous, relevant, and appropriate educational opportunity regardless of race, language or national origin.
Provide leadership in the collection and analysis of data.
Collaborate to develop priorities for academic improvement.
Lead colleagues in the successful implementation of effective strategies.
Make informed instructional decisions that meet the specific needs of teachers and students.
Proficiently manage a school-wide discipline program.
Lead the creation on implementation of team and grade-level goals.
Act as a Liaison between school leaders and teachers to ensure effective communication.
Collaborate with school leaders and colleagues to address team, grade-level and instructional issues.
Support colleagues to implement instructional strategies effectively.
Fifth Grade Educator/ Special Education and ESOL, 07/2018 to Current Gwinnett County Public Schools – Suwanee, GA
Managed student behavior for the purpose of providing a safe and optimal learning environment.
Instructed students for the purpose of improving their success in academics through a defined district curriculum.
Demonstrated and differentiated methods required to perform standards based lessons that addressed the individual needs of all students.
Assessed student progress towards learning targets, objectives, expectations, and/or goals for the purpose of providing feedback to students, parents, and administration.
Advised parents/legal guardians of student progress for the purpose of communicating expectations, student achievements, and the improvement of classroom goals in the home environment.
Led instructional support staff and other personnel, parents and a variety of community resources for the purpose of improving the overall quality of student outcomes, achieving established classroom objectives in support of the school improvement plan.
Counseled students for the purpose of improving performance, health status, appropriate behavior, problem solving techniques and a variety of personal issues.
Directed assistant teachers, student teachers, instructional assistants, volunteers and/or student workers for the purpose of providing an effective classroom program and addressing the needs of individual students.
Collaborated with instructional staff, other school personnel, parents and a variety of community resources for the purpose of improving the overall quality of student outcomes, achieving established classroom objectives in support of the school improvement plan.
Instructional Support Specialist, 01/2017 to 05/2018 Dekalb County Schools – 1701 Mountain Industrial Boulevard, Stone Mountain, GA 30084
Works collaboratively with team members and principals of assigned schools to develop, update, and implement annual school service plans.
Lead teachers and principal in designing programs to meet the needs of all students.
Reviews assessment results by school and division, and participate in the development of an improvement plan.
Lead teachers in the development and implementation of effective classroom management strategies, individual behavioral intervention plans, instructional planning, and classroom organization.
Conducts professional development for teachers as needed in the use of curriculum and implementation.
Participates in leadership meetings to develop, update, and implement annual school service plans.
Leads on-going training and follow-up in the use of assessment tools.
Confers with teachers regarding classroom observations and developing collaborative teams.
Creates ESOL schedules to provide effective WIDA implementation to ESOL students.
Provides professional development for teachers as needed in the use of the curriculum and ancillary material for the assigned program.
Collaborates to develop priorities for academic improvement.
Observes all teachers and provide feedback.
Models instructional practices in a variety of settings and provide follow-up support to ensure effective teacher implementation.
Serves with parents, faculty, and student groups in advancing educational and related activities and objectives.
Supports the principal in the collaborative development, implementation, and ongoing refinement of the school's Plan for Continuous Improvement.
Facilities and implemented the new ESOL intensive English program at Idlewood Elementary.
Assisted in Rising Summer Program as an assistant Facilitator at Woodward Elementary.
ESOL Lead Teacher, 07/2013 to 01/2017 Gwinnett County Schools – 437 Old Peachtree Road NW, Suwanee, GA 30024
Developed the delivery/effectiveness of relevant in-service/staff development activities for ESL staff
Coordinated effective and inclusive practices in instruction for English Language Learners.
Collaborated with colleagues to construct benchmark lessons.
Implemented the alignment and articulation of a content- based ESL curriculum.
Participated in compliance, focused monitoring and technical assistance reviews.
Participated in formalized peer review processes as a formative evaluator.
Served on district-level committees.
Assisted in the coordination of the district's testing program (W-APT, ACCESS for ELLs, Testing
Participated in the selection and support of new ESOL staff.
Implemented procedures and polices in accordance with local, state, and federal guidelines.
Developed ESOL program procedures and policies in accordance with local, state and federal laws and guidelines.
Served as liaison between the school site and the Department of Special Serves on district-level committees and
Facilitated the Afterschool program as the program director.
Monitored English learners' achievement in the content areas and their development of English.
Protected time for general-education or content teachers to collaborate with ESOL educators.
Master of Science: Early Childhood EducationMorris Brown College - 643 M.L.K. Jr Dr NW, GA 30314
Master of Arts: Curriculum and InstructionCentral Michigan University - 1200 S. Franklin St., Mt Pleasant, MI 48859
Specialist of Education: Instructional TechnologyKennesaw State University - 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144
Add On Certificate: Educational Leadership Tier 1, 2019 University of West Georgia - Carrollton, GA