To secure a leadership position within a school district in which the following skills can be utilized
Financial RepresentativeJan 2011 to Jan 2012 YMCA Northwestern Mutual － Brookfield, WI
Fiscal and Budgetary Oversight: Developed and managed site budget of $400K collaborating with departments on fiscal planning and budget preparation.
Oversight of Federal grants totaling $299K to implement Smaller Learning Communities structure.
Created and implemented State of Wisconsin grant totaling $100K for instruction of at-risk youth in grades K-6.
Partnered with outside agencies in awarding over $250K in scholarship monies.
Human Resources Development: Coached and mentored newly hired administrative staff and faculty seeking administrative licensure, resulting in 100% transitioning into higher level administrative positions.
Assisted new instructional staff (0-3 years of experience) in professional development.
Provided on-site candidate development establishing individual professional goals, job performance feedback and mentor assistance.
Trained as a teacher perceiver specialist and PDP team member.
Curriculum Development and Implementation: Developed a professional learning community to ensure a fully articulated and aligned curriculum.
Lead integrated changes related to curriculum development, student assessment, and remediation Provided leadership in the development of curriculum maps and common formative assessments.
Developed and executed staff development activities for teaching and support staff.
Analyzed and reported progress towards building goals and assessment data to Administrative Team and Board of Education.
Designed and implemented academic day for all students focused around assessment (Explore/PLAN/PSAT), academic / career portfolio development and ACT test preparation.
Ensured courses meet university/college entrance requirements in collaboration with NCAA clearing house.
Curriculum Development and Implementation: Gained approval from Board of Education to increase graduation requirements from 22 to 24 credits, required graduation credit in Personal Finance, academic and career portfolio requirement, restructuring of Health to 9th grade, and LinkCrew transition program.
Introduced optional on-line course work for Advanced Placement, independent study, study skills, and credit recovery.
Implemented collaborative approaches to address RtI and PBIS models.
Team Building: Strategically brought stakeholders to consensus on programs and instructional formats to meet the learning objectives of all individuals within the school community utilizing "Breaking Ranks" strategies.
Effectively worked with school and community groups: Parent and Student Advisory Committees, High School Scholarship Committee, Masonic Foundation Scholarship Committee, Smaller Learning Communities Steering Committee, Crisis Planning Committee, Equity and Diversity Committee, Alternative Structures (Block Schedule) Committee, District and Building Level Administrative Team.
Leadership and Organization: Advocated with Federal Department of Education for an extension of smaller learning community's grant to provide the structure to personalize and meet goals around student achievement, under represented demographics, personalization and facilities.
Drew community, school board and school support to move to a schedule change to fulfill SLC grant goals.
Created and implemented electronic master schedule utilizing Skyward software for 1100 students and over 15,000 course requests.
Collaborated with K-12 administration and support staff to integrate K-12 assessment data into a data warehouse.
Performed public relations efforts through community meetings, radio and public forums and open door policy.
Gained and established a reputation for being a student centered leader who displayed creativity, flexibility, resiliency and adaptability.
Leadership through focused actions that look to build better systems and processes.
Community Building: Collaborated with legal authorities including municipal and county court systems, law enforcement and social services.
Member of the Masonic Foundation Scholarship Committee and speaker at two Scholarship Foundation Dinners (2007 and 2010).
Responsibility for building and servicing clientele.
Assist individuals and business in finding solutions related to financial and insurance services.
Responsibility for maintaining a business plan, creating marketing approach, ensuring goals met and budget.
Master of Science, Educational Leadership and Curriculum Coordinator1991Cardinal Stritch University － Milwaukee, WIEducational Leadership and Curriculum Coordinator
Bachelor of Science, Education / Mathematics1985University of Wisconsin Whitewater － Whitewater, WIEducation / Mathematics
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration1981University of Wisconsin La Crosse － La Crosse, WIBusiness Administration
Carroll University6 credits At-risk focus)
University of Wisconsin Whitewater (6 credits Business Services
University of Wisconsin Madison
Association of Wisconsin School Administrators
National Association of Secondary School Principals
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Gideons Crossroads Community Church - New Berlin, WI Coach Crossroads Community Church Bible Quiz Team Assisted in CEF Summer Program Coach YMCA Youth Sports (Basketball and Baseball) Coach Upwards Basketball program
academic, Administrative, approach, budget preparation, budget, business plan, creativity, credit, Curriculum Development, clientele, data warehouse, PDP, Equity, Finance, financial, focus, grants, Human Resources, instruction, insurance, law enforcement, Team Building, Leadership, legal, marketing, meetings, mentor, processes, progress, public relations, speaker, radio, requirement, social services, staff development, teacher, teaching
HONORS AND AWARDS 2007 District Administrator of the Year Distinguished Educator Tour USAF (2005) Expanded team teaching and differentiated instruction across academic areas. COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT Gideons Crossroads Community Church - New Berlin, WI Coach Crossroads Community Church Bible Quiz Team Assisted in CEF Summer Program Coach YMCA Youth Sports (Basketball and Baseball) Coach Upwards Basketball program