Engaging Educator skilled at encouraging and inspiring both students and home schooling families. Strives to reach out to students to help them reach the highest level of academic success possible.
Leadership and mentoring
Organizing and implementing
Management of employees
Foundations/Essentials Director, 05/2014
to Current Classical Conversations – Rockford,
MI Recruit, interview, contract and equip Tutors to accommodate the number of registered students.Create school calendar including days of the year, presentation schedule, field trips and special events.Host four planning meetings with tutors, equipping them for each quarter.Purchase and provide supplies for art and science activitiesPlan and host End of the Year CelebrationAccept registrations for current and new familiesHost Information Meetings and Open Houses.Coordinate with facility
High School English Teacher, 08/2000
to 05/2001 Algoma Christian Schools – Kent City,
MI Taught four classes encompassing grades 9, 10, 11, 12Directed school school playCoordinated with Principal to address discipline issues
High School English Teacher, 08/1994
to 05/2000 Wyoming Public School – Rogers High School Taught all levels of High School English, including writing, creative writing and SociologySponsored MADD peer resistance program, performing in 9 elementary schools yearlyCo-Chaired Student Planning committee focused on teaching students how to utilize planners.
Master of Arts: Curriculum Design and Teaching Strategies,
1998 Michigan State University - East Lansing,
Bachelor of Arts: English Language and Literature Major: Secondary Education Minor: Sociology,
1994 Grand Valley State University - Allendale,