Designs and implements well organized individual and group learning opportunities for teachers and school leaders.
Models effective and differentiated instruction for teachers.
Observes teachers and school leaders and provided meaningful feedback and coaching.
Assist teachers and school leaders with implementing instructional decisions based on data.
Parker-Bennett Elementary Fourth and fifth grade General Education Teacher from 1985-1995.
Title One Teacher- 1995-1996
I taught math, reading, writing, science, and social studies. Parker-Bennett was an underprivileged school and we were the three lowest performing schools in the state.
The school was assigned two Distinguished Educators and they trained the staff in best practices. We learned how to manage behavior in a positive way and we also changed our teaching practices to more hands on learning.
The following year, we were a School of Distinction.
Assisted with the Superintendent's Multicultural Outreach Program.
Assisted with implementing a program called Positive Consequence Kid.
Successfully improved student learning by using informational text to create multi-cultural artwork.
Ungraded Primary Teacher- Grades K-3 were included in one class.
Subjects- Reading, Writing, Math, Science, Social Studies
Trained and implemented Responsive Classroom Procedures
As the only Black teacher in the school, I was aware of a lot of racism that existed within the school and quietly made positive changes that made for a more equitable learning environment.
Subjects- Math, Science, Reading, Writing, Social Studies
Implemented Writer's Workshop to increase student literacy and support groups
SOL Writing Score Increase
2011-12 58% Pass Rate
2012-12 90% Pass Rate
SOL Reading Scores
2011-2012- 83% Pass Rate
2012-2013- 90% Pass Rate
SOL Science Scores
2011-2012 - 52% Pass Rate
2012-2013- 77% Pass Rate
SOL Math Scores
2011-2012 -54% Pass Rate
2012-2013 93% Pass Rate
Implemented a Student Ambassador Club that allowed students to have leadership opportunities in the school. The students lead after school functions such as Multi-Cultural Night and Read Across America Night.
Girls on the Run Volunteer
Trained and mentored new new teachers
Certificate of Completion- Elementary Gifted Institute Product Tool Kits (make and take) June 19, 2012
Certificate of Completion- Differentiated Menus June 19, 2012
Certificate of Completion- Elementary Gifted Strategies for Differentiating Curriculum June 19, 2012
Certificate of Completion- Documenting with the Differentiated Services June 20, 2012
Certificate of Completion- Elementary Gifted Institute: Characteristics and Identification of Special Populations June 20, 2012
Elementary Institute- Primary Sources in Social Studies June 21, 2012
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