Bachelors of Arts in Child and Family Studies with Concetration in
Behavioral Science and Humanities
Work: Dedicated current 17 Years, starting in December of 1999, with Richland School District One, working with School Truancy/Parent Educator Specialist with strong background in the mental health, special education, social services and criminal justice fields. Extensively trained in addictive, behavioral and psychological issues. In-depth knowledge of the court system.
CASA, GAL: Richland County
Child abuse prevention
Group behavior and dynamics
Court procedures familiarity
Child Protective Services (CPS) knowledge
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Parenting skills educator
Community resources specialist
Passion for social work
Exceptional problem solver
Charismatic public speaker
Facilitated small reading and writing groups, phonics groups and math groups for grades sixth through eight
Managed classes of up to fifteenstudents.
Designed weekly lesson plans focused on age and level-appropriate material.
Recieved the Richland District One Employee of the Year 2015
Received the Richland District One Middle Schools Employee of the Year 2013
Spearheaded efforts to adopt and implement social media platforms, including "Sowing Summer Seeds" and "I'm My Friend's Keeper"
CASA Court Appointed Special Advocate Columbia, South CarolinaGuardian ad Litem
Richland School District OneColumbia, South CarolinaESOL Ambassador for W. G. Sanders Middle SchoolAcademic assistance to non-English speaking parents and or students
Richland School District OneColumbia, South CarolinaTruancy Prevention and Non Compliance Court PetitionerPrepared all court affidavits and petitions for Richland County Family Court
Richland School District OneColumbia, South CarolinaParent Educator
Richland School District OneColumbia, South CarolinaMcKinney Vento Act Ambassador for W. G. Sanders Middle SchoolEnsure homeless families are welcomed and transistend into our school with privacy and respect
RBMG Mortgage Columbia, South CarolinaMortgage Contract Q&C Specialists
1996-1999 Promoted to Mortgage Contracts Quality Control Specialist
1994-1996 Promoted to Special Accounts Specialist
1992-1994 Entry Level Data Entry Encoder
Columbia CollegeColumbia, South Carolina, United StatesBachelor of Arts: Child and Family Studies with Concentration in Behavior Science and HumanitiesGPA: 3.02