Outcomes-focused health educator, exhibiting excellent communication, problem solving and strategic planning skills. Focused on developing and implementing comprehensive health programs and services to improve the health outcomes of individuals and communities. Passionate about helping others.
Relationship and team building
Staff training and development
Cultural awareness and sensitivity
Experience with at-risk youth
Family and children's programs knowledge
Exceptional interpersonal skills
Exceptional communication skills
Health Education Specialist August 2014 to CurrentDistrict of Columbia Public Schools － Washington , DC
Identified and analyzed health data to develop relevant educational programs and curriculum.
Presented department's work to external stakeholders and donors.
Fostered partnerships with other community organizations to address the health status and behaviors of students in DC Public Schools.
Promoted healthy habits and practices in outreach materials and presentations.
Collaborated with local health departments and other community partners.
Managed teacher leaders in the development of health curricular materials.
Trained teachers in strategies for identifying and addressing students needs
Utilized existing health data and best practices to assist with the development and revision of state health education standards.
Communicative Disease/ WIC Intern June 2012 to August 2012Health Department － Fairfax County, VA
Identified and analyzed public health data to develop relevant programs and policies.
Utilized needs assessment data to create a training module for churches implementing an HIV/ AIDS ministry.
Fostered partnerships with other community organizations to address HIV infection in the community.
Educated the public regarding community health resources in community centers and churches.
Assisted with the development of implementation plans for participating churches.
Develop appropriate health education literature and lessons for clients of the Women, Infants and Children program.
Health and Physical Education Specialist January 2007 to CurrentWashington Irving Middle School Fairfax County Public Schools
Plan, develop, and assess health and physical education lessons according to the Fairfax County Public Schools Program of Studies.
Deliver human growth and development lessons.
Topics include: reproductive anatomy, sexually transmitted infections, HIV/ AIDS prevention, abstinence, and contraception Implement school based activities, data collection and teacher training during school's participation in county-wide Physical Education Program grant.
Create standardized test questions for use on district assessments to monitor student learning outcomes.
Plan, prepare and conduct staff development sessions.
Physical Education Specialist January 2001 to January 2007Woodburn Elementary School
Fairfax County Public Schools
Created and facilitated a running promotion program for 500 students.
Collaborated with a team of co-workers to plan and implement staff development on integrating movement and arts into the academic curriculum.
Coached Girls on the Run, a national program designed to positive emotional, social and physical development through physical activity.
Coordinated the staff flu shot program and served as the liaison between school-based staff and the corporate wellness department to promote staff wellness.
Planned and organized the annual staff basketball game to raise funds for the physical education program.
Relevant and professional Coursework.
Master of Public Health : Global and Community Health, December, 2012George Mason University － Fairfax, VAGPA: GPA: 3.97/4.0GPA: 3.97/4.0 Global and Community Health
University of Oxford － Oxford, Oxfordshire, United KingdomOxford Programme for Graduate Studies Epidemiology of Obesity and Healthcare Economics
Master of Arts : New Professional Studies, TeachingGeorge Mason University － Fairfax, VANew Professional Studies, Teaching
Bachelor of Science : Athletic Training and Physical Education Health Education, December, 2010University of Michigan － Ann Arbor, MIGPA: GPA: 4.0/4.0Athletic Training and Physical Education Health Education
Program Planning and Evaluation Health Promotion Methods Foundations of Health Education and Behavior Project Management in Public Health Human Growth and Development Program Administration
Data analysis, data collection, Health Education, Health Promotion, needs assessment, Program Planning and Evaluation, Project Management, Public speaking, SPSS, staff development
Honors and awards
Oxford Honors Semester
Golden Key International Honor Nominee
Graduated with Distinction from the University of Michigan
Washington Irving Middle School Fairfax County Public Schools
Woodburn Elementary School
Fairfax County Public Schools
George Mason University
University of Oxford
University of Michigan
Job Titles Held:
Health Education Specialist
Communicative Disease/ WIC Intern
Health and Physical Education Specialist
Physical Education Specialist
Master of Public Health : Global and Community Health , December, 2012 Master of Arts : New Professional Studies, Teaching Bachelor of Science : Athletic Training and Physical Education Health Education , December, 2010 Program Planning and Evaluation Health Promotion Methods Foundations of Health Education and Behavior Project Management in Public Health Human Growth and Development Program Administration
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