(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Enthusiastic public school educator with over 25 years of expertise in teaching, guiding and coaching students of all ages Pre Kinder to adult: desiring to be school counselor.

*Professional and effective approach to understanding student’s issues

and situations.

*Uses critical thinking and effective listening to solve problems.

*Excellent communication skills, aided by community and scholastic

theatre and musical experience.

*Able to work with children of various intellectual and emotional levels.

Core Qualifications
  • Group Instruction
  • Learning Strategies
  • Multicultural Populations
  • Public Relations
  • Classroom Discipline
  • Creative Lesson Planning
  • Curriculum Development
  • Family Involvement
Education and Training
Liberty University Lynchburg, Virginia Expected in 2009 Master's : School Counseling - GPA :

2006-2009: Graduated With honors - Master's in Education, School Counseling At Liberty University.

Eastern NM University Lynchburg, New Mexico Expected in 1982 Bachelor of Music : Education - GPA :

*1978-1982: Bachelor of Music Education Degree, Eastern New Mexico University, Portales New Mexico

*Graduated With Honors, 3.6 average on 4.0 scale

*Active in school choirs and musical theatre

* Directed student opera, "Slow Dusk"

Hot Springs High School Lynchburg, New Mexico Expected in 1978 Select One : - GPA :

1974-1978: Graduated from Hot Springs High School, Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. 3rd in class with a 3.8 average on a 4.0 scale


Texas PC-12 Music Certification, Current

Texas Counseling PC-12 Certification, Current

Virginia PC-12 Music Certification, EXP 2015

Virginia PC-12 Counseling Certification, EXP 2015

  • Material Development - created curriculum to teach life skills with music and drama;created a peer tutoring system for elementary aged students.
  • Team Building/Leadership Training - developed and delivered fine arts lessons to fellow educators for classroom use.
  • Collaborated with school counselor for Red Ribbon Week, School Announcements and Award Assemblies
  • Graduated with honors, 3.6 average on 4.0 scale
  • Extensive computer experience, both PC and Mac;
  • Experienced inPowerpoint and Excel.I am also able to work our sound system and have played on keyboards and programmed synthesizers. Continue to hone counseling skills during regular teaching duties
  • Problem Solving -Discussed problems with students and suggested creative and practical solutions.
  • Resolved basic problems such as behavioral issues.
  • Acted as mediator between students to sort out problems such as disputes and fights.
Professional Experience
Ysleta Independent School District - High School Choral Director/Elementary Music Teacher
City, STATE, 2003 - Current
  • Taught Vocal and General Music
  • Developed and implemented fund-raising activities
  • Organized local performances and talent shows
  • Applied Progressive teaching and took an advanced high school choir to perform at Carnegie Hall, in New York City, 2007.
  • Gifted and Talented Representative for Tierra Del Sol Elementary - four years.
  • Did a Counseling Internship at Tierra Del Sol and at Hanks High School while a full time employee with the YISD.
  • Taught vocal music to all level students
  • Held position as Region Vocal Chairman and Secretary, organizing region, pre-area and area All State Choir auditions
  • Conducted major choral/orchestra performances of: Handel's Messiah, Vivaldi's Gloria and Faure's Requiem with high school students, 80 people strong.
Socorro Independent School District - Junior High Choral Director/Elementary Music Teacher
City, STATE, 1997 - 2003
  • Organized and rehearsed an 100+ member third-sixth grade volunteer choir, which performed in many civic performances.
  • Introduced tone chimes to fifth grade students as a precursor to the hand bells
  • Educated each and every grade level in the pre K-5th grade school, usually two classes at a time.
Cobre Consolidated School System - All Level Choral Director/General Music Teacher, Cobre
City, STATE, 1985 - 1987
  • Taught all levels of vocal music: four elementaries, one middle school, and one high school.
  • Grew program from 0 to 65 in one year.
  • Developed a true vocal music program for the first time in many years.
Midland Independent School District - Junior High Choral Director
City, STATE, 1982 - 1985
  • Taught at two junior high school and one freshman high school.
  • Assisted at Midland High School as asst. choral director
  • Organized and prepared seasonal musicals
  • Took choirs to UIL contests and solo/ensemble
Community Involvement

*Extensive church involvement

*Direct church choir

*Plan and Organize music for services

*Informally Counseled and Advised individuals of all ages

*Directed vocals for El Paso Community College Musical Theatre



National Education Association (NEA) 2014-2015

Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) 1988-2015

American School Counselors Association (ASCA) 2006-2016


*Direct and introduce music every sunday at church

*Conducted teacher inservice for non musicians


*Organization, accuracy and attention to detail

* Strong verbal and personal communication skills.

*Accuracy and Attention to details.

*Organization and prioritization skills.

*Problem analysis, use of judgment and ability to solve problems efficiently.

*Self motivated, initiative, high level of energy.

*Tolerant and flexible to different situations.

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