Instructional Coach and Team Leader committed to maintaining a high functioning team of instructional leaders with focus on planning and presentation. Cultivates positive strength based relationships with fellow professionals and academic trainers.
MS Office Proficient
Fluent in Filemaker
Staff Training and Development
Compelling Leadership Skills
Social Media Savy
01/2012 to Current
Instructional Coach & Team LeaderUNCOMMON SCHOOLS Troy Prep － Troy, NY
Instructional Team Leader: Develop and implement team systems and routines. Lead a team of teachers through daily transitions, classroom management and provide feedback to ensure team success. Evaluate individual and team performance. Create positive culture with strength based relationships.
Instructional Coach: Provide direct coaching to other instructional staff. Observe while providing feedback on planning, curriculum implementation and teaching. Focus on positive framing in addition to skill building in areas of growth. Lead modeling and provide feedback during live practice. Consistently highlight where individuals receive a "glow and a grow." Implement video review schedule for feedback post practice.
Instructional Leader: Plan, implement and design curriculum for 5th grade common core mathematics class.
01/2010 to 01/2012
NYSPEP Project CoordinatorPREVENT CHILD ABUSE NEW YORK － Albany, NY
Coordinate and manage New York State Parenting Education Partnership (NYSPEP): a coalition of state agencies and community based organizations with a membership of 1000 individuals.
Organized all cross group collaboration and communications.
Event Coordinator: Booked all conference venues, managed all travel bookings for management team members and presenters. Maintained budgets and created attendee databases per event.
Management Team member: Held weekly meetings to vote on upcoming events, legislative platforms and budget approval.
Cultivated and maintained relationships with board members, assisted with retreat planning and presentations to PCANY board.
Planned and produced multiple parenting educator professional development conferences throughout New York State.
Assist in the coordination and implementation of the Annual NYS Child Abuse Prevention Conference (400 attendees).
Conducted multiple parent focus groups across NYS to identify the access barriers to parenting education in NY.
Composed and disseminated surveys of parenting education programs to enhance the development of an online searchable database of programs in NYS.
Collected data on parent completion rates/number of programs around the state.
Managed and supervised NYSPEP Project Assistants and a team of interns.
Created and coordinated events with SUNY Albany to increase awareness regarding the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences and generated an audience of 200 plus students, professionals, and elected officials.
Member of the lead creative team working towards the development of a statewide New Parent Guide to be universally distributed to all parents in NYS. The guide will assist parents with systems navigation, parenting education, and provide interactive cross systems tools to break barriers between services, i.e. health care providers and day-care providers.
Assisted with legislative advocacy for PCANY under Winning Beginnings legislative platform.
MBA: Business AdministrationCollege of Saint Rose － Albany, NY
Certificate in Not-for-Profit Managment
Statistical Analysis Term Project: conducted analysis on parenting programs in NYS; used data to identify whether parents who were self-referred to parenting education would be more likely to complete programs than court mandated parents.
Grant Writing and Fundraising Term Project: Analysis of the Northeastern Alzheimer's Association's development staff, fund diversity, donor management and fundraising activities. Recommendations were shared with the organization.
Bachelor of Science: Political Science State University of New York at Albany － Albany, NY
Cum Laude Graduate Deans List: 2007-2008, 2009-2010
Minor in Women studies and French
Completed BA degree in 3 years.
Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity, Community Service Chair/National Liaison: Attended national summit as the Albany representative.
Mock Trial Team Member, competed in Phi Alpha Delta Mock Trials at Albany Law.
Students of Albany Against Cancer: Relay for Life special event team member.
Varsity Crew Team
Study Abroad: Italian ConversationFashion Institute of Technology － New York, NY
Italian conversation; completed term project on international immersion and
Travel, Photography, Hiking, Coaching
Event Planning, Creative Problem Solving, Customer Service, Budgeting