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

Enthusiastic Instructor eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of implementation and course development and training in special education. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in all education programs.

  • Certified Early Childhood to 12th grade Special Education Teacher
  • Distinguished in Disability Evaluations
  • Conflict Resolution Techniques-Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Curriculum development and strategic planning
  • Barton Reading and Spelling System (children and adults) Dyslexia Training
  • Professional Development Seminars
  • Social Development, Transition Training
  • Structured Learning and Teaching Environment: 40 Hours; ADOS certification
  • Certified Apple Teacher, Proficient in Microsoft Office, Google, Adobe, Google Classroom, Blackboard Classroom
Liberty University Lynchburg, VA Expected in 12/2020 Master of Science : Administration And Supervision - GPA :
Concordia University Portland, OR Expected in 01/2014 Master of Science : Curriculum and Instruction - GPA :
  • Majored in Inclusive Classroom (Special Education)
University of Central Arkansas Conway, AR Expected in 1987 Bachelor of Science : Special Education - GPA :
  • Language Development in Children
  • Classroom Management/Behavior
  • Introduction to Special Education
  • Topics for the Elementary Teacher
  • Reading Strategies for the Exceptional Child
  • Individual Educational Planning
  • Evaluating the Exceptional Child
  • Curriculum for the Exceptional Child
  • Characteristics of the Exceptional Child
  • Evaluating the Elementary Child
  • Foundations in Reading
  • Educational Psychology
  • American School Systems
Frederick Community College Frederick, MD Expected in 1984 Associate of Arts : General Studies - GPA :

Emphasis in

  • Human Growth and Development
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Community Services
  • Adolescent Psychology
  • Social Issues
  • Introduction to Social Work and Human Services
  • Introduction to Counseling and Interviewing
Concordia University Portland, OR Expected in 2023 Ph.D. : Education-Professional Leadership, Inquiry, and Transform. - GPA :

17.5 hours completed

International Theological Seminary Bradenton, Florida Expected in 2010 Ph.D. : Clinical Christian Counseling - GPA :

Emphasis in Counsiling

  • Families
  • Children
  • Times of Crisis
  • Substance Abuse and Addictions
  • Families of Children with Disabilities
  • Sick and Terminally Ill
  • Ethics and Legal Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Crisis Chaplaincy
  • Accredited with Association of Independent Christian Colleges & Seminaries
International Theological Seminary Bradenton, Florida Expected in 2005 Master of Arts : Clinical Christian Counseling - GPA :
  • Christian Psychology and Counseling
  • Codependency
  • Counseling for Family Violence and Abuse
  • Counseling for Anger
  • Integrated Approach to Marriage and Family Counseling
Work History
Madison County Schools - Instructional Specialist
Flora, MS, 07/2012 - Current
Park Nicollet Health Services - Advocate/Consultant
Shakopee, MN, 04/1997 - 06/2012
  • Created strategies for mentally and physically disabled students
  • Reviewed parental reports to determine best practices in home and school settings
  • Observed students in classrooms and social settings to provide feedback concerning educational, emotional, social needs
  • Educated parents concerning Special Education Law under provisions of Individual's with Disabilities Educational Act (IDEA) 2004 and Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
  • Consulted with parents and organizations concerning Individualized Educational Plans, results from psychological examiners, student placement, expectations
Albany Charter School Network - Social Worker
Beaufort, SC, 04/2011 - 07/2012
  • Screened and admitted residence into nursing home care
  • Developed treatment plans and casework programs for an average of 100 patients each month
  • Completed an average of 10 therapeutic patient interviews per day
  • Conducted safety and risk assessments
  • Referred clients to social services agencies as needed
  • Maintained regular contact with clients and their families including visiting family homes as needed
  • Assessed clients for abuse and neglect and compling documentation for court and state reports
  • Educated clients and families about illness and contributing personal, social and economic factors
  • Obtained and supplied families with information about agencies for (counseling, patient rights, lawyers for estate planning, Alzheimer Alliance, senior citizen groups, etc.)
  • Solicited advice and guidance from senior personnel and other experts when difficult situations developed
  • Collaborated with Behavioral Health and Special Protection for Seniors
  • Assisted clients in filing for Medicaid Benefits and monitored qualification process
  • Trained and monitored two social service/activity directors providing social activities for residence
  • Coordinated community based Alzheimer Alliance monthly meetings and support group
De Queen Public Schools - Long term substitute teacher
City, STATE, 02/2008 - 03/2010
  • Taught reading, language arts, math, science and social sciences in self-contained ED and LD classroom
    Redirected behavior using positive reinforcement methods
  • Gave one-on-one attention to students, while maintaining group focus
  • Communicated non-verbally with children to provide comfort, encouragement and positive reinforcement

National Association of Special Education Teachers

American Academy of Special Education Professionals- Board Certified in Special Education

Board Certified Professional Christian Counselor

Gold Star Wives/American Widow's Project

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School Attended

  • Liberty University
  • Concordia University
  • University of Central Arkansas
  • Frederick Community College
  • Concordia University
  • International Theological Seminary
  • International Theological Seminary

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