Creative and resourceful Marketing Education teacher/coordinator committed to staying current with the latest teaching theories and trends. Strong subject areas include marketing, English, and credit recovery.
Served as the DECA advisor for 14 years accompanying multiple students to District, State, and International Career Development Conferences from Atlanta to Nashville to Salt Lake City and Anaheim.
Member of Districtwide Education Improvement Committee and participant in peer-coaching.
Sold Retail Packaging and Industrial Paper and Sanitary Supplies in Houston, Shreveport, and Austin. Also worked at the Dallas Apparel Mart and Dallas World Trade Center. Regional Manager for Master Paper Distributor and sales assistant for manufacturers representative of janitorial supplies and equipment.
Interviewed and assessed new clients each week. Selected and compiled relevant information and resources for clients to support them in overcoming work place issues. Eliminated barriers to entering the workforce for clients when possible (facilitated them in obtaining licenses, uniforms, certifications). Referred clients to other county or state agencies for additional resources. Developed case files and job/career plans for clients. Completed documentation for all clients' activities.
Hired and trained facility staff for new school locations. Managed regional facility staffs with up to 12 school districts with average of 5 teachers at each facility. Addressed school districts' questions, issues, and concerns regarding private alternative schools, policies, and procedures. Collaborated regularly with facility directors and staff to prepare and deliver students' performance updates. Made sales presentations to prospective school districts.
Government and Fashion Merchandising
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