First rate innovative education leader with 10 years of professional experience supporting and promoting early learning environments. Over 7 years of experience creating successful collaborative Early Learning partnerships with civic, community and non profit agencies and institutions. Strong leader, visionary and community advocate for school readiness. Articulate go-getter with a talent for building, implementing and improving early learning programs. Adept at identifying and creating a school readiness culture that creates a positive/joyful, structured, consistent, nurturing, and supportive, environment.
Create and manage IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals.
Design learning interventions for students with special needs; engaging families in the academic support of their student. .
Work with students to set goals and increase student motivation.
Ensure that the accommodations for special need students reinforces school culture and facilitates student achievement.
Support students and teachers inside the classroom through observation, coaching and modeling; using data to enhance instruction, intervention, and academic acceleration.
Interpret and analyze academic data to maintain student development and retention.
Collaborate and conduct behavioral assessments and intervention plans for special needs students.
Support general education teachers and administrators in implementing strategies to meet needs of students with IEPs.
Cultivate connections and strong student rapport to foster classroom engagement, in addition to recording student progress to inform parents and school administration.
A demonstrated track record working and supporting the needs of families and young children; focusing on ensuring that children and families have the tools necessary to be successful in Kindergarten and in life.
Promote early learning with community leaders. Ensured that all Performance Standards and site-specific funding regulations are met or exceeded.
Created programs and collaborated on large scale projects designed to prepare children for kindergarten boosting students' self-regulatory, social, and cognitive skills.
Lead and implemented a heightened academic rigor to ensure school readiness via the creative curriculum.
Analyzed and aggregated multiple sources of data to complete reports (i.e. ECERS,Georgia STARS Quality Rating and Head Start reviews) to identify professional development needs and ensure progress toward Georgia's school readiness goals.
Participated in site visits, classroom observations, and work groups to assess early learning program needs and plan strategies for implementation.
Coordinated early learning awareness meetings with community agencies and non profits; serving as liaison between our early learning centers and external stakeholders.
Developed and nurtured a faculty culture where 21st century learning, educational program innovation, and contemporary best practices are the standard.
Responsible for creating a positive, structured, disciplined school culture that promoted school readiness.
Supported faculty to align curriculum, teaching, technology, and assessment practices with our mission, guiding principles, approach to learning and strategic initiatives.
Inspired, promoted and nurtured new and innovative programs.
Updated, revitalized and intensified technology and innovation initiatives to bring cutting-edge technology in all areas, working closely with the Director of IT and Assistive Technology department.
Promoted school readiness curriculums fostering project-based learning throughout the school.
Coordinated curriculum and instructional content, coached teachers, assessed performance, and coordinated professional development.
Cultivated productive relationships with all members of the school community, including faculty, students, and families.
Continuously monitored student achievement by analyzing independent work, standardized tests results, and other data points in order to target school readiness interventions.
• STEM Strategic Initiative (2015) -
• Member of Google Apps for Education 2015
• National Staff Development and Training Association (NSDTA)
• International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
• The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN)
• Atlanta Area Technology Educators
• Georgia Association of Career and Technical Educators (GACTE)
• 2005 Atlanta Phenomenal Woman Award
• 2010 E3 Award- Excellence in Education
• 2012 thru 2015 Volunteer Awards
• 2019 Awarded Parent Influencer Award ( Sheltering Arms)
• 8/2019 Nominated and awarded Family Ambassador for Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning
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