Established educational professional with 32 years of service inside the classroom as well as in administration and special education services. Currently seeking a post retirement position, that will utilize professional expertise gained in the school system combined with leadership and communication skills . Dedicated to helping students gain academic success.
Travel agency that specializes in enhancing education experience for students outside of classroom by organizing travel to educational landmarks and destinations to expand their knowledge beyond textbooks.
On Site Coordinator serves as concierge that provides stellar customer service to travelers during their stay.
*Managed needs of 30-100 travelers by checking all rooms prior to their arrival to ensure rooms are clean, all keys and room amenities are in working order and stocked with ample linens.
*Remain on site for duration of trip to coordinate daily meals served at hotel, communicating accommodation requests of travelers to hotel staff.
* Established room assignments for students and provide chaperones with room assignment spreadsheet and all necessary travel documents including itineraries and contact information for upcoming destinations.
*Established reports and analyze travel data at the completion of every assignment.
The National Assessment of Educational Progress is the only assessment that measures what U S students know and can do in various subjects across the nation, states and in some urban districts. NAEP is administered to students across the nation by trained NAEP representatives. It serves as a national yardstick of student achievement.
*receive extensive training in administering NAEP assessment
*trained to collect and safeguard NAEP assessment data
*responsible for setting up equipment (student tablets with keyboards, stylus, earbuds, administrator tablets and routers) that provide closed network for devices to communicate.
*administering accommodation sessions as needed.
*answering and tracking questions students ask during assessment.
*provide support to reduce burden to participating schools throughout assessment.
*conducting quality control procedures for all assessment materials following administration
A school system serving nearly 49, 000 students a year with a commitment to high school graduation and preparation for work and post high school education. DCPS services include in classroom education, career and technology education and after school clubs and activities. DCPS prides itself on employing educators that enhance the educational experience and have a passion for improving and positively impacting their students.
Inclusion Teacher John Burroughs Educational Center 2010-2012
Worked with classroom teachers to enrich the educational experience by establishing classroom objectives, student expectations and lesson plans modifications.
*Assist students with understanding the content of the lessons taught in classroom.
*Create lesson plans with teachers that included common core and DCPS standards.
*Ensure students understood the instruction and were actively participating in the classroom lesson.
Instructional Coach Stanton Elementary School 2008- 2010
Worked one on one and in small groups with educators providing guidance, training and other resources as needed to improve their classroom effectiveness.
*Monitor classroom and teaching style to share insight about classroom, effectiveness and opportunities to expand teacher knowledge.
*Assist teacher with classroom organization, lesson plan creation and behavior management.
*Increased teacher retention by expanding their instruction capacity, modeling effective differentiated instruction.
*Provide organized individual/ group learning opportunities for teachers as needed that would provide resources and recommendations to enhance their teaching skills.
*Help teachers improve the educational experience for students.
* Provide teachers with support in analyzing student assessment data.
DIBELS Testing Coordinator Meyer Elementary 1983- 2008
Served in many capacities within the 25 years of service to the students in the northwest corridor of the Nation's capital. As expertise increased, responsibilities expanded from classroom teacher to lead teacher, special education coordinator and DIBELS testing chairperson to name a few.
*Provide educational assistance to children with mental, psychological, learning, behavioral, or physical disabilities.
*Command school during the principal's absence.
*Collaborating with staff members, teachers and administrators to plan short and long term special education services for students.
*Evaluate special education programs, implementing state guidelines.
*Developed individualized educational programs.
*Provided demonstration lessons for DCPS educators.
*Prepare testing documents for teachers & analyzing results for testing.
*Schedule meetings to review educational test, objectives and goals.
*Organize groups for remediation
*Created learning and content strategies to meet needs of mentally and physically disabled students.
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