To be an effective teacher, ensure students learn and achieve, be a positive contributor to my school and continue my own professional growth. Knowledge of School/Business Relations Families, School, & Community Knowledge Working with Volunteers Sales & Territory Management Product Marketing / Merchandising Educating Young Children Negotiating, Training, and Motivating Principles of Management Advanced Word Processing Advanced Document Production Personality Psychology Leadership Development Program
Partnership Specialist January 2010 to CurrentWaco Independent School District
Coordinate the district's activities intended to establish and maintain positive community / business partnerships and relationships with the community of Waco.
Provide leadership and technical assistance to the partnership program.
Provide orientation and training programs for community partners and school staff to ensure knowledgeable partners and effective partnerships.
Evaluate the effectiveness of existing partnership activities.
Develop newsletters and partnership publications for the promotion and recognition of the program including the end of year annual report.
Plan and coordinate district-wide community recognition events; Legacy Luncheon, Partnership Recognition Breakfast.
Oversee the districts VIP Program (Volunteer, Invest and Prepare).
Recruit and place new volunteers and mentors throughout the district.
Maintain the Adopt-a-School website page and Facebook account.
Help the Waco ISD Education Foundation with its fundraising efforts; District Drive and the annual H-E-B Celebrity Cook Off.
Organize and host the District's Outstanding Teacher Recognition Ceremony including seeking sponsorships and awards for the teachers.
Donor Recruitment Area Manager January 2007 to January 2010NON American Red Cross
Managed 40+ counties around Central Texas coordinating blood drives, cold calling on accounts to gain new sponsors/volunteers and businesses, while also maintaining current business.
Consistently met or exceeded monthly performance goals.
Planned and implemented effective strategies to recruit and retain donor groups/volunteers that sponsored collection operations, worked to achieve established blood collection goals, and ensured sufficient numbers of specialized donors to meet program needs.
Developed a working knowledge for the community, its government, demographics, and organizations about the need for blood collection and the importance and need for blood donors to keep giving.
Provided ongoing support to donor groups by implementing Donor Appreciation Drives to recognize gallon(s) donors to include media recognition.
Sent hand written invitations to lapse donors encouraging attendance to blood drive as well as thank you letters after each blood drive to the sponsors & volunteers.
Gave presentations to businesses & schools to educate them on the importance of donating blood and encouraged them to help the community.
Merchandiser, Red Desk/CSR January 2001 to January 2007Coca-Cola Bottling
Merchandised the local stores such as Wal-Mart, HEB, etc.
by restocking the store shelves with product and building displays.
Set up new accounts, many forms of tracking; net placement tracking, donation tracking.
Processed monthly bonuses for department and special pricing for accounts.
Organized fundraisers with local schools and organizations to help in building their activity funds.
Assisted customers and accounts with any problems as a customer service representative such as orders, pricing, invoices, delivery, etc.
Gymnastics Instructor January 1997 to January 2007Expectations & Extreme Cheer & Tumble
Taught children ages 3yrs - 12th grade.
Held and led Cheerleading Camps for surrounding small school districts.
Taught Individual Private Lessons for those trying out for Jr High and HS Cheerleader.
Region 12 Alternative Education Certification Program : Fall 2015Tarleton State University － Stephenville, TX
Bachelor of Science : May 2010
Associate of Arts : December 2006Temple College － Temple, TX
May 2000Gatesville High School － Gatesville, TX
Leadership Education and Development Program Mentor since 2010 Leadership Waco Class XXX 2013-2014; Alumni Leadership Waco Curriculum Committee Member Member of TSPRA, Texas School Public Relations Association TSPRA Nominating Committee; 2014-2015 Waco ISD Education Foundation Fundraising Committee Member A.J. Moore Advisory Board Member since 2010 Prosper Waco Mentor Coalition Committee Member VOICE, Viable Options In Community Endeavers Advisory Board Member since 2013 Member of the Texas Association of Partners in Education; WISD Member of the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce; WISD, American Red Cross Member of the Temple Chamber of Commerce; American Red Cross Tarleton State University Alumni Association
Partners in Education Business Coordinator / Mentor; Coca-Cola, American Red Cross
Race for the Cure Event Committee; Coca-Cola