POSITIVE BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTIONS AND SUPPORT (PBIS) COACH
Dedicated professional teacher with a strong commitment to the social and academic growth of each student. Strong proponent of multicultural education dedicated to the teaching of students of color. Strong interpersonal and communication skills to foster relationships with students, staff and families.
Member of Equity Team* School Leadership Committee * School Differentiation Coach* Student-Teacher Mentor* Co-Founded girls of color (and allies) group called Engaging our Girls * School Assessment Coordinator* Facilitated a weekly book study with teachers during Professional Learning Communities (PLCs)* Member of Safety Team* Memeber of Threat Assessment Team
Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS) Coach07/2015
to Current Village East Elementary – Aurora,
Facilitates problem solving with teachers and students
Participates in monthly paraprofessional training meetings to implement safe recess procedurees
Mentors girls of color leadership group
Provides crisis intervention to students when difficult situations happen at school
Confers with teachers, parents and administrators to develop behavior plans
Assists with discipline procedures
Works directly with Mental Health Team and Administration
1st Grade Teacher07/2005
to 06/2015 Village East Elementary – Aurora,
Instructed1st grade curriculum, develop and teach lessons to cater to academic and developmental needs of all students.
Co- taught and collaborated with ELA teacher, instructional coach and reading interventionists.
Instructed literacy, literacy groups, phonics, math, science, social studies and character education.
Assessed students using DIBELS, DRA2, and I-Ready, anecdotal notes and conferring.
Met with parents to resolve conflicting educational priorities and issues.
Implemented reading and writing workshops to increase student literacy and support school reading programs.
Read to Achieve Teacher01/2005
to 06/2005 Maria Mitchell Elementary- Denver Public Schools – Denver,
Worked with 3rd grade students in small, targeted reading groups
Certificate: Educational Leadership and Policy Studies-Principal LicensureCurrentUniversity of Denver-
Passed the Praxis exam for principal licensure
Certificate will be completed in May 2017
Master of Arts: Clinical Mental Health2014Argosy University-
Post BA: Elementary Education2004University of Colorado at Boulder-
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology2002University of Colorado at Boulder-