Student-centered professional with a passion for understanding student perspectives in order to provide effective support. Experienced advisor whose academic interest lies in student cognitive and identity development in the age of Millennials.
Serve as mentor to ten students from Miami. Conduct weekly two-hour group meetings and one hour one-on-one meetings biweekly with each of the ten students. Encourage additional resource support in academics, as well as issues personal in nature. Communicate issues with administration in Enrollment Management on campus and with Posse Miami.
Teach department's masters level graduate seminar (HED 601). Teach department's qualitative research portion of HED 611, Understanding Educational Research. Served as teaching assistant for Lab in Learning Communities (HED 611) and facilitated practicum seminar (HED 730). Plan programming for master's students cohort, including Speak, Listen, and Reflect, a two day diversity retreat exploring privilege.
Responsible for the emotional, physical, and academic well-being of the players on the women's basketball team. Supervised and coordinated tutoring and mentoring through academic services, including assurance of class attendance. Coordinated and oversaw community service opportunities for the team. Referred student athletes to proper departments on campus to alleviate personal, social, emotional, or academic issues.
Responsible for the implementation of GEAR UP programming for the eleventh grade at Nottingham High School in Syracuse, New York. Encouraged and exposed higher educational opportunities during GEAR UP study blocks. Supervised and coordinated college visits for students. Established and fostered relationships with the cohort to provide support of engagement in educational and social/personal goals.
Served as academic support for all aspects of at-risk student athletes. Helped with development of academic skills for personal and academic success. Helped with writing and research skills.
Served as Academic Coordinator to five Football Student Athletes, including correspondence with faculty, registration assistance and assessment of progress. Served as assistant to the coordinator of the tutor/Mentor program, including the interviewing, hiring and training of tutors and mentors.
Provided support for study hall monitoring and facilitated tutoring and mentoring appointments. Helped with implementation of database for tutoring appointments. Helped coordinate and maintain tutoring and mentoring program for the department.
Currently completing coursework toward a Ph.D. from the School of Education. Anticipated graduation date of June 2016.
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