Collaborative Assistant Principal with almost 20 years of experience creating opportunities for all
students to maximize their potential through education. Looking for a
position as an Assistant Principal in a school district that believes in educating the whole child by having high expectations with maximum support to reach their goals.
Judgment and Decision Making
Complex Problem Solving
Principal AssistantAug 2014 to Current Spokane Public Schools － Spokane, WA
Serve as assistant to principal, offering insight and advice on various aspects of school functioning.
Supervise daily functions serving students in grades K-6, Designed Instruction(SPED), Autistic and Behavioral Learning Environment and Behavioral Intervention.
Mentor teachers on the TPEP evaluation cycle to improve teacher performance.
Interview and train staff members for school positions.
Serve on leadership team to help guide decision making.
Handle student discipline and management, including parent communication for over 500 students.
Support teachers in implementation of behavior plans for students.
Coordinate transition activities to feeder middle schools to support college and career readiness.
Create and implement a positive behavior system using PBIS strategies to support student behavior.
Create professional development in the use of restorative practice, PBIS, and TPEP.
Create long term AVID Plan using data.
Model and implement AVID strategies within the elementary system.
Create child study team to align with restorative practice and intervention.
Administrative Intern/Instructional Coach/Language Arts Lead TeacherSep 2004 to Jun 2014 Garry Middle School － Spokane, WA
Designed and implemented a reading intervention model to support 600 students to raise reading scores.
Led collaboration and data conversations for student achievement.
Collaborated with school leaders to create a School Improvement Plan using data.
Used data to collaborate with teachers to improve instruction and change teaching practice.
Compiled data bases and data walls for 600 students to support teachers' instruction.
Developed protocols for data driven dialogues.
Worked closely with Special Education staff to help create a partnership with general education teachers.
Led book studies aligned to cultural competency, best practices, and Marzano Framework.
Provided classroom management and instruction to a diverse middle school classroom.
Developed and implemented school wide Navigation
101 lessons to support college and career readiness.
Modeled and implemented AVID strategies in all content areas.
Developed a plan for Community Involvement to increase parent participation.
Elementary Teacher/Middle School TeacherAug 1997 to Jun 2004 Kelso School District/Wilbur School District － Kelso/Wilbur, WA
Instructed students in grades 4-8.
Provided classroom management, organization, and structure to the classroom.
Created instruction that both motivated and increased the skill level of students.
Designed activities to support intervention and improving students' academic ability.
Provided Professional Development in technology.
Implemented technology integration with the Gates Grant Foundation.
Collaborated with colleagues to implement best practices with technology.
Developed Leadership programs to support the needs of middle school students.
Administrative Leadership2014Whitworth University － Spokane, WashingtonPrincipal Credential K-12
Language Arts2009Washington State Cohort － Spokane, Washington
National Boards-Early Adolescence English Language Arts
Master of Arts, Elementary Education1997Whitworth University － Spokane, WashingtonK-8 Elementary Education, 4-12 Physical Education/Health
Bachelor of Arts, Sports Medicine, Physical Education1993Whitworth University － Spokane, WashingtonSports Medicine, Physical Education