(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Determined School Counselor with success in helping students achieve educational goals and personal well-being. Talented in meeting the objectives of the counseling program by providing preventative education, advocacy, mediation and counseling to students. Sensitive to socioeconomic and cultural difference of students. Results-oriented when reviewing reports on the effectiveness of the counseling program to determine areas for improvement.

  • At Risk Student Support
  • College Planning
  • Academic Advisement
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Individual Student Counseling
  • Post-Secondary Career Exploration
  • Parent Communication
  • Career Fairs
  • Group therapy facilitator
  • Data-driven decision making
  • Counseling and therapy
  • Mediation and crisis intervention
  • Student records management
  • Career planning
  • Student progress reporting
  • Individualized education programs
Georgia State University Atlanta, GA, Expected in 2020 Master of School Counseling : - GPA :
Lincoln Memorial University Ducktown, TN, Expected in 06/2011 Specialist of Education : Curriculum and Instruction - GPA :
Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant, MI, Expected in 2008 Master of Education : Curriculum and Instruction - GPA :
North Georgia College and State University Dahlonega, GA, Expected in 2002 Bachelor of Education : Early Childhood Education - GPA :
Work History
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. - School Counseling Intern
Oak Brook, IL, 08/2019 - 05/2020
  • Maintained positive relationships and open communication with parents about application paperwork, testing requirements and upcoming deadlines
  • Delivered high-quality services to students needing academic and emotional support
  • Helped students complete admissions applications and pursue scholarships to fund education at state, private and vocational schools
  • Coordinated record transfers between school and outside organizations such as colleges and trade schools
  • Guided students through evaluating career interests and potential schools
  • Educated individuals with special interests about unique grants and scholarships for higher education
  • Built schedules around students' strengths and long-term goals, customizing different approaches for college preparatory and technical school pathways
  • Supported students through challenging developmental milestones and crisis situations and coordinated outside service referrals for those needing extra assistance
  • Cemented relationships with colleges across state, region and entire country to better serve schools' students
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties
  • Personalized career advice to incorporate student grades, goals and skill level
  • Offered extra assistance to students of impoverished backgrounds, including providing clothes for job interviews and support for basic needs such as food and transportation
Hca - Student Advisor
Springfield, MO, 07/2018 - 05/2019
  • Pointed students to relevant information about academic and personal support services available on campus
  • Advised students individually and in groups on academic programs for individual interests
  • Developed team communications and information for advisement meetings
  • Optimized student educational strategies with clear advice on course choices, progression and career options
Memorial Hermann - Director of Professional Development
Houston, TX, 01/2016 - 06/2018
  • Collaborated with educators, school administrators and external professionals in IEP development.
  • Integrated with educators to create effective teaching aids and instructional materials, assisting all levels and types of learners.
  • Researched state-of-the-art teaching techniques to present new methods to instructors to help enhance teaching skills.
  • Facilitated constructive and regular communications between educators and parents via telephone and email.
  • Implemented in-school behavior modification program to identify barriers to learning and improve academic proficiency, boosting proficiency 33%.
  • Provided ongoing coaching and mentoring to over 30 teachers and administrators to impact student achievement.
  • Teamed with subject matter experts in evaluation and revision of training tools in order to continually improve learning platforms.
  • Designed, implemented and managed successful training programs to meet department and school needs.
  • Effectively implemented best training practices and adult learning principles in planning and creation of instructional materials.
Atlanta Public Schools - Educator
City, STATE, 09/2008 - 01/2016
  • Managed classroom activities, parent conferences, and lesson plans
  • Chose materials and developed lesson plans to enhance skills for individual students
  • Continually improved knowledge, skills, and performance based on feedback and self-identified professional developmental needs
  • Led planning and achievement of goals and objectives consistent with school mission and philosophy
  • Boosted individual perseverance and resilience by setting challenging goals and providing realistic support
  • Implemented classroom management improvements to enhance class morale and engagement
  • Drove student learning by establishing clear classroom plans and group objectives, as well as actionable strategies to achieve each goal
  • Established and enforced rules of behavior to drive social development and maintain positive interactions
  • Planned lessons according to district standards to cover all requirements and prepare for standardized tests
  • Helped students develop self-esteem and life skills by fostering healthy conflict-resolution, critical thinking and communication
  • Built positive relationships with parents to involve families in educational process
  • Provided warm, supportive environment for developing academic, social and emotional growth

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School Attended

  • Georgia State University
  • Lincoln Memorial University
  • Central Michigan University
  • North Georgia College and State University

Job Titles Held:

  • School Counseling Intern
  • Student Advisor
  • Director of Professional Development
  • Educator


  • Master of School Counseling
  • Specialist of Education
  • Master of Education
  • Bachelor of Education

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