During my 30 years of being a successful educator, I have gained the knowledge and skills necessary to work in school improvement. I was a classroom teacher in both middle and high school grades for 21 years, 4 years as a high school assistant principal and 7 years as a high school principal. During my tenure as a high school principal, I also held the position of Evening Academy and Dual Enrollment Director at the Academy of Advanced Studies.
Working as a School Improvement Specialist has afforded me the opportunity to apply and practice the skills necessary to improve schools. My strengths include the ability to develop a working rapport with all staff members and create a vision of what is needed to have an effective school. I am able to assist teachers in turning theory into practice. After professional learning teachers are able to transfer the information to the classroom setting.Having data driven professional learning allows learning opportunities to become more focused and aligned to teacher need to improve student achievement.
Worked as a high school principal at Patrick Henry High School. Successfully fulfilled all the duties and responsibilities of a high school principal. My accomplishments during this time included the following
Worked as an assistant principal at Eagle's Landing High School. My accomplishments during my tenure included the following:
Taught at the following schools.
Jonesboro Junior High, Clayton County, 1979-1989
Lovejoy High School, Clayton County, 1989-1998
Eagle's Landing Middle School, Henry County, 1998-2000
Part-Time Instructor, Clayton State University, 1994-1996
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