An accomplished professional who promotes a team-oriented
environment that fosters success by providing individualized
organizational support. Offering eight years of experience in
implementing adaptive teaching strategies, training staff on regulations
and legal processes, creating and presenting innovative practices
during professional development, working in a rapidly changing
environment, fostering diversity through community building, and
assessing data in order to improve and modify organizational practices.
Positive atmosphere promotion
Advanced problem solving
Training and development
Practiced in instructional design
curriculum targeting different types of learners to construct an engaging
departmental guides that presented criteria on how to navigate various
training to inter-departmental teams to ensure smooth adoption of new
compliance for completion of legal state documents in accordance to rules
01/2010 to Current
Special Education Liaison and CoordinatorJacqueline Kennedy Onassis High School － New York, NY
Plan and lead training programs for staff development.
Analyze each department's training needs and develop new training programs based on the analysis.
Present training information via role playing, simulations and team exercises to increase teacher effectiveness.
Achieve 100% programming compliance to meet state standards in addressing recommended services to students with disabilities.
Coordinate Individualized Education Plan (IEP) meetings in order to ensure all legal aspects of an IEP are met.
Revise annual goals to ensure they meet the school, city and state standards.
Collaborate with various teams to guarantee the compliance of recommended programs for students.
Act as an effective communicator between administration, Manhattan Field Support Center and department in order to improve current strategies and services.
Ensure the compliance of budget provided with the services offered.
Select and interview candidates for available department positions.
Help with training and development of staff with all aspects of training coordination.
Complete all work with above 90% rate of accuracy.
01/2008 to Current
Special Education Teacher
Increase student performance in integrated collaborative teaching classroom, self-contained classroom, and special education support services through the analysis of performance data.
Design and implement curriculum aligned with Common Core, school goals and student data.
Create testing and evaluation procedures.
Provide instruction that accommodates various learning styles, interests and backgrounds through the utilization of multiple resources.
Effectively communicate with staff and administration to increase differentiation and improve instructional strategies though the use of various data.
Formulate, implement and modify intervention plans that are school wide, group based as well as individualized.
01/2013 to Current
Co-Founder, Planner and CoordinatorMint Affairs, Event Planning and Coordination － Piscataway, NJ
Evaluate the needs of the company and develop agendas and programs based on analysis.
Serve as a link between clients, vendors, planners and team members.
Collaborate with the team in creating event plans and cross functional vendors.
Train new candidates to become highly effective event coordinators and managers.
Retain and build company clientele through social media.
Innovate and create ideas that will meet the vision of the clients.
Construct organizational plans when working with multiple clients and vendors.
Work with a legal figure to draft and review contracts for clients.
Monitor company budget and address needs based on data.
Journal Editor and WriterDialogues@RU － New Brunswick, NJ
Edited and revised research papers for Dialogues@RU, Undergraduate Journal.
Provided analytical feedback to instructors for the journal selection.
Masters of Education: Secondary Special EducationCity College of the City of New YorkSecondary Special Education
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology Criminology and Political ScienceRutgers, The State University of New JerseyPsychology Criminology and Political Science
Thaakat Foundation: A Global Non-Profit
Organization, National Diversity Council, 2010 - 2013
New York City Teaching Fellows, Teaching Fellow, 2008 -
Service Member, 2008 - 2010
"Ayurvedic Medicine: Effective for Five Thousand Years." Dialogues@RU: A Journal of Undergraduate Research. Volume Six (2007).