To have a mutually rewarding professional partnership with an institution of higher learning that focuses on cultivating prepared minds through research based instructional strategies, aims focus at balancing knowledge and wisdom, encourages a love of life-long-learning, and promotes servant leadership.
To have a mutually rewarding professional affiliation with an institution that serves early education programs; To become key personnel responsible for ensuring the safety, welfare and success of students, families and communities. Prefer employment that offers viable experience in the overall operation Early Childhood Special Education and Early Education Programs and other related initiatives.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
*Nearly 30-years of experience in the field of public education as an early childhood & special education professional and as a school site & central office administrator.
*Knowledgeable in all facets of student/staff relations and the effective, efficient organization of classroom activities.
*Excellent leadership and administrative skills; ability to effectively train, motivate, and mentor others.
*High-level of organization, and analytical abilities; able to identify and resolve problems in an effective and efficient manner; skilled in organization and coordination of program and special events.
*Strong academic preparation in and extensive experience in Administration, Human Services and Staff Relations.
*Extensive experience as an Early Childhood Education Administrator.
*Experience managing several school sites to address short term and long term operational and instructional goals.
Microsoft Office and Blackboard Skills. Knowledgeable In:
Collaborative Processes communication skills (written and oral)
Los Angeles Unified School District LAUSDSpecial Education Teacher01/2010 to 01/2011
Provides support to ensure that schools receive appropriate resources to maintain safe school environments in accordance with Education Code, District policies and procedures.
Monitors Safe School Plans, Administrator Certification and California Form 700/Statement of Economic Interest.
Provide support to administrators in relation to sexual harassment, bullying and hate crimes.
Orientate reassigned (housed) employees and monitor their daily attendance.
Facilitate child abuse and discipline trainings.
Scheduled, coordinate and participate in threat assessments.
Coordinated crisis team and provide on site support to schools.
Participated as a committee member for student discipline.
Served as superintendent designee and facilitate discipline appeals (student suspension, expulsions and opportunity transfers).
Served as Local District Proposition 39; co-location liaison.
Addressed transportation issues
Responded to Local District communication correspondences.
Supervises the Local District Organization Facilitator.
Created Local District Operations Newsletters.
Maintained Local District Operations website with updates.
Los Angeles Unified School District LAUSDSite Administrator01/2000 to 01/2010
Directs Early Childhood Education Division (ECED) programs within designated Local Districts.
Assist in the development and implementation of strategic plans ensuring that preschool and school age students achieve high standards in accordance with applicable laws, board rules, consent decrees, administration regulations and procedures.
Monitors and supports compliance of District State and Federal mandates for Early Childhood Education Programs.
Renders instructional leadership and support for all Early Education Centers EEC programs including General, State Preschool, and Preschool Collaborative Programs.
Subordinates included - Early Education Center EEC Administrators, Curriculum Support Advisor, Mental Health Consultant and other certificated and classified personnel as assigned.
Plans and implements early childhood education programs.
Ensures that the California Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing requirements are met.
Coordinates articulation between early childhood education and Educational Service Centers and programs.
Assists in the development and implementation of policies and procedures related to early childhood education.
Collects and analyzes data to assess quality and impact of programs and services.
Supervises and evaluates the performance of early childhood education principals.
Specialist Coordinated the program in a Children's Center and supervised the activities of all assigned personnel.
Coordinated programs for the safety, sanitation and health of students in compliance with the State Department of Social Services, County of Los Angeles Health Department, Student District Health Services, Los Angeles City and County Fire Department.
Periodic conferences with parents; collected and accounted for parent's fees; maintained accurate records according to prescribed procedures; participated in activities with parents and community groups; evaluates the performance of 50 subordinate personnel.
Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) - CentralPersonnel Specialist
Office Develop, plan, implement, monitor, evaluate personnel and manage needs for all Early Childhood Education (ECE) programs throughout the District (including Early Education Center, California State Preschool, Los Angeles Universal Preschool, & Infant Center programs).
Ensure that all ECE programs meet the specific allocations of administrative, certificated, and classified personnel in compliance with regulations mandated by the California State Department of Education and the Department of Social Services.
Direct and supervise the recruitment, examination, and selection process for Early Childhood Education Teachers.
Provide assistance to Early Education Center, Elementary, and Primary Center Principals with the selection and assignment process of teachers.
Supervise & direct the processing and assignments of Early Childhood Substitute Teachers to fill vacancies.
Provide assistance and guidance to Early Childhood Education substitute teachers.
Collaborate with and provide expert information to Employee Relations, Employee Performance Accountability, Staff Relations, Office of General Council, and.
ECE Administrations, ECE Fiscal & Budget, Risk Management, Personnel Commission, Payroll, HR Management Services, Personnel Research, and Workers Compensation regarding personnel, class descriptions, budget, employee attendance, etc.
Education and Training
Masters of Arts Degree:Educational Leadership2011Concordia University, IrvineEducational Leadership Preliminary Administrative Services Credential
2011San Diego State UniversityDesignated Subjects Adult Education Clear Credential
Bachelor of Arts Degree:Child Development2000California State UniversityChild Development
Associates of Arts Degree:Child Development1990Santa Monica CollegeChild Development
Activities and Honors
Associated Administrators of Los Angeles (AALA)
*National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
*California Child Development Administrators Association (CCDAA)
*Association of California School Administrators (ACSA)
*Organization of Early Education Center Administrator (OEECA).
Administrative, Budget, communication skills, oral, conferences, Consultant, Council, Employee Relations, Filenet, HR, Leadership, Mental Health, Excel, Microsoft Office, Office, Powerpoint, Sharepoint, Word, Monitors, Newsletters, Payroll, Personnel, policies, Processes, quality, Express, recruitment, Research, Risk Management, safety, SAP, Social Services, strategic plans, transportation, website, written
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Companies Worked For:
Los Angeles Unified School District LAUSD
Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) - Central
San Diego State University
California State University
Santa Monica College
Job Titles Held:
Special Education Teacher
2016 Masters of Arts Degree : Educational Leadership 2011 2011 Bachelor of Arts Degree : Child Development 2000 Associates of Arts Degree : Child Development 1990
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