Demonstrates expertise and pedagogical passion; also in pursuit of doctoral degree.
Enjoy and embrace changes; encourage a focus centered approach on effective pedagogical objectives.
Relentless, self-motivated drive, and team spirit.
Special Education Teacher01/2004 to CurrentAcworth ElementaryAcworth, GA
Special Education team lead for three years.
Completes designated follow-up procedures for students referred for special education services.
Develops, monitors, and reviews the Individualized Education Program (IEP) of each student on my caseload annually.
Collaboration with parents in all aspects of their child's educational program.
Compiles, maintains and submit all required records.
Provides pedagogical l services according to the guide lines of the program and through the established delivery model for service.
Use special methodology for instruction.
Implement behavior management strategies.
Administer evaluations and collect data on student progress toward mastery of established goals and objectives.
Provide resources to general education teachers who teach students with disabilities
Committee involvement consisted of: School Improvement, Data Committee and Student Recognition
Consultant01/2002 to 01/2003Catered For KidsKennesaw, GA
Assisted families with special needs children by accomplishing educational and social goals.
Evaluated monthly goals with program coordinators including physicians and therapists to review child's progress.
Assessed child's overall progress and prepare for transition at age 3 into a private or public school system; an IEP will be developed for the child to transition.
Provided families with community resources that will assist them with their daily life.
Maintained confidential records for each client up to 5 years.
Prepared monthly statements for clients with private insurance as well as other insurance policies.
Paraprofessional01/2001 to 01/2003Mountain View Elementary SchoolMarietta, GA
Permanent substitute teacher and accepted a Paraprofessional in the Cobb County School System.
Assisted special need students with academic and social goals while working in an inclusion class under the direction of the lead teacher.
Worked in as many as four classrooms on a daily basis with special need children (target, retarded, autistic, learning disabled behavior or experience, bi-polar, ADHD, ADD, and compulsive).
Modified students' daily work based on each individual student's ability.
Completed daily reports and prepared assessments for IEP children with behavioral challenges.
Conducted consultations with the parents to show progress, and worked with the parents on behavioral goals for their children.
Prepared outlines and objectives for small group learning, and prepares accurate documentation.
Administers and evaluate tests
Branch Manager01/2001 to 01/2001Horizon StaffingDecatur, GA
Developed and implemented an effective marketing strategy: ◦ Results: Increased sales and maximized profits.
Analyzed operating statements and other financial data.
Prepared and facilitated weekly meetings to address new challenges and concerns.
Reviewed strategies with staff, and delegated areas of responsibility to subordinates.
Hired and trained staff. ◦ Results: Complimented for High level of customer service provided to client base under personal leadership.
Developed and delivered two-day orientation program in conjunction with District Manager.
Sales Executive12/1998 to 01/2000Pitney BowesNorcross, GA
Performed cold calling, prospecting and completed demonstrations for potential customers. ◦ Results: Through providing excellent customer service, generated 100 new customers in 12 months, resulting in over $200,000. ◦ Maintained monthly sales quota of $22,500.
Produced monthly reports and proposals.
Master of Art: Special EducationGrand Canyon UniversityPhoenix, AR, USMaster of Art degree in Special Education from Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AR
Master of Science: Human Resources ManagementTroy State UniversityAtlanta, GA, USMaster of Science degree in Human Resources Management from Troy State University, Atlanta, GA
Bachelor of Arts: Sociology and SpanishSouthern Illinois UniversityEdwardsville, IL, USBachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communication, minor in Sociology and Spanish from Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL.
Communication, minor in Sociology and Spanish from Southern Illinois University,
Autism Society of America
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