A passionate, energetic, innovative, highly trained, and resourceful educational leader with over a decade experience working with diverse groups of educators while serving General Ed, SPED, At-risk, GT, and ESL student population in the areas of curriculum writing, instructional coaching, and creating highly engaging learning environment with a proven track record of improving teacher pedagogy, student learning, and academic skills is seeking an educational leadership position.
Knew every child by name and need in an inclusion classroom setting. My role as a special education teacher in such a arrangement varies according to the needs of individual students and how well collaborated with Gen Ed. teachers. Case manager for students to ensure students IEPs and accommodations are being utilized in the classroom to ensure students are effectively supported during class
Collaborated with administrative staff to develop, co-ordinate, and deliver
Professional Development academic growth activities in science and
other content areas, provided one-on-one teacher assistance in science
content areas, developed strategic intervention methods that provide
instructional support for students functioning below grade level in science
content areas, provided focused, sustained training that assist teachers in
meeting data-driven instruction, collaboratively determined instructional
goals in science content areas, assisted teachers in obtaining
instructional materials for curriculum development and implementation,
participated in professional development as required to perform and
improve required skills in science content area.
Collaboratively developed district science curriculum that are aligned with
the State's Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS).
Collaborated with other professionals in the development of science
curricular units, the deconstruction of essential learning standards,
formative assessments, and technology integration.
Collaborated with teachers and administrators to service a campus with
100% at-risk students. Created science curriculum, provided modification, and developed assessment for heterogeneous classroom settings. Integrated technology, differentiated instruction, applied various teaching approach strategies, and best practices to meet the needs of diverse groups of students.
Collaborated with central administrative staff and campus Principal to develop, co-ordinate, and deliver Professional Development academic growth activities in science and other content areas.
Collaborated with grade level teachers and fulfilled the demands of the science department. Established clear objectives for instructional lessons and units. Conducted standardized test in accordance to established policies and laws. Maintained safe and secure learning environment for students.
2019 - Current
Nominated the President of Anchoring for HOPE Foundation Inc. Anchoring for HOPE Foundation, Inc. is a conglomerate of charitable organizations designed to be a beacon of light that emanates diverse generations in becoming empowered by serving as liason for communities, businesses, educators, governmental entities, health and wellness providers by implementing a plan that supports various groups of men, women, and children toward becoming sustainable, and successful contributors in our global society.
Facilitated & Enhanced the Effectiveness of Professional Learning Communities
Facilitated and implemented highly effective strategies within grade level science learning communities for professional learning that improved educators pedagogy and results for all students. Created lesson plan template that provided opportunities for virtual planning.
Leveraged Student Academic Achievement in Secondary Science (8th Grade STAAR & Biology EOC)
Assigned middle & high campuses received tremendous gains in the science content area due to the outstanding instructional coaching services rendered to teachers and student mentoring initiatives implemented.
Developed 8th Grade Online Science Curriculum
Collaborated with other 8th grade science teachers from various districts across the State of Texas via UNT College of Education Professional Learning to design and simplify the 8th grade curriculum into technology user friendly website (UNT- Simply Outrageous Science) for struggling learners, teachers, and schools.
Awarded " Worth Your Weight in Gold"
Raised the bar for a low performing school through the coordination and delivery of highly effective professional trainings. Assigned campus received double digit gains in all core contents due to array of professional learning delivered to the faculty.
I truly believe that every child can learn and demonstrate academic growth if given the right educational tool for success. My mission as an educational leader is to empower teachers to provide highly engaging environment that leverage student learning through a collaborative culture. Every child deserves the right to a quality education regardless of his or her prior background. The future of our present society is solely dependent on our ability as educators to prepare 'future ready' citizens who have the will to be lifelong learners and the skill to be problem solvers and effective communicators. Thus, high expectations must be established for all students and staff members to meet the demands of the sole purpose of a school - "academic growth & achievement".
Cultivating a Shared Vision of High Achievement
Developing Rigorous & Aligned Curriculum
Transformational Leadership Practices
Enhancing School Climate & Culture
Data-Driven Instruction & Interventions
Tactical Resource Management
Coordinating Professional Learning
Policy Implementation & Advocacy
Teacher & Student Mentoring
Academic & Behavioral Intervention
Institutional Research & Design
Assessments & Data Analysis
Community Engagement & Partnership
Sustaining a Culture of High Expectations & Team Building
Implementing Student Governance & Policy
Technology Integration & Strategic Design
Ed.D.: Educational Leadership
Dissertation: Teachers' Perceptions of Professional Learning Communities
Master of Science: Educational Leadership
Research: Getting the Desired Outcome from Professional Development.
Master of Arts: Secondary Science Education - Chemistry
Research: Chemistry Curriculum Design, Assessments, and Data Analysis
State of Texas Board Certified
SPED Supplemental Certification
Composite Science 8-12
Composite Science 4-8
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