Creative educator offering twenty years of experience developing and implementing strong course curriculums. Proficient in both group and individualized instruction. Hardworking and energetic individual with excellent communication and supervisory skills. Gifted teacher and leader dedicated to promoting future-focused learning, and seeks to guide staff and students to grow creatively and collaboratively. Exceptionally organized and committed to helping faculty and students reach maximum potential. Talented in public speaking, communication, and motivating others. Encouraging and analytical problem-solver with talents for team building and leading. Confident in using independent decision-making skills and sound judgment to positively impact school success. Dedicated to applying training, monitoring and morale-building abilities to enhance faculty engagement. Ready to offer exceptional leadership and planning abilities to take on new role in educational setting.
Junior League of Jackson
Certified Apple Teacher
Chapel of the Cross: Member
Chapel of the Cross: Diocesan Worship Leader
Chapel of the Cross: Served as the Vestry Clerk
-Mississippi College (MC) interviewed me and wrote an online article, "Unique Path at Mississippi College"
-Participated in a Task Force at MC which evaluated Specialist Program
-School Project I completed in Doctoral program: SEDU 7541 School Law/Administrative Interview and Resource File, comments from professor, "This is one of the best and most interesting files I have ever had submitted. Excellent interview- thorough and informative. Your creativity and organizational ability are evident!"
-School Project, comments from professor, "Confident, pleasing presentation style. Your positive attitude radiates!"
Pending Spring 2021
-Jackson Academy Website, "Grace Simmons Hopes to Ignite Imaginations with New Book"
-Presenter/Speaker at various seminars- Alliance, Optimist Club, 'Netiquette' sessions, Judge 'Boys and Girls Club: Youth of the Year Competition'
-Wrote and published Miss Grace and Winifred, 2019
-Semester abroad: 'A Comparative Study of Whole Language Teaching in England and America' Oxford University and Regent's College, London, UK
-Semester abroad: Student Teaching in Canada, The Holland School, Quebec
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