Enthusiastic educator effective at providing quality instruction and fostering a positive learning environment for all students. Also, offering a strong educational background with more than 23 years of teaching and facilitating experience. Excellent interpersonal and organization skills.
National Board Certified Early Childhood Generalist, 2001, 2011
Fair Elementary Teacher of the Year, 2006
Louisville Municipal School District Teacher of the Year, 2007
Designed and conducted a professional development workshop in planning and implementing centers for Fair Elementary staff in 2012
Member of test questioning development team for MCT2 assessment
Created and organized "Family Math Night" at Fair Elementary to increase parental involvement
Louisville Municipal School District, Winston-Louisville Career and Technology CenterJuly 2016 to CurrentTeacher Academy Instructor Louisville, MSIn this position, I have had the opportunity to introduce high school students to the field of education. I am able to implement a variety of teaching methods such as lectures, discussions and demonstrations in
Louisville Municipal School District, Louisville Elementary SchoolAugust 2014 to May 201539339 Louisville, MSWhile at Louisville Elementary I was a third grade math teacher. I created lesson plans in accordance with state curriculum and school-wide curriculum standards. I also employed a broad range of instructional techniques to retain student interest and maximize learning. During weekly PLC meetings, I collaborated with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning and student engagement. Data served as a catalyst for my instruction. Therefore, I observed and assessed student performance and kept thorough records of progress.
Louisville Municipal School District, Fair Elementary SchoolAugust 1993 to August 2014Elementary Teacher Louisville, MSI have experience teaching kindergarten, first, and third grades.Collaborated with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning and student engagement. Received training in the unpacking of standards, implementation, creation of lessons, and the development of assessments from consultants. Mentored new teachers beginning in 2009. Served as classroom supervisor for Elementary Education students beginning in 1999.
Arkansas State University2014Master of Science: Educational LeadershipJonesboro, AK, United States4.0 GPA
Mississippi State University1992Bachelor of Science: Elementary EducationStarkville, MS, United States
Member of Phi Theta Kappa
East Central Community College1991Associate of Science: Elementary EducationDecatur, MS, United States4.0 GPA