Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS).
Youth Violence Prevention Program (YVPP), Kid Care and Wraparound Service
Knowledge of the theories, principles, practices, and techniques of social work
Knowledge of Counseling and interviewing techniques.
Skilled in interacting with individuals and groups from varied cultural, economic, and spiritual backgrounds, as well as of varied sexual orientations.
Various software programs including Word, Word Perfect, Power Point, Excel, Internet,
Temporary TeacherMiami Dade County Public School Cutler Ridge Middle School － Miami, FL
Providing classroom instruction and promoting student learning in the absence of a regular fulltime staff.
Maintaining discipline and classroom control that foster a safe and positive environment.
Maintaining accurate, complete and appropriate records and files.
Working cooperatively with all school personnel and parents.
Social Studies TeacherMiami Dade County Public School Howard D. McMillan Middle School － Miami, FL
Creating a positive learning environment while utilizing a variety of instructional techniques Increasing students academic performance while improving behaviors Assessing the skill level if students using assessment tools Providing individualize classroom instruction that addresses different student learning styles to enable students to meet and /or exceed state and local standards Planning, preparing and implementing lesson plans and developing activities and materials for use in classroom Maintaining accurate attendance and behavioral records, academic grades and other student records required by the state and district's policies and procedures Overseeing and directing all activities of the instructional assistant Communicating regularly with parents and professional staff to discuss academic and behavioral progress.
ManagerMusic and Arts Center for Humanity － Bridgeport, CT
Supervising staff and support staff, with key focus on team building, training, coaching, and development Supervising the day-to-day operations, assignments to ensure work is appropriately assigned, as well as creating recommendations for improvements Case Management and attending client team meetings Participating in required Case Management department data collection, and audits Perform staff evaluations Monitoring staff compliance to agency guidelines Monitoring client progress Developing goals and objectives for individuals in summer program Providing expertise and staff support for problem-solving complex cases and issues and consults with the Director as well as other resources as needed Monitoring faculty time sheets Developing and implementing program goals Providing guidance and leadership for clients and staff Coordinating services with other social services agencies, DCF, DDS, BOE.
01/1998 to 01/2004
Special Education TeacherBridgeport Board of Education － Bridgeport, CT
Providing guidance and leadership for implementation of all three levels of school-wide PBIS Implementing social skills curricula appropriate for students in group setting Assisting in the development of classroom and school-wide, targeted and intensive level interventions and strategies Implementing effective school-wide and classroom behavior support Increasing family and student voice and participation Assisting team in developing problem solving functional-based support plans Academic and behavior Skills Maintaining ongoing communication with parents and community providers Developing Individualize Educational Plan (IEP).
Administer specialized testing for students (Bateria/KTEA) Developing and implement weekly lesson plans.
BS: Social SciencesUniversity of BridgeportSocial Sciences
AS: General StudiesHousatonic Community CollegeGeneral Studies
towards advancement. Certified Social Studies Teacher, Certified in CPR, First Aid.
Academic, agency, coaching, interpersonal communication, Excellent oral, Counseling, CPR, client, clients, data collection, DDS, directing, First Aid, focus, functional, Fundraising, instruction, team building, leadership, Director, materials, meetings, Excel, Power Point, Word, multi-tasking, Office Administration, personnel, policies, problem solving, problem-solving, progress, Supervising, Teacher, Word Perfect, written