The ultimate goal is to help students and families make the best use of available opportunities and resources to fully develop each student's individual potential.
Texas Works Advisor10/2016 to CurrentHealth and Human Services Commission
Accurately determines eligibility and enrollment of clients in TANF, Food Stamps, Medicaid and/or Medicaid for the Elderly and People with Disabilities Programs.
Work involves interviewing clients, documenting information gathered, determining benefits, verifying case data, explaining program benefits and requirements.
Works with outside agencies to obtain information and coordinate services.
Assists in the application of Snap, Tanf, Medicaid, and performs other related duties as directed.
Advanced knowledge of computer technology to gather and maintain data, generate reports, perform advanced word processing functions and communicate with others.
Advanced oral and written communication skills to interact with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Strong knowledge and experience providing effective customer service.
Reviews eligibility of clients for ongoing services.
01/2015 to 01/2016
Mentor students from ages 3-18 on academic success, peer pressure, and life skills.
Mentor and develop disciplined, devoted, diverse artist who empower passion, perseverance, and purpose through enactment.
Guide individuals and groups of students to develop education plans and career awareness.
Counsel students regarding eligibility requirements and academic standing.
Tour various college campuses with students to gain information on higher education and resources available.
Provide assistance to students in search of colleges, vocational schools, admissions, financial aid, and student organizations.
Trained and supervised staff and students.
Assist students, at times, with online completion of financial aid request forms.
Keeps abreast of new policies and regulations to ensure optimum resource and information.
Develop, organize, and teach workshops, large seminars, and events relating to college readiness, academics, peer pressure and social interactions.
Collaborate with the college outreach departments and area high schools to present dance workshops and mentor programs.
Support parent engagement initiatives on campus by participating in parent workshops and the enrollment process.
Participate in community service activities and promote the important of out-service within the community.
Permanent Campus Substitute Teacher08/2013 to 01/2015Trinity Basin Preparatory
Prepare written correspondence, forms, schedules, or reports using personal computer.
Followed mandated curriculum guides to promote student achievement.
Work cooperatively with special education teachers/staff to modify curricula as needed for special education students according to guidelines established by Individual Education Plans (IEP).
Enhanced student academic and social growth by using varied teaching strategies.
Communicate effectively with students, parents, faculty, and staff members.
Actively engaged students in the learning process by the use of diverse manipulatives.
Conducted individual and small group classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs to ensure all students are learning at full potential.
Organized parent-teacher conferences to maximize student-learning opportunities and develop forward-thinking plans to correct ongoing issues.
Employ assessment tools and proactive strategies to improve instruction methods.
Receive, distribute and ensure security and confidentiality of testing materials.
Maintain counseling records.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Mentor and Dance Instructor06/2012 to CurrentDiva Dance Production
Education and Training
Texas A & M-CommerceAugust 2015
Master of Science: Higher Education AdministrationAugust 2015University of North TexasHigher Education Administration 3.2 Research Proposal: The Effects of Financial Aid on College Dropouts
*Adviser: Derek Lester
Texas A&M-Commerce May 2015 - August 2015
*Academic advisor and mentor for students in the area of academic success
*Evaluated student performance and provided constructive feedback
*Manage/Facilitate Philosophy of Education discussion groups, class assignments, and group presentations
*Prepare correspondence and documents using personal computer
*Assist with registration of new students, including requesting and sending student records, setting up cumulative folders and entering student data into appropriate databases or computer programs
*Maintain student retention within the Department of Higher Education
Bachelor of Arts: SociologySociology National Honor Society
*Habitat for Humanity
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