To contribute to an institution of service or education that values student need and is dedicated to creating an environment that is multicultural in curriculum, culturally conscious in instruction, and fully obliged to creating an environment that can meet the needs of each individual student.
Non-Profit Program Management
Teacher Training and Staff Development
Data Management and Analysis
Early Literacy Education
09/2017 to Current
Universal Literacy Program ManagerThe Literacy Trust Inc － New York, NY
Manage a portfolio of 120 Reading Coaches through a partnership with NYC's Department of Education Universal Literacy Initiative
Observe and instruct Universal Literacy Coaches on the implementation of Reading Rescue.
Provide one on one coaching on all levels of reading development.
Work with NYCDOE Reading Rescue Program Manager and NYCDOE Director of Early Literacy to determine areas of need in regards to literacy professional development.
Collect and analyze data on student progress as a guide to instruction for coaches.
Run bi-weekly data reports on student literacy gains for coaches.
Collect and analyze data on professional development to assess program efficacy
Reading Rescue Program Manager Reading Rescue.
12/2015 to Current
Program Manager-Reading RescueThe Literacy Trust Inc － New York, NY
Manage all day to day program operations in 15 NYC Department of Education schools
Ensure Reading Rescue is being implemented with fidelity
Act as liaison between school administration, Program Coordinator, and Program Staff
Work with Program Coordinators to assess students and make recommendations for students needing Tier 2 interventions.
Provide schools with ongoing progress monitoring reports and end of year data analysis based on student progress during the Reading Rescue Intervention.
Assess student performance by conducting tutor observations, analyzing data and creating learning improvement plans aimed at increasing student achievement.
Lead professional development trainings for school staff members on research-based best practices for accelerating literacy among low performing first and second graders.
Conduct four Site Visits per year to each Reading Rescue Site.
Coach tutors and Program Coordinators providing actionable feedback
09/2015 to 12/2015
SONYC Program Director- Lyons Community SchoolGrand St. Settlement － Brooklyn, NY
Piloted the first year of the School's Out New York City Program at Lyons Community School.
Ensure the program meets all Department of Youth and Community Development requirements.
Create systems and curriculums that enhance the school day through enriching after school.
Identify the need for and implement Professional Development for staff.
Create Individualized academic tracks for each student, assess needs for literacy remediation.
Manage a team of 14 part time staff.
05/2013 to 08/2015
Program Director- Teen Pregnancy PreventionGrand St. Settlement － Brooklyn, NY
Effectively ensure the fidelity of the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program and ensure that the 7 component program is facilitated in accordance with the Carrera Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Model.
Supervise a team of 10 employees with varied academic and professional backgrounds.
Manage the annual budget.
Report bi-annually to the Office of Adolescent Health and daily to the Children's Aid Society through data input and narrative reporting.
Plan the day- to -day activities of the 35 participant program ensuring safety and retention of participants.
10/2017 to 05/2013
Education CoordinatorGrand St. Settlement － Brooklyn, NY
Grand Street Settlement.
Act as the point person between students, parents, and schools.
Create Individual Academic Plans for each student that highlight progress and need.
Supervise a team of a teacher and tutor and approve an afterschool curriculum.
07/2011 to 08/2011
3rd Grade TeacherMalverne Union Free School － Lynbrook, NY
Effectively managed a classroom of 27 3rd graders.
Successfully worked with several individuals with exceptionalities, such as autism and ADD.
Education and Training
Masters of Science: Special EducationSpecial Education
Literacy B-12St. John's University － Jamaica, NY
Bachelor of Science: Childhood EducationSt. John's University － Jamaica, NY
Princeton Emerging Leaders Program -June 2014-February 2015
Princeton Alumni Core
Literacy intervention, diagnosing reading difficulties, creating individualized education plans for students with special needs, curriculum writing aligned with universal design and common core.