Passionate, highly motivated, visionary leader that utilizes a strategic planning process to drive decisions for program improvement.
Superior Work Ethics
Trained in the Springfield Trainer Model for Facilitators and Mentors through the National Association of Secondary School Principals
Presenter at conferences on the Dr. James Comers' School Development Model
Consultant and Trainer in the " Curriculum Alignment" process
Peer Coach to school leaders in Dayton Public Schools, Dayton Ohio
Principal in Residence at the Yale Child Study Center
National Faculty Member at Yale Child Study Center
Trainer in: Action Research and Using Data to Drive Decisions.
Skilled in Strategic Planning Process
Developer of The College Board's EQUITY 2000 National Training Programs for School Administrators, Counselors, and Data Managers
Presenter at College Board Regional Conferences on Resource/Services Integration
Serve on advisory Board for School Improvement at Woodson Senior High School in Washington, DC
Served on Advisory Board for the District of Columbia initiative of "Doubling the Numbers" of DC students entering and graduating from post-secondary institutions.
Successful in writing three (3) Upward Bound Grants each funded for over $490,000,000.00
Four Term President of the District of Columbia Regional TRIO Organization.
Upward Bound DirectorJan 1999 to Current The College Board － Washington, DC
Manage the overall leadership, administration, curriculum development, hiring of staff, all aspects of budget management, and ensuring delivery of services, evaluating the effectiveness of the project, and engaging external community agencies and other TRIO programs that serve similar populations.
Implemented a curriculum during the academic component that provides the Upward Bound students with supplemental academic instruction, tutorial supports, college/career group counseling and an individualized counseling program.
Developed a rigorous curriculum with emphasis on the higher order thinking skills, as well as, embedding the youth development framework into the instructional delivery design.
Developed a one-week summer career exploration/work study program that provides rising juniors and seniors with a hands on work study experience.
Professional Development CoordinatorSep 1998 to Oct 1999 The College Board － Washington, DC
Development and delivery of the College Board Equity 2000 individualized, or district specific technical assistance that complimented the Equity 2000 professional developments.
Developed the curriculum, training schedules , and delivery presentations to districts and individuals on the College Board's Equity 2000 modules to s, superintendents, school board chairs, principals, teachers, counselors, and parents.
PrincipalJul 1997 to Jun 1998 Turner Elementary Charter School － Pittsburgh, PA
Manage the overall leadership, administration, curriculum development,staff trainings, and community outreach to ensure the delivery of appropriate services to the Pre-K-6 grade students.
PrincipalJan 1985 to Jan 1997 District of Columbia Public Schools － Washington, DC
Manage the overall leadership, administration, and curriculum development and ensuring delivery of services to these Pre-K-6 grade students.
Developed an effective community involvement model that was highlighted in a PBS Broadcast with John Marrow.
Successfully turned around the school in its academic performance and parental involvement.
Successfully implemented a School Development Team model that redesigned the school
School was identified by Dr.James Comer, Professor at Yale University as an outstanding Comer School.
PrincipalJan 1975 to Jan 1985 For Severely Emotionally Handicapped Children
－ Washington, DC
Successfully implemented a mainstreamed, inclusive academic and counseling program for students, ages 5-18years identified as emotionally handicapped.
Post Graduate, Professional Development Trainer 1998University of Pittsburgh － Pittsburgh, PA
M.A, Diagnostic Prescriptive Teaching and Educational1975George Washington University － Washington, DC
B.A, Special Education1968Indiana State University － Terre Haute, Indiana
Post Graduate, Administration and Supervision1994George Washington University － Washington, DC
Recipient Yale University's Patrick Daly Award for Excellence in Education
Recognized as one of the three elementary schools with the highest increase in student attendance
Designed a Testwiseness Program which showed increases in standardized test scores
Interviewed in Educator Monitor newspaper and on cable television on the development of the Teacher Consistency Program
Highlighted in the Principals Magazine for School Improvement
Program Featured on the John Marrow Report on Early Learning (PBS)
Featured in the National Association of Elementary Principals Urban Network: Profiles of Schools in Progress
Featured on the PBS Broadcast "Elementary Confusion"