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Amanda Everton

21st Century School Leader

21st century qualifications & Experiences

  • Impact Instruction through ongoing coaching and professional development aimed at increasing the rigor and relevance of daily instruction
  • Increase student achievement through the use of research based interventions
  • Project-Based Learning Leader
  • Approachable leader with forward thinking
  • Data driven decision maker
  • Collaboration through Google Spreadsheets, Documents, Surveys
  • Ability to dissect teaching standards and direct teachers to a deeper understanding of their content 

Work experience

July 2018current

Summer School Principal, Assistant Principal, CTC, LPAC Admin, ARD Admin

Smith Elem - PreK-5th Grade Campus in Spring ISD
  • Analyze all student data to identify student and teacher strengths and weaknesses
  • Work collaboratively with teachers to design individual student interventions that target academic gaps
  • Facilitate all STAAR Online Interim tests
  • Create and implement a data analysis plan for STAAR Interim test data
  • Build a process of positive school to parent communication
  • Facilitate LPAC, ARD, 504, and RtI meetings
Jan. 2017July 2018

Summer School Principal, Student Support Specialist, CTC, Title I Coordinator, PEL

McNabb Elem - PreK-5th Grade Campus in Spring ISD
  • Work in collaboration with Campus Admin., Diagnostician, parents and students to identify learning disabilities including but not limited to dyslexia, autism and attention disorders
  • RtI Coordinator - Guide staff to make data driven behavioral and academic interventions
  • Parent Requests - Receive parent requests for testing and ensure that the school remains in compliance with all federal guidelines 
  • Provide differentiated instructional and environmental strategies to increase student achievement
  • Implement and sustain campus procedures that have proven success
June 2016Jan. 2017

Principal

Huntsville Elementary School

Administrative Decisions and Actions

  • Create methods of open communication between the school administration and the community using many different media sources
  • Design Campus Improvement Plan to ensure student success
  • Reorganize the school layout to improve collaboration between teachers 
  • Reallocate resources to ensure that specialized student programs are fully equip to meet the needs of our students
  • Hire and evaluate staff for all school departments
  • Motivate staff through necessary change to improve instruction
  • **Please Note*** I received approval from the HISD Board to leave mid-year because I was commuting from TX Children's Hospital (Downtown) to Huntsville Daily.  My son had a medical emergency that caused him to be admitted for several surgeries.  He is completely healed now.
20142016

Assistant Principal, Summer School Principal, Accountability Specialist, Campus Testing Coordinator

Gloria Marshall Elem - Title I and Bilingual Campus in Spring ISD

Instructional Leader

  • Provide professional development to all staff members on a variety of topics including how to analyze data, identify student academic need, locate resources, and differentiate instruction
  • Implement procedures that maintain a positive and safe school environment for all students, staff, and parents
  • Lead collaboration between different school stakeholders to ensure that all school schedules and systems are efficient and compliant with state law

Accountability

  • Use two or more years of data to determine campus and curricular strengths and weaknesses
  • Use Lead4Ward methods of sorting TEKs by percentage of student success to guide the improvement of classroom instruction and learning techniques 
20062014

4th Grade Team Leader and Teacher

Glen Loch Elem - Title I & Bilingual Campus in Conroe ISD

Coauthor of Two Successful Grants 

  • As a result of my involvement and leadership in these collaborative endeavors, our campus was awarded 30 free laptop computers and a free school garden worth $10,000.

 District and Campus Staff Development Presenter 

  • Prepare presentations that will provide teachers with research-proven techniques to increase student achievement.  Presentations are designed to meet the needs of any grade level and subject area
Aug 2005Jun 2006

4th Grade Teacher

Rockdale ISD
Aug 2003Dec 2004

3rd Grade Teacher

Lifestyle Christian School, Conroe, TX
Aug 2001Jun 2002

1st Grade Teacher

Oak Ridge Christian Academy

Education

Jan 2011Aug 2012

MSE Education Administration

Lamar University, Beaumont, TX
Jan 2005Aug 2006

Alternative Teacher Certification

LeTourneau University, Austin, TX
Jun 1998May 2000

BSA in Horticulture Merchandising

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR