Cathy Jiles

Work History

Work History
Nov 2005 - Present

Math Content Coach

Caddo Parish Public Schools

*Proficient presenter of professional development in the areas of Mathematics and Classroom

 Management

*Expert trainer to teachers of at-risk and special needs students

*Oversee monthly Professional Learning Community meetings with teachers

*Diligently mentor and coach teachers in effective researched based strategies

*Model highly motivated strategy based lessons during mathematics instruction

*Dynamic catalyst in motivating teachers to interpret testing data to monitor progress of students

*Developed techiniques for techers to incorporate goal setting lessons with their students

*Launched Math Club for students to promote activities focusing on higher order thinking skills

Aug 2001 - Nov 2005

Regular Education Teacher

Caddo Parish Public Schools

*Taught a class with a maximum of fifteen students that were repeating the fourth grade

*Incorporated various teaching strategies to address different learning styles of the students

*Utilized technology and hands-on techniques to improve student achievement

*Minimum of 50% of students advanced to the fifth grade

Aug 1997 - May 2001

Special Education Teacher

Caddo Parish Public Schools

*Taught all academic subjects to children with mulitiple disabilities ranging from mild

 disabilities to emotional behavior disoders

*Sucessfully reducing the number of discipline referrals and suspensions for students

  with disabilities by 75%

Summary

*Proficient presenter of professional development in the areas of Mathematics and Classroom Management *Expert trainer to teachers of at-risk and special needs students *Diligently mentor and coach teachers in effective researched based straegies

Conference Presentations

* Scheduled Conference:

 "When 5 + 5 = Everyday" Math Workshop

  Louisiana Resource Center for Educators

  June 2008

*"Making Connections" Math Workshop

 Caddo Parish Schools Staff Development Meeting Room 

 October 2007

*"Moving Up with Measurement"

  Caddo Parish Schools Staff Development Meeting Room

  June 2007

*"Three Terrific T's to a Well-Managed Classroom"

  Caddo Parish Schools Staff Development Meeting Room

  June 27, 2008-June 29, 2008

*"G3-Great Games for Groups"

   Caddo Parish Schools Spring Conference

  April 2007

*"Teaching Place Value and Number Sense"

  Caddo  Heights Elementary

  April 2006