Education

Education
Aug 2003 - May 2007

BA & BS

College of William & Mary
Aug 1999 - Jun 2003

Advanced Diploma

Loudoun Valley High School

Skills

Skills

Administration & Office Management

Two years as an office assistant for a physical therapy clinic Interned as a legal assistant in a law firm during college Four years as part-time office assistant with government contracting firm Three years as part-time office assistant for family-owned construction company  

Tutoring & Teaching

Manage a private tutoring company that serves elementary, secondary and adult learners Served for three years as a teaching fellow, both in the classroom and in service-learning programs Developed curriculum for GED School in DC Contributed to district science curriculum

Computer Skills

Can type over 100 wpm Familiar with PCs and Macs MS Office: Word, Excel, Powerpoint (dabble with Access) Basic website design and HTML coding Adobe Photoshop GoTo Webinar

Work History

Work History
Aug 2011 - Present

Director

Trekking Tutor
  • Designing website and creating marketing materials for new company.
  • Advertising new organization through social networking sites, craigslist and online publications.
Feb 2010 - Aug 2011

Director

PflugerTutor
  • Managed five part-time employees and cultivated client relations with families and students.
  • Diagnosed learners' needs and developed individualized curriculum plans for students.
  • Designed marketing and promotional materials for company.  Sold company to new director when moved to Virginia.
  • Networked with small business and community professionals.
  • Managed budget and bookkeeping, registered clients, hired and trained tutors, coordinated schedules of employees and clients.
  • Developed and implemented business plan and infrastructure for new entrepreneurial organization.
May 2010 - Jul 2011

Fellow Advisor

The New Teacher Project: Texas Teaching Fellows
  • Lead daily instructional framework sessions which train new teachers (Fellows).
  • Facilitate training meetings, edit presentations and present curriculum changes to team of Fellow Advisors.
  • Communicate information to Fellows about high-needs schools and district policies.
  • Facilitate developmental workshops, model best teaching practices and provide developmental feedback through one-on-one meetings, written evaluations and benchmark assessments to Fellows based on in-class observations and written work products.
  • Evaluate TTF applicants; select applicants that meet the model, summarize applicants' strengths and weaknesses.
  • Lead webinars and conference calls to prepare participants to take the bilingual generalist exam.
Aug 2008 - Jun 2011

Bilingual Teacher, Oak Meadows Elementary

Manor Independent School District
  • Taught academic and social skills to first-generation American, bilingual, at-risk, low-income, high-needs elementary students. 
  • Prepared lesson plans. 
  • Designed, administered and corrected tests. 
  • Tracked data and academic records. 
  • Translated school documents.
  • Member of Elementary Campus Advisory Board and Academic Improvement Leadership Team.
  • Served on principal nominated team with superintendent to discuss district policies and campus improvement plan.
  • Voluntarily organized Saturday School on campus. Led afterschool intervention tutoring sessions.
Aug 2007 - Apr 2008

GED Instructor & Curriculum Development

LAYC YouthBuild, PCS
  • Taught full-time math & science classes to high school dropouts. 
  • Case manager for a group of students.
  • Translated and interpreted (Spanish/English) classes, programs, meetings for staff & students.
  • Mentored group of African American and Hispanic American at-risk youth.
  • Developed school science curriculum meeting District of Columbia's public charter school requirements.
Aug 2005 - May 2007

Community Scholars Liaison

Community Scholars House
  • Designed, developed, coordinated and implemented the Community Scholars House program, in cooperation with Professor Monica Griffin of the Sharpe Program.
  • Directed upper-classmen student groups in self-designed service-learning projects in on-campus community housing.
  • Created program model and solicited funding from the Charles Center of the College.
Aug 2006 - May 2007

Mellon Teaching Fellow

Hispanic Studies Department, College of William & Mary
  • Served as teaching assistant to fellow college students in Medical Interpretation and Translation class.
  • Assisted teacher with research and preparation of materials for students.
  • Compiled resource to network non-profits and translated information for Spanish-speakers in the community.
Aug 2004 - May 2007

Sharpe Fellow

Sharpe Community Scholars Program, College of William & Mary
  • Led, taught and mentored groups of fifteen freshmen during their service-learning projects.
  • Instructed local community members in ESL classes.
  • Designed ESL curriculum for learners and instructors.
  • Coordinated projects with local community members to assist freshmen students in designing their class projects.
Aug 2005 - Dec 2006

Office Assistant & Technician

Tidewater Physical Therapy
  • Verified insurance records.
  • Filed medical records using MYSIS system.
  • Assisted in office coordination and patient billing.
  • Assisted therapists, monitored patients’ activities and exercise.
Aug 2004 - Dec 2006

Audio/Visual Tech

College of William & Mary
  • Prepared campus buildings and rooms for presentations and meetings.
  • Supervised building opening and closing.
  • Scheduled campus events in University Center and Campus Center.
  • Troubleshot technical issues during presentations and meetings on campus.
  • Organized a/v work closet and inventoried equipment.

Certifications

Certifications
Aug 2008 - Present

Professional Development

Manor ISD & Region XIII
May 2008 - May 2015

Teaching Certificate

Texas Education Agency