2014 - Present
Winfield R-IV School District
7th grade English Teacher. Plan and implement quality instruction in reading and writing to meet state standards; and differentiate based on needs of students. Promote positive classroom environment through effective classroom management. Collaborate and communicate with parents, colleagues and administrators. Employ and adapt, as needed, a variety of teaching methods. Submit weekly lesson plans, and bi-weekly, student progress reports. Maintain records and evaluation for progress monitoring. Daily use of projector and SmartBoard.
2013 - 2014
Carondelet Leadership Academy
St. Louis, MO. Literacy Coach. Develop supportive, positive and professional relationships with school staff. Maintain confidentiality and professionalism with staff and administration Involved in professional development planning and presentation. Model research based instructional strategies for classroom teachers. Observe classroom teachers' instructional delivery and provide descriptive feedback and guidance in lesson design. Assist in analyzing student achievement data to modify and drive instruction.
2011 - 2013
Preclarus Mastery Academy
St. Louis, MO. Instructional Coach/Title I Teacher. Serve as a resource for classroom teachers. Order educational materials for the Title I program. Communicate and demonstrate researched-based instructional practices that result in increased student performance, including modeling lessons. Organize and implement standards-based assessments. Analyze results of data to determine needs of students. Coordinate and implement instruction of said students. Create positive relationships with teachers, administrators and parents.
2010 - 2011
Luxemburg-Casco School District
Luxemburg, WI Reading Teacher(K-2)2001-2010; Second Grade Classroom Teacher
Outside Sales Support/Customer Service
1992 - 1996
Boise Technologies/ JDI Group
Responsibilities included, but not limited to:
Managed high volume incoming call load in a deadline-driven environment. Establish positive relationships with corporate/commercial customers and outside sales force through resolution of problems and issues. Ensure customer loyalty through provision of consistent service, support and follow-up. Research product information, including pricing and availability. Serve as a mentor for new team members. Order entry and shipment tracking.