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Rhonda Hughes

Education Professional Seeking to Transition to Private Sector


Accomplished professional with diverse experience in educational settings primed to transition back into a customer-based industry. Experience with leadership, planning, researching, decision-making and team building skills. Exceptionally organized, self-motivated and structured; superior interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate and direct others in a supportive manner.  Confident and professional communicator with excellent oral, written and presentation skills.

Work experience


English Teacher

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.


Literacy Coach

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.


Instructional Coach/title

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.


Reading Teacher

Luxemburg-Casco School District
Luxemburg, WI Reading Teacher(K-2)2001-2010; Second Grade Classroom Teacher

Outside Sales Support/Customer Service

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.





Reading Education



University of Missouri-Columbia

Elementary Education


Instructional Coach Training, Data Team Management Training, Kagen Strategies Training, familiarity with Microsoft Office (including Powerpoint, Excel and Word), Google Apps, Demonstrated ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Extremely adaptable.