Janie Talley

  • Chesterfield VA
  • janie.talley.21@gmail.com       804.306.8158
Janie Talley

Certified Elementary & Middle School Teacher

Summary

I would like to find a career that incorporates the Virginia SOL curriculum, utilizes technology, feeds my passion for education, and allows personal and professional growth.

Work History

Work History
2015 - Present

Math Coach

PCG Education

Responsible for meeting with math teachers to integrate hands-on activities and technology-based lessons  that correlate with Virginia SOL's to enhance learning and raise scores.

2014

Math Educator & Technology Specialist

PCPS
  • Maintain Web-page and Utilize Technology for Student Growth.
  • Strong Record-keeping and Organization to Monitor and Document Student Progress.
2003 - 2013

Math Teacher

CCPS
  • Taught 7th and 8th grade Math & Algebra.
  • Developed differentiated lesson plans that correlated with VA SOL's.
  • Data analysis used to address strengths and weaknesses.
  • Analyzed results of spirals at weekly PLC meetings to accommodate needs of students.
  • Implemented classroom instruction through  the use of visual aids, interactive notebooks, technology, art, hands-on activities, peer-tutoring, and one-on-one-one instruction.
  • Student and teacher reflection used for personal growth and accountability.
  • Provided Lunch and Learning for At-Risk students.
  • Strong parent and student communication.  
1998 - 2012

Homebound Teacher

CCPS, PGPS
  • Taught students who were unable to attend school due to conduct, illness, or accidents.
  • Math resource teacher with over 80 students in 5 year span to teach Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and Geometry.
  • Collaborated with Schools to make the HB process a smoother transition for students preparing to graduate or who needed to be out for longer periods of time.
  • Taught on-line course to assist in math credits for graduation through blackboard in Algebra 2 and Geometry.

Team Leader

CCPS
  • Collaborated with Administration to Develop School-wide Procedures.
  • Worked as a Liaison between Administration and Teachers.
  • Implemented Team Growth Plan.
  • Member of School Improvement Plan Committee.
  • Appointed to Cornerstone Committee at TCMS.
  • Facilitated Team Meetings Twice a Week.
  • Assisted in Resolving Conflicts through Mediation and Conferences.
  • Organized Grade-level Assemblies, End of Year Celebrations, Monthly Luncheons, & Other Reward & Celebration Opportunities.
1998 - 2002

Algebra 1 & 2 Teacher,  Coach

PGPS
  • Girl's HS Basketball Coach.
  • Taught Algebra 1 & Algebra 2.
  • Algebra Group Leader.
  • Team Leader.

Education

Education
1994 - 1996

Liberal Studies Degree

Longwood college
  •  Longwood Softball Team
  •  Graduated cum laude with GPA of 3.9.
  •  Special Olympics Volunteer.

Giving back

  • Participated in special events to help raise money for homebound students (dunking booth, basketball games, etc.)
  • Mentored Aspiring Teachers through Teachers for Tomorrow Program.
  • Coordinated with the Chesterfield County Special Olympics representative to integrate program into TCMS.
  • Youth program volunteer for Children of Divorced Parents, a nonprofit organization.
  • Math tutor.
  • Summer school teacher.
  • Adopted 3 St Judes children with my classes.
  • Special Olympics Coach, Dixie Youth Softball Coach, BMS Softball Coach, Commonwealth Christian Softball Coach, PG Basketball Coach, YMCA Basketball & Softball Coach.
  • Designed a webpage that correlates with the Va Math SOL's.  It allows students to get extra help and practice through notes, interactive quizzes, videos, virtual activities, and games.