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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 experience

2015Present

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.
20032013

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.  
19982012

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.
19982002

Algebra 1 & 2 Teacher,  Coach

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

Education

19941996

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.