Summary

Driven and technically skilled non-profit manager working in education reform.  Open to new opportunities in the non-profit sector, especially those focused on using technology to improve operational management for improved outcomes.  Self-starter and constantly looking to develop new skills and grow professionally.

"There is no failure, only feedback."

Work History

Work History
Feb 2011 - Present

Director of Legal Education

NJ LEEP, Inc.

  • Managed NJ LEEP legal education programming in Newark, Trenton, and Camden. 
  • Recruited volunteers and guest speakers for legal education programming.
  • Recruited attorneys and law students for mentoring & debate coach program.  
  • Managed part-time staff in instructional and administrative roles. 
  • Designed, implemented, and updated project management, data tracking, and data reporting systems to improve program effectiveness and identify areas for improvement.
Feb 2010 - Feb 2011

Law-Related Education Coordinator

NJ LEEP, Inc.

  • Managed NJ LEEP legal education programming in Trenton and Camden, as well as assisting with programming in Newark. 
  • Recruited volunteers and guest speakers for legal education programming in Trenton and Camden. 
  • Assisted with tutoring and SAT prep in math for NJ LEEP College Bound Program. 
  • Served as interim manager for NJ LEEP College Bound Program from November 2010 to February 2011. 
  • Designed data tracking & reporting systems for legal education and college bound programming.
May 2010 - Jul 2010

Assistant Professor

Seton Hall University School of Law - Pre-Legal Program
  • Assisted legal professors with instruction in oral advocacy, public speaking and presentation skills, and legal writing. 
  • Assessed student performance and provided input on final student grades. 
  • Taught instructional sessions on legal analysis of case law and edited student legal briefs for Appellate Advocacy class.
Feb 2008 - Jan 2010

Teaching Fellow

Citizen Schools

  • Supervised and observed campus staff during afterschool programming sessions. 
  • Coached and provided feedback to front-line staff members on effectiveness of tutoring and classroom management procedures in working with fifth through eighth grade students. 
  • Created ten-week curriculum for Mock Trial Apprenticeship designed to teach students basic concepts about trial procedure. 
  • Managed successful volunteer partnership with McCarter and English law firm and co-taught successful showcase Mock Trial Apprenticeship which culminated in student performance attended by key stakeholders, including potential funders and mayor.
  • Wrote and distributed weekly regional brief containing program updates, professional development resources, and news updates from national headquarters. 
  • Compiled agendas for and facilitated state management staff meetings.
May 2009 - Jul 2009

Assistant Professor

Seton Hall University School of Law - Pre-Legal Program

  • Assisted legal professors with instruction in oral advocacy, public speaking and presentation skills, and legal writing. 
  • Assessed student performance and provided input on final student grades. 
  • Taught instructional sessions on legal analysis of case law and edited student legal briefs for Appellate Advocacy class.

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

Presentation Design

Use of PowerPoint and other media to create engaging, concept-driven presentations for a variety of audiences, including students, staff, and external stakeholders/funders.

Dashboard Design

Creation of user-friendly spreadsheets and dashboards to report out key performance indicators (KPIs) for staff and stakeholders.