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Jewel Lamb

Teacher, Curriculum developer, & Instructional technology consultant

Objective

To secure a leadership position in which I can assume responsibility, model ownership and accountability in the workplace, study and communicate education trends with colleagues and students, effectively motivate colleagues and students, develop curriculum using current technology, and work with a team to creatively leverage opportunities and threats to the opensource/public sector of global and local education.

Work experience

Aug 2007Present

Teacher, R.C. Edwards Middle School

School District of Pickens County
  • Instruct more than 130 students daily
  • Discipline, mentor, motivate and counsel students as necessary
  • Communicate with parents, supervisors and coworkers in problem solving and conflict resolution situations
  • Organize, plan and coordinate daily lesson plans
  • Coordinate with other teachers, moving students toward educational goals
  • Assist colleagues in resolving technology issues
  • Train colleagues on the effective use of technology in the classroom
  • Participate on the district educational technology committee
  • Manage and maintain accurate, sensitive information
  • Promote school vision within the community
  • Coached ladies'/men's Cross Country and Track & Field (2008-2011)
  • Nominated to Teacher of the Year ballot three different school years
Aug 2005May 2007

Teacher, Alexander Elementary and Thelma Barker Elementary

Jackson-Madison County Schools
  • Instructed 25 students daily
  • Disciplined, mentored, motivated and counseled students as necessary
  • Communicated with parents, supervisors and coworkers in problem solving situations and conflict resolution
  • Organized, planned and coordinated daily lesson plans
  • Coordinated with other teachers, moving students toward educational goals
  • Assisted colleagues in resolving technology issues
  • Worked towards developing, new curriculum, including choosing new textbooks (committee member)
  • Managed and maintained accurate, sensitive information
  • Developed and maintained student IEPs, as a special education assistant, special education teacher and cooperating regular education teacher
  • Promoted school vision within the community
Aug 2004May 2005

Teacher, Whittle Springs Middle School

Knox County Schools
  • Instructed more than 180 students daily
  • Coached girls' basketball (assistant coach)
  • Disciplined, mentored, motivated and counseled students as necessary
  • Communicated with parents, supervisors and coworkers in problem solving situations and conflict resolution
  • Organized, planned and coordinated daily lesson plans
  • Coordinated with other teachers, moving students toward educational goals
  • Assisted colleagues in resolving technology issues
  • Trained colleagues on the effective use of technology in the classroom
  • Participated in the Read180 program, tutoring students during and after school
  • Hand picked to participate in a five day educational technology professional development program
  • Managed and maintained accurate, sensitive information
  • Promoted school vision within the community
Aug 2003May 2004

Teacher, Spring City Middle School

Rhea County Schools
  • Instructed more than 180 students daily
  • Disciplined, mentored, motivated and counseled students as necessary
  • Communicated with parents, supervisors and coworkers in problem solving situations and conflict resolution
  • Organized, planned and coordinated daily lesson plans
  • Coordinated with other teachers, moving students toward educational goals
  • Utilized and maintained a 21st Century classroom
  • Managed and maintained accurate, sensitive information
  • Promoted school vision within the community

Education

Jun 2015Aug 2015

Continuing Education 

Walden University

6 graduate credit hours, earned Masters +30 Classification

Jun 2012Dec 2013

Master's of Science - Instructional Design & Technology

Walden University
Aug 1999May 2004

Bachelor of Science

Bryan College

Liberal Arts: K-8 Education

References

Moriah Smith

Mary Bridges

Barbara Nesbitt, Ph.d.

Gary Culler

Special Skills

Proficient in Spanish, trained and proficient in intercultural relations, trained and proficient in conflict resolution

Proficient: Schoology (LMS), GoogleDrive, Microsoft Office (standard and 365), COURSEsites (LMS), SAFARIMontage, Polyvision and Promethean Board, SchoolFusion, PowerSchool, PhotoStory, Edgenuity, Audacity

Familiar: Adobe Creative Suite,  BlackBoard, Classworks, FileMaker Pro, Camtasia Studio, Inspiration, Imovie, IPhoto, Roxio, Blackboard, Edmodo (LMS)

Certifications

Jul 2007Jul 2020

Professional Teaching License

South Carolina Department of Education
Early Childhood Education, K-6 Education, Middle Grades Social Studies Education, & Online Education
Jul 2003Jul 2017

Professional Teaching License

Tennessee Department of Education
K-8 Education

Teaching Portfolio

Skills

Office 365
Microsoft Office Cloud Software
Modern Teacher
Trained through Modern Teacher using the Teacher as Architect curriculum.
Project/Program Management
Intercultural Relations
I've read many Ruby Payne books as well as attended Professional Development training on reaching all types of learners, especially those from low socioeconomic backgrounds.   I've participated in Clemson University's ILEP program two semesters, taking the graduate level course alongside teachers from all parts of our global community.   I have an International Baccalaureate Diploma, which I earned alongside my high school diploma.  
SAFARI Montage
Online Learning Management System
Blackboard
IPhoto and IMovie
COURSEsites
Spanish
I grew up in South Florida, and I minored in Spanish in college.
Camtasia Studio
Classworks
Adobe Creative Suite
 
Microsoft Office
 
Audacity
Edgenuity
Blended Learning Platform
Animoto
Video Presentation Software
DropBox
Cloud Storage System
GoogleDocs
Cloud Document System
EdModo
Schoology
Online Learning Management System
Glogster
PhotoStory
 
PowerSchool
 
Roxio
SchoolFusion
School Web Interface System
Polyvision / Promethean Boards
 
Conflict Resolution
     

Walden Univeresity Portfolio