Jewel Lamb

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 History

Work History
Aug 2007 - Present

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 2005 - May 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 2004 - May 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 2003 - May 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

Education
Jun 2015 - Aug 2015

Continuing Education 

Walden University

6 graduate credit hours, earned Masters +30 Classification

Jun 2012 - Dec 2013

Master's of Science - Instructional Design & Technology

Walden University
Jan 2010 - May 2011

Continuing Education

Furman University

Educational Leadership Cohort

Aug 1999 - May 2004

Bachelor of Science

Bryan College

Liberal Arts: K-8 Education

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

Certifications
Jul 2007 - Jul 2020

Professional Teaching License

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

Professional Teaching License

Tennessee Department of Education
K-8 Education

Skills

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