Lauren Stallings



Work History

Work History
Aug 2009 - Present

English Teacher

Venus Middle School
  • Ready Writing, Editorial Writing and Impromptu Speaking UIL Coach
  • Tutor for intensive, need-based after school program, Bulldog Academy (4 years) 
  • Active member of our Site Based Campus Improvement Commitee
  • Faculty council memeber for the Venus chapter NJHS (4 years) 
  • AVID team member 
  • Certified TELPAS Rater (Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System) 
  • Experience in modifying instruction to fit blcok schedule and tradional schedule
  • Coached volleyball and track (1 year)
  • Created interesting and imaginative lesson plans in accordance with TEKS
  • Lead students to a 100% pass rate on the Texas Writing TAKS
Mar 2008 - Feb 2009


  • Ensure accurate and timely completion of data input procedures during the new client conversion process
  • Decode ADP master controls and accumulators
  • Decode and translate master controls to ensure the proper registration of deductions, earnings, and direct deposit account types
  • Precisely input employees' demographic information, pay rates, tax filing statuses and exemptions, scheduled earnings and deductions, and direct deposit account information
  • Accurately enter and calculate accrual rates and available balances
  • Properly register local taxes and change employees' tax withholding states
  • Make changes and corrections to general ledger account codes
Apr 2007 - Mar 2008

Verification Specialist

Asset Control

Performed following searches on prospective employees:

  • County, statewide and federal criminal searches
  • County, statewide and federal civil searches
  • Sex offender searches on local, regional and national levels
  • Education and employment verification
Sep 2004 - Dec 2006

Credit Manager
  • Followed all procedures for cash, check, charge and split payment sales
  • Aggressively sold commercial and consumer credit
  • Designed and implemented credit promotions
  • Monitored store credit statistics
  • Educated employees about the credit programs and sales techniques
  • Resolved minor customer complaints or concerns
Aug 2002 - Aug 2004

Instructional Assistant/ Substitute Teacher

Timber Academy
  • Met all criteria for Educational Aid I, II, and III as listed in Requirements for Paraprofessional Certificates
  • Independently supervised and maintained individual classroom
  • Evaluated new student applications with certificated staff
  • Updated and maintained the following: Timber Academy Professional & Student Library, student progress reports and probation levels, API module distribution/accountability system, student averages and credits
  • Supervised and managed detention hall, prepared daily student evaluation sheets, graded completed tests, posted module completion data


  • Organizational BehaviorUniversity of North Texas, May 2008 to June 2008 

Individual behavior in formal organizations. Cases, lectures and experiential exercises in organizational culture, motivation, leadership, dynamics of power, perception and attribution, communication, decision making,  performance, and individual differences

  • Human Resource Management University of North Texas, Jul 2008 to Aug 2008 

An introduction to personnel management. Topics included: employment, placement and personnel planning, training and development; compensation and benefits; health, safety and security; and employee and labor relations



Randall Buck

Brinda Hackler

Dr. Matthew Heard