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Accomplished educator with extensive experience as an instructional leader and collaboration facilitator over the last ten years. Excellent at creating a unified vision among colleagues and creating a dynamic environment that is both challenging and fun for students and teachers. Understands current trends in education and the workforce and can craft educational experiences that are relevant, compelling, and meaningful. Ready to leverage a passion for this project and grow a unique educational opportunity for the students of the area.

Work History


Coordinator of 11/12 Small Learning Community | Fayetteville High School

Managed interventions and academic extensions for 11th and 12th grades

Implemented use of Google ecosystem as a collaborative tool for entire faculty

Organized SMART Block period for Advisory and academic enrichment and intervention


Coordinator of GEM SMall Learning Community | Fayetteville  High School

Facilitated collaboration between teams of teachers within the SLC

Created advisory program focused on post-secondary and career planning for students

Led Professional Learning Teams of teachers in collaboraiton on student experience


English Teacher | Fayetteville High School

Served as Department Head

Taught Creative Writing, Inclusion English, Literacy Intervention and Freshman Composition

Implemented academic intervention program for at-risk students

Educational Administration Experiences and Skills

  • Highly capable with educational technology and training faculty in its use                          
  • Organized parent and community outreach activities and presented information to parents and community
  • Extensive building supervisory experience of a community of over 2400 students
  • Developing of master schedule and population of classes
  • Creation of advisory curriculum for four grade levels and over 2400 students
  • Built community partnerships with service opportunities for students              
  • Frequent work with students with IEPs, LEPS, and 504s
  • Excellent public speaking and interpersonal communication skills



MA English Literature |  University of Arkansas


BA English Literature emphasis on Creative Writing | University of Arkansas

Awards and Activities

  • National Board Certified Teacher
  • Presenter 2013 National Career Academy Conference
  • Facilitator at 2014 Noble Summer Institute in Fort Smith
  • Named 2010 Arts Educator of the Year by TheaterSquared                   
  • Sponsor of team at first ever High School Startup Weekend
  • Presenter 2008 Arkansas Curriculum Conference