Work History

Work History
Jul 2013 - May 2014

College and Career Coach

Ombudsman Educational Services

·       Developed a career and post-secondary education library of materials appropriate for the needs of students and staff;·       Taught individual and group sessions on career related topics;

·       Assisted students in the development of job readiness skills and personal qualities to prepare them to be competitive in the job market;

·       Assisted students with obtaining information regarding post-secondary options such as community colleges, technical schools, universities, military, and gap year programs;

·       Presented information to students on study skills, time management, test-taking skills and organizational, and prioritizing skills in individual, small group and through large classroom guidance;

·       Participated in and facilitated the Response To Intervention Team which comprised of teachers, counselors, students and parents;

·       Provided academic advisement, conflict resolution, crisis intervention and career guidance

·       Counseled numerous students in short-term crisis situations such as bullying victim or classroom behavior issues;

·       Helped students set realistic academic and career goals and develop a plan to achieve them.

Aug 2012 - May 2013

School Counselor Intern

Ronald E. McNair Middle School - Fulton County School System

·       Counseled students in grades 6 through 8, using cognitive behavioral, reality, and person-centered approaches, to address depression, grief, behavioral issues, assertiveness issues, self-esteem, poor academic performance, and retention;

·       Presented information to students on study skills, time management, test-taking skills and organizational, and prioritizing skills in individual, small group and through large classroom guidance;

·       Participated in and facilitated the Response To Intervention Team which comprised of teachers, counselors, students and parents;

·       Provided academic advisement, conflict resolution, crisis intervention and career guidance

·       Counseled numerous students in short-term crisis situations such as bullying victim or classroom behavior issues;

·       Collected and utilized data gathered from creation of a M.E.A.S.U.R.E. to address student failure rate;

·       Worked with counseling staff to organize Career Day, where over 60 participants came and shared their respective careers;

·       Advised students in regards to high school schedules.

Jan 2012 - May 2012

School Counseling Intern

Fulton County School System

·       Provided guidance counseling to individuals, small group and large classroom/groups of students through the development of educational and career plans;

·       Meet individually with students to discuss courses, grades, behavior, college applications, and other issues and concerns;

·       Informed parents, students, staff, and the community about school guidance and counseling programs and services;

·       Maintained contact with parents and guardians of students to develop a network of support and communication around each student.

Aug 2009 - May 2010

Mathematics Teacher

DeKalb County School System - MLK High School

·       Taught Algebra II, Math I Support and GHSGT Mathematics Testing Skills with a 100% pass rate for students;

·       Communicated effectively with high school students and their parents;

·       Facilitated daily academic instructions;

·       Managed the learning environment;

·       Monitored and recorded students’ progress;

·       Supervised students from various socioeconomic backgrounds;

·       Established and maintained strong ties with community and business leaders;

·       Accurately completed paperwork within appropriate time frame;

·       Adhere to district and state policies;

·       Demonstrated professionalism;

·       Performed tasks and duties of the faculty member.

Education

Education
Aug 2010 - May 2013

Master of Science

Mercer University

• American School Counseling Association

• Chi Sigma Iota – Mu Upsilon Alpha Chapter National Honors Society

• Mercer University’s LPCA Student Affiliate Organization (SAO)

• American Counseling Association

Jan 2003 - Jan 2006

Bachelor of Liberal Studies

Mercer University

Educational Studies/Mathematics and Science Concentration

School Counseling Services

Skills

Skills

Career Counseling

Psychotherapy

Curriculum Development

Community Outreach

Individual Counseling

Proficient in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Play Therapy, Brief Therapy, Grief Counseling and Systemic Therapy.

Group Therapy

Proficient in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Play Therapy, Brief Therapy, Grief Counseling and Systemic Therapy.

Public Speaking

Higher Education

Training

Teaching

Certifications

Certifications
Jul 2013 - Jun 2018

School Counseling (K-12)

Georgia Professional Standards Commission

References

References

Dr. Denise Russell - Former Internship Supervisor

404-822-2238

Sara Brown - Former Supervisor

678-296-2923

Barbara Phillips - Former Coworker

770-401-0070