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CAREER PROFILE

Specializing in Classroom Instruction, Educational Technology, Broadcast Media

Creative, results-proven, experienced, lifelong learner. Enthusiastically and effectively utilizes lesson plans, curriculum to motivate student success. Polished, persuasive communicator able to translate complex issues into easily understood solutions. Interface well with others at all levels of professionals. Hardworking with excellent interpersonal communication, customer service, and office support skills

Work History

Sept 2016Nov. 2016

STEM LAB Teacher (replacement) - Gifted & Talented Program

Scholars Academy - Orange Public Schools

Achievements:

  • Facilitated 1st - 8th Grade Level students with daily lessons that were engaging, thought provoking, and entertaining.
  • Implemented strategies, activities and techniques for promoting quality student performance.
  • Facilitated Mini-Lessons and Projects aligned to national and state standards (Common Core/Next Generation Science).
  • Lesson plans translated into engaging and effective life-learning experiences.
  • Kept current and accurate student records.
Aug 2015June 2016

4th Grade Teacher

Lady Liberty Academy Charter School (LLACS) Newark, NJ

Achievements:

  • Led 4th Grade Level students with daily lessons that were engaging, entertaining, thought-provoking.
  • Implemented strategies, activities and techniques for promoting quality student performance.
  • Taught language arts, math, social studies, curriculum aligned to national and state standards.
  • Lesson plans translated into engaging and effective learning experiences.
  • Keeps current and accurate student records.

 

Presented Student/Teacher Directed “Live” Radio Broadcast Lessons for Saturday Academy

 

Sep 2014Jun 2015

Substitute Teacher 4th Grade/ Lead Teacher – 5th Grade

Central Jersey Arts Charter School

Achievements:

  • Provided daily instruction in the absence of the permanent teacher.
  • Led 5th Grade Level students with daily lessons that were engaging, entertaining, thought provoking. Implemented strategies, activities and techniques for promoting quality student performance.
  • Taught language arts, math, science, social studies, health, curriculum aligned to national and state standards.
  • Lesson plans translated into engaging and effective learning experiences.
  • Keeps current and accurate student records.
  • Presented Student/Teacher Directed “Live” Radio Broadcast final class project.
Sep 2013Jun 2014

Teacher Assistant Kindergarten/ Lead Teacher – 5th – 7th Grade (History)

Greater Newark Charter School

Achievements:

  • Assisted with Lead Kindergarten Teacher in daily instruction and lesson planning for the classroom.
  • Led 5th Grade Level students with daily lessons of History and Math that were engaging, entertaining, thought-provoking. Implemented strategies, activities aligned to Common Core Curriculum, national and state standards. Applied techniques for promoting quality student performance.
  • Led 6-7th Grade Level students in History with daily lessons that were engaging, entertaining, thought-provoking. Implemented strategies, activities and techniques aligned to Common Core Curriculum, national and state standards. Applied techniques for promoting quality student performance.
  • Keeps current and accurate student records.

Presented Student/Teacher Directed “Live” Radio Broadcast Class as an Elective.

Oct 2012Jun 2013

Substitute Teacher  K-12

   BLOOMFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS, Bloomfield, NJ                         

Achievements:

  • Provided daily instruction in the absence of the permanent teacher.
  • Implemented strategies, activities and techniques for promoting quality in student performance.
  • Taught language arts, math, science, social studies, music and health curriculum aligned to national and state standards.
  • Translated lesson plans into engaging and effective learning experiences.
  • Kept current and accurate student records.
Oct 2007Jun 2013

Substitute Teacher

   NEWARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS, Newark, NJ                                        

Achievements:

  • Taught, managed, and organized  classrooms conducive to learning within a PreK to 8th-grade levels.
  • Utilized a variety of instructional strategies to promote differentiated instruction and higher order thinking.
  • Taught curriculum based on Common Core and state standards.
  • Developed, documents, and implemented daily lesson plans.
  • Created and maintained a climate of respect and fairness for all students.
  • Fostered cooperative and respectful partnerships with families and communities.
  • Presented Student/Teacher Directed “Live” Radio Broadcast
Mar 2001Jun 2006

EDI Administrator

FOX CABLE NETWORKS
  • Managed, coordinated, implemented, and communicated the Fox Cable networks Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) programs for the FX, National Geographic (NatGeo), Fox Sports (FSN) and Speed channel networks.
  • Act as liaison between sales, finance, IT, and external staff when implementing Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) communications.
  • Served as the contact on all Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) errors and troubleshooting issues, and monitored all daily inbound and outbound Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) transmissions.
Aug 1995Jul 2000

Traffic Coordinator/ Programming Assistant

WBGO-FM JAZZ 88.3 Newark Public Radio, Inc
  • Supervised the scheduling of sales contracts, underwriting spots, station promos
    and Public Service Announcements (PSA).

 

  • Served as liaison to underwriting account executives and program director.

 

  • Supervised on-air interviews; on-air announcers, talent, agencies, record companies and independent producers for in-studio events.
Apr 1992Feb 1994

Assistant Traffic Director

WQCD-FM 101.9 EMMIS Broadcasting Co.
  • Liaison to Traffic Director, Sales Manager, Account Executives and Sales
    Assistants.
  • Responsible for producing the Daily Program log, Sales reports,
    contracts, Commercial avail Forecasts, Inventory clearance.
  • Supervised client spot discrepancies, promos, and psas.
  • Responsible for program log changes on Marketron Act IV system.
Jan 1991Feb 1992

Continuity Director/Commercial Coordinator

WFAN-AM Sports Radio 66 (Infinity Broadcasting)
  • Responsible for organizing and writing live copy.
  • Implemented commercial rotations, station promos and psa's on the Marketron Act IV system.
  • Responsible for network and local spots (CBS/UNISTAR/ESPN/SHADOW),
    detailed information with affidavits, data entry and program logs.
  • Liaison to Traffic Director, Sales Manager, Account Executives and agencies.
Oct 1989Jan 1991

Manager of Computer Operations

WCBS-AM  News Radio 88
  • Supervised the maintenance of Marketron Act IV software programs on
    Hewlett Packard PC's.
  • Responsible for Sales contracts, promos and psa's.
  • Liaison with Sales, Production, News and Public Service departments.
Jun 1986Present

Advisor-President

Friends of Syracuse University Alumni Club

Chartered Alumni Club of Syracuse University in support of the African American and Latino Alumni. Our events are open to all and we encourage Sponsorships, Contributions, and Experts that want to share their knowledge. We produce monthly workshops and social events that educate and help attendees to expand their minds.

Education

Oct 2010Dec 2011

Masters of Science

Wilkes University Wilkes-Barre, PA

Instructional Media

Sep 1977May 2008

Bachelor of Arts

 Syracuse University  Syracuse, NY

African American Studies

Certifications

2015Present

Standard Elementary K-6/#987432

New Jersey Department of Education P.O. Box 500 Trenton, NJ 08625-0500

1001 - Elementary School Teacher in Grades K - 6