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Objective

To obtain employment where I can continue to use my experience and expertise to advocate for and with families, children, and the education system(s) in the Metro Atlanta area.

Summary

I am a parent and an educator with a plethora of experience in education, customer service, and customer satisfaction.

  • B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies with Middle Grades Math & Science Concentration; Completed M.S.Ed coursework in Integrating Tech in the Classroom
  • 16+ years of data-driven classroom experience in grades 1-8, 
  • Effective and excellent rapport with students and parents sharing local resources when possible
  • Technologically proficient in Google Suite, Microsoft Office, and various web resources
  • Knowledge and application of Marzano's noted best practices and Covey's Highly Effective People
  • Business Management experience
  • Active school mother and member of the local community

Work History

May 2018May 2018

Intervention Teacher

PCG Education/University Instructors

Contracted to work with an academically at-risk group of 8th grade students in Math during daily pull-out sessions; hired as a replacement to finish the contracted hours

2016present

Academic Manager

The Valiaison

Facilitates open and clear communication among students, parents, and teachers/school in an effort to collectively build a efficacious relationship to promote student success and parent engagement

Dec 2015Dec 2016

Education Consultant

Promethean World

Contracted to consult with various schools, districts and systems  designing presentations, workshops and materials to deliver content  to educators in a local school system 

Oct 2013Aug 2014

Office Manager

Watkins Logistic Services, LLC

Contracted to assist this small business in getting organized in preparation for restructuring later this year; responsibilities included data entry, filing, dispatching drivers, payroll, escalations, and customer service

Nov 2006Aug 2013

Assistant Director/Site Manager/Teacher Supervisor/Tutor

Reading, Phonics, Math and More

Administered academic assessments, standardized test preparation, and support in all learning areas in school like reading comprehension, phonics, math, writing, etc.

Aug 2005Jul 2011

7th Grade Social Studies/Reading Teacher

Rockdale County Schools

Served as a Seventh-grade teacher of Social Studies, Reading, and Earth Science Remediation/Enrichment; previously taught sixth-grade Earth Science and Math Remediation/Enhancement; taught a wide range of students, including inclusion, gifted, and ESOL; member of school and district Science Fair Committees, AVID-trained teacher

Education

Certifications

Jul 2014Jun 2019

Georgia Educator Certificate

Georgia Professional Standards Commision

T-4 in Elementary Education K-8, Reading; Middle Grades Math, Science, Language Arts, and Social Studies

Community

  • VS Alternative, Inc., Project Manager (2016-present)
  • Safe & Secure Children, Parent Participant/Parent Leader/Parent Mentor, Morehouse School of Medicine (2014 -17)
  • PTO Parent Engagement Chair, KIPP Vision Primary (2013-14); PTA Nominating Committee Chair, KIPP Vision Primary (2014-15); PTA Legislative Chair (2015-2016)
  • Pink Panther Fitness, Annie E. Casey Foundation Investing in Communities Grant Award (2013-14)
  • Dunbar Elementary School Council Member (2013)
  • Former PLO Co-Chair, Sheltering Arms/Educare Atlanta (2012-13)
  • Parent Leadership Initiative, United Way (2012)
  • Center for Working Families Participant (2011-13)