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Noel Roberts

Assistant Principal - Pastoral Care and Boarding

Work experience

August 2016Present

Assistant Principal - Pastoral Care and Boarding

Beanstalk International Bilingual School

As a member of the Senior Management Team, help to oversea the construction and development of the school from the ground up. Develop school policies, manuals and handbooks, design and deliver parent presentations, Design and develop whole school pastoral and boarding online communication systems that drives data-driven decision-making. Welcome and support new students joining the school,Monitor and support student social well being through programs in the school,Monitor the School  activities and support staff in services provided, Ensure the efficient management of the school, Assist in the development of the school, and lead the development of the Boarding House.

March 2009June 2016

Student Welfare Coordinator

Utahloy International School Guangzhou, China

Utahloy International School Guangzhou, China – Four years on the Senior Management Team, Provided K-12 counseling, behavior management, social skills lesson planning and delivery for two campuses, as well as boarding house operational programming consultation for the Zhengcheng campus. Actively participated in the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the International Baccalaureate (IB) school evaluations for certification. Developed and taught the Utahloy College Bound Program, as well as a whole-school referral system that enables early alerts of students of concern that helps to inform appropriate program interventions throughout the school year. I currently support the K-12 School Counseling Program by facilitating student development in academic, career, and personal/social domains which emphasize empathy training, conflict resolution, problem solving, and anger management. Provide parent workshops and resources for staff development, and I am also responsible for assessment and referrals to outside community resources. Developed and implemented and maintain whole-school online student concerns alert system.

March 2007March 2009

Foreign Studies Lecturer

Southern Medical University(SMU)

Foreign Studies Lecturer- Guangzhou, China Developed and taught SMU's complete Freshman“ Society & Culture”,“ Viewing, Listening and Speaking” and Writing curricula. Developed and taught Professional Development Medical English courses for ICU Nurses and Business English courses for Chinese Government and Corporate clients, as well as developed and conducting Professional Development“ Self-Evaluation” and Instructional Communication” courses for SMU's Chinese Faculty & Medical Staff of Nanfang Hospital. Worked with local Chinese NGO's to secure funding for student medical projects in Hunan and Guangdong Provinces.

September 2001December 2006

Independent Consultant

United Way of Massachusetts, Asian American Civic Association

Main Projects: Fundraiser for United Way of Massachusetts Bay, Project Consultant for the Asian American Civic Association – Strategic Planning for the Partnership for Automotive Career Education

Recurring Services for Staple Clients: Non-Profit Event Planning & Project Management: Organized Training Retreats, Tour Group Activities, Educational One–Day Conferences/Seminars and Convention Planning, Membership Base Internet Email Marketing Campaigns

June 1998August 2001

Statewide Program Director

Corporation for Business Work and Learning (Commonwealth Corporation)

Construction Industries Training Assistance Program (CITAP) – Promoted from the local level to manage the statewide multi-agency collaborative, trained employers and provided overall direction on program design and curriculum development. Developed marketing and outreach and orientation materials; Negotiated and monitored contracts with training partners, Supervised grant management and compliance criteria as well as annual and bi-annual reporting to funders. Evaluated program outcomes for best practices, Utilized pre and post-instructional student surveys and other program data required by funders, Scheduled meetings, job fairs, receptions and orientation events for statewide multi-agency non-profit collaborative.

July 1996June 1998

Program Director

Dunbar Community Center
Program Director- Dunbar Community Center-Wrote and implemented the[local level] Construction Industries Training Assistance Program(CITAP). Workforce Development Grant-placing low-income women and minorities to work, primarily in the construction trades. Coordinated regional partnerships development involving various community-based organizations including Springfield Technical Community College, Identified, developed and conducted trainings for our drop-in-center including GED Prep, Adult Basic Education, and ESL Classes leading to the core curriculum, Responsible for all aspects of the local collaborative including meetings, and union presentations. Coordinated service outreach to homeless youth, including“ The Night Rider” van with coffee, sandwiches, blankets and general medical.
July 1994July 1996

Project Associate

New York City Board of Education and the Annie E. Casey Foundation
Project Associate- The Mayor's Office of the Criminal Justice Coordinator in collaboration with Foundation-New York City Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiatives(JDAI). Helped to managed all aspects of this multi-million dollar youth home grant, Supervised and participated in research, psycho-social evaluations, planning and development of new proposals for juvenile detention alternatives and other related youth housing programs to be funded in various city agencies. Coordinated substance abuse, violence prevention programs, as well as mentoring initiatives requiring community based civilian involvement. Prepared written, oral and research reports, both periodically and as requested.
October 1991June 1994

Director of Special Educational Projects

New York City Board of Education and the Annie E. Casey Foundation

Director of Special Educational Projects- New York City Public Schools Family Court Diversion Program, Assessed and referred court involved adolescents and family members affected by abuse, neglect and familial drug abuse. Coordinated all juvenile justice programming, including various types of youth housing options, medical and psychiatric evaluations, parent support, volunteer mentoring, and guidance, education, and life skills groups. I conducted behavior management, basic education, ESL advocacy and soft skills training. I developed a computerized system to monitor long-term treatment and developmental progress.

September 1992August 1993

Lead Educational Consultant

Department of Probation Juvenile Substance Abuse Services and NYC Public Schools New York City Board of Education and the Annie E. Casey Foundation
Lead Educational Consultant-, Planned, secured funding, implemented and improved, institutional mental health and substance abuse treatment services. Assisted the development a computerized scoring system for the Adolescent Substance Abuse Screening Instrument, and developed and engaged a targeted educational curriculum.
January 1987September 1991


Department of Probation Juvenile Substance Abuse Services and NYC Public Schools
Teacher/Counselor- NYC Public Schools Provided basic education, GED prep, ESL classes as well as substance abuse and relapse prevention counseling services to numerous non-school public school locations including adolescent drug treatment centers and youth homes. I conducted psycho-social evaluations, parenting skills, life skills and related workshops. Solicited volunteers from the community for an after-school homework and mentoring program.
January 1991September 1991


Department of Probation Juvenile Substance Abuse Services and NYC Public Schools Department of Probation Juvenile Substance Abuse Services and NYC Public Schools

Counselor/Teacher- Canarsie Aware, Inc. Provided substance abuse and relapse prevention counseling for at-risk and“ run-away” youth. Developed and implemented youth home structure and living arrangement policies functions and procedures I conducted parenting skills, life skills and related workshops. Solicited volunteers from the community for an after-school homework and mentoring program. Networked with Department of Parole, Probation, Administration for Children's Services, Juvenile Justice, and the New York City Board of Education.


B.Sc Community Psychology

Springfield College, MA.

M.A Social Work Administration

Springfield College, MA.

Certificate in Treating and Understanding the Addictions

Harvard Medical School/Cambridge University Hospital, Boston MA.

Teacher Training Certificate


Business English Teacher Training Certificate


Certificate Special Needs Support

College of Teachers, London

Certified Bullying Prevention Specialist

American School Counselors Association