Work History

Work History
Aug 2007 - Present

Principal

Birdville I.S.D. / Watauga Middle School

Education

Education

Objective

To obtain a leadership position that encourages and supports all stakeholders in fostering the education of today’s youth.

Memberships and Committees

·BISD Literature Advisory Committee

·BISD Calendar Committee

·BISD Professional Learning Committee

·BISD Advisory Committee for Safe Schools and Communities

·BISD PEIMS Data Quality Committee

·Watauga SERTOMA

·Texas PTA Life Member

·ASCD

·TASSP

·Schlechty Center for Leadership in School Reform

·United Way District Committee Leader and Campus Coordinator 2004-2007

·Teaming for Excellence in Education Committee Member 2001-2003

Awards

·Dallas Baptist Distinguished Alumni 2010

·Texas Making Middle Grades Work: Teachers Working Together Award 2010

·Texas Making Middle Grades Work: Belief All Students Matter 2010

·TASSP Principal of the Year Nominee 2010

·Richland Middle School Teacher of the Year 2002-2003

·Richland Middle School Teacher of the Month October 2002

·Walt Disney Teacher of the Year Nominee 2001

·Sallie Mae Teacher of the Year Nominee 1999

Experience

2007-presentPrincipal, Watauga Middle School, Birdville ISD

Plan, control and direct the overall activities for middle school with 700+ students and 60+ faculty and staff members.Scope of position includes: instructional leadership; staff recruitment, development and evaluation; fiscal management; record and administration organization and maintenance; student discipline; program initiatives; team-building; shared decision-making; school values promotion; community relations; and a creation of a safe and secure environment.

*TAKs scores have raised in all subject areas to allow for Recognized status

*Making Middle Grades Work REDO Policy implemented dropping failures rates by 25+%

2004-2007Assistant Principal, Watauga Middle School, Birdville ISD

Summer 2004Summer School Principal, Richland Middle School, Birdville ISD

1998-2004Teacher, Richland Middle School, Birdville ISD

1997-1998Substitute Teacher, Birdville ISD

Career Development

·Strengths Finder 2.0 (Developer, Belief, Maximizer, Empathy, Woo)

·“Eduphoria” Training

·PDAS Training

·Instructional Leadership Training

·Crisis Prevention Intervention Training

·Girls & Boys Town Administrative Intervention

·Gallup Student Engagement/Q12

Certifications

Certifications

Secondary English

Provisional 6-12
Jan 2015

Principal

Standard EC-12
Jan 2015

English as a Second Language

Standard 6-12
Jan 2015

Secondard Physical Education

Standard 6-12