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Summary

Dedicated professional with experience in partnering with community agencies in providing resources for parents to achieve sustainability and positive development. Creative thinker with  balancing the needs of the student. Compassionate professional with expertise in effective communication, building parent relationships, and maintaining strict confidentiality. Demonstrated track record of success working with diverse populations in one-on-one and group settings. 

Work History

August 2015Present

Sales Associate

DSW Incorporated
  • Provide positive customer engagement and explain the rewards program and its benefits while ensuring passionate, friendly, and helpful service.
  • Monitor and maintain Shoephoria sales and the cash register while handling policies and procedures.
  • Maintain a clean and organized store which includes picking up trash in the aisles, cleaning the associate break room and restrooms, vacuuming the store, cleaning mirrors, cleaning the front walkway/stoop of the store, and any other housekeeping items deemed necessary.
  • Unloads merchandise from trucks, places merchandise on the sales floor per DSW standards.
  • Complete markdowns of merchandise including accessories.
  • Maintains clearance area standards
  • Fill accessories within clearance and the sales floor and organizes and maintains the stockroom.
  • Ensuring customer needs are met by solving problems or issues that arise with items purchased.
  • Train new hires on the  sales techniques and policy and procedures.
Feb 2008Present

Administrative Assistant

Richmond County School System
  • Assist with the preparation of budgets and completion of budget reports for the Fine Arts  and JROTC department. 
  • Professional Learning Specialist for Classified Personnel
  • Input and monitor all requisitions for federal funded purchases. 
  • Maintain a current log of federal funded purchases. 
  • Track order progress
  • Consistently monitor consultant agreements and contracts
  • Monitor and maintain federal funded employees supplement records for the purpose of providing an up-to-date reference and audit trail for compliance.
  • Process payment for vendor purchases for the purpose of updating information and authorizing timely payment. 
  • Reconciles account balances for the purpose of maintaining accurate account balances and complying with related policies, practices, and regulations.
  • Partner and work closely with Purchasing and Accounting Manager
  • Research and resolve complex questions and issues while ensuring consistent resolution 
  • Sourced, recruited, and recommended qualified candidates based upon client needs while working collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Provide proactive tracking of current employees to ensure eligibility compliance
  • Set-up the enrollment process for new employees
  • Reviewed resumes and applications for pre-screening and identified candidates for interviewing.
  • Scheduled and interviewed prospective hires to fill client roles.
  • Transmit all clear renewable new hire applications to the Georgia Professional Standards Commission
  • Conduct new hire orientation and fingerprint and record new hires and substitutes
  • Track all certified employees to ensure eligibility compliance
  • Verify and post all employees verification, and maintain a record of all certification documents received from the Georgia Professional Standards Commission 
  •  Corresponds with local, state and federal agencies to ensure that effective measures are being used in the enforcement of codes. 
  • Solve and manage superior client service to the students, parents, and staff for the school system.

Grants Bookkeeper and Secretary

February 2014 - June 2015

  • Assist with the preparation of budgets and completion of budget reports for the Race to the Top and School Improvement grants. 
  • Input and monitor all requisitions for federal grant funded purchases.  Maintain a current log of federal grant funded purchases. 
  • Monitor and maintain federal grant funded employees payroll records for the purpose of providing an up-to-date reference and audit trail for compliance.
  • Process payroll information for the purpose of updating information and authorizing timely payment. 
  • Reconciles account balances for the purpose of maintaining accurate account balances and complying with related policies, practices, and regulations.
  • Distribute and process all Impact Aid for all students within the county.  
  • Submit Federal funding figures to the state of Georgia.  Process and verify E-Verify contractors for the entire school system.  

Instructional Materials Supply Clerk

May 2010 - February 2014

  • Coordinate all textbook activity with the State of Georgia and account for all state adopted materials charged to the school district.
  • Conduct an annual physical inventory of all currently adopted instructional materials that have been requisitioned by and delivered to the school district.  
  • Monitor and manage the destiny program on a daily basis.
  • Process textbook fill-in orders and new adoptions for the county.  
  • Distribute and collect testing materials to all the schools within the county.  
  • Report any shortages of tests to the Assistant Superintendent of Instruction.  
  • Maintain Textbook Hot-line and complete the necessary reports 

Media Assistant

February 2008 -  May 2010                     

  • Manage and perform all office duties to include managing and input inventory for library materials and textbooks.
  • Responsibilities include distribution of library materials and textbooks for students and teachers at Langford Middle School
  • Assist in preparation of yearly budget, schedule appointments for teachers and their classes to utilize the media center. 
Jan 2005Jan 2008

Case Manager (social services)

Department of Family and Children Services
  • Responsibilities include investigating all allegations that involve neglect and abuse against children; complete all necessary reports to investigate the allegations; assist other case managers in investigations and reports for completion.
  • Managed case loads over 30 people offering both community outreach programs and assistance with counseling services, community resources, food stamps, and Medicaid.
  • Conduct intake interviews and determining, creating and implementing appropriate case plans.
  • Planning and implementing preventative safety plans for clients.
  • Maintaining confidentiality and building trust with clients to assist them in crisis intervention services. 
  • Coordinated with emergency service providers and provided urgent needs and support to youth and adults.
  • Established and maintained communication with teachers, school officials, and social workers.
  • Offer clients several programs throughout the community that will foster their growth for change to better their home settings and personal relationships with themselves and their children. 
  • Provide superior customer service along with strict confidentiality standards to inbound callers whom made calls about abuse and/or neglect among children and young adolescents. 

Education

20152017

Master of Education in Special Education

Northcentral University
Oct 2005Jun 2010

Master of Science

Troy University

Post-Secondary Education, Minor in Psychology

Aug 1999May 2003

Bachelor of Arts

Paine College

Sociology

Skills

Infinite Campus

Integrates SIS features, operational management tools, and learning management functionality to support communications and maintain data.

Business Plus

K-12 Financial and Human Resource Management software

Microsoft Office

Word, Excel, and PowerPoint