- Houston US-TX
Work directly with school officials to identify requirements regarding school’s needs and develop customized solutions to meet those needs. Train and work with teachers on curriculum needs that emphasized weighted TAKS objectives and executing effective lesson plans. Achievements include securing an $850,000 library grant for a client charter school and generating in-kind contributions of over 1.6 million.
Manage budgets, staff and all activities required to provide educational opportunities for 600 at risk students in grades 3 through 12. Provide leadership and guidance to 60+ teachers and behavior staff and two administrators. Plan and administer annual operating and capital budgets. Develop and communicate goals, objectives, master schedule, and curriculum. Coordinate and supervise student teachers in liaison with two local universities. Concurrently serve as part-time adjunct faculty responsible for instructing future teachers at Houston Community College. Accomplishments include:
Program Manager – Charter School Initiative (2002-2003)
Instructional Team Leader (2001-2002)
Hired as an Instructional Team Leader and advanced rapidly through increasingly responsible administration and program management positions. Selected to create and administer the Zenith program with the goal of improving student performance through the design and implementation of improved educational strategies. Administered all aspects of the program and campus operations to include curriculum development, strategy implementation, program evaluation, human resources, staff evaluations, and regulatory compliance. Supervised a direct staff of 25 and managed a $1.2 million program budget.
Tracy Beasley born in 1966, is a retired American Professional Boxer, was born and raised in Houston, TX. Raised in the tough South Park Neighborhood. By the time that he was seventeen years old, Beasley had won the National Golden Gloves Light Heavyweight Championship. Beasley won two subsequent National Golden Gloves titles. Later in 1984, he represented the United States in an Amateur Athletic Union Boxing Tour in Europe while serving in the United States Armed Forces. After making the transition from amateur to professional boxing in 1984, Beasley had earned a record of 26-0-1 as a light Light Heavyweight contender, Tracy "Bad News" Beasley.
During his career as a professional boxer, Beasley twice challenged for a world title and was ranked in the top ten for five consecutive years, from 1984-1989 by International Boxing Association (IBA) sanctioning body, before winning the title in 1989. Tracy Beasley professional boxing career included his win of the North American Boxing Federation Light Heavyweight Strap. Beasley retired from professional boxing in 1992 but continues to be involved in the sport as a successful trainer. In 2002, Beasley was named Trainer of the Year. Beasley is now a successful business owner of LMC Medical Transportation, Inc. and Petra Educational Services & Development Group, LLC. He spends his time teaching, training and mentoring youth.