SAVANNAH, GA 31419
. 9 years successful experience in Management, Counseling, Public
Relations, Education, & Contracting with recognized strengths in
presentation, conflict resolution, problem solving, researching and
. Excellent communication skill successfully connecting with multi-
. Extensive experience with "at risk" adolescent clients and L.D.
. Seminars: Train the Trainer, Core Management, Progressive
Disciplining, Preventing Sexual Harassment, Managing Diversity
Productivity & Design software Budgeting & Payroll, Purchasing, Contract
Management, Grant Writing, Customer and Employee Relations, Counseling,
Case Management and Technical Support, to name a few.
PROGRAM EVALUATOR/ADUITOR 11/2009-11/2010Contract (Part-Time)
. Conduct semi-monthly audits and prepare reports for the Georgia
Department of Education
. Review program operations to insure contractual agreements are met.
. Provide technical assistance to insure terms and conditions of grant
. Performed task for the preparation and development of staff and lead
. Write and prepared audit reports and programs and presented them to
. Reviewed information in "Cayen System" to determine accuracy
. Reviewed financial reports to insure funding purchases are in
. Worked with Site-Coordinator on budget development
TEACHER 10 & 11th GRADE LANGUAGE ARTS-12/2007-12/2009
. Provided classroom supervision and instruction to alternative
. Developed lesson plan in accordance with Savannah-Chatham County
Public School System.
. Administered High School Graduation Test and CRCT tests
. Meet with parents to review students academic/behavior performance
. Worked cohesively with Inclusion Instructors
. Maintaining order and discipline in the classroom.
PROGRAM DIRECTOR-SOUTHWEST KEY PROGRAM 10/16/06-11/16/07
. On a day to day basis, provided supervision for 5 Case Managers, 30
youth trackers, and provided community surveillance for a diverse
population of juvenile offenders
. Manage $400.00 annual budget and successfully operated within
. Administered and maintained performance and salary reviews.
. Evaluated/audited program operations to include: client files,
Juvenile Tracking System, and Social Solutions to determine program
. Monitored client files and Juvenile Tracking System on a daily basis
. Complied monthly reports to submit for payment.
. Maintained constant communication with parents, clients, and
. Designed and implemented employee incentive programs to increase
productivity and customer satisfaction.
. Reduced grievances while maintaining streamlined, profitable
. Managed operations including forecasting, inventory control,
purchasing, fundraising and quality insurance
. Ensured program compliance with Department of Juvenile Justice
contract and Southwest Key Program policies and procedures manual.
. Supervised client Intake assessments & provided crisis intervention
. Reduced recidivism through the Development and maintenance of a system
of services and activities for clients with state, federal, and local
. Compiled spreadsheets submitted for accounts receivable/payable.
. Reviewed & submitted Case Notes and Incident Reports to Juvenile
TURNER JOB CORPS-INSTRUCTOR/ SUPERVISOR- CAREER PREPARATION-10/2001-12/2003
. Career Preparation Period Instructor:
o Developed Curriculum for Career Development Readiness Course
o Worked with CPP Manager to develop and execute a "Fast-Track"
o Planed and preparing lessons, grading papers and prepared TAR.
o Maintaining order and discipline in the classroom.
. Career Preparation Manager:
o Provided supervision for a group of 3 youth counselors, 13
Instructors, and worked directly with a diverse population of
o Conducted monthly evaluations of program to determine program
o Established group therapy methods and a theatre arts program.
o Provided vocational counseling for students who were more
technically inclined and desired to attend an advance trade
o Provided short term counseling and referral services to students
o Facilitated weekly department meetings
o Developed Individualized Education Plans and served on panel.
o Served on interdisciplinary board and Chair of Behavior Review
o Attended weekly managers meeting where statistical data was an
o Ensures that objectives, goals, plans, budgets, policies,
practices and actions produce desired student retention,
consistent with the overall mission and strategic plan for Phase
II of the Job Corps Program.
o Ensures that morale of CPP personnel is positive and provides
for a viable organization in order to meet its commitments.
WALB NEWS 10-NEWS PRODUCER-2003-2004-began as intern-then hired
. Wrote and Produced daily First News at 5 news casts; weekend 6 and 11
. Edit and input video using NBC bit central and News Wire
. Researched news stories State by State and Nation By Nation
. Sound ability to independently manage creative projects in a fast-
Troy University, Master's Degree in
Albany State University B.A. Speech and Theatre-Speech
Concentration 1999- 2003
Department of Juvenile Justice, Community Corrections
. Published a self-help workbook for teens : It's Your Little Red Wagon:
Push It or Pull It