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Writer, Professional Development Trainer, Researcher, and Coordinator

Location:
Quincy, Florida, United States
Salary:
40,000 or more
Posted:
September 01, 2017

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Objective

To obtain a position that will allow me to use the knowledge and skills I’ve obtained as a writer, professional development trainer, researcher, coordinator and mentor.

Experience

December 2015-June 2017

Galloway Academy Charter School/Reach One Teach One, Inc., Quincy, FL - Curriculum Specialist and Special Projects Coordinator

●Taught third through fifth grade reading and writing

●Provided professional development to all teachers regarding best practices for instruction

●Coordinated district and state testing

●Created and updated social media accounts

●Created and executed recruitment plan and school improvement plan

●Planned and prepared various student activities

●Acted as liaison between the school and parents, district office, businesses and local officials

October 2014-Present

Closing the Achievement Gap Tutoring and Consulting, LLC, Quincy, FL- Founder and Tutor

Founded the organization to provide tutoring to Gadsden County students in the areas of reading, writing, standardized testing including Florida Standards ELA Assessments, ACT, SAT, PERT and GED

August 2014-October 2015

Carter Parramore Academy, Quincy, FL - Reading Coach

●Provided professional development to all teachers regarding best practices for instruction

●Coordinated administration of state and district tests

●Served as member of leadership team, literacy team and discipline team

●Planned and prepared activities and events for the school

●Modeled instruction for teachers in the areas of reading and writing

●Observed teachers and provided feedback

August 2007- June 2014

East Gadsden High School, Havana, FL - Teacher

●Taught English 1, Intensive Reading, and Journalism

●Served as Ninth Grade Head Sponsor, English Department Head, After School Site Coordinator, Leadership Team Member

●Sponsored cheerleading squad, newspaper staff, and yearbook staff

●Created reading, journalism, and English pacing guides for the district’s English and Journalism teachers

March 1999 - May 2007

Havana Middle School, Havana, FL - Teacher

●Taught language arts to sixth through eighth grades

●Sponsored cheerleading squad and chorus

●Served as Eighth Grade Team Leader and Language Arts Department Head

Marrch 1998-March 1999

Tallahassee Democrat, Tallahassee, FL - News Assistant and Correspondent Writer

●Wrote articles for the Features, Religion, Your Neighborhood, and Business sections

●Wrote wedding and funeral announcements

●Edited copy

Education

August 1989- June 1993

James A. Shanks High School, Quincy, FL - High School Diploma

August 1993- June 1998

Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL - Bachelor’s of Science

●Majored in Magazine Production

●Minored in Religion

●Staff writer for The FAMUAN and Journey Magazine

June 2001-August 2001

Florida State University, Tallahassee Florida - Course Credit

January 2016-Present

University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ - Master’s of Education

●Majoring in Administration and Supervision

oExpected Graduation Date: February 2018

o3.65 GPA

Accomplishments

2005-2006--Voted the Havana Middle School Teacher of the Year

2012-2013-- Represented Gadsden County on the PAARC ELA Cadre in Chicago

Summer 2013-- Selected to be the lead teacher for the Summer Catapult Program for incoming freshmen at East Gadsden High School

2013-2014-- Selected to participate in creating the Teacher Observation Rubric Committee

Summer 2014-- Published a lesson plan on Cpalms called “Looking Over the Mountain”

References

Superintendent Roger P. Milton

Gadsden County Schools

35 Martin Luther King Blvd.

Quincy, FL 32351

850-***-****

Keith Dowdell, Assistant Principal of East Gadsden High School

East Gadsden High School

27001 Blue Star Highway

Havana, FL 32333

850-***-****

Maurice Stokes, Assistant Principal of East Gadsden High School

East Gadsden High School

27001 Blue Star Highway

Havana, FL 32333

850-***-****

Joan Belle-McGlockton, Principal of FAMU Developmental Research School

400 West Orange Avenue

Tallahassee, FL 32301

850-***-****

Dr. Sylvia Jackson, Director of Gadsden Technical Institute

201 Martin Luther King Blvd.

Quincy, FL 32351

850-***-****

Sara Knight, District Reading Director

35 Martin Luther King Blvd.

Quincy, FL 32351

850-***-****



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