I am a creative person that demonstrates leadership strengths in working with children and their families. Base on my 30+ years of experience, I offer my administrative skills and the ability to think strategically facilitating a program.
Centenary College, Hackettstown, NJ May 2013
BS in Business Administration: Management
Office of Religious Education – Metuchen, NJ June 2004
Certificate of Religious Education (C.O.R.E. 1)
Accreditation: Director of Religious Education (Parish Catechetical Leader)
Office of Shared/Collaborative Ministry – Metuchen, NJ June 2003
Accreditation: Lay Ministry/Partners in Ministry
Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Hackettstown, NJ March 2014 – Present
Promoted to Coordinator for Religious Education
Kept within budget in obtaining the new curriculum books and received a $3,000 discount on the books
Ability in creating an environment that values the learning process of students
Proficient in creating program booklets, flyers, brochures materials for children and parents
Knowledge of inputting and editing students’ profiles using a data base system (PowerSoft)
Competent in running a successful faculty meeting
Skilled in the registration of children and families into the program
Ability to network with other community leaders and local officials, especially dealing with the safety of the children
Competent in Public Speaking – spoked about the Faith Formation program at all Masses
Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Hackettstown, NJ September 1987 – March 2014
Assistant to the Parish Catechetical Leader & Bulletin Coordinator
Trained and motivated new Catechists through C.A.R.E. (Catechetical Accreditation for Religious Education)
Accomplished in developing and implementing a activity-based curriculum
Wrote and updated the policies and procedures for the catechists and families of the Religious Ed. Program.
Accomplished in the registration of Religious Ed. families utilizing using a database system
Ability to network with other community leaders
Capable of valuing all policy and procedures of the program.
Able to perform all administrative computer duties
SPECIAL TRAINING/COMMUNITY OUTREACH
Volunteer working within Assumption Parish “Caring Kitchen” (soup kitchen) 2017-Present
oIn charge of cooking soup.
United Way Mentorship Training Certification 2012
The Columbia Entrepreneurial Experience, Centenary College 2012
Traveled to Guapi, Colombia to assist different artisans in transferring their skills
in order to raise their standard of living. Wrote Article – Quill (October 2012).
Attended Virtus Training - “Protecting God’s Children” 2011
MS Office (Word, Power Point; Excel & PowerSoft); Internet Research