Hobe Sound, Florida 33455
CERTIFIED in Educational Leadership, ELL, ESE, Reading and Elementary Education
Highly effective, dedicated administrator who leads with determination, integrity and purpose. Believes in the power of collaboration and works to build a collaborative culture with community, staff, families and students.
Reading Teacher, June 2015 to Present
Forest Grove Middle School, Fort Pierce, Florida
Tutor for Foster Care Children, August 2013-August 2015
Nineteenth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida, Port St. Lucie, Florida
ESE Teacher, December 2010 to June 2015
Martin County School District, Stuart, Florida
Adjunct Professor, August 2008 to Present
Indian River State College-Department of Education
Assistant Principal, January 2000 to November 2010
Palm Beach County School District, West Palm Beach, Florida
School Principal, July 1996 to June 1999
Diocese of Milwaukee, Wisconsin-grades Pre-K to 8
School Principal, July 1995 to June 1996
Diocese of Gary, Indiana-grades Pre-K to 8
Grades K, 6,7,8
Subjects: Reading, English, Science, Social Studies, Computers
Director of Medical Education, June 1990-June 1995
The University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois
Administrator of medical education for 600 house staff members and 62 program directors for the four hospitals of The University of Chicago Hospitals: Bernard Mitchell, Wyler Children’s, Weiss Memorial and Chicago Lying in. Developed and maintained 62 individual departmental budgets. Created policies and procedures between the four hospitals, their administrators, the physicians group and the house staff members. Developed, delivered and evaluated training programs for both the house staff members and the program directors. Managed all aspects of the National Residency Match Program. Member of Joint Commission for Hospital Accreditation Committee.
Responsible for obtaining and maintaining all classifications of visas. Established guidelines for all OSHA requirements. Marketed and recruited both students and house staff members rotating through all areas of the hospitals including, but not limited to, the neonatal intensive care unit, regional burn center, medical helicopter and all surgery suites. Wrote both on and off-site affiliation agreements for all departments. Contributed in the training of volunteers for the hospitals volunteer program.
-FAER (Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research) Educational Grant Proposal Acceptance. 1991
Co-investigator as a Research Assistance in the Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care that developed both the scientific techniques and the backgrounds of educational processes in anesthesia. The grant proposal addressed the important issue of why residents evaluate faculty the way they do or the mechanism causing the evaluation of performance to be either high or low. Helping to learn more about what makes good teachers and what allows them to transmit knowledge and the techniques of learning knowledge well.
-National Institutes of Health Grant: Using Patient Escorts to Teach Medical Students Interviewing Skills and Preventive Health Measures. 1990.
-Co-Author; Does Conference Attendance By Residents Affect Their Test Scores? Published in Anesthesiology 9 1991, Vol.75.
Critical thinker and problem solver who takes initiative.
Implemented data driven environments that ensured efficiency, effectiveness and compliance.
Ensured timely, continuous and effective use of data for decision-making and differentiated programming and instruction.
Managed teaching staff, including professional development, staff communication, curriculum development, and staff observations and scheduling. Positive implementation of Marzano strategies.
Held staff accountable for meeting high standards for scholar academic and behavioral performance through direct coaching.
Managed and oversaw school budget, ensured that all financial transactions were correctly completed.
Established, built and maintained community partnerships and relations to support the success of diverse student populations and the mission of the school, and to bring in volunteers and additional resources.
EDUCATON AND CREDENTIALS
Bachelor of Science in Education
Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana
Master of Science in Education
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
Professional Educator’s Certification- valid until June, 30, 2021
oFL State Educational Leadership – All Levels
oFL State Exceptional Student Education – Grades K-12
oFL State ESOL Endorsement
oElementary Education – Grades K-6
Indian River State College Teaching Certificate:
oEducation @Pre-Baccalaureate Level
oStudent Success @ Pre-Baccalaureate Level
oCollege Prep Reading @ Non-College Credit Level