To bring to your school enthusiasm, dedication and good work ethic; combined with a desire to utilize the knowledge and skills obtained through my previous areas of experience, to promote a safe and positive school environment.
MASTER’S IN EDUCATION NOVEMBER 2017 AMERICAN PUBLIC UNVIERSITY
Major: School Counseling
BACHELOR OF ARTS AUGUST 2006 UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL COUNSELOR OAK HAMMOCK K-8 12/2015 – PRESENT
To serve as a liaison for special services that students may require.
To provide counseling to meet individual and group needs.
To provide guidance activities within the classroom.
To assist parents and faculty to understand individual pupil's growth and development.
To provide an orientation program for new students and their parents.
To maintain and interpret comprehensive information about each student.
To coordinate with ESE personnel referrals for services.
To develop the opportunity for open rapport between school and home.
To administer standardized tests to individuals and groups of students and interpret
these test data to students, parents, teachers and administrators.
To assist students to obtain personal, social, educational and occupational information.
To maintain and promptly submit accurate, complete, and correct records as required by
law, District policy, and administrative regulations
STUDENT SERVICES CO-TEACHER RENAISSANCE CHARTER SCHOOL AT TRADITION 02/2015 – 12/2015
Collaborate with Teachers to facilitate and implement interventions in Reading and Math.
Assist with ESOL compliance, assessments and implementation of student plans.
Participate in Problem Solving Team, 504 Evaluation and ESOL Meetings.
Assist in the administration of state-mandated assessments.
TEACHER – MIDDLE SCHOOL ART RENAISSANCE CHARTER SCHOOL AT TRADITION 08/2014 – 02/2015
Implement Charter School USA philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.
Plan a program of study that meets the needs, interests and abilities of the students.
Encourage students to set and maintain standards of school behavior.
CASE COORDINATOR FLORIDA GUARDIAN AD LITEM PROGRAM 05/2010 – 08/2014
Managing large caseloads to provide advocacy for children in dependency due to abuse, abandonment and neglect.
Assessing the needs of children in order to coordinate and ensure the proper services are in place.
Gathering information relating to cases, maintaining proper documentation on case activity and providing recommendations and written reports to the court.
Attending court hearings, depositions, case plan conferences, dependency mediations and permanency meetings with the Department of Children and Families and other social services organizations.
Supervising volunteers who have been assigned to cases and monitoring their contact with children, caregivers and the various agencies involved during the dependency proceedings.
Collaborate with community agencies and resources to identify and establish services to address the needs of the children in care.
TEACHER – ESE SELF-CONTAINED C.A. MOORE ELEMENTARY 08/2008 – 06/2009
Implement the district's philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives
Plan a program of study that meets the needs, interests and abilities of the students
Encourage students to set and maintain standards of school behavior Encourage students to set and maintain standards of school behavior.
BEHAVIOR TECHNICIAN ST. LUCIE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 10/2007 – 08/2008
Assist with functional assessments staff interviews, observations and data collection.
Apply basic principles of Applied Behavior Analysis in classroom settings as directed by
District Level Behavior Analyst.
Use crisis interventions skills to help promote a safe environment.