Summary: My goal is to provide a positive impact as an Educator for a dynamic, data-driven, organization.
I am an energetic team-contributor; demonstrating professional integrity and an outgoing personality.
I have worked with elementary (ELL/SPED) and young adults 16-24 y/o (ESL) seeking to improve fundamental skills. Certifications: HQT HOUSSE Rubric, Praxis: Reading (200), Math (164). I am educated and administered SIOP (Pearson). WIDA; ACCESS 2.0 for ELLs (grades K-8), PARCC (PBA/EOY), and Stanford (Sat)10.
Education: University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN 1985 – 1989
BA: Government (140 credit hours)
Navy ROTC Academic Scholarship; Letter of Commendation, Battalion Commanding Officer.
United States Navy, San Diego, CA May 1989 - June 1993
Engineering Quality Assurance / Technical Support and Security Coordinator
Coordinated the training and implementation of process re-engineering for 14 squadron ships.
Admiral’s Letter of Commendation; Commander, Naval Surface Forces Pacific Fleet.
Experience: Meridian PCS August 2014-2015
English Language Learner (ELL) Teacher
Create and teach data-driven, differentiated CCSS instruction in all subjects for native speaking (Spanish, Amharic) students with language (ESOL/ELL) and special needs (SPED/IEP). Students achieved 65% growth in standardized testing (STAR, DiscoveryEd). I also administered ACCESS/ELL testing (K-8th). Conducted one-one and small group instruction.
The Next Step PCS, Washington, DC September 2013-Present
Currently Substitute Teacher
ESL / GED Classroom Teacher (Evening)- Ages 16-24 y/o
Teaching Beginning & Advanced Level ESL students working to achieve their GED.
Develop & execute Common Core Curriculum & Lesson Plans.
DirectHireDC, Washington, DC (Independent Consultant) April 2005-September 2013
Trainer / Consultant / Recruiter DOD, Corporate Responsible for educating hiring organizations and candidates regarding the employment marketplace.
NRI Accounting Resources, Washington, DC Rehired May 2003 - April 2005
Senior Account Manager (Business Development/Recruiting) May 1997 - February 1999
Preparation of candidates for behavioral interviews and collaborated with clients for “best-fit.”
Achieved 145% of budgeted gross profit and President’s Club Award in the first year.
Discovery Staffing Specialists, Philadelphia, PA January 1995 - April 1997
Branch Sales Manager (Credit and Collections)
Responsible for recruiting, sales and marketing of an executive search and temporary staffing firm.
Ameritech Communications Inc., Huntington Beach, CA March 1994 - January 1995
Sales Account Executive ---Office Copier/Fax Machines
Responsible territory management including competitor analysis, leasing negotiations and marketing.
Development: Differentiated Instruction and The Common Core; Bureau of Education & Research.