Sally M. Jackson, M.Ed.
Cell: 615-***-**** • firstname.lastname@example.org
INNOVATIVE EDUCATOR AND LEADER
Highly qualified to deliver an eLearning environment that is conducive to active participation and provides the skills and knowledge for student success. Deep commitment to equity, a strong understanding of instruction and instructional leadership, and a passion for applying innovation and problem solving to support the development and growth of learners. Proven success in providing engaging, robust instruction to meet student needs and standards, through well prepared classes, relevant assignments, fair and holistic assessment, and clear documentation of progress. Subject matter expert in content areas, with an entrepreneurial mindset and strength in collaborating with cross-teams to continuously grow and improve curriculum, coursework, professional development, and systems operations. Pivotal Skills
Instructional Design Delivery Performance Standards Development Student Achievement Success Educational Leadership Strategies Curriculum Development Enhancement Continuous Quality Improvement Program Management Coordination Classroom Instruction Evaluation Communication Tools Techniques Resourcefulness Organization Relationship Building – Students Staff Teacher Mentoring Development Education and Credentials
Graduate Certification (December, 2018): Instructional Technology: Virtual Educator- University of South Florida Master of Education (GPA 4.00); Major: Educational Leadership – University of South Florida Bachelor of Science (GPA 3.77); Major: Early Childhood Education, PreK-Grade 3 – University of Wisconsin Student Support Specialist / Teacher / Team Leader (PreK-5) RECENT PROGRAMS FACILITATED
• Served as member of the Leadership Team – since 2004, contributing to strategic planning, vision, and development of school improvement processes, including: implementation of a school-wide Positive Behavior System, fostering a shared commitment to high standards of teaching and learning, as well as the continuous enhancement of instruction through a data-driven analysis of student learning.
• Developed a class and schoolwide behavior plan to reinforce constructive behavior at Anna Maria Elementary
(2014), creating a school environment that (a) teaches students skills to behave appropriately, (b) positively acknowledges students engaging in those behaviors, (c) provides consistency and stability in interactions among students and staff members.
• Co-facilitated successful Family Literacy Nights, highlighting a number of the benefits of reading to increase interest and engagement. Led all aspects of program planning and management, including communications and survey that portrayed high-value response.
• Produced measurable growth in student achievement, positioning all students to make learning gains in Math in 2012, and attaining the highest elementary scores in the entire County for the Math benchmark test in 2013 with co-Teacher. Success was based on effective classroom management methods and key teaching dimensions: individualized instruction, interpretation of data to uncover needs, communication with students.
• In 2012-2017 rated as a highly effective educator through the Florida Board of Education Evaluation System for both test scores and observations.
• Redeveloped the Parent and Student Handbook, working in conjunction with the Leadership team to convey important and comprehensive information about policies, procedures, and programs.
• Worked closely with the Assistant Principal to strengthen community involvement by developing partnerships with local businesses and attaining their support (through school newsletter advertising), promoting sharing of information and resources helpful to students and families. LEADERSHIP AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE
ANNA MARIA ELEMENTARY 2016 - 2017
ANNA MARIA ELEMENTARY / ROGERS GARDEN ELEMENTARY 2014 - 2016 Student Support Specialist Principal: Jackie Featherston
• While many of the duties overlap between Anna Maria Elementary and G.D. Rogers Garden Elementary (a Title 1 funded School), they are two distinct socio-economic academic environments, and require unique insight and skill in pursuing innovative ways to drive student performance and close the achievement gap.
• Role required the ability to prioritize multiple, often competing priorities, as well as exercise key leadership expectations in the following areas: Instructional, Student Achievement, Organizational, Strategic, and Community. Particular emphasis on leveraging research-validated data to implement positive instructional change and close achievement gaps between subgroups of students.
• Provided a seamless support system for students, academically and socially, as they progressed through their Schools. Highlights: (i.) Served as School-wide Behavior Plan Coordinator, implementing behavior interventions, leveraging RTI/MTSS systematic approach and PBS to support students; (ii.) Collaborated with Principal and team to report on progress, plan next steps, and enhance academic achievement for students; (iii.) Conducted data analysis for purposes of student planning, placement and growth; (iv.) Supervised day-to-day execution of tasks needed to ensure efficient school operation, while maintaining relationships with parents and students. ANNA MARIA ELEMENTARY, Holmes Beach, FL 2011-2014
Second, Fifth Grade Teacher / Building Leadership Team Principal: David Marshall BLACKBURN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, Bradenton, FL 2007-2011 First, Fourth, Fifth Grade Teacher / Building Leadership Team Principal: David Marshall GENE WITT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, Bradenton, FL 2006-2007 Second Grade Teacher Principal: Myra Russell
WALNUT GROVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, Franklin, TN 2004-2006 Kindergarten Teacher / Team Leader Principal: Jay Jordan HUNTER’S BEND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, Franklin, TN 2003-2004 Third Grade Teacher Principal: Laci Green
CARROLL INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, Southlake, TX 1999-2002 First, Second, Third Grade Teacher Principals: Andra Barton and Stacy Wagnon LINDENHURST EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER, Lindenhurst, IL 1997-1998 Kindergarten Teacher / Assistant Director Director: Frank Davis IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CATHOLIC SCHOOL, Marlborough, MA 1997 K-1 Teacher Principal: Martha McCook
RICHER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, Marlborough, MA 1996-1997 Substitute Teacher (Grade 3) Principal: Frank Hess Executive Board
Vice President of PTO, ANNA MARIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (2014 - 2015) Served as an integral member of the PTO’s leadership team, involved in day-to-day operations and contributing to: (i.) formulation of long-range plan; (ii.) executive board decision-making; and (iii.) preparing PTO budget, based on School’s needs. Demonstrated savvy diplomatic skills, a natural affinity for cultivating relationships, facilitating and building consensus among diverse individuals. Certifications
State of California-Grades: PreK-12 (Clear Multiple Subject Teaching Credential) State of Tennessee–Grades: PreK-8 State of Florida – Florida Education Leadership Certification State of Texas–Grades: 1-6 State of Florida – Grades: K-6 (Ed. Leadership/ESOL Endorsement) PCM (Professional Crisis Management) Certified States of Illinois, Wisconsin and Massachusetts–Grades: PreK-3 Leadership
Acting Principal as needed IXL Math, iNsync, Mindplay Virtual Reading Coach Coordinator Aspiring Leadership Cadre – Spring 2009, FL Professional Development Facilitator/Course Creator, School-based Manatee Education Foundation Ambassador, FL SIOP (Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol) Coach District Benchmark Testing Coordinator School-Based New Teacher Mentor Program Development Clinical Educator in Manatee County, FL Title 1 Parent Involvement Coordinator and Binder Compliance Business Partner Coordinator Mentor, Vanderbilt (Level 3) and South Florida (Levels 2, 3) University interns