Kendall S. Price
Indianapolis, IN. 46231
To obtain a challenging position with a progressive company that will effectively utilize and enhance my expertise.
Thomas Carr Community High School – Director of 21st Century Community Learning Centers Programs
December 2014 – present
Ensure implementation of approved 21st Century grant.
Complete necessary reports and submit to the Indiana Department of Education.
Plan and develop after-school programs and activities for all students.
Develop community connections and build relationships.
Develop operational policies and practices in cooperation with staff, students and parents.
Develop a sustainability plan and work towards program sustainability over grant period.
Ensure compliance with evaluation requirements; data entry into state data collection systems; and, communicate program needs and give weekly updates to school administration.
Herron High School – Director of Student Life
June 2011 – October 2014
Establish and maintain student leadership activities including student government, internship and mentoring activities.
Coordinate and monitor the student internship program including recruitment of area businesses to host interns, identifying and placing students and evaluating the success of the program.
Works collaboratively with faculty and staff to establish meaningful extracurricular activities including clubs, student events and associated fundraisers.
Works collaboratively with administration to establish, supervise and enforce before and after school protocols and procedures.
Monitor student attendance and academic progress for the purposes of creating and adapting student life programs to enhance student achievement.
Participate in disciplinary hearings with students and parents to identify barriers to success and resources to address these barriers.
Collects, analyzes and reviews data to evaluate the effectiveness of current Student Life initiatives and recommend new programming.
Works collaboratively with the Executive Leadership Team and the Senior Executive Coordinator to determine specific projects and programs for which to seek additional funding. Oversees the grant application and execution for those projects and programs that relate to the Dean of Students’ areas of responsibility.
Attends school functions to show support of students and provide a leadership presence. Coordinates supervision at all non-athletic student events.
Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana – GoodGuides Program Manager
November 2009 – May 2011
Insure that GoodGuides operations are in keeping with the latest research and best practices.
Provide regular and thorough program monitoring and oversight through record reviews, reporting processes, staff meetings, direct observation, and other strategies.
Recruit, train and supervise the Master Mentor, Data Specialist and Volunteers.
Oversee and manage relationships with partner organizations and insure their interactions with mentors are appropriate, effective, and in compliance with policies, procedures and legal requirements.
Complete and submit monthly programming reports and manage the GoodGuides program within budget limitations.
Develop MOU’s with Workforce Boards, Juvenile Justice agencies, educational institutions, community and faith based organizations.
Serve as the representative of GoodGuides in the community and engage in community outreach, resource development, and networking activities in order to grow and market the program.
Manage program budget.
Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana - Coordinator of Youth Development
September 2008 – October 2009
Design and implement after-school programming for targeted schools under the 21st Century Community Learning Center grant.
Design and implement mentoring programs for target populations in the Youth Learning Center, including community action projects and job-shadowing programs.
Design and implement spring break and summer camp programs.
Recruit and manage paid and unpaid volunteers for programming. Work with Service Coordinators to understand the needs of the participants and modify programming as necessary.
Coordinate and develop assessment instruments to measure the progress of participants in the program. Ensure that assessments are administered in a timely and accurate manner.
Develop, coordinate and facilitate implementation of family involvement opportunities.
Measure and report program outcomes through case notes, activity reports, statistics and other related services. Modify programming as necessary to ensure that program objectives are met.
Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana – Service Coordinator
October 2007 – August 2008
Establish and maintain excellent relationships with members and their families to provide case management and follow-up services.
Assess members’ strengths, abilities, and possible barriers. Determine nature and degree of services needed and develop service plan that maximizes members’ potential. Modify service plans as needed.
Provide information and assist with community linkages necessary to address barriers. Establish and maintain contacts with community resources.
Continually review case records and recommend action to allow members to progress through programming in an efficient and effective manner.
Assist with the implementation of activities that will enhance personal development, employability, wage growth and career advancement of Goodwill Works members.
Ben Davis High School – Job Placement Coordinator
August 2005 – June 2007
Create job shadowing opportunities for juniors and internships for senior high school students that are part of the Wayne Success Team.
Recruit local businesses to ensure internship opportunities for students.
Effective communication with supervisors and managers of local businesses and companies.
Conduct site visits to ensure students are effectively gaining positive job related skills.
Manage and conduct student attendance, evaluations, and grades.
Work with Wayne Success Team staff in the recruitment efforts of students.
Ben Davis High School - Wayne Success Team Coordinator
August 1994 – June 2005
Work with economically disadvantaged youth of Wayne Township Schools.
Met with students individually to discuss course selections, grades, along with personal or emotional situations, as needed.
Maintain excellent relationships with students, teachers, family members and community to ensure student success and to address possible barriers.
Secure supplementary information such school reports, medical records, agency / school referrals and eligibility documentation.
Coordinate small group discussions with students.
Recommender for the Indiana University Groups Program.
21st Century Scholars Coordinator at Herron High School and Thomas Carr Community High School.
Coordinator for Hanover College’s Panther’s Teach Program.
Co-Developed Giant Kings, The Buddy Project and Marian College Mentoring Programs in Wayne Township Schools.
Senior’s Choice Award Recipient
MSD Wayne Township Distinguished Award Recipient 2006
United Way of Central Indiana
Mozel Sanders Thanksgiving Food Drive
Keep Indianapolis Beautiful
Indy Parks and Recreation
Southwestern Christian College 1988-1990
Associate of Arts, Business
Available upon request