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School Special Education

Location:
Conway, South Carolina, United States
Salary:
55K+
Posted:
October 31, 2016

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KEVIN D. LIPKE

**** ******** ****** ******, ** 29526 ~ Cell: 630-***-****

Email: acxbdk@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE:

To obtain a position where I can further my skills in education, thus utilizing my diverse talents, leadership skills & past experiences to lead other professionals.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL

Provided counseling services to clients that qualified through SCDSS or Medicaid, most of my clients were school-aged children.

Services provided included work with emotional, social, behavioral, and other disorders.

OWNER/OPERATOR Cigarettes and More/Johnson’s Old Railroad Gas Station May, 2015-Present

•Owned and operated a small country store with a gas station, restaurant, and convenience store

•The business was sold to focus my efforts on new work.

SUPERINTENDENT Pontiac School District #429 Pontiac, IL July, 2012-February, 2014

•Responsible for the implementation, development, and initiation of a $12 million budget that included staff recruitment, development, and retention.

•Responsible for the initiation, planning and implementation all curriculum and professional development needs of a Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade school system, including special education services.

•Successfully initiated a sales tax referendum for facility improvements and upgrades and new construction for District #429 of new money totaling $800,000

•Responsible for the facilities and successful execution of each of four buildings on a daily basis.

•Instituted changes to the district that allowed students and staff, as well as community, to feel welcomed and safe in their own school district.

ADJUNCT FACULTY Benedictine University – Lisle, IL August, 2008-July, 2012

•Taught classes in Organizations, School Improvement Planning, and Policy/Politics in Education for cohort groups obtaining their Type 75 Administration Graduate Degree

•Responsible for the initiation, planning and implementation of graduate degree curriculum developed through university standards

•Created and facilitated interactive classroom instruction that met the practical needs of each student in their search for future administrative roles

•Assessed the work associated with student-led practicum work and portfolio requirements

PRINCIPAL Oswego School District #308 - Oswego, Illinois July, 2007-June, 2012

•Chief administrator for 82 faculty and staff and 600 students (Kindergarten through 5th grade)

•Proven leadership through my excellent personnel management, team building and managing an institution full of diversity.

•Provided for the continued development and implementation of an effective educational program through classroom supervision and instructional leadership.

•Design & implemented programs through classroom supervision and instructional leadership that added to staff development and training to accomplish targeted communicated instructional goals

•Worked with faculty and PTO to develop programs that foster curriculum development and community partnership school wide.

•Exercised all fiscal management and budget assessment experiences as well as gained additional knowledge while serving in the administrative capacity.

•Utilized my strong interpersonal skills to effectively work with others, motivate colleagues, and elicit teamwork while keeping our number one goal in mind: the children with whom we foster. Maintained all website and social media activity for the school.

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PRINCIPAL Jamaica School District #12, Sidell, Illinois July, 2004-June, 2007

•Lead elementary school kindergarten through 5th grade with 300 students

•Duties include curriculum development, yearly budgetary analysis, certified and non-certified teacher evaluations, school improvement planning, organizing and supervising athletic teams and events, a wide variety of community involvement activities

•Gained an in-depth knowledge and provided effective support with development of various educational programs, assessment, fundamentals of teaching, and performing community outreach activities

•Performed all recruiting and hiring as well as retention activities of faculty and staff retaining faculty and staff. Additionally conducted development and training instructional workshops

•Worked with faculty and PTC to develop a mini-grant program to foster curriculum development in every classroom and developed an intramural basketball program for elementary students

•Authored $25,000 grant for purchase of LD two-line school sign for front of the school campus

•Developed a successful before-school tutoring program for middle school students in need of extra time to work or study for the purpose of increased grades and preparation for state and local testing

CAMP DIRECTOR/CARETAKER Western Illinois Youth Camp, Jacksonville, Illinois AUGUST, 1999-July, 2004

•Directed, implemented, oversaw, and coordinated activities and events for a residential youth camp located on Lake Jacksonville in Illinois.

•Oversaw a budget of $100,000 that included recruiting, training, and retaining counselors and employees for the year-round camp.

•Oversaw and initiated plans for camp improvement such as keeping up with the grounds, maintenance on all buildings (cabins, dining hall, craft lodge, and waterfront.

TEACHER Jacksonville District #117 Jacksonville, Illinois AUGUST, 1994-JULY, 2004

•Through my constant desire for personal and professional growth, I was able to effectively teach at backgrounds, behaviors, and grade levels.

•Teacher for self-contained classroom. Grade levels included Third, Fourth, and Sixth Grades.

•Planned, initiated, and implemented district curriculum in all subject areas

EDUCATION

Ed.S. IN EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION AUGUST, 2005-JANUARY, 2008

Obtained Superintendent’s Certificate

Eastern Illinois University Charleston, Illinois

MASTERS DEGREE IN ADMINISTRATION AUGUST, 1999-JULY, 2003

University of Illinois at Springfield Springfield, Illinois

BACHELORS DEGREE IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION AUGUST, 1991-MAY, 1994

Eastern Illinois University Charleston, Illinois

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PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT

Writing a book for educators on my experiences as 20-year educator 2015-present

Co-Author for Instructional Book for students obtaining Type 75 2013-2014

Attendance Boundaries Member 2011-2012

Parent-Teacher Conference, Member 2008-2012

Calendar Committee Member 2008-2011

Strategy VI Diversity Committee Co-Chair 2007-2012

Third Grade Level Leader for Administration 2007-2010

Technology Committee, member 2005-2007

District Handbook, member 2004-2007

Special Education Committee, chairperson 2004-2007

Curriculum Committee, chairperson 2004-2007

-TRAINING/CERTIFICATION

Illinois Certificate Standard Elementary Teaching Administration

Social Sciences- Upper Elementary/Junior High General Type 75-2040604

Elementary K-9 Superintendent

Type 09-2473220 2469007

COMPUTER PROFICIENCY

Microsoft Office programs: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, FinancePlus, and various online programs through which the Illinois State Board of Education utilizes

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

•OSF St. James Hospital Board of Directors, 2012-2014, Pontiac, Illinois

•Board of Directors, Pontiac United Way, 2013-2014

•Member, Kiwanis Club, 2012-2014

•Member, Pontiac, Illinois Rotary Club, 2012-2014

•Livingston County United Way Board of Directors, 2012-2014

•Illinois Principals Association, Legislative Director, 2006-2007

•Vermilion County Principals Association, Vice President, 2005-2006; President, 2006-2007

•Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 2005-present

•National Association of Elementary School Principals, 2004-present

•National Association of Middle School Principals, 2004-present

HONORS AND AWARDS

•Oswego School District Leader of the Year Nominee, 2008 and 2011

•Nominee, Those Who Excel State of Illinois Educators’ Award, 2011

•2006 Golden Ruler Recipient

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REFERENCES

Mrs. Allison Sulkson

Rafael Segarra

Principal, Wolf’s Crossing Elementary

Directory, ELL Services

3015 Heggs Rd.

Indian Prairie School District #204

Aurora, IL 60503

630-***-****

630-***-****

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acxbdk@r.postjobfree.com

Mrs. Robyn Vickers

Jon Kilgore

Long Beach Home and School

Superintendent

306 Westminster Ct.

Pontiac Township High School District

Oswego, IL 60543

815-***-****

630-***-****

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acxbdk@r.postjobfree.com

Mrs. Susan Ruddy

Mrs. Tracy Bromley

Teacher, Oswego School District

School Board Member

67 Long Beach Rd.

117 W. Livingston St.

Montgomery, IL 60538

Pontiac, IL 61764

630-***-****

815-***-****

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acxbdk@r.postjobfree.com

Mrs. Susan Tiedt

Mrs. Juilee Parpart

Principal, Fox Chase Elementary

Reading Teacher, Long Beach Elementary

260 Fox Chase Drive North

67 Long Beach Rd.

Oswego, IL 60543

Montgomery, IL 60543

630-***-****

815-***-****

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acxbdk@r.postjobfree.com

Mrs. Tiffani Simmons

Mr. James Nichols

4th Grade Teacher, Long Beach Elementary

3rd Grade Teacher, Long Beach Elementary

67 Long Beach Road

67 Long Beach Road

Montgomery, IL 60538

Montgomery, IL 60538

630-***-****

630-***-****

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acxbdk@r.postjobfree.com

Brittany Knight Cari Baptista

Child Service Professional, CRS President, CJK Enterprises

514 30th Ave. North 5510 Pleasant Hill Rd.

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 Crystal Lake, IL 60012

570-***-**** 815-***-****

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