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Education Outreach Life Skills

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Baltimore, MD
Posted:
December 30, 2019

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A human services executive with over twenty years of successful leadership and service experience in both public and non profit sectors. Effective and strong skills in service integration and advocacy with emphasis on social change management and project development. A passionate advocate with skills and leadership style which fosters meaningful relationships with clients, government agencies, school and community leaders. Professional Experience

Outreach Coordinator/ Recruitment Coordinator January 2007 – June 2019 Center for Talented Youth - Johns Hopkins University Target Community/Areas Maryland, California, New Jersey, Virginia, Washington DC, USVI, Puerto Rico

• Responsible for developing and implementing recruitment strategies, recruiting related communications and student support efforts

• Educated a wide variety of audiences on the needs of academically talented students and the specific benefits of CTY’s programs and services, including planning and administering testing and assessments

• Developed and nurtured relationships with schools, nonprofit agencies, faith based and community groups to identify and recruit academically talented students

• Assisted with the administration of grants related to student recruitment

• Handled a high volume of face-to-face, phone and email contact with various constituents; required significant travel, public speaking, representation at conferences and exhibitions

• Maintained detailed records on school and parent contacts and prepared activity reports on a regular basis Academic Advisor and Counselor August 1998 – December 2006 Classic Upward Bound Program - University of Maryland Baltimore County Target Community Baltimore Metropolitan Area

• Provided fundamental support to participants in their preparation for college entrance

• Created and assist with implementation of core course development and Upward Bound curriculum

• Coordinated academic, financial aid, personal, career/college exploration counseling and tutoring services

• Implemented the student application and selection process and a range of summer and academic year activities

• Conducted Saturday academic workshops, tutorial sessions, and visits participating High Schools

• Recruited and follow-up contact with High School Counselors, Coordinators and Students

• Planned and lead workshops on study skills, career/educational development and college/financial aid application process

• Managed paid and unpaid internship opportunities, shadows experiences and cultural enrichment activities for students

• Assist in collection and analyzing all necessary student data; preparation of all required Federal reports, including grant submissions

• Aid in oversight and management of program budget to adhere to federal funding-sources, and guidelines

• President, UMBC Black Faculty/Staff Association; Faculty Advisor, six student organizations David A. Sanders

1011 Kevin Road

Baltimore, Maryland 21229

Phone 410-***-****

Email: ada6b8@r.postjobfree.com

Life Skills Coordinator/Technology Specialist June 1996 – July 1998 Baltimore Urban League Inc

Target Community Baltimore City

Developed and implemented assignments that illustrated application of Life Skills competencies in both professional and personal environment

Designed and developed the Life Skills Workshops and other related activities which ensured that specific customer needs, and the programmatic scopes or employment services acquired were addressed Prepared appropriate lesson plans and aids for use in the Life Skills Workshops Identified resources to support customers in implementing life management techniques Conducted orientation/enrollment, and assessment procedures Director, Urban League Summer Camp (1996-1998)

TECHNOLOGY SERVICES: Director– Interactive Video Conferencing; Manager– Digital Based Satellite; Manager/ Designer– Desktop Publishing Services and computer technical assistance Family Interventionist June 1994 – May 1996

Exodus Program– Woodbourne Center Inc

Target Community Baltimore City

Provided a short term, high intensive intervention to detained youth and their families who are referred from the Department of Juvenile Justice in collaboration with the Public Defenders Office and Juvenile Court System Provided Cognitive/Behavioral focused interventions and provisions of concrete services for meeting basic individual and family needs

Provided fundamental support to participants in their preparation for return to the community from incarceration Assist in collection and analyzing all necessary family data and assist in preparation of all required reports Lead Interventionist; provided intensive training for all new interventionist Liaison with community groups to assess, identify and proposed resolutions to neighborhood challenges Family Interventionist/Human Service Worker III June 1993 – May 1994 Baltimore City Department of Social Services

Target Community Baltimore City

Provided specialized emergency/crisis intervention services to families referred from the Baltimore City’s Child Protective Services, Mental Health Services, Public School System and the Juvenile Justice Systems Determined with families the appropriate agency, community and resource services to meet specific family needs Completed in-depth assessments for he purposes of specifying presenting individual and family problems Provided specific case management services for newly established drug infected newborn project Managed case records and reports concerning secured information and services rendered Provided/Presented representation and reports in various court proceedings dealing with reunification, detention, removal and termination of individual and family rights and services First Lieutenant May 1985 – retired

United States Army– Reserves/National Guard

Indianapolis, Indiana/Aberdeen, Maryland

Provides the commander with all-source intelligence assessments and estimates at the tactical, operational, and strategic levels dealing with enemy capabilities, intentions, vulnerabilities, effects of terrain and weather on operations, and predicts enemy courses of action.

Directs tasking of intelligence collection assets; produces threat estimates to support doctrine, training; and combat developments; ensures proper dissemination of intelligence information and products. Commanded maintenance platoon and various staff positions within the Army field

Various assigned duties: Weight control officer, Substance control officer, Mess officer and Physical Fitness officer David A. Sanders

Life Skills Coordinator/Technology Specialist June 1996 – July 1998 Baltimore Urban League Inc

Target Community Baltimore City

• Developed and implemented assignments that illustrated application of Life Skills competencies in both professional and personal environment

• Designed and developed the Life Skills Workshops and other related activities which ensured that specific customer needs, and the programmatic scopes or employment services acquired were addressed

• Prepared appropriate lesson plans and aids for use in the Life Skills Workshops

• Identified resources to support customers in implementing life management techniques

• Conducted orientation/enrollment, and assessment procedures

• Director, Urban League Summer Camp (1996-1998)

• TECHNOLOGY SERVICES: Director– Interactive Video Conferencing; Manager– Digital Based Satellite; Manager/ Designer– Desktop Publishing Services and computer technical assistance Family Interventionist June 1994 – May 1996

Exodus Program– Woodbourne Center Inc

Target Community Baltimore City

• Provided a short term, high intensive intervention to detained youth and their families who are referred from the Department of Juvenile Justice in collaboration with the Public Defenders Office and Juvenile Court System

• Provided Cognitive/Behavioral focused interventions and provisions of concrete services for meeting basic individual and family needs

• Provided fundamental support to participants in their preparation for return to the community from incarceration

• Assist in collection and analyzing all necessary family data and assist in preparation of all required reports

• Lead Interventionist; provided intensive training for all new interventionist

• Liaison with community groups to assess, identify and proposed resolutions to neighborhood challenges Family Interventionist/Human Service Worker III June 1993 – May 1994 Baltimore City Department of Social Services

Target Community Baltimore City

• Provided specialized emergency/crisis intervention services to families referred from the Baltimore City’s Child Protective Services, Mental Health Services, Public School System and the Juvenile Justice Systems

• Determined with families the appropriate agency, community and resource services to meet specific family needs

• Completed in-depth assessments for he purposes of specifying presenting individual and family problems

• Provided specific case management services for newly established drug infected newborn project

• Managed case records and reports concerning secured information and services rendered

• Provided/Presented representation and reports in various court proceedings dealing with reunification, detention, removal and termination of individual and family rights and services First Lieutenant May 1985 – retired

United States Army– Reserves/National Guard

Indianapolis, Indiana/Aberdeen, Maryland

• Provides the commander with all-source intelligence assessments and estimates at the tactical, operational, and strategic levels dealing with enemy capabilities, intentions, vulnerabilities, effects of terrain and weather on operations, and predicts enemy courses of action.

• Directs tasking of intelligence collection assets; produces threat estimates to support doctrine, training; and combat developments; ensures proper dissemination of intelligence information and products. Commanded maintenance platoon and various staff positions within the Army field

• Various assigned duties: Weight control officer, Substance control officer, Mess officer and Physical Fitness officer Education

Bachelor of Science—Political Science and Criminal Justice Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana– May 1993 David A. Sanders

Fields of Interest

Community Development, Youth Mentoring, Political Enrichment/Involvement Professional Organizations

Member– National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) Member, Emerging Leader Fellow– Mid America Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (MAEOOP) Member, Committee Chair– Maryland Executive Council for Educational Opportunities (MECEO) Member, past Chapter Vice-President, past Chapter Keeper of Records– Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc Accreditation

Johns Hopkins University Executive Education Courses: Project Management, Speak Like a Pro I & II, Diversity & Inclusion, Mechanics of Leadership, Crucial Conversations, Effective Meetings & Presentations, 7 Habits in Action, Effective Business Writing, Internet & E-Mail Marketing Interests and Activities

Church, Mentoring, Reading, News/Politics, Computers, Video Gaming, All Sports Volunteer Experience

Facilitator, past Program Leader Rites of Passage - Male Youth Mentoring Program- Morning Star Baptist Church Computer Skills

Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access; CIS database software; Formstack; Eudora/GroupWise/Outlook; Internet Explorer/Firefox Browser and Web search Awards and Certificates

Senatorial Resolution - Senator Rice, State Senator - New Jersey Senate Proclamation of Service - Cherelle L. Parker, State Representative - Pennsylvania House of Representatives Man of Valor Award - Sharon Berry Baker, Executive Director - Project Re-Direct Youth & Family Services Inc Proclamation of Services - Lee P. Brown, Mayor City of Houston, Tx (NULITES Youth Summit-National Urban League) Certificate of Merit/Services for Recreational Therapy– Kennedy Krieger Institute References

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