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Chicago, Illinois, United States
March 27, 2011

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*** **** **** **. *******, IL


Seeking Summer Teaching and Leadership Opportunities.


**** ****** ** ****: Teaching and Learning

National Louis University (Chicago, Illinois)

• Type 03 Certification Pending

• Special Education Endorsement

August 2008 Master of Education: Administration and Supervision of Higher Education

Middle Tennessee State University (Murfreesboro, Tennessee) G.P.A. 3.85

May 2007 Bachelor of Business Administration

Tennessee State University (Nashville, Tennessee)

Major G.P.A 3.35 Accumulative G.P.A 3.0


• Counselor of the Year (Chicago Scholars Foundation, 2010)

• Best Team Collaboration (CPS, Department of College and Career Preparation, 2010)

• DePaul University Centennial Scholar Award. (2003-2004)

• Tennessee State University Academic Dean’s List (2005-2007)


September 2010 Resident Teacher, Academy for Urban School Leadership

to Present (Chicago, IL),

• Received training and coaching under the supervision of a mentor teacher.

• Independently planned and collaborated with mentor teacher to facilitate a variety of units within the 5th grade curriculum.

• Experienced full 5 week classroom take over experience.

• Differentiated instruction for students with special needs.

• Completed professional develop training on a variety of teaching strategies for classroom management.

• Incorporated use of media and technology into classroom activities and projects.


September 2010 College and Career Counselor, Chicago Public School District

(Chicago, IL)

• Used data to develop College Success curriculum for high school students.

• Planned and implemented activities that provided students with awareness and access to Higher Education opportunities.

• Delivered instructional lessons in writing and counseling.

• Arranged and coordinated academic field trips.

• Created homework assignments for students.


September 2008 College and Career Counselor, Chicago Public School District

to Present (Chicago, IL),

• Facilitated parent/student workshops and activities that resulted in 50+ students participating in summer academic enrichment programs.

• Created and supported systems that promote post secondary access and awareness.

• Implemented curriculums that enhance critical soft skills for workforce access and performance.

• Conducted post secondary planning and counseling sessions at the high school level with approximately 225 students.

• Coordinated and delivered support to increase student access to and funding for postsecondary programs.

• Chaperoned two out of state, 6 day college tours.

November 2007 Documentation Analyst, JPMorgan Chase Bank

to May 2008 (Franklin, TN),

• Administered the funding and processing of loans within the Finance Department.

• Analyzed contracts and documents to ensure that state compliance requirements were being fulfilled.

May 2005 Business Office Associate/Mentor, CarMax Auto Superstore /Mentor

to January 2008 (Chicago, IL), (Nashville, TN)

• Provided extensive administrative support throughout departments.

• Processed and managed highly detailed paperwork associated with

automobile sales, vehicle titling and registration.

• Processed reports, transcribed and analyzed data dealing with vehicle inventory, vehicles sales and cash management.


• Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity Inc.


• Track and Field/Cross Country Coach, DuSable High School (2008-2010)

• Freshmen Connection, Enrichment Coordinator

- Planned and implemented all freshmen transition enrichment activities.

- Recorded student participant attendance in Impact SIM Summer.

- Managed Youth Leader Student Workers.

• Planning Your Success Summit Coordinator (Holy Trinity Church,)

• College Summit Volunteer, Writing Coach (Summer 2008)

• McKissack Elementary School- Mentor/Tutor (2005-2007) 1st- 4th grade

• Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity Inc.- 2006- Present

(Assistant V.P of Membership-Over 22 members- 2006-2007)

• Brothers for Love, Achievement, Culture and Knowledge, Inc., Past Secretary and Community Service Chairperson (2005-2007)


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