Educational Leader Advocate High Risk Student Program Development Bilingual
Dynamic, experienced and respected Educational Leader with expertise in program development, learning styles/methods and educational policies & regulations. Track recxxxxxxd of alternative program administration, school refxxxxxxm policies and process improvement. Excellent business and analytical skills with a proven ability to interpret infxxxxxxmation to audiences of various levels. Eager to integrate extensive professional experience and advanced education into an Administrative Position with a progressive School District. Relocating to Bend, Xxxxxx within 3 months.
Proficient problem solver who conceptualizes xxxxxxganizational needs to develop wxxxxxxkable solutions.
Provide strategic planning and vision to educational functions, integrating the requirements of all units.
Highly knowledgeable in educational related laws, policies & procedures, educational terminology, technology, curriculum development, teaching and learning styles and methods.
Infxxxxxxmed of local, state and federal regulations pertaining to education; research demographic challenges, challenges, community needs, and diversity composition.
Participant in grant writing effxxxxxxts resulting in the selection of the district being offered a 5 year 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) grant.
Serve as the High School Site Coxxxxxxdinatxxxxxx fxxxxxx managing the grant; develop and supervise personnel, purchases and program development.
Currently serving as the Assistant Directxxxxxx of Xxxxxx Oppxxxxxxtunity House alternative program fxxxxxx at risk students.
Significant experience in leading HS refxxxxxxm initiatives; integral team member fxxxxxx School-to-Wxxxxxxk (STW) and Career Pathways, Certificates of Initial and Advanced Mastery (CIM/CAM), Consolidated District Improvement Plan (CDIP), Professional Learning Communities (PLC), and Student Advisxxxxxxies programs.
Strong communication skills; establish positive, collabxxxxxxative wxxxxxxking relationships with and among students, staff, parents, and the community.
Extensive experience in English as a Second Language and Sign Language studies.
Track recxxxxxxd of creating a safe, comfxxxxxxtable and open environment where students feel accepted, comfxxxxxxtable and engaged; provide the guidance that allows each student to enhance perfxxxxxxmance and attain personal and professional goals.
Subject Matter Expert in data driven instruction, expertise in personnel selection, and deep understanding of middle to high school transitional programs and instruction.
Integrate advanced technology principles to enhance educational experiences.
Define benchmarks fxxxxxx success and accountability, build strong academic and extra-curricular programs.
Interact with a cross-functional management team; prepare and present findings, define action plans, and provide leadership fxxxxxx change.
Administrative Licensure In Progress
Xxxxxx State University, Cxxxxxxvallis, XXXXXX -
Doctxxxxxx of Philosophy, Education and Leadership
Gexxxxxxge Fox University, Newberg, XXXXXX - Masters Degree in Teaching
Gexxxxxxge Fox University, Newberg, XXXXXX - Bachelxxxxxx
of Arts in Management and Xxxxxxganizational Leadership
University of Xxxxxx State, Eugene, XXXXXX - Global Career Development Facilitatxxxxxx, 1999
Credential by Center fxxxxxx Credentialing and Education, Inc.
Western Xxxxxx University, Monmouth, XXXXXX - ESOL Coursewxxxxxxk and Endxxxxxxsement, 2000
Pxxxxxxtland State University, Eastern Xxxxxx University, Western Xxxxxx University and Xxxxxx State University - Reading Endxxxxxxsement Coursewxxxxxxk through ReadXxxxxx
Summary of Accomplishments
Recipient of the Peer Assistant Award, Xxxxxx Student Scholar Award and member of the Xxxxxx Community College All-State Team.
Recipient of the Community College Leadership Award, Mason's Scholarship Recipient and USA Today s All-American Academic Team, 2nd Team Member.
President of Alpha Kappa Omicron, Honxxxxxx Society at Chemeketa Community College
National internship at Department of Education in Washington, DC., School-to-Wxxxxxxk Department
National Fulbright/Robles Garcia Award, Teaching Exchange
Most Inspirational Teacher Award, Eastern Xxxxxx University Dean s List Student Choice
Planned and led educational field trips fxxxxxx students and staff to England, Italy, France, Spain, and Mexico.
Integral in capturing the selection as a site to participate in the national and state pilot projects: Public Broadcasting Service: Project Connect, ACT Wxxxxxxk Keys Assessment articulated with local job and career needs and NWREL Classroom to Community and Back.
Xxxxxx Restaurant Association ProStart curriculum and college articulation project fxxxxxx the hospitality and tourism career path program.
Xxxxxx School District 48J, Xxxxxx, XXXXXX 1995 to Present
Assistant Directxxxxxx, Xxxxxx Oppxxxxxxtunity House Alternative High School
High School Site Directxxxxxx
Currently holding dual roles; administer alternative education program fxxxxxx at risk students; develop and implement problem-based/project-based learning curriculum to meet state standards, and oversee Title III Program.
Administratxxxxxx of 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) Program at High School level; provide leadership and supervision fxxxxxx staff, manage program budget, develop community awareness and increase self sustainability levels.
Deliver curriculum on Sign Language and Health fxxxxxx grades 9-12, and experienced in teaching ESOL fxxxxxx all levels.
Currently the Service Club Advisxxxxxx, Travel Club Advisxxxxxx, Reading Coach, Summer School Teacher and District CRISS Trainer.
Provide leadership fxxxxxx the school-based and community-based wxxxxxxk experience program; assist students in planning post-secondary education, wxxxxxxk and career goals.
Participate in state career-related learning standards development and implementation, provide reading and writing tutxxxxxxing and facilitate communication between school staff and Spanish speaking parents.
Serve as the Bilingual Title I/ESL Instructional Assistant.
Chemeketa Community College, Salem, XXXXXX 1993 to 1994
Technology Access fxxxxxx Life Needs Assistant
Assisted students with technology needs, helped them to access library tools, and provided training on specialized computer equipment.
Willamina School District 30J, Willamina, XXXXXX 1989 to 1993
Sign Language Tutxxxxxx/Instructional Assistant
Wxxxxxxked extensively with students with communication needs; developed behavixxxxxxal management plans and contributed toward physical therapy exercises.
Publications and Presentations
New Designs fxxxxxx Career and Technical Education: Design Review No. 47 (2001)
Rights, Privileges, and Responsibilities; presented at National Phi Theta Kappa Conference, Chicago Auditxxxxxxium
The 3 R s of Responsibility; Presentation on Resource Management
Value of Wxxxxxxk Keys Assessments; presented to Career Development Facilitatxxxxxx Group
Senixxxxxx Projects as Capstone Experience; presented to school board to promote implementation of high school senixxxxxx projects
Benefits of Bilingualism; presented to board to promote development of dual-language immersion program
Just Do it ; presentation on goal setting
Culture Comparisons Presentation (from Fulbright Exchange)
Project CRISS; In-Service Presentation and Training
Dance; Class of 2000 Commencement speech
I Have Learned From Students; Class of 2006 Commencement speech
Memberships and Affiliations
Civil Air Patrol Aerospace Education Member
International Reading Association
Xxxxxx Education Association
Xxxxxxff Schulwerk Association
Confederation of Fxxxxxxeign Language Teachers
Mid-Willamette Education Consxxxxxxtium
Prevent Underage Drinking
LINCS Community Action Team
Xxxxxx Chamber of Commerce
Governxxxxxx s Taskfxxxxxxce on Minxxxxxxity Youth
Xxxxxx Cty/Wxxxxxxk-based Learning Advisxxxxxxy Board
Regional School-to-Career Consxxxxxxtium
Mid-Willamette Education Consxxxxxxtium TNT Group
Xxxxxx Teacher s Association
Wxxxxxxk Experience Coxxxxxxdinatxxxxxxs of Xxxxxx
Xxxxxx County Business Internship Consxxxxxxtium
ASPIRE College Suppxxxxxxt Advisxxxxxxy
Microsoft Office Suite
MS Publisher Document Designing
MS Access Database Xxxxxxganization
Research and Statistics Programs.
Schoolmaster Student Infxxxxxxmation Systems
American Sign Language/Use and Instruction
Training and Development
Capturing Kids Hearts
40 Assets Development
ELLIS Software training
Total Physical Response Stxxxxxxytelling
Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol
OPTEMIS Data Entry Technician training
ACT Wxxxxxxk Keys Assessment
Native American Treatment Issues
Advisxxxxxxy Group Implementation
Intel Teach to the Future;
Statewide Writing Assessment
Bilingual Education Training
Grant Writing Wxxxxxxkshops/Courses
Title VII grant writing,
Students Aligning Interests, Learning & Studies
CRISS Strategies/District Trainer Certificate
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Dear Mr./Ms. ____:
As a highly successful Education Professional, I have encountered many challenges throughout the course of my career. I ve met those challenges with persistence, dedication and the belief that my effxxxxxxts would have a significant positive impact on the students and families in my school district.
I have guided progressive and innovative changes to school curriculum, suppxxxxxxted the implementation of new technologies and processes, and have suppxxxxxxted the mission and vision of the district through program development and a fxxxxxxward-thinking attitude.
My reputation as an inspired leader is well earned, and with over 25 years of experience to offer, I can help lead your xxxxxxganization where you would like to go. My expertise encompasses curriculum development, strategic planning, budget administration, research, relationship building and community activism.
Please contact me at your first convenience to learn mxxxxxxe about my experiences, and how together, we can make a positive impact on your xxxxxxganizations long-term development.
Thank you fxxxxxx your time and consideration.
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