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Professional Summary

Elementary teacher with 12 years experience as an instructional assistant and 6 years as a teacher with up to 25 students per class in grades  K -2. Proven ability to improve student literacy and math levels through innovative activities and lesson plans.  Outstanding ability to relate to and teach a culturally diverse student population, while developing individualized plans for students at different learning levels.  Recognized as Teacher of the Year 2016-2017 for Gardners Elementary School.

Professional Experience
Teacher, 07/2017 to Current
Wake County Schools Carpenter ElementaryCary, NC
  • Works collaboratively with other teachers to review data during PLT's and develop instructional strategies to address student learning objectives.
  • Develops and implement differentiated lessons that meets the need of learners.
  • Pursues professional development opportunities  by attending educational conferences and teacher trainings.
  • Teacher leader on Carpenter Elementary School's PTA board.
  • Develop and teaches lessons using grade level text, poems, and themes to promote student interest.
  • Creates cultural awareness experiences by incorporating children's literature from cultures around the world.
  • Establishes relationships with students and families from different cultures by creating a positive and respectful environment.
Teacher, 12/2012 to 07/2017
Wilson County SchoolsWilson, NC
  • Ensured that all students comprehended the curriculum and supported students who required extra guidance resulting in writing, reading, and math comprehension by growing students to be 100% proficient on all tests in all areas 4 years in a row.
  • Educated an average of 20 students in grade 1 and received Teacher of the Year in my 3rd year of teaching. 
  • Served as grade level chair for 3 years.
  • Served as Staff development chair and served on school Leadership Team for 2 years.
  • Collaborated with staff members in developing school activities and joint lessons that improved staff morale. 
  • Established open door policy, improving communication and trust with students and parents.
  • Provided tutoring support and designed individualized learning plans for Ell students, students with learning disabilities and gifted learners.
  • Created and implemented innovative and engaging lesson plans and activities increasing students learning motivation and effectiveness. 
Teacher Assistant, 12/2000 to 06/2012
Wilson County SchoolsWilson NC
    • Responsible for supporting the lead teacher in preparing students academically, socially, and psychologically to enhance their personal growth and development.
    • Helped teachers with record keeping, such as tracking attendance and calculating grades.
    • Helped teachers prepare for lessons by getting materials ready or setting up technology.
    • Helped supervise students in class, between classes, during lunch and recess and on field trips. 
Education
Master of Arts: Executive Leadership, 2020 Anticipated
Gardner Webb University - Charlotte, NC
Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education, 2012
East Carolina University - Greenville, NC
Certifications
  • North Carolina Certification in Elementary Education K-6
  • K-12 Reading License
Additional Skills
  • Licensed K-12 Reading Specialist
  • ELL SIOP trained
  • Thinking Maps trained
  • Student-centered learning
  • Diverse classroom settings
  • Expertise in PLT's
  • Strong collaborator
  • Classroom discipline
  • Effective time management
  • Varied lesson plans
  • Positive learning environment

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Professional Summary

Elementary educator focused on working in administration.  Skilled at effectively working with other educators, researching and using best practices in education, and implementing new curricula.  Personable and professional with staff and students alike.  Flexible and resourceful with expertise in adapting to changing education trends and student needs.

Professional Experience
Wedgewood Elementary - Instructional Specialist Baton Rouge, LA 09/2019 - Current
  • Conducted PLC meetings for grades 3-5
  • Developed and implemented writing plan to support instructional goals
  • Analyzed data to implement actionable curriculum improvements.
  • Partnered with teacher to plan, implement, and model lessons following school's curriculum, goals, and objectives.
  • Supported instructor with test administration, curriculum development and assignment grading.
  • Implemented Guided Reading program
  • Back up test cordinator
  • Cordinator for the LEAP turtoring program
  • Supported student learning through personalized and small group assistance.
East Baton Rouge Parish School System - 2nd Grade Teacher Baton Rouge, LA-Shenandoah Elementary 07/2017 - 09/2019
  • Participant in East Baton Rouge Parish Leadership Cohort VII
  • Served as Instructional Coach
  • Trained teachers on Guided Reading and Developmental Reading Assessment
  • Selected to serve as Grade Level Chair
  • Served on School Leadership Team
  • Lead LEAP Tutor
  • B.E.S.T Secondary Induction Leader/New Teacher Mentor/Student Teacher Mentor
  • Trained in Wit & Wisdom and Eureka Math
  • Met regularly with parents and guardians to discuss children's progress.
  • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Determined student strengths and weaknesses through DIBELS, STAR, DRA and weekly assessments
Livingston Parish Public Schools - 2nd Grade Teacher Walker, LA-Walker Elementary 07/2015 - 06/2017
  • Implemented K-3 Guided Reading Program
  • Assisted with set up of school's Literacy Library 
  • Grade Level Science Chairperson
  • Student Teacher Mentor
  • Modified the general education curriculum for special-needs students based upon a variety of instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Pursued professional development continually by attending educational conferences and teacher training workshops 
Central Community School System - 1st Grade Teacher Tanglewood Elementary/ Bellingrath Hills Elementary 08/2007 - 07/2015
  • Served on School and District Leadership Teams
  • Trained in Bill Daggett's Rigor Relevance and Relationships and in Stephen Covey's  Leader in Me
  • Published a National Gold Seal Lesson
  • Student Teacher Mentor
  • Served as Grade Level Chair over 16 teachers and on School Leadership Team
  • Trained in STAR/Accelerated Reader/Kagan Strategies
  • Worked with other teachers and administrators to evaluate and revise elementary school programs.
  • PBIS Chairperson
  • Implemented reading and writing workshops to increase student literacy and support school reading program
  • Planned and implemented several community service projects
East Baton Rouge School System - 1st Grade Teacher Tanglewood Elementary 02/2003 - 08/2007
  • Pursued professional development continually by attending educational conferences and teacher training workshops.
  • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students varying needs and interests.
  • Conferenced with parents and guardians to discuss children's progress.
  • Observed and evaluated students' performance, behavior, social development and physical health.
  • Planned and implemented creative lessons in accordance with state standards
  • Modified  general education curriculum for special-needs students based upon a variety of instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Taught 4th grade summer school for LEAP remediation
Skills
  • Mentor
  • Collaboration with administration and faculty members
  • Effective communication skills; ability to motivate others toward a common goal
  • Committed to professional development in the field of Education
  • Expertise in several curricula
  • Excellent organization and management skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Skilled in developing relationships with students, parents, and colleagues
  • Consistently receive highly effective on evaluations
  • Commitment to positively impact and facilitate the learning experiences of staff and students
  • Proficient in Google and Microsoft Office
Education
2016 Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, Louisiana Master of Education: Educational Leadership
2011 Early Childhood Generalist National Board Certification
2002 Southeastern Louisiana University Hammond, LA Bachelor of Arts: Elementary Education
References

Brandy Williams

Wedgewood Elementary

Principal

Amy Butler

Shenandoah Elementary

Principal

Daisy F. Slan, Ed.D

Facilitator for the Instructional Leadership Program

Instructional Specialist with Alternative Schools

or

Terrie Junda

Wildwood Elementary

Assistant Principal

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Summary

I have 22 years in middle and elementary school settings as an experienced teacher. While being proficient at detecting problems and making a plan to get to a desired goal, I specify the purpose and get people on board to work towards the desired end while bringing each person to their highest potential. I am able to think through a situation while remaining professional and eloquent even in the middle of a hostile situation. I have proven to be proficient in many different areas, to be very flexible, and to learn quickly as I have held many jobs at many levels. I have kept records and maintained a heavy workload.

I have also been trusted in personal and business environments to provide quality services. While being experienced working with the public is several different ways, I can come up with quick and satisfactory solutions to problems as they arise while considering both sides.

Skills
  • Experienced in managing a setting
  • Teaching, motivating, and assessing those under me
  • Changing instruction
  • Effectively work with leadership to communicate situations
  • Excellent reading comprehension
  • Active listening skills
  • CPR/First-aid certified
  • Safe driving techniques
  • Schedule management
  • Client relations
  • Detail-oriented
  • Peer training
  • Improvement recommendations
  • Customer needs assessment
  • Conflict resolution
  • Oral and written communication
Achievements

Leadership Communication, Curriculum Planning , Peer Leader, Plan Development, and Program Management

  • Regularly met with those concerned to discuss issues, growth, and areas of weakness
  • Set up regular checks and balances to provide feedback
  • Planned and conducted well balanced activities and demonstrations that give the ability to observe, question, and investigate
  • Initiated and managed a school-wide Reading Enhancement Program
  • Incorporating innovative scientific research
Experience
10/2019 to 03/2020
Manager Trainee Waffle House FORT WALTON BEACH, FL
  • Coordinated sales reports, reconciled accounts and made bank deposits.
  • Maintained current understanding of company offerings to better serve customers and team members with strong knowledge base.
  • Monitored supplier operations to verify quality, delivery schedule and conformance to contract specifications.
  • Maintained daily record of all transactions.
  • Processed shipments and maintained stock shelf organization.
  • Collaborated with staff to maximize customer satisfaction, streamline procedures and improve bottom-line profitability.
  • Collaborated with other managers to plan and direct organizational tasks.
  • Supervised, coached, and mentored 21-member staff.
  • Learned all aspects of Waffle House business from ground-up to fully understand every operational facet and contribute to long-term business success.
  • Cooked for a $1,500 to $2,000 shift.
  • Became a bench manager for local Waffle Houses as a manager relief for Bonifay, Destin, Freeport, Destin, Mirmar, and Shalimar.
05/2017 to 12/2019
Cleaner Kimberly Brown Ft. Walton Beach, Florida

Trustworthy, Faithful, and Respectful

  • Protected company reputation and built loyal client base by working relentlessly to resolve concerns and develop solutions
  • Provided outstanding Bank, Home, and Rental Beach Home Cleaning
  • Given keys to banks and personal homes
  • Independent and proficient worker
  • Team leader and trainer
08/2018 to 06/2019
Teacher Okaloosa Academy Ft. Walton Bch., Fl
  • Able to maintain order and deal with violent situations as they arise while maintaining structure
  • Established and enforced rules and procedures for maintaining a large diverse group
  • Completed progress reports with individualized notes and improvement strategies
  • Created and implemented curriculum which would encourage each person's growth and strengthen their weaknesses
  • Conquered challenges of working with highly diverse and problematic population to attain exceptional achievement
  • Identify signs and triggers and avoid them by using alternative methods
  • Patient for those needing extra assistance
  • Use of intervention and communication
  • Able to act appropriately in high stress situations
09/2017 to 03/2019
Department Of Defense Cleaner Cleaning Solutions Ft. Walton Beach, Florida
  • Trusted to show up independently and complete the job
  • Delivered an exceptional level of service by listening to concerns and resolving the problems
  • Cleaned a very large Government Contracting Facility
  • Back ground check
  • Trusted in high security governmental areas
  • Exceptional work ethics
  • Pays attention to details
08/1999 to 06/2018
Teacher Cinco Christian School Ft. Walton Beach, Florida
  • Implemented a variety of teaching methods such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations
  • Encouraged other's perseverance with challenging tasks
  • Set and communicated ground rules based on respect and personal responsibility
  • Identified early signs of problems and followed up with intervention and communication
  • Intervened in struggles others faced
  • Taught after-school and summer enrichment programs
  • Scheduled and held conferences to notify others of academic performance
  • Established positive relationships with students , parents, fellow teachers, and school administrators
  • Mentored and counseled students with adjustment and academic problems. Implemented remedial programs
  • Diverse intervention
  • Taught others to experience problem solving methodology and techniques
Education and Training
1990
Bachelor of Arts: Elementary Education University Of West Florida Ft. Walton Beach, Fl, USA

Major Elementary Education

Minor in Early Childhood

Graduated Summa Cum Laude

3.5 GPA

Working on Major: Many Reading Endorsement and Disabilities Classes

1988
Associate of Arts: Elementary Education Okaloosa Walton Community College Niceville , Fl, USA
Certifications
I have a valid Elementary Education and Early Childhood Certification for the state of Florida.
1991- Present
CPR and First Aide Certified
Community Involvement

Sheriff Department Award for Life Saving- 2017

Volunteer at 2 animal refuges.

Have experience as a Sunday School Teacher for several years.

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Professional Summary

Ashley is a creative and enthusiastic teacher, mother, athlete, and artist who is dedicated to children and loves community.  She has a passion to use her skills to aid in enriching programs for the youth. Ashley has experience in facilitating children of all ages and backgrounds in educational workshops, events and classes.

 

 


Skills
  • Organized
  • Creative
  • Enthusiastic
  • coordinating and facilitating
  • Skilled in arts, crafts and sports
Work History
Teacher 10/2017 to Current
Discovery of Learning Palm Desert, CA
Teach hands on core curriculum lessons as well as elective classes such as World Music, Rhythm Class, Poetry, Painting Technique.
Engages classes that range from 15- 35 students.
Other duties include set up and clean up, providing resources, creating lesson examples, writing weekly newsletters and communicating well with parents.
Assistant Creative Arts Coordinator (volunteer) 11/2001 to 05/2005
Bluebird Art Gallery & Lounge Whittier CA
  • Help promote the vision of reaching the youth in the community with diverse cultural programs and experiences in the arts
  • Assisted in children's painting workshops and cultural dance classes
  • Co-facilitated open mic poetry events, music shows and art openings for local artists in the community
  • Greeted people at the door and created a warm positive atmosphere.
  • Supervised youth music shows
  • Cleaned, organized, set up for events
  • Demonstrated positive example to the youth



Assistant Preschool Teacher & Art Director 09/2001 to 03/2003
Broadoaks Preschool Whittier College CA
  • Coordinated and set up art projects
  • Assisted teachers in daily lessons, songs, group walks, indoor and outdoor activities


Assistant Music Instructor 07/2007 to 08/2008
Centrum Blues Workshops Port Townsend, WA
  • Assisted a 90 year old blues pianist in teaching his class. Translated his technique into musical terms for students to understand and then practice themselves
  • Instructed classes in a room of 15 students of all ages and 10 pianos
  • Helped individuals one on one 


Teacher 07/2007
Blues in the Schools Seattle WA
  • Worked with middle school aged kids in low income areas to teach creative expression through the art of Blues music
  • Taught  an 8 week song writing workshop
  • Wrote out lesson plans
Education
Bachelor of Arts: Music 2006 Whittier College - Whittier, CA

Other emphasis' included Art, Education and Culture.

  • Recipient of Music Award Scholarship
Accomplishments
  • Outstanding Female Asian Athlete Award for Seattle Public Schools
  • Wells Fargo Award for K-8 Athlete of The Month
  • YMCA Youth Athlete Award