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Professional Summary

Exceedingly motivated English instructor and department lead that applies higher education, experience, and  prior and current accomplishments to classroom management, cooperative learning, interactive learning, and assessments. Dedicated to providing a well-balanced, supportive, and engaging learning environment for all students and colleagues. The primary goal is to serve all students and assist them in becoming life-long learners.

Work Experience
08/2016 - Current
Northeast Prep Academy Memphis, Tn English II & Creative Writing Instructor
  • English Department Chair: lead colleagues in implementation of curriculum and instructional practices that result in exceptional student achievement and teaching practices.
  • Teacher Mentor: provide content and curricular support to reduce the achievement gap and meet the learning needs of all students. 
  • Develop and implement interesting and interactive learning mediums to increase student understanding of course materials.
  • Combine discipline plans with effective measures and various lesson plans to increase concentration, participation,progress , and student accountability.
02/2016 - 04/2016
Bartlett High School Bartlett, TN Intern Teacher/Mentor
  • Prepared and taught lessons thoroughly.
  • Graded and recorded assessment and homework grades.
  • Integrated multiple teaching styles to intensify the range of learning.
  • Maintained excellent classroom management skills and an ability to keep students on task.
02/2016 - 04/2016
White Station High School Memphis, Tennessee Intern Teacher Mentor Teacher
  • Prepared and taught lessons thoroughly.
  • Graded and recorded assessment and homework grades.
  • Maintained excellent classroom management skills and an ability to keep students on task.
Education and Training
Christian Brothers University Memphis, Tennessee Master of Arts: Teaching Summa Cum Laude
University of Memphis Memphis, Tennessee Bachelor of Arts: English Minor:  Sociology

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Highly enthusiastic and experienced English Language Arts teacher and department leader who specialized in collaboration with colleagues and community leaders, disaggregation of data, management of students, and maximizing learning opportunities in diverse classroom settings.

Core Qualifications
  • Excellent classroom management
  • Motivating students
  • Essay writing technique development
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Instructional best practices
  • Effectively work with parents
  • Effectively communicate with community leaders and members
  • Digital literacy skills
Professional Experience
07/2019 to Current
Middle School English Language Arts Teacher Marion School District Marion , AR
  • Covered English Language Arts standards as specified in the Curriculum Pacing guide set forth by the District and the Common Core State Standards.
  • Prepared syllabus listing semester coursework and projects for dissemination to students on first day of class.
  • Combined discipline plan with effective measures and lesson plans to increase concentration, participation and progress student accountability.
  • Created exciting lessons on course material to educate and engage students in classroom.
  • Assigned reading and homework with reasonable deadlines and detailed instructions.
  • Developed and implemented interesting and interactive learning media to increase student understanding of course materials.
  • Evaluated students' comprehension of lessons through relevant test questions.
  • Participated in workshops and training sessions to extend knowledge and improve skills set in Reading and Writing.
  • Evaluated and documented student learning and growth.
  • Attended and participated in staff meetings to learn new teaching strategies and brainstorm ideas to improve classroom presentations.
07/2018 to 05/2019
English Language Arts Lead Teacher Earle School District Earle, AR
  • Communicate with teachers within the content team that need extra support.
  • Cultivate a collaborative and innovative professional environment to meet each teacher's unique instructional needs.
  • Conduct informal evaluations to provide feedback to teachers to improve instruction.
  • Model strategies to improve instruction.
  • Collaborate with administration to increase the quality of instruction among each content team.
  • Provide needed support within allowed limits.
  • Maintain professional, positive attitude and rapport with content teachers and all staff.
  • Facilitate content team meetings that focus on data and curriculum.
  • Document and provide constructive feedback and support for lesson plans of content team teachers.
08/2017 to 05/2019
Secondary English Teacher Earle School District Earle, AR
  • Use school and public library resources to provide extra educational opportunities for students.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with other subject teachers to build strong support networks and educational frameworks for students.
  • Build life-long learning skills and strong study habits in students to help each prepare for higher-level education.
  • Cultivate collaborative and innovative learning environment to meet each student's unique educational needs.
  • Assess student performance, behavior and social development and devise improvement strategies for struggling children.
  • Educate students on core principles and advanced concepts of Literature and Composition.
  • Integrate technology into classroom settings to engage students and diversify instruction.
  • Administer standardized ability and achievement tests and interpreted results to determine students' strengths and areas of need (ACT/AP).
  • Use a variety of teaching techniques to encourage student critical thinking and discussion in the English course.
  • Develop lesson plans to teach course materials according to schedule.
08/2004 to 06/2017
English Language Arts Mid-Level Teacher Earle School District Earle, AR
  • Used variety of teaching techniques to encourage student critical thinking and discussion in grades 5, 6, 7, 8 English Language Arts.
  • Differentiated instruction to meet the needs of individual students.
  • Implemented research-based strategies to increase academic success of students.
  • Compiled and disaggregated  student data to improve instruction.
  • Developed interesting course plans to meet academic, intellectual and social needs of students.
  • Created assessments based on targeted standards/skills
  • Designed lesson plans focused on age and level-appropriate material.
  • Created lessons of instruction that focused on real world experiences.
08/2007 to 05/2012
Head Girls Basketball Coach Earle School District Earle, AR
  • Trained student-athletes during the off-season.
  • Reviewed game film and statistical reports for game operations.
  • Communicated effectively with parents and Boosters, including organizing and leading meetings.
  • Created and ran up-to-date and relevant drills.
  • Adhered strictly to rules and regulations of the activities department and the district.
  • Organized a season timetable and scouted other teams for tactical aims.
  • Managed the entire grade 7-12 girls basketball program, including camps, clinics and the Boosters program.
  • Motivated and encouraged student athletes to do their best during practices and games.
Education and Training
Ed.S. Education Degree Specialist : Curriculum Director Arkansas State University State University, AR
Master of Science: Educational Leadership Arkansas State University Jonesboro, AR, USA
Bachelor of Science: Mid-Level Education Arkansas State University Jonesboro, AR, USA
Associate of Arts: General Education Mid-South Community College West Memphis, AR, USA

Arkansas Standard Teaching License

Advanced Placement Summer Institute (AP Lit & Comp)

Literacy Lab (Harding University)


- Chaired the Middle School Department Professional Learning Community for three years (2015-2018)

- English Department Chair for three (3) years (2015-2018)

- Chaired the Prom Committee for Junior/Senior Prom (2017 and 2019)
- Selected to serve on the Leadership Team (2015-2018)
- Elected by staff to serve on the Personnel Policy Committee (2016-2019)

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Results-driven community service professional and manager with 12 years in the public sector. Highly personable, with extraordinary attention to detail and talent for gaining trust.

  • Valid Virginia driver's license
  • Strong communicator
  • Creative
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Skilled multi-tasker
  • Fast learner
  • Self-starter
  • Passion for social work
  • Sound judgment
  • Addictions training
  • Natural leader
  • Compassionate
  • Charismatic public speaker
  • Exceptional problem solver
  • Curriculum Development
  • Website Development and Maintenance
  • POS Experience/ Mindbody Software
Adjunct Instructor 08/2018 to Current College of William and Mary Williamsburg, VA

Teaching an experiential course in Yoga. Guiding students in the philosophy, history, and methodology of group yoga class. Using both physical practice and lecture to educate the students.

Director Of Education/Manager 01/2015 to 05/2019 Body Balance Studio Williamsburg, VA

Taught a variety of classes toward multiple populations, including Vinyasa Yoga, Gentle Yoga, Hot Yoga, and Pilates Mat. Created and implemented a curriculum for Yoga Teacher Training. Responsible for hiring, training, and scheduling staff. Assisted in daily operations of the studio as well as marketing, including the development of design and content for the monthly newsletter.

Owner/Operator 11/2005 to 01/2015 Body Balance Studio Williamsburg, VA

Instrumental in the conception of what is currently Body Balance Studio. Owned and operated the business for ten years. Created class schedules, hired and trained staff, and oversight of daily operations; including marketing, payroll and book keeping. Taught varying classes in both Yoga and Pilates, including Pilates Reformer classes and privates.

Wellness Advocate 12/2013 to Current DoTERRA Essential OIls Williamsburg, VA Conduct small group classes and one to one sessions with clients explaining the benefits of using therapeutic grade essential oils. Strong knowledge of the science behind plant based medicine.
Bachelor of Science: Health Promotion 1997 Appalachain State University Boone, NC
General studies in overall wellness with focus in epidemiology, diet, fitness, and basic mental health. Minored in Nutrition. Graduated with honors.
Pilates Mat and Equipment 2005 Pilates Certification Center Raleigh, NC

Certified in Pilates Mat level I and II, and Reformer.

Yoga Teacher Training 2007 In Balance Yoga Blacksburg, VA

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Vinyasa Yoga 2008 Rolf Gates Yoga Santa Cruz, CA

500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training.

Yoga for 12 Step Recovery Leadership Training 2012 Y12SR Richmond, VA

Learned how to create and hold safe space for those impacted by addiction.
Gained the tools, knowledge and support to offer weekly Yoga of 12-Step Recovery meetings in your community.

Master of Arts: Counseling 2015 College of William and Mary Williamsburg, VA

Began studies toward a masters degree in counseling. Completed a course in Group Counseling with a 4.0 average. Looking to further my studies in the field of Social Work.


Master of Science: Social Work Expected in 2022 Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA

Pursuing a Master of Science in Social Work with a focus in addiction and recovery.

Professional Affiliations
Member of Yoga Alliance Organization. I have acquired more than 1,000 hours in yoga teacher training to attain the following credentials RYT500 (Registered Yoga Teacher) and E-RYT200 (Educator of Yoga Teachers).