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Summary

A highly passionate, hardworking Special Education teacher with a focus on building  student confidence  through positive encouragement to foster their academic and social growth,  including twenty-one years of experience seeking a permanent position at your school.

Experience
Special Education Teacher
Fort Worth, TX
Keller ISD/ Jul 2018 to Current
Special Education Teacher
North Little Rock, AR
North Little Rock School District/ Jul 2011 to May 2018
Special Education Teacher
Houston, TX
Alief ISD/ Jul 2001 to May 2011
Special Education Teacher
Osceola, AR
Focus, Inc/ May 1999 to Jul 1999
Special Education Teacher
Blytheville, AR
Blytheville School District/ Jul 1998 to Apr 2001
Education and Training
M.Ed: Counseling University of Houston 2007 Victoria, Texas
B.S.E: Communicative Disorders Arkansas State University 1998 Jonesboro, Arkansas
Certifications

TEA Generic Special Education PK-12

TEA School Counselor EC-12

Skills
  • CPI certified
  • ABA techniques
  • In-depth knowledge of autism
  • Social skills development
  • Behavioral/cognitive skills development
  • Excellent classroom management
  • tutoring and counseling
  • MS Office proficient
  • Technologies integration
  • Online instruction
  • Personalized instruction
  • Data-driven instruction
  • Data analysis and reporting
  • Team collaboration
  • Problem-solving
  • Organizational leadership
  • Policy and procedure improvements
Affiliations

United Educators Association

Arkansas Education Association

Texas State Teacher's Association

Chi Sigma Iota

Member, Arkansas State University Alumni Association


Interests
 Music, Art, Photography, Travel
Activities and Honors
Member, Alumni Association University of Houston-Victoria
Member, Alumni Association Arkansas State University
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Professional Summary
Compassionate and motivational Teacher certified in Special Education and Middle School Language Arts, bringing over 19 years of experience in planning, developing, and implementing Individual Education Plans, state curriculum, and comprehensive regulatory data assessment for guideline compliance. Skilled in proposal writing, fundraising, and project management. Highly-enthusiastic and dedicated professional exploring teaching opportunities which leverage multidisciplinary strengths toward the academic growth and achievement of student's greatest potential.
Skill Highlights
  • Classroom Management
  • Differentiated Proficiency 
  • Common Core Standards
  • Cooperative Teaching
  • Counseling and Career Planning
  • Individual Education Plans (IEP)
  • Special Education
  • Performance Assessments
  • Educator Training and Mentoring
  • Goal Setting-Strategies
Experience
Special Education Teacher/Case Manager
August 2018 to Current
Byrnes High School Duncan, SC
  • The Case Manager for twelve (12) special education students
  • Responsible for all Federal and State Documentation that follows the Guidelines for IDEA
  • Provided specialized classroom instruction to a broad range of students with developmental disorders, including autism.
  • Eliminated learning gaps and effectively instructed students by developing IEPs and utilizing a wide variety of teaching aids and motivational strategies.
  • Established clear objectives for all lessons to both students and parents.
  • Facilitated the development of life skills in students with varying degrees of autism.
  • Worked with students of varying degrees of specialized need to accomplish tasks and build practical skills.
  • Developed Individual Education Programs (IEP) to establish student outcome goals and define educational strategies; leveraged developmental practices and educational theories to achieve educational objectives.
  • Wrote and presented documents for Individual Education Plan conferences.
  • Implemented specialized tests to evaluate literacy performance.
Group Home Staff
December 2014 to June 2018
Laura's Homes Shelby, NC

Group Home Staff Laura's Homes – Shelby, NC

  •  Work with young adults within foster care program to achieve appropriate behavioral and social skills. 
  • Document daily logs on behavior interventions for NC Social Services 
  • Partner with internal social worker and administration Implement company policy and procedure to provide structured and consistent environment for clients.
American Disability Act (ADA) Specialist/Adult Ed.
May 2012 to September 2014
Pisgah Job Corp Brevard, NC
  • Ensured federal guidelines for special education students required of Job Corp were adhered to. 
  • Researched IEPs and accommodations. 
  • Resolved any conflicts that might arise due to training and records.  Worked as Reading Teacher in adult education to facilitate student's attainment of GED or high school diploma. 
  • Recorded and advised students on how to achieve goals and make decisions on related to expectations after graduation.
  • Assisted in counseling, on-site living quarters, and documented follow data after student exited program and subsequent success rate in job market.  
Special Education Teacher with Occupational Curriculum
August 2010 to November 2012
Carter Vocational School Winston-Salem, NC
  • Monitored state and federal IEP goals for children with Autism. 
  • Guided students through utilization of iPads and computers to aid with non-verbal and verbal development.
  • Implemented IEPs and employed classroom management skills to set up stations of various content areas utilizing visual and tactile sensory learning.
  • Served as Lead Teacher, monitoring and mentoring new teachers in instructional techniques for children with Autism.  
  • Identified and recommended changes where deficiencies were present
  • Trained and managed programs based on scientific data to identify and resolve deficiencies in classroom and teaching techniques
  • Adapted curriculum to individual students abilities to ensure success.
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Autism Teacher
June 2009 to May 2010
Brightwood Elementary Greensboro, NC
  • Created and monitored classroom for children with autism using center-oriented content areas. 
  • Prepared and initiated each student's IEP. 
  • Recorded student progress derived from assessments and classroom observation. 
  • Developed weekly lesson plans for differential classroom environment.
  • Identified potential problems and recommended corrective actions and training of new teachers. 
Special Education Teacher ( EMD)
June 1999 to June 2007
Walker Alternative School Fayetteville, NC
  • Reviewed and provided comments on the adequacy of documents and took necessary steps to cure any deficiencies.
  • Prepared and executed student IEPs for students.
  • Led key projects which resulted in new school computers, positive community relations, and students' active participation with school's first science fair. 
  • Held on-site in-school suspension (ISS) for students needing extra attention and assistance with their school work and social skills.
  • Nominated and awarded Teacher of Year.
Therapeutic Foster Parent
December 1990 to May 2007
Cumberland County Mental Health Fayetteville, NC
  • Prepared Willie M. program documentation, relating to case notes, goals, therapy, and academics; worked with parents to successfully transition client from institutional setting.
  • Provided ongoing assistance with directives by psychiatrist and therapist, treating PTSD and sexual or physical abuse.
  • Attended regular monthly training to institute new scientific intervention  accepted by the mental health specialists.
  • Housed client within family environment and provided support with schools and mental or medical health professionals. 
  • Complied with all state and federal regulations per program requirements. 
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts : English Fayetteville State University Fayetteville, NC
  • Member, Sigma Tau
  • Chancellors List
  • Certified in Language Arts Middle School and Special Education
  • Completed continuing education courses through Cumberland Mental Health and North Carolina School System
Activities and Honors
  • Member, North Carolina Autism Society
  • Member, North Carolina NAMI
  • Member, local teacher group in Fayetteville, working with parents learning to read
  • Teacher of the Week - Walker Spivey, Fayetteville
  • Nominated, Teacher of the Year - Walker Spivey, Fayetteville
  • Director, non-profit equine therapy center - Rutherford County
References

References
 

Todd Hardy ( Byrnes High School Principal)
150 E. Main Street
PO Box 187
Duncan, SC  29334
 e-Mail  
Phone:  
 

Rita Schism  (Director)
PO Box 279
Shelby, NC  28151
Business Phone
Cell Phone
e-mail  
 

Leanne Clark ( Social Worker )
PO Box 279
Shelby,NC 28151
Business Phone  704-471-115
Cell Phone
e-mail

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Summary

Objective: To serve the students, faculty, parents, and community stakeholders in Bay Minette, in addition to the central office staff for Baldwin County Public Schools in the position of Assistant Principal at Pine Grove Elementary School.

Skills
  • Proficient in: SETS, INOW, Scantron Analytics, Prezi, Weebly, Wikispaces, Power Point, Excel, Google, Smartobard Technologies
  • Training in MCS, LEARN and LEAD, Leader in Me (7 Habits), Safe and Civil Schools, PBIS
  • RTI/PST Chairperson for Behavior PST
  • Enter discipline and follow District Discipline Policies in regards to student discipline
  • Provide training on special education paperwork for the entire faculty and staff
  • Development of organizational and behavioral forms developed to assist general and special education teachers in data collection for instructional purposes
  • Lead meetings and training sessions for special education purposes
  • Member of the Continuous Improvement Committee
  • Conduct Teacher Evaluation Meetings and perform teacher observations
  • Act as Liaison between RTI and Special Education Department; assist with RTI
  • Proficient in Scantron Analytics
  • Guided Reading and Spire
Experience
Assistant Principal
December 2018 to Current
Chickasaw Elementary School Chickasaw, Alabama
  • Discipline of students
  • Assist with PBIS Program for school
  • Developed the Positive Office Referral System for the school
  • Parent communications
  • Special Education Department Chair
  • Master Schedule Development
  • Music Schedule Development
  • Assists in the hiring process of new faculty and staff
  • Provides behavioral support for general and special education teachers
  • Displayed strong decision making abilities and confidence to staff and students
  • Interacted and liaised with building and district administrators to discuss budgeting, development of curricula and student testing initiatives
  • Assessed student performance, behavior and social development and devised improvement strategies for struggling children through Behavior PST as the chairperson
Special Education Teacher
August 2012 to December 2018
Robertsdale Elementary School, Baldwin County Public Schools Robertsdale, AL.
  • IEP Chairperson
  • Special Education Department Head
  • Kindergarten - First GradeResource Teacher
  • Multi-Needs Teacher
Special Education Teacher
October 2010 to May 2012
Augusta Evans Special School, Mobile County Public Schools Mobile, AL
  • Multi-Needs Teacher Third-Fifth grade
  • Autism Teacher Fourth-Fifth grade
Special Education Teacher
August 2007 to June 2010
Halcyon Elementary School & Chidlren's Center Montgomery Public Schools Montgomery, AL.
  • Multi-Needs Teacher Kindergarten-Twelth Grade
  • Autism Teacher Kindergarten-Twelth Grade
  • Third-Sixth Grade Resource Teacher.
Special Education Teacher/At Risk Teacher
April 2006 to May 2007
Ascension Parish Schools Prairieville & Gonzales Middle Schools Donaldsonville, LA
  • Special Education Teacher sixth-eighth grade Multi-Needs Gonzales Middle School.
  • Inclusion and Resource Teacher grades Seventh Grade Prairieville Middle School
  • At Risk Teacher Fourth Grade Lowery Elementary School (behavior).
Interrelated Resource Teacher
August 2004 to May 2006
Martinez Elementary School Columbia County Board of Education Evans, GA.
  • Special Education Department Chairperson
  • Kindergarten - Fifth grade resource and inclusion teacher
Multiple Disabilities Teacher and Intervention Teacher
December 2003 to May 2004
Breitling Elementary School, Mobile County Public Schools Grand Bay, AL
  • Self Contained Multiple Disabilities Teacher Kindergarten-fifth grade.
  • Intervention Teacher for student at risk of failing Kindergarten through Second Grade.
Education and Training
Masters : Instructional Leadership, 2018 University of West Alabama Livingston, AL, United States Magna Cum Laude
Bachelor of Science : Collaborative Education University of South Alabama AL, United States

Magna Cum Laude Activities and Honors

Activities and Honors
  • Member of CLAS
  • Member of CEC
  • Training in Co-Teaching and the Inclusion Classroom
  • Behavior Modification and the Calm Classroom
  • How to stay out of Legal Hot Water with IEPs-Julie Weatherly
  • Technology use in the Classroom of Today
  • Mastering the Maze
  • Training in S.P.I.R.E
  • Awarded Walmart Teacher of the Year 2004 Columbia County Schools
  • Teacher of the Month 2016/2017 Robertsdale Elementary School
  • Completed the Aspiring Administrators Program Baldwin County Board of Education
References

Christy Amick

Jim Perry

Alicia Daugherty

Tiffaney Plato

Barbara English

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Professional Summary

Experienced Special Educator focused on building the strengths and confidence of teachers and students. Committed to fostering a student focused collaborative environment among IEP team members.

Skills
  • Effectively communicates and relates with administrators, LEAs, teachers, students, and parents; committed to educational excellence
  • Experience working with individuals with Autism, ID, ED, and LD 
  • Establishes an atmosphere that promotes collaboration and respect among IEP members
  • Experience mentoring new teachers
  • Experience developing IEPs
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Effectively communicates and relates with administrators, LEAs, teachers, students, and parents; committed to educational excellence
  • Experience working with individuals with Autism, ID, ED, and LD 
  • Establishes an atmosphere that promotes collaboration and respect among IEP team members
  • Experience mentoring new teachers
  • Experience developing IEPs for multiple jurisdictions 
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Effectively communicates and relates with administrators, LEAs, teachers, students, and parents; committed to educational excellence
  • Experience working with individuals with Autism, ID, ED, and LD 
  • Establishes an atmosphere that promotes collaboration and respect among IEP team members
  • Experience mentoring new teachers
  • Experience developing IEPs for multiple jurisdictions 
  • Demonstrates a commitment to educational excellence
  • Effectively communicates and relates with administrators, LEAs, teachers, students, and parents; committed to educational excellence
  • Experience working with individuals with Autism, ID, ED, and LD 
  • Establishes an atmosphere that promotes collaboration and respect among IEP team members
  • Experience mentoring new teachers
  • Experience developing IEPs for multiple jurisdictions 
  • Demonstrates a commitment to educational excellence
Work History
Special Education Teacher, 08/2008 to Current
Phillips School-Annandale Annandale, VA
  • Develops Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) for multiple school districts designed to promote educational, physical, and social development for each student.
  • Collaborates with Director, Program Supervisor, Local Education Agents, Related Service Staff, Parents, and Outside Agencies as needed.
  • Selects appropriate instructional materials and implements educational goals and objectives covering all required subject areas.
  • Develop and implement modifications and accommodations for the general education curriculum for students with disabilities based upon research based methodologies.
  • Establishes and communicates clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects to both students and parents.
  • Maintains on-going records of student progress including grades, IEP goals and objectives, and mastery.
  • Provides direct and indirect instruction in a positive environment.
  • Conducts small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Ensures behavior data is accurately recorded and reported.
  • Participates in IEP, Student Discussions, Program, and Curriculum Focus Group (CFG) meetings.
  • Evaluates student's current level of functioning academically and behaviorally.
  • Periodically re-evaluates student progress academically and behaviorally and makes program changes as needed.
  • Writes quarterly progress reports, report cards, and other reports as required.
  • Supervises students to ensure safety at all times including bus duty, playground duty, and off campus.
  • Supervises Teaching Assistant, Dedicated Aide(s), and Student Teacher as appropriate.
  • Maintains professional compentence by participating in staff development activities, curriculum development meetings, and other professional opportunities.
  • Mentors new Special Education Teacher(s).
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Education Teacher, 08/2008 to Current
Phillips School-Annandale Annandale, VA
  • Develops Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) for multiple school districts designed to promote educational, physical, and social development for each student.
  • Collaborates with Director, Program Supervisor, Local Education Agents, Related Service Staff, Parents, and Outside Agencies as needed.
  • Selects appropriate instructional materials and implements educational goals and objectives covering all required subject areas.
  • Utilizes teaching strategies that promote student acquisition of concepts presented and mastery of IEP goals and objectives.
  • Develops and implements modifications and accommodations of the general education curriculum for students with disabilities based upon research based methodologies.
  • Establishes and communicates clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects to both students and parents.
  • Maintains on-going records of student progress including grades, IEP goals and objectives, and mastery.
  • Provides direct and indirect instruction in a positive environment.
  • Conducts small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Ensures behavior data is accurately recorded and reported.
  • Curriculum Focus Group Leader (CFG); Leadership member.
  • Participates in IEP, Student Discussion, Program, and CFG meetings.
  • Evaluates student's current level of functioning academically and behaviorally.
  • Evaluates student progress academically and behaviorally and makes program changes as needed.
  • Writes quarterly progress reports, report cards, and other reports as required.
  • Supervises students to ensure safety at all times including bus duty, playground duty, and off campus.
  • Supervises Teaching Assistant, Dedicated Aide(s), and Student Teacher as appropriate.
  • Maintains professional compentence by participating in staff development activities, curriculum development meetings, and other professional opportunities.
  • Mentors new Special Education Teacher(s).
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Education Teacher, 08/2008 to Current
Phillips School-Annandale Annandale, VA
  • Develops Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) for multiple school districts designed to promote educational, physical, and social development for each student.
  • Collaborates with Director, Program Supervisor, Local Education Agents, Related Service Staff, Parents, and Outside Agencies as needed.
  • Selects appropriate instructional materials and implements educational goals and objectives covering all required subject areas.
  • Utilizes teaching strategies that promote student acquisition of concepts presented and mastery of IEP goals and objectives.
  • Develops and implements modifications and accommodations of the general education curriculum for students with disabilities based upon research based methodologies.
  • Establishes and communicates clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects to both students and parents.
  • Maintains on-going records of student progress including grades, IEP goals and objectives, and mastery.
  • Provides direct and indirect instruction in a positive environment.
  • Conducts small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Ensures behavior data is accurately recorded and reported.
  • Curriculum Focus Group Leader (CFG); Leadership member.
  • Participates in IEP, Student Discussion, Program, and CFG meetings.
  • Evaluates student's current level of functioning academically and behaviorally.
  • Evaluates student progress academically and behaviorally and makes program changes as needed.
  • Writes quarterly progress reports, report cards, and other reports as required.
  • Supervises students to ensure safety at all times including bus duty, playground duty, and off campus.
  • Supervises Teaching Assistant, Dedicated Aide(s), and Student Teacher as appropriate.
  • Maintains professional compentence by participating in staff development activities, curriculum development meetings, and other professional opportunities.
  • Mentors new Special Education Teacher(s).
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Education Teacher, 08/2008 to Current
PHILLIPS School Annandale Annandale, VA
  • Develops Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) for multiple school districts designed to promote educational, physical, and social development for each student.
  • Collaborates with Director, Program Supervisor, Local Education Agencies, Related Service Staff, Parents, and Outside Agencies as needed.
  • Selects appropriate instructional materials and implements educational goals and objectives covering all required subject areas.
  • Utilizes teaching strategies that promote student acquisition of concepts presented and mastery of IEP goals and objectives.
  • Develops and implements modifications and accommodations of the general education curriculum for students with disabilities based upon research based methodologies.
  • Establishes and communicates clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects to both students and parents.
  • Maintains on-going records of student progress including grades, IEP goals and objectives, and mastery.
  • Provides direct and indirect instruction in a positive environment.
  • Conducts small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Ensures behavior data is accurately recorded and reported.
  • Curriculum Focus Group (CFG) Leader.
  • Participates in IEP, Student Discussion, Program, and CFG meetings.
  • Evaluates student progress academically and behaviorally and makes program changes as needed.
  • Writes quarterly progress reports, report cards, and other reports as required.
  • Supervises students to ensure safety at all times including during bus duty, playground duty, and off campus activities.
  • Supervises Teaching Assistant, Dedicated Aide(s), and Student Teacher as appropriate.
  • Maintains professional compentence by participating in staff development activities, curriculum development meetings, and other professional opportunities.
  • Mentors new Special Education Teacher(s).
Special Education Teacher Assistant, 08/1997 to 07/2008
Arlington Public Schools Arlington, VA
  • Assisted in education of students with physical and developmental delays, ED, LD, and OHI in Preschool and grades K-5.
  • Assisted special education teacher with planning, instruction, and monitoring student progress.
  • Provided one-on-one, small group, and large group instruction in reading, language arts, math, social skills, and self-help skills based upon Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) and IEP goals and objectives.
  • Collaborated with teachers, parents, students, administrators, and professionals providing related services.
Special Education Teacher Assistant, 08/1997 to 07/2008
Arlington Public Schools Arlington, VA
  • Assisted in education students with physical and developmental delays, ED, LD, and OHI in Preschool and grades K-5.
  • Assisted special education teacher with planning, instruction, and monitoring student progress.
  • Provided one-on-one, small group, and large group instruction in reading, language arts, math, social skills, and self-help skills based upon Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) and IEP goals and objectives.
  • Collaborated with teachers, parents, students, administrators, and professionals providing related services.
Education
Master of Arts: Special Education , 2008
George Mason University - Fairfax, VA
Master of Arts: Special Education , 2008
George Mason University - Fairfax, VA
Master of Arts: Special Education , 2008
George Mason University - Fairfax, VA
Bachelor of Arts: Music Education, 1982
Howard University - Washington, DC
Certifications
  • VRA and VCLA endorsements
  • Virginia Licensure in Special Education-Emotional Disturbances and Learning Disabilities 
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Summary
Teacher's Assistant specializing in working with children with behavioral and developmental disorders, as well as autism. Calm under pressure with superb communication skills.
Skills
  • First Aid and CPR Certified
  • Classroom management
  • Curriculum development
  • Flexible and adaptive
  • Stable work history
  • Multi-line phone proficiency
  • Medical transcription
  • Medical coding
  • CCTV surveillance
  • Interior and exterior patrol
  • Report writing
  • PERC Card/Guard Card
  • Accurate money handling
  • Training in food handling preparation
  • Filing and data archiving
Experience
01/2017 to Current
Security Officer / Dispatch SOS Security LLC Huntsville, AL Patrolled the facility and served as a general security presence and visible deterrent to crime and rule infractions. Reported all incidents, accidents and medical emergencies to law enforcement. Responded quickly to medical emergencies, bomb threats and fire alarms. Answered alarms and investigated disturbances. Issued security badges and visitor passes to all guests. Checked passes and credentials of persons seeking to enter the property. Inspected parking lot to verify that vehicles were properly parked and displayed parking permits. Continuously monitored security cameras and fire, building and alarm systems. Monitored the entire facility using CCTV while simultaneously performing dispatch duties. Communicated and enforced compliance with state and local laws while emphasizing company standards of professionalism and safety.
06/2010 to Current
CNP Worker / Exended Day Teacher Madison County Board of Education Huntsville, AL Took necessary steps to meet children's needs and effectively resolve food or service issues. Accurately measured ingredients required for specific food items. Quickly and efficiently processed payments and made accurate change. Carefully maintained sanitation, health and safety standards in all work areas. Closely followed standard procedures for safe food preparation, assembly, and preparation. Cleaned food preparation areas, cooking surfaces, and utensils. Assisted management with monthly inventory control and weekly stock ordering. Administered minor first aid to injured students. Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling. Applied the positive reinforcement method to redirect negative behaviors. Conducted small group and individual classroom activities based on differentiated learning needs. Observed students to supply teachers with feedback regarding potential learning blocks and opportunities for support. Helped prepare daily lesson plans for activities and lessons.
06/2008 to 06/2010
Special Education Assistant Limestone County Board of Education Athens, AL Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling. Administered minor first aid to injured students. Encouraged students to be understanding of others. Supervised field trips to local parks, fire stations and zoos. Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs. Worked with an average of 15 students per class. Assist with physical therapy. Prepare food for lunches. Maintain child's personal hygiene care. 
10/2006 to 01/2008
Substitute Teacher/ CNP Worker Limstone County Board of Education Athens, AL Managed classrooms of 25 to 30 students during the absence of assigned teachers. Implemented a variety of teaching methods such as lectures, discussions and demonstrations. Set and communicated ground rules for the classroom based on respect and personal responsibility. Helped prepare meals for 200+ students and staff.
04/2003 to 10/2006
Home Health Aide Southern Hospitlity Home and Health Care Inc. Decatur, AL Observed and documented patient status and reported patient complaints to the case manager. Read and recorded temperature, pulse and respiration. Completed and submitted clinical documentation in accordance with agency guidelines. Assisted with adequate nutrition and fluid intake. Planned, prepared and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets. Provided transportation, assistance and companionship to clients. Cleaned and organized patients' living quarters. Performed household tasks such as laundry, dusting, washing dishes and vacuuming. Recognized and reported abnormalities and/or changes in patients' health status to nursing staff. Documented resident records on daily flow sheets. Assisted with ADLs. Provided patients and families with emotional support. Administered simple range of motion exercises.
09/1993 to 04/1999
Health Information Technician North Alabama Home Health Agency Huntsville, AL Charted clinical findings. Completed doctor's orders on clients. Transcribed summaries. Maintained documentation and data entry for accuracy. Built and maintained medication profiles. Completed discharge summaries on clients.
01/1986 to 09/1993
Admitting Clerk Huntsville Hospital Huntsville , AL Gather and enter personal information for records. Obtaining insurance information. Answering and directing calls on a high volume multi-line telephone with accuracy. Complete hospital census nightly. Preformed nightly deposits for business office. Data Entry.  
Education
2017
Security Officer Training North Alabama Security Training Academy Huntsville, AL
2006
Certifacation: Work Keys Test Calhoun Community College Decatur, AL
1998
Certifacation: MRT Wallace State College Hanceville, AL
1986
Certifacation: Word Processing Specialist North Alabama College of Commerce Huntsville, AL
1985
High School Diploma: Honors New Hope High School New Hope , AL
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Summary
Friendly and enthusiastic Accounting Specialist with over 12 years of specialization in Accounts Payables, Accounts Receivables and Human Resources. Able to learn new tasks quickly and proficient. Represents establishment with friendly, professional demeanor at all times.
Experience
11/2014 to Current
Accounts Payable/Human Resources/Controller Timberline Landscaping Colorado Springs, CO
  • Review and process all invoices for payment in a paperless environment.
  • Monitor invoices for managers approval.
  • Reconcile vendor statements and research any discrepancies.
  • Maintain vendors certificates of insurance.
  • Compile data on credit card purchases and apply to specific departmental codes.
  • Create purchase orders for inventory items.
  • Check for accuracy and proper reporting of sales tax and tax liability according the current tax laws.
  • Assist in preparing monthly bill statements and mailing process.
  • Serve as a link between management and employees by handling questions, and helping resolve work-related problems.
  • Identify staff vacancies and recruit, interview and select applicants.
  • Investigate and report on all work related accidents.
  • Served as a member of the safety committee.
  • Developed specialized reports requested by management.
  • Construct and organized safety training videos and other educational materials.
  • Enrolled and maintained accurate healthcare benefits for 120 employees.
  • Compiled data for reporting to the Internal Revenue Service.
  • Process all on-boarding paperwork and conduct background checks.
  • Fulfill all reporting requirements of all relevant government rules and regulations.
  • Prepare detailed job descriptions and classification systems and defined job levels.
  • Classify, record, and summarize numerical and financial data to compile and keep financial records, using journals and ledgers.
  • Calculate and prepare checks for sales taxes and other vendor payments.
  • Compile statistical, financial, accounting or auditing reports and tables pertaining to such matters as cash receipts, expenditures, accounts payable and receivable, and profits and losses.
  • Reconcile bank accounts, loans and credit card transactions to general ledger and record any discrepancies found.
  • Prepare purchase orders and expense reports for all departments.
  • Monitor status of loans and accounts to ensure that payments are up to date.
  • Set up new processes for accurate monthly reporting in bank reconciliations and general ledger.
  • Prepare all vendor checks and ACH transactions within the company.
  • Proficient in Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate, Excel, Word, Sage HRMS, Sage HRActions, and Cybertrain.
03/2013 to 06/2014
Administrative Assistant/Accounts Receivable Colorado Springs, CO
  • Schedule and make appointments for customers.
  • Calculate, prepare, and issue bills, invoices, account statements, and other financial statements according to established procedures.
  • Calculate costs of materials, overhead and other expenses, based on estimates, quotations and price lists.
  • Monitor Accounts Receivables and collect payments in a timely manner.
  • Perform general office duties such as filing, answering telephones, and handling routine correspondence.
08/2006 to 09/2012
Special Education Assistant Falcon School District 49 Colorado Springs, CO
  • Modify elementary education curriculum for special-needs students.
  • Teach socially acceptable behavior, employing techniques such as behavior modification or positive reinforcement.
  • Develop or implement strategies to meet the needs of students with a variety of disabilities.
  • Collaborate with other teachers or administrators to develop, evaluate, or revise kindergarten or elementary school programs.
  • Prepare reports on students and activities as required by administration.
  • Followed all administration policies and rules governing students.
12/2001 to 04/2003
Seasonal Tax Preparer Colorado Springs, CO
  • Prepare or assist in preparing simple to complex tax returns for individuals or small businesses.
  • Use all appropriate adjustments, deductions, and credits to keep clients' taxes to a minimum.
  • Interview clients to obtain additional information on taxable income and deductible expenses and allowances.
  • Review financial records such as income statements and documentation of expenditures to determine forms needed to prepare tax returns.
  • Operate telephone switchboard to answer, screen, or forward calls, providing information, taking messages, or scheduling appointments.
05/1993 to 02/1996
Warranty Claims Administrator Red Noland Cadillac Colorado Springs, CO
  • Responsible for processing all warranty claims and data collection.
  • Researched and resolved billing and invoice discrepancies and made necessary adjustments in general ledger.
  • Organized billing and invoices monthly.
  • Cross trained in Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Payroll.
  • Provided Payroll with accurate weekly time keeping records.
  • Participated in a committee for increasing customer satisfaction.
  • Check to ensure that appropriate changes were made to resolve customers' problems.
  • Keep records of customer interactions or transactions, recording details of inquiries, complaints, or comments, as well as actions taken.
  • Determine charges for services requested, collect deposits or payments, or arrange for billing.
  • Calculate, transmit and pay claims.
07/1990 to 06/1993
Receptionist/Cashier Don Massey Cadillac Englewood, CO
  • Maintained detailed administrative and procedural processes to improve accuracy and efficiency.
  • Answer telephones and give information to callers, take messages, or transfer calls to appropriate individuals.
  • Cross trained in Titles, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivables.
  • Responsible for entering all service repair orders and collecting payments.
Education and Training
Oct 2016
Certified Urine Collector:
Mar 2016
KCG Drug Alcohol Solutions - Evergreen, CO
Jan 2005
Guenther Enterprises, LLC - Colorado Springs, CO Pikes Peak Workforce Center Colorado Springs, CO
Jan 2001
Certified Tax Preparer:
H&R Block - Colorado Springs, CO
Skills
Accounts Receivables, accounts payable and receivable, Accounts Payable, make appointments, scheduling appointments, bank reconciliations, cash receipts, Economics, educational materials, expense reports, filing, financial statements, general ledger, mailing, Mathematics, sales, taking messages, take messages, tax laws, Tax Preparer, prepare tax, tax returns
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Skills
  • Client-focused
  • Results-oriented
  • Effective communicator
  • Computer proficient
  • Quick learner
  • Highly-motivated
Experience
08/2016 to Current
Program Assistant Caring Inc. Pleasantville, NJ
Provide and assist DD/MR residents with high standards of healthcare, medication administration, personal hygiene, proper nutrition, overall care, community involvement, participation in preferred activities.
 
10/2015 to Current
Special Education Paraprofessional Egg Harbor Township Board of Education Egg Harbor Township, NJ Entrusted with the responsibility to adapt and administer assessments and collect student data, work in small groups and one-on-one with special education students in both regular and self-contained classrooms, and provide essential support by following behavioral and Individual Education Plans.
10/2015 to 01/2017
Youth Mentor Boys & Girls Club Atlantic City, NJ
Mentored students and provided empowerment to strive for high levels of success through education, leadership development, and community service.
Coordinated enrichment activities for youth and provided behavior management for at-risk youths and mitigating issues among students.
Military Experience
10/1995 to 09/1995
Army Reserve Specialist Service Country: United States
Education
Egg Harbor Township High School September 1991-June 1995 Egg Harbor Township, NJ, United States
Certifications
CPR
CPI (Crisis Prevention Training)
DDD
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Summary
Dynamic and motivated professional with a proven record of generating and coaching individuals to success.  Skilled in building cross functional teams, demonstrating exceptional communication skills, and making critical decisions during challenges.
Skills
  • strong interpersonal skills including flexibility persistence, and patience
  • knowledge of motivational interviewing skills and techniques
  • Client-focused
  • proficient in facilitating the teacher in conducting classroom related activities
  • capacity to exercise good judgement in a calm manner when responding to unpredictable situations
  • Results-oriented
Experience
Special Education Paraeducator 07/2018 Paul Habans Charter School New Orleans, LA
  • Meet one-on-one with autism students utilizing a customized behavioral plan.
  • Design lesson plans focused on age and level-appropriate material.
  • Coordinated after school tutoring hours with other teachers to help students in need of extra attention.
  • Implemented student discipline measures, that decrease  classroom disruptions.
  • Conduct 3  classes each week focused on character development.
  • Developed interesting course plans to meet academic, intellectual and social needs of students.
Customer Account Manager 05/2016 Aaron's Sales and Lease Chalmette, LA
  • Initiated and elevated new business opportunities by implementing effective networking strategies.
  • Elevated team performance via strategic planning and coaching in the areas of prospecting, sales and value-added presentations.
  • Build and maintained strong, long-lasting customer relationships.
  • Prepared reports on account status.  
Mental Health Specialist 12/1991 to 02/2005 Hope Haven Center Marrero, LA
  • Counseled abused and neglected youth.
  • Delivered an exceptional level of service to each resident by listening to concerns and answering questions.
  • Facilitated and lead groups.
  • Attended and participated in all required agency meetings and in-service training.
  • Provided crisis intervention services to patients ensuring safety.
  • Spearheaded new learning techniques, which boosted student comprehension and improved learning time.
     
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology 2020 Southern University at New Orleans New Orleans, LA, United States
High School Diploma 1997 John Ehret High School Marrero, LA, United States
Activities and Honors
Volunteer Mentor at Life Support Services
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Summary

Self-motivated and dependable while achieving high performance with minimal supervision.  Talented and focused professional with more than 6 years of expertise performing successfully in fast-paced environments. 

Experience
Special Education Paraprofessional 08/2016 to Current McKenzie County School District Watford City, ND

Assist special education teacher
Provide assistance in developing and implementing curriculum for students with special needs
Manage educational materials and resources procurement
Support students by following plan for action for rehabilitation
Supervise student activities in class, halls and playgrounds
Model classroom behavior and ensure that students follow it
Assist teachers in assessing students' performance and appraisals
Maintain students' and progress report in the facility's database
Encourage students to take part in specially designed programs
Ensure the safety of students at all times  Assist in teaching students self- care and enforce positive behavior
Alert lead teacher in case of emergencies or problems related to health or behavior of students
Serve as a model in developing student's confidence
Test student to determine their understanding of concepts taught in class
Ensure confidentiality of student and progress information
Provide physical assistant to students who have trouble looking after their physical needs such as sitting and walking
Work on a one-on-one basis with students who may need special attention

Sales Clerk 02/2014 to 09/2015 Barrett Pharmacy Watford City, ND

Maintained front check out area in a clean and organized fashion.

Received and submitted payments and returns with accuracy and efficiency.

Responded to customer questions about products and services.

Put new merchandise on shelves and racks in attractive arrangements.

Educated customers on product and service offerings.

Unloaded trucks, stocked shelves and carried merchandise out on the floor for customers.

Replenished merchandise shelves with items from the stockroom.

Informed customers about all product lines and services offered by the company.

Marked clearance products with updated price tags.

Responsible for ringing up customers in a timely manner and guaranteeing high level of customer service.

Maintained up-to-date knowledge of store policies regarding payments, returns and exchanges.

Education and Training
High School Diploma: High School 2015 Watford City High school Watford City, ND, USA
Skills
  • Microsoft word, Excel, Power Point, and typing
  • Careful and active listener
  • Problem solver
  • Cash handling
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Credit card processing
  • Professional and friendly
  • Written and verbal communication skills