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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 been a ballroom dancer for 12+ years. During this time I have developed many useful skills for the job including people's skills and sales.
Skills
  • bilingual
  • disciplined
  • Quick learner
  • sales
  • multitasking
  • perfectionist​
  • Results-oriented
Experience
01/2016 to 05/2017
Dance Instructor Academy Ballroom Atl Atlanta, GA Worked as a Dance Instructor, achieved many great results with students and as a professional
Education and Training
2015
High School Diploma Phoenix Highschool Lawrenceville, GA, United States
Master of Arts: Foreign Languages Georgia State University Atlanta, GA, United States Started studying foreign languages. Did not finish yet
Activities and Honors
Highschool dance team
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Professional Summary
Goal-oriented worker dedicated to high levels of customer satisfaction and meeting aggressive business goals. Bilingual and responsible with specialized knowledge in costumer service and social skills.

Skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Well organized
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Quick learner
  • Verbal communication skills
  • Team leadership skills
  • Service-oriented team player
  • Proficient in customer service
  • Strong research skills
  • Adaptable learner
  • Creative problem solving
  • Planning/coordinating
  • Honest employee
  • Fluent in spanish.
Work History
Host/Waitress, 01/2015 to 11/2016
Sabor Latino Pauls Valley, Oklahoma

Perform payroll functions, such as maintaining timekeeping information and processing and submitting payroll.

Answer telephones and give information to callers, take messages, or transfer calls to appropriate individuals.

Collect and deposit money into accounts, disburse funds from cash accounts to pay bills or invoices, keep records of collections and disbursements, and ensure accounts are balanced.

Set up and manage paper or electronic filing systems, recording information, updating paperwork, or maintaining documents, such as attendance records, correspondence, or other material.

Greet visitors or callers and handle their inquiries or direct them to the appropriate persons according to their needs.

Speak with patrons to ensure satisfaction with food and service, to respond to complaints, or to make conversation.

Answer telephone calls and respond to inquiries or transfer calls.Take and prepare to-go orders.

Operate cash registers to accept payments for food and beverages.

Dance Teacher, 07/2014 to 05/2015
Dance Station Pauls Valley, Oklahoma

Teach dance students.Perform in productions, singing or acting in addition to dancing, if required.

Develop self-understanding of physical capabilities and limitations, and choose dance styles accordingly.

Coordinate dancing with that of partners or dance ensembles.

Study and practice dance moves required in roles.

Advise dancers on how to stand and move properly, teaching correct dance techniques to help prevent injuries.

Assess students' dancing abilities to determine where improvement or change is needed.

Host/Waitress, 10/2013 to 08/2014
Tio's Mexican Restaurant Pauls Valley, Oklahoma

Greet guests and seat them at tables or in waiting areas.

Provide guests with menus.

Speak with patrons to ensure satisfaction with food and service, to respond to complaints, or to make conversation.

Take and prepare to-go orders.

Operate cash registers to accept payments for food and beverages.

Maintain contact with kitchen staff, management, serving staff, and customers to ensure that dining details are handled properly and customers' concerns are addressed.

Check with customers to ensure that they are enjoying their meals and take action to correct any problems.

Collect payments from customers.

Write patrons' food orders on order slips, memorize orders, or enter orders into computers for transmittal to kitchen staff.

Provide guests with information about local areas, including giving directions.Fill salt, pepper, sugar, cream, condiment, and napkin containers.

Perform cleaning duties, such as sweeping and mopping floors, vacuuming carpet, tidying up server station, taking out trash, or checking and cleaning bathroom.

Education
High School Diploma: 2015
Pauls Valley High School - Pauls Valley, Oklahoma

GPA 3.3.

Member, Prayer Warriors.

Member, Art Club.

Editor, Yearbook.

Captain, Pom Squad.

Member, Pom Squad.

Bachelor of Arts: Social Work, Current
East Central University - Ada, Oklahoma
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Experience
Percussion and Dance Teacher 02/2014 to Current LionWhale Music Bradley Beach, NJ
  • Provide private in-home drum lessons to students in Monmouth and Ocean County. Work with clients who have children with autism. Help to assist in the progression of ear training, rhythm and motor function.
Studio and Live Drummer and Bassist 09/1999 to Current
  • Studied drums since 1994. Studied bass since 2008.
  • Have performed in several different groups at the following venues: Convention Hall, Stone Pony, The Saint, Starland Ballroom, Count Basie Theatre, multiple cover band venues in NJ, Penn State University, Ramapo College, Monmouth University, Warped Tour, Skate and Surf Festival, Belmar Beach Pro and Irving Plaza.
  • Drum, Bass and Vocal credit on several local and regional artist's albums.
Owner 04/2011 to 10/2016 Harrison Promotions and Management LLC Asbury Park, NJ
  • Coordinated concerts throughout the northeast including: Starland Ballroom in NJ, Paradise Rock Club in MA, Irving Plaza in NYC and The Stone Pony in NJ.
  • Brokered successful partnerships with Live Nation, Seastreak Inc and CEG.
  • Consulted and carried a roster of 15 clients/artists.
  • Worked with Lakehouse Music Studio, several local and national radio stations, Bands on a Budget, Cowerks and Ergo Clothing to promote and assist in clients progression.
Artist Relations, Marketing and Warehouse 11/2013 to 08/2015 Dark Horse Percussion Kenilworth, NJ
  • Completed orders and refurbished old drum shells.
  • Pursued new clients and players for Dark Horse.
Sponsorship Liaison and On-Site Production Manager 10/2013 to 11/2014 This Is It! Stageworks Hoboken, New Jersey
  • Increased sponsorship by 14% over a year period.
  • Coordinated production for Jennifer Lopez in the Bronx, Clear Channel in NYC, Riverfest in Red Bank, NJ and Skate and Surf Festival in Asbury Park, NJ.
Cofounder and Operations Manager 07/2012 to 08/2013 The Jersey Shore Music Festival Lakewood, NJ
  • Co-created and developed the 1st Annual Jersey Shore Music Festival.
  • Attracted 3,252 attendees and acquired $35,000 in sponsorships.
  • Acted as Talent Buyer for national, regional and local talent.
  • Secured hospitality, production, staffing, volunteers and travel.
  • Coordinated a national press release campaign for local and regional radio spots.
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I AM...
A flexible, multifaceted individual that can be exponentially successful in other areas outside of focused field. Energetic performer and innovative choreographer who produces dynamic visuals for productions/showcases. Creative, hands-on professional with expertise in graphic design.
Skills
  • Quick learner
  • Analytical
  • Strong graphic and visual sense
  • Collaborative
  • Dance styles trained/choreograph (Hip Hop, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Pom Pon, Pointe, Fusion) 
Work History
Choreographer/Artistic Director 12/2015 to 12/2017
DreamAh Studios/After School Matters Chicago, IL
  • Schools worked at: Okeefe Elementary, Dunbar High School and Walter H. Dyett School Of the Performing Arts.
  • Okeefe Elementary: Wrote an original script for the students to perform; alongside with 4 dances (hip hop, ballet and jazz).
  • Dunbar High School: Taught students hip hop chores and modeling technique.
  • Walter H. Dyett: 2016-17 "The Wiz" | Fall 2017 "Fame"
  • Design marketing materials.
  • Assist the director with creative ideas.
  • Special Education Teacher Assistant 11/2011 to Current
    South Shore International College Prep High School Chicago, IL
  • Reinforce work for special education students enabling them to participate with the general school population.
  • Transport students from classroom to classroom.
  • Complete designated workloads and expected to self-delegate upon the completion of specified tasks with minimum supervision.
  • Work as a team to create the best environment for our special
    education students.
  • Adapt quickly to rapidly changing assignments and environment.
  • Communicated non-verbally with children to provide them with comfort, encouragement and positive reinforcement.
  • Physically and verbally interacted with students throughout the day.
  • Redirected poor behavior using the positive reinforcement method.
  • Gave one-on-one attention to students, while maintaining overall focus on the entire group.
  • Dance Instructor/Choreographer 02/2017 to Current
    Jetty Camp Chicago, IL
    • Teach hip hop choreography and fundamentals to participants
    • Instill into participants to art of performance
    • Encourage and proliferate the talents and confidence of the participants 
    • Choreograph pieces for end of semester showcase
    • Working with diverse learner students (ADHD, Autism, and ADD) to include them in class and make them feel comfortable and expected to learn/participate
    Graphic Designer 12/2017 to 01/2018
    Author: Yaneka C.W.: The Journey Fort Worth, Texas
  • Communicated professional and legalities to client.
  • Designed book cover layout 
  • Hip Hop Fusion Dancer 12/2017 to Current
    Energy Productions Chicago; Northbrook, IL
    • Interact with people at the party/event
    • Dance for 2hours - 4hours
    • Choreograph dances for client 
    Graphic Designer Chicago Million Entertainment Chicago, IL
    • Design "One Sheets" for highly probable upcoming reality television shows: to show Entertained Producers as explanation of purpose and cast of pitched reality show.
    • Design flyers for advertising.
    Education
    MBA: Business Management 2011 Morris Graduate School of Business - Orland
    • Coursework included Marketing company simulations and GloBus simulation (#1 group out of class)
    • Member of Varsity Dance Team
    Bachelor of Science: Graphic Design 2010 Robert Morris University - Orland Park
    • Graduated Magna Cum Laude 
    • Junior Achievement Volunteer 
    • Member of Varsity Dance Team
    Professional Dance Experience

    2018 Vantenia & Company Dance (African American Month) West African, Modern, Hip Hop and Step
    2017 Pastor Charles Jenkins Dancer: Music Video Grace Remix
    2017 Black Ensemble Theatre "Last Dancer Standing" 

    Actor: Destiny

    Dancer: Dance ensemble

    2017 Carnival Choreographers Showcase

    Afro-Dance Hall and West African

    2017 Mother's Day Performance | Fellowship Baptist Church

    Liturgical (African/Contemporary elements)

    2017 L.A. Holts Play "Doors"

    Choreographer/Performer  (Hip Hop)

    2017 Legacy of Dance | Vantenia Kelley and Company

    African, Modern, and Hip Hop

    2016 Steve Harvey Show (Halloween Segment "Coming to America")

    West African/Modern

    Portfolio
    https://smuse-designs.myportfolio.com
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    Summary

    Retail sales professional who excels in fast-paced, deadline-driven environments. Enthusiastic,  expertise in the retail industry. Reliable, punctual and hard working. Love keeping active and fit, playing the piano and saxophone in spare time and socialising with friends.

    Skills
    • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Internet
    • Ability to use a printer, photocopier and scanner
    • One year experience with a dance company assisting, teaching and organizing young children practice and perform dance routines.
    • Dedicated team player
    • Direction, receiving and also guiding
    • English 
    • First Aid
    • Organisation focused
    • Receptionist skills
    • Teaching skills and experience
    • Flexible
    • Excellent time management
    • Team leadership
    • Resolution-oriented
    • Academic experience and skills
    • Accounting skills
    • Cashier skills and experience 
    • Communication skills 
    • Computer experience high
    • Dealing with customers and clients
    • Customer service driven
    • Research
    • Safety
    • Team leadership
    • Phone mannerism 
    Experience
    Receptionist
    Adelaide, South Australia
    MQZ Consulting Engineers/ Oct 2015 to Dec 2015
    • Filing customer files in an organised way
    • Create customer files 
    • Printing and formatting files and paperwork
    Retail and Operations
    Adelaide, South Australia
    Target/ Apr 2011 to Current
    • Register Trained Staff Member.
    • Trained supervisor 
    • Experience in Layby
    • Experience in refunds
    • Help customers over the phone
    • Organise the staff members while supervising
    • Help with queries and problems faced with customers
    • Help other staff members with training and experience
    Student Dance Teacher
    Adelaide, South Australia
    StarLite Dance Academy/ Feb 2011 to Oct 2012
    • Teaching young children aged 4-9 dance moves
    • Demonstrating and helping dance skills with younger children
    Work Experience
    Adelaide, South Australia
    Efformation Hair Salon/

    2012

    Accomplishments
    • Sports Day Captain
    • School Ambassador
    • Psychology Year 12 Grade: A
    • Research Project Year 12 Grade: A
    • Accounting  Year 12 Grade: A
    • Women's Studies Year 12 Grade: A
    Certifications
    • Responsible  Service of Alcohol (2015)
    • First Aid Certificate  (2015)
    • Children's Safety Environment Certificate (2017)

     

    Education
    High School Diploma: Year 12 Brighton Secondary School 2014 Adelaide, South Australia

    ATAR SCORE: 82.85

    Bachelor of Science: Health Flinders University Adelaide, South Australia

    Currently studying part time.

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    Professional Summary
    Passionate about working with animals, volunteered 11 months at animal shelter. Looking to bring fun, high energy, and dedication to the work establishment. 
    Skills
    • Animal shelter volunteer
    • Flexible
    • Life-long pet owner
    • Resourceful
    • Enthusiastic
    • Confident
    • Patient
    • CPR certification
    Work History
    July 2017-August 2017 Dance Teacher | Touched Dance Ministry | Philadelphia, PA
    • Taught children ages 7-10 hip hop, praise dance, modern and ballet
    October 2015-January 2016 Sales Associate | Build A Bear Workshop | King of Prussia, PA
    • Key Duties: Cashier, Customer Service, Stock
    February 2017-August 2017 Home Health Aide | Maxim Healthcare Services | Bala Cynwyd, PA
    • Cared for elderly in their private home ie. toileting, transportation, light housekeeping, range of motion, companionship 
    July 2016-August 2016 Camp Counselor | Kamp Kaboom | Philadelphia, PA
    • Monitoring children ages 4-13 as they participated in daily activities
    • Plan events and activities such as end of camp showcase, and mini arts and crafts and games
    October 2016-February 2017 Sales Associate | Bed Bath & Beyond | Radnor, PA
    • Provided friendly and helpful customer service in busy and active store environment 
    • Managed and organized products on sale floor
    • Ran the cash register and provided extra help to customers when needed
    Education
    Current Associate of Science: Animal Center Management Harcum College, Bryn Mawr, PA
    Bachelor of Science: Biology Courses Community College of Philadelphia, Spring Garden Phila, PA
    Bachelor of Science: Rosemont College, Bryn, PA