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Professional Summary

Educational professional accomplished in organizing teacher curricula, assisting with lessons and collaborating with other professionals to provide the highest level of education for each student.

Skills
  • Exceptional People Skills
  • Excellent Time Management
  • Current Teaching Certification
  • Administration Policies
  • Proficiency with Excel Spreadsheets
  • Office Management Skills
  • Data Entry
  • Assess/Evaluates Student Data
  • Classroom Management
  • High School Experience
  • Communication Skills
  • Student Teaching Experience
  • Self-Motivated Fast Learner
  • School District
  • Microsoft Office Proficiency
  • Managed Office Supplies
  • Dedicated Team Player
  • Strong Problem Solver
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Multiple Tasks
  • Meticulous Attention To Detail 
  • Positive Relationships
  • Public Schools
  • Continuing education in Informational Technology (I.T.)
Work History
Choral Music Teacher, 08/2015 to 06/2016
Noble and Greenough School Dedham, Massachusetts
  • Established clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects.
  • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs.
  • Encouraged students to persevere with challenging tasks.
  • Communicated with peers, colleagues, administrators and parents to meet and exceed teaching goals.
  • Identified areas of weakness with individual students and tailored lessons accordingly.
  • Graded student work and kept careful records of grades.
  • Supervised one teacher aides and volunteers each year.
  • Selected textbooks, equipment and other instructional materials.


Director of Music, 10/1997 to Current
Greater Harvest Baptist Church Baltimore, MD
  • Selected music carefully in order to achieve a balance of musical styles on the program.
  • Achieved desired tonal and harmonic balance by communicating clearly with musicians.
  • Arranged musical compositions to achieve a particular musical style.
  • Transposed music to alternate keys with speed and accuracy.
  • Specialized in both classical and contemporary music.
  • Enthusiastically participated in job related training.
  • Compiled and accurately entered electronic data.
  • Defined and documented technical best practices.
Director of Choral Music, 08/2008 to 06/2012
Hun School of Princeton Princeton, New Jersey
  • Consistently received positive teacher evaluations from students
  • Graded tests and papers and recorded grades for teaching staff.
  • Prepared instruction materials, including making copies, constructing bulletin boards and setting up work areas.
  • Reported on student progress, behavior and social skills to parents.
  • Assigned homework assignments and quizzes and wrote corresponding keys.
  • Planned and led activities to develop students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Taught an average of 45 students per class.
  • Assisted in preparing reports and paperwork for parent-teacher conferences.
  • Maintained head count and attendance sheets.
Director of Upper and Middle School Choral Music, 08/2007 to 06/2008
Hackley School Tarrytown, New York
  • Achieved desired tonal and harmonic balance by communicating clearly with musicians.
  • Organized two shows and recitals each year, including booking musicians.
Education
Master of Arts: Music, 2015
Morgan State University - Baltimore, MD

Master of Arts: Education, 2012
University of Phoenix - Phoenix, AZ

Bachelor of Science: Music, 2004
Towson University - Towson, MD
Certifications
  • Valid Advanced Professional Certificate (Maryland)
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Professional Summary
Passionate teacher and musician with over 10 years of experience. Dedicated and motivated to do whatever is asked. Skilled in many areas of music and technology. Multi-talented and bilingual. Great with children and people of all ages.
Skills
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • Knowledge in multiple musical areas such as brass, percussion and theory
  • Experience with sequencer programs such as Garageband, Logic Pro X and Reason
  • Works well under pressure
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Powerpoint, Exel)
  • Proficient in Apple iWork Programs (Pages,Keynote, Numbers)
  • Proficient in music notation programs like Finale & Sibelius 
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong leadership skills
Work History
July 2015-Current Divisional Music Director | The Salvation Army | 1679 Ave. Ponce de Leon, San Juan, PR 00909
  • Supervise and oversee all music programs in The Salvation Army: Puerto Rico & Virgin Islands Division
  • Develop and expand Fortissimo Music Program across several locations
  • Develop divisional music groups including, PRVI Divisional Band, PRVI Divisional Worship Team, PRVI Divisional Choir
  • Develop curriculum for theory and instrumental classes
  • Coordinate events like Divisional Star Search, Divisional Music & Arts Camp, Divisional Music & Arts Conservatory
  • Encourage youth in Puerto Rico & Virgin Islands Division to participate in territorial events such as Star Lake Music Camp, Future All-Stars and The Tournament of the Roses Parade




August 2008-July 2015 Music Instructor The Salvation Army | San Juan Central Corps
  • Help develop Fortissimo Music Program at The Salvation Army: San Juan Central Corps
  • Instruct various classes such as drums/percussion, theory and brass


August 2012-May 2014 Music Instructor The Salvation Army | Bayamón Corps
  • Help develop Fortissimo Music Program at The Salvation Army: Bayamón Corps
  • Instruct various classes such as drums/percussion, theory and brass
August 2011-December 2013 Music Instructor The Salvation Army | Caguas Corps
  • Help develop Fortissimo Music Program at The Salvation Army: Caguas Corps
  • Instruct various classes such as drums/percussion, theory and brass
Education
Current Bachelor of Professional Studies: Music Composition for Film, TV and Video Games Berklee College of Music

Bachelor of Arts: Jazz & Caribbean Performance Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music, San Juan, PR Two Years


Bachelor of Arts: Popular Music Performance Inter American University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico Two Years
Accomplishments
  • Created and established Fortissimo Music Programs in communities such as: Arecibo, Bayamón, Caguas, Fajardo, Peñuelas, Ponce and San Juan
  • Increased Divisional Star Search participation by 36% between 2015 and 2016
  • Sent largest delegation to Star Lake Musicamp in PRVI history (24)
  • Sent largest delegation to Future All-Stars in PRVI history (7)
  • Formed and established PRVI Divisional Youth Band and PRVI Divisional Choir
  • PRVI Divisional Youth Band was able to perform in Havana, Cuba (LAN Territorial Congress 2015)
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Objective
To obtain the position of Principal at Grandview Heights High School, and to create a learning environment which will positively impact the students, teachers and community for many years.
Skills
  • Building Relationships with staff, students, community members and local businesses
  • Conscientious and organized
  • Positive Attitude
  • Hard Worker


Experience
08/2015 to Current
Columbus City Schools Columbus, OH
  • PRINCIPAL - MARION-FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL
  • Leading a staff of over 70 teachers, aids, secretaries, custodians, and cafeteria workers as the Instructional Leader at Marion-Franklin High School
  • Working with the Columbus City Schools and Columbus Fire Department to bring career-technical education back to Marion-Franklin High School - The EMT Academy, in cooperation with CCS and the CFD, will open to seniors at Marion-Franklin High School in the fall of 2017.
  • Collaborating with Nationwide Children's Hospital and Columbus City Schools to create and sustain the NCH School-Based Health Center at Marion-Franklin High School.  Students can be seen by a nurse practitioner, diagnosed and treated, while in school
  • Working closely with local faith-based organizations to support the work of the school and support struggling students.  Created a partnership with Hosack Baptist Church and Marion-Franklin High School for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • Collaborating with CCS office of Capital Improvements and Buildings and Grounds to install a new fire alarm and new HVAC at Marion-Franklin High School
  • Working closely with the BLT and TBTs to identify areas of concern in instruction and aligning our work to the needs identified in the OIP
  • Working with the building PBIS team to identify areas of concern in climate, and to effect a positive change in the shared norms of students and teachers
  • Purchased Chrome Books, Smart Boards and Clever Touch Boards for classrooms and teacher work areas to model 21st century learning modalities for students and teachers alike 
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  • Working closely with CCS Building and Grounds to identify and correct facility needs and concerns.  New floors in classrooms, new lighting, painting, masonry work, landscaping, plumbing, electrical and HVAC
  • Evaluating teachers, assistant principals, aids, secretaries and custodians through OTES/OPES and CCS internal classified staff evaluation system
  • Working closely with Nationwide Children's Hospital and CCS counselors to provide mental health supports and suicide-prevention training and intervention to students and staff.
  • Working closely with the Columbus Police Department and our building's SRO to improve student safety 
09/2013 to 09/2015
ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL - NORTHLAND HIGH SCHOOL Columbus City Schools Columbus, OH
  • Placed in charge of Facility Management upon my arrival
  • Worked closely with Buildings and Grounds (all departments) to facilitate large projects and work orders to be completed at Northland (new floors in classrooms, water heater replacement, air conditioner repair, new-door construction on a new classroom, electrical, plumbing, painting and landscaping concerns)
  • Facilitated communication between the building and the Transportation Department in regards to morning routes, afternoon routes, and field trips
  • Assisted in the work of the Building Leadership Team to improve the learning climate, as well as to improve the use of data and its effect upon instruction
  • Participated in conversations concerning the Master Schedule, and assisted the administrative team as needed in this area
  • Worked closely with the administrative team to provide secure and appropriate access for student records stored at Northland High School
  • Assisted the administrative team and secretarial staff in data validation and verification procedures
  • Worked as a member of the administrative team to accurately perform teacher evaluations
  • Assisted the Principal in articulating the vision of Northland High School
  • Created and maintained the master calendar for Northland High School
  • Participated in conversations during professional development that sought improved learning climates at Northland
  • Worked as member of the administrative team to foster our respective capacities as Instructional Leaders
  • Worked with outside agencies to provide resources for students seeking assistance and support (North Community Counseling, Franklin County Children's Services, Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.
08/2012 to 06/2013
Leadership Intern Columbus City Schools Columbus, OH
  • Leadership Intern (Administrative Training Program) for Columbus City Schools
  • Worked at Columbus International High School, Global Academy, Northtowne Elementary, Broadleigh Elementary, Sherwood Middle School and Ecole Kenwood K-8
08/2000 to 06/2012
Instrumental Music Director - Marion-Franklin High School Columbus City Schools Columbus, OH
  • Instructed the Marching Band, Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble, Orchestra and Pep Band
  • Taught Music Survey and Music Theory
  • ​Grew the membership in the band program from 20+ students in 2000 to 75+ students in 2007
  • Head Softball Coach (2010-2012)
  • Head Cross Country Coach (2009-2010)
  • Head Baseball Coach (2002-2003)
Education and Training
2017
Superintendent's Licensure The Ohio State University Columbus, OH, USA
  • Accelerated Cohort
2012
Master of Arts: Educational Administration The Ohio State University Columbus , OH, USA
  • Accelerated Cohort for Principal Licensure
2000
Bachelor of Music: Music Education West Virginia University Morgantown, WV, USA
  • Scholarship Student
  • 4 - Year Member of the Pride of West Virginia, The Mountaineer Marching Band
  • Drum Major (2 Years) of the Pride of West Virginia


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Professional Profile
18 years serving the body of Christ full-time. Past 5 years focused on developping strategic leadership. Desires to serve alongside the Holy Spirit where lives would be transformed through encounters with God.
Statement of Faith
I believe in the Nicene and Apostle's Creeds.  Jesus Christ is my Saviour and Lord; I surrender my life to Him.  God has revealed Himself as my Heavenly Father who loves me with a love beyond words.  My worth and my confidence come from being rooted and established in that love.  God speaks to us today and I want to continually grow in my ability to discern His voice.  I believe that we have to go through a process of healing inner hurts to enter the fullness of life and freedom that God desires, as well as to be most effective in producing fruit that will last.  The Holy Spirit is active today and empowers us with supernatural gifts.
Qualifications
  • Surrendered to Christ
  • Servant Hearted
  • Strategic Leader
  • Talented Musician
  • A Heart for Transformation
  • Always Looking to Improve Things
  • Idea Person
  • Draws People into Participation
Relevant Experience
Strategic Leadership
  • Discerned God's vision for spiritual growth of congregation in & through worship.
  • Articulated mission to move toward God's vision.
  • Implemented action steps & deadlines to work toward the mission & vision.
Developped Leaders
  • Mentored adults who had limited or no experience in leading worship to a place where they could confidently plan and lead congregational worship.
  • Mentored youth: understanding, experiencing, planning & leading worship.
  • Challenged experienced worship leaders to grow through regular meetings.
Preaching & Teaching
  • Recently taken a number of opportunities to preach.
  • Taught five minute "Worship Learning Points" during Sunday worship services.
  • Co-wrote and led a discipleship course on worship.
  • Conference Speaker.
  • Taught regularly in small & large group rehearsals.
Youth Worship
  • Created two youth bands (Gr. 6-8, Gr. 9-12) that met weekly & led congregational worship bi-monthly.
  • Developed & oversaw weekly worship time at Youth Group that was planned and led by Youth worship teams.
  • Invovled youth in "adult" worship teams.
  • Recorded and produced a Youth Band CD.
Graphic Design
  • Designed sermon series graphics for print publications, banners & web.
Small Group Leader
  • Enfolded new and unconnected families by starting and leading small groups.
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Experience
09/2003 to Current
Worship Pastor ClearView Christian Reformed Church Oakville, ON Shaped vision & direction of worship at ClearView.  Coordinated worship services & events from staff / volunteers to administrative details.  Gave strong leadership as worship leader, musical director & lead musician.  Successfully transitioned congregation from a traditional worship service (organ & choir) to a blended modern worship service including opportunities for intimate encounters with God in worship.  Grew worship team from 1 team with piano and guitar to 4 full worship bands. 
09/1999 to 05/2002
Worship Leader St. Paul's Anglican Church Toronto, ON Planned and led worship at a weekly Tuesday night seeker-sentitive worship service in Toronto's downtown.  Worked closely with the Pastor of Ourtreach to provide an atmosphere of welcome while drawing people deeper in relationship with God.  Arranged for and rehearsed the band of both paid and volunteer musicians.
05/1999 to 09/2003
Worship Leader / Music Director St. Bride's Anglican Church Mississauga, ON Led a modern worship set within the Family Sunday morning Service twice a month.  Worship Leader and key innovator for a new weekly "Contemporary Service" on Sunday nights.  Planned services.  Met with staff weekly.  Rehearsed teams for both Family & Contemporary services weekly.
Education
2014
Emerging Leader Track Arrow Leadership Vancouver, BC, Canada
2004
Master of Theological Studies: Worship Ministry Wycliffe College, Toronto School of Theology Toronto, ON, Canada
1999
Bachelor of Music: Performance University of Toronto Toronto, ON, Canada
Additional Training
2017
Church Planting Catch The Fire: School of Ministry Toronto, ON, Canada
2014
Prayer Counsellor Immanuel Approach London, ON, Canada
2011
Prayer Minister International Association of Healing Rooms Toronto, ON, Canada
2008
Ministry Leader Living Waters Canada Charlottetown, PEI, Canada