322 High St. Dayton VA 22821
Devoted, creative educator and leader with a proven track record for successful progress motivating students. Self-starter with proven success in team environments. Quick study in learning new systems, new software regulations and creative solutions.
- Proven leadership skills
- Communication proficiency
- Efficient use of emergent technology
- Demonstrated attention to detail
- Project/Performance management
- Career educator
- Creative professional
- Strong client and team rapport
- Independent, self-motivated, entrepreneurial spirit
Language Arts Teacher
Stuarts Draft Middle School, Stuarts Draft VA 8/2006-Present
Develop, apply and evaluate the program of study Language Arts classes. Apply pertinent and innovative differentiation techniques to motivate and inspire student learning. Apply current technologies toward student goals. Consistently assess and evaluate the effectiveness of instruction through cooperative team involvement and administrative input. Create professional, effectual and working relationships with students and parents to ensure academic potential is met.
Develop My Life LLC, Dayton VA 5/2010-Present
Provide clients with relevant information regarding development, creation process and goal fulfillment. Create fun and unique mobile applications that meet the needs or wants of the user. Provide development, resources and consulting for those wishing to create applications or follow entrepreneurial pursuits.
Little Grill Collective, Harrisonburg VA 6/2003-3/2006
Fulfilled the president’s function of operations management. Created and met working budget guides. Implemented a group management structure that allowed continual growth through my term. Facilitated meetings between coordinators and task committees. Structured training and orientation procedures for new hires.
Account Representative/Purchase Labor Coordinator
Advantage Human Resourcing, SOTEC Resources, Herndon VA, 8/1999-5/2001
Responsible for sales, collections, and talent management. Identified opportunities outside the normal portfolio to build client/talent relationships and revenues. Interviewed prospective employees for temporary and temporary-to-permanent placement. Coordinated the SOTEC Purchase Labor Program at SRA International. Directed the scheduling and performance of contractors under this program by keeping clear understanding of clients needs.
Education Program Performer/Owner
Video Ed Productions, Bridgewater VA, 1/1998-7/1999
Managed a successful traveling company, which produced an educational program called LIGHTS CAMERA ACTION. Researched, compiled and wrote a technical script for the show. Performed on a daily basis with several types of audiences, including age ranges elementary through high school and varied in size up to 250 people. Established an excellent relationship with all clientele, including faculty, staff and students of every school.
Quality Control Technician
Coors Brewing Company, Elkton VA, 10/1996-10/1997
Performed multi-tiered quality control tests and procedures throughout the production process. Prepared product and process data journals used in Coors’ Continuous Improvement Program. Initiated recalls when necessary to maintain high product standards.
Education & Credentials
Master of Arts in Teaching, Bachelor of Arts, English, Minor: Secondary Education
James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA (Dean’s List 2004-2006)
Professional Certification & Teaching Endorsements
Virginia Teaching License with an English Endorsement for grades 6-12
Educational Testing Service Recognition of Excellence 2005