Resume

PROFILE

  • Perceptive problem-solver able to produce creative solutions to complex issues
  • Committed team member who builds strong relationships with key stake holders based upon mutual respect and consistency

EDUCATION

Johns Hopkins University ∗ May 2014
•   M.S. Language, Literacy and Reading Education
    •   G.P.A. 4.0

Shippensburg University ∗ May 2005
    •   B.S. Elementary Education
    •   G.P.A. 3.3 within major 3.7
    •  Student Senator 2003-2004
    •  Women’s Rugby Team President 2003-2004
    •  Women’s Rugby Team Match Secretary 2002-2004

 

EXPERIENCE

Contract Social Media Marketer ∗ 2017 – present

GetWell Rehabilitation

  • Increase company visibility by reaching 600% more people and increased post engagement by 500% utilizing Facebook and Twitter
  • Maintaining a focus on the company image, mission, products and services

 

Teacher ∗ Montgomery County Public Schools ∗ 2014 – present

Third Grade Teacher (2016-present)

  • Sequence and planned objectives for the third-grade team; providing scaffolding for students to meet Reading standards
  • Facilitated meetings and served as a point of contact for third grade, while team leader was on leave
  • Design follow up activities in Google Drive to mimic standardized test formats; building students’comfort with formatting and features of Chromebooks
  • Frequently engage students by utilizing technology for activators, lesson follow ups and exit tickets
  • Create online read alouds of whole group texts, ensuring all students independently access content

Fourth Grade Teacher (2015-2016)

  • Built engaging lessons, based off the county curriculum and student data, to meet student’s diverse learning needs, included Level 1 and 2 ESOL students
  • Designed graphic organizers to align with the lessons objectives
  • Created visually stimulating presentations with a variety of software including: ActivInspire, Prezi
  • Effectively planned and collaborated with Special Education, ESOL and the fourth-grade team

    Compacted Math Fifth and Sixth Grade Teacher (2014-2015)

    • Provided differentiated, enriched, and accelerated Math instruction

 

President and Events Coordinator ∗ St. George Greek School ∗ 2010 – 2016

Preschool Board President (2012 – 2016)

  • Facilitated productive board meetings
  • built working relationships church council, developed realistic solutions to address the preschool’s growing needs and effectively communicated them to all stakeholders allowing for rapid expansion of the preschool
  • Managed three classroom construction projects
    • Developed a transition plan with various church ministries for shared spaces.
    • Planned with contractors, architect and church parish council to acquire additional space to meet growing demand of the program.
  • Took deficit budget to $10,000 surplus
  • Developed and implemented marketing plan to communicate key messages

 Greek School Events Coordinator (2012 – 2016)

  • Implemented school socials to build a sense of community
  • Chaired five large events yearly for 200 to 500 people for school performances to community dances.
  • Conceived, planned and implemented, with a committee, new fundraisers
  • Coordinated with other parish ministries avoid event conflicts

 Preschool Events Coordinator (2010-2012)

  • Increased fundraising from $500 annually to $16,000
  • Increased annual school community events from three to ten


    Preschool Auction Co-Chair
    (2013-2016)

    • Built this event from the ground up, more than doubling attendees and tripling profits in three years
    • Secured celebrity donations from John Stamos, George Stephanopoulos, Doug Williams as well as half of the items for auction.
    • Planned timeline, flow of room, layout of items to optimize bidding, oversaw program, signed contracts and planned menus

 

Teacher ∗ St. John the Evangelist Catholic School  ∗ 2005 – 2010

Director of Library Media Center/Reading Assistance (2009-2010)

  • Assessed all students (PreK to 5th) ELA achievement, progress monitored, documented and graphed student growth, collaborated with teachers to identify skill deficits and provided targeted strategies and interventions to teachers leading to an increase in student achievement

Eighth Grade Math Teacher (2009-2010)

  • Provided targeted lessons to develop foundational skills while progressing students forward with eighth grade math curriculum.

First Grade Teacher (2007-2009)

  • Sought and received a Washington Post Grant to publish students’ math stories into real books.
  • Increased student engagement through planning and implementing multi-sensory interactive opportunities such as school wide mock election

Second Grade Teacher (2005-2007)

  • Effectively collaborated with colleagues, parents and agencies to increase students’ potential for success, both in and outside the school environment
  • Utilized digital tools to provide frequent updates to parents

 

 

 

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