Admin

k-12 Work Experience

K12 Work Experience

Educational Administration

MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

Dean of Students, Eisenhower High School; Decatur, IL—2017-2018 

Academically and behavior advisement of students, and parent/guardians
Provide instructional leadership, professional development, and curriculum articulation to faculty and staff; including small group and whole faculty presentation
Responsible for the staff evaluation process using the Danielson Model

Assistant Principal, Jefferson Middle School; Springfield, Illinois—2014-2017

Director of Athletics for Jefferson Middle School with state winning basketball and track programs
Responsible for hiring, evaluating, remediation, and dismissing of employees
Serve as a member of Problem-Solving, RtI, and IEP teams
Provide instructional and managing leadership in connection with School Code changes in Illinois
Responsible for scheduling and the supervision of student activities
Conducted parent-student meetings regarding expulsion, suspension and other behavior interventions and/or academic concern

Academic Assistant Principal, Springfield High; Springfield, Illinois —2010-2013

Academically advised students, and parent/guardians through course selection and enrollment, developing 4- year educational plans for 300 plus students
Provide instructional leadership, professional development, and curriculum articulation to faculty and staff; including small group and whole faculty presentation
Responsible for the supervision, mentoring, establishing professional goals, evaluation, and grade analysis of 25 certified staff members, this includes 11 non-tenured staff 
Facilitate, schedule, and participate in parent meetings for all students including, behavior reviews, establishment of Behavior Intervention Plans, and 504 plans
Assist in the supervision and implementation with fidelity of curriculum planning, course offerings, Advanced Placement teaching and learning

Dean of Students, Grant Middle School; Springfield, Illinois — 2009-2010

Academically advised students, and parent/guardians through course selection
Provide instructional leadership, professional development, and curriculum articulation to faculty and staff; including small group and whole faculty presentation
Responsible for the enrollment, orientation, scheduling, educational programming
Responsible for the supervision, mentoring, establishing professional goals, evaluation, and grade analysis of 60 certified staff members and 2 support staff 

Interim Principal, Washington Middle School; Springfield, Illinois — 2008-2009

Appointed officially into position of Interim by school Board action in November, principal was absent from duty beginning in September
Responsible to work with Managing Principal in reorganizing the school budget, including the Title I budget (prepare amendment, expenditures)
Monitored and served as team facilitator of the school instructional leadership team
Responsible for completing all non-tenured and tenured staff evaluations
Employed resources to support staff in the bereavement process of a teacher, and two students
Conducted parent-student meetings regarding expulsion, suspension and other behavior and/or academic concerns

Assistant Principal, Washington Middle School; Springfield, Illinois — 2005-2007

Responsible for building implementation and management of Behavior Intervention Support Teams, including assisting in developing and monitoring data tracking
Participate in daily walkthroughs, classroom observations, team meetings, and reviewing student work though professional learning communities; Recognized as a National Model of PLC’s by ALLTHINGSPLC
Participate in all building learning communities (ILT, Family Engagement, AVID, BIST, PBIS, Secondary Team, Fred Jones, and the like)
Responsible for formal/informal evaluations of tenured and non-tenured staff, certificated and non-certificated
Serve as Athletic Director and facility usage contact; responsible for Athletic Budget of
$16,800 and purchasing items
Assist in facilitating school improvement District workshop days and out-of-district professional develop for staff 
Participant in the District SAMS project, using data to track use of instructional time,
2007-2009
Assist in the implementation of Where Everyone Belongs Orientation program

Teacher, Washington Middle School; Springfield, Illinois—2005-2006

Using backward planning developed an 8th Grade writing course to transition students from middle school to high school
Developed a 7th and 6th grade vocabulary, reading and creative writing curriculum
Utilized indirect and direct formative assessments to measure student progress and to determine re-teaching skills
Served on Advancement Via Individual Determination Site Team
Served on the Secondary/Problem Solving Site Team for Tier II students
Participated in refresher of CRISS - Project, CReating Independence through Student owned Strategies
Participated in various building book studies and action research projects (common assessments)

Teacher, Southeast High; Springfield, Illinois — 2001-2005

Developed a collaborative partner teaching seminar combining science, history, English, and leadership development for students in the 11th and 12th grade, 3 hour blocked course
Completed original lesson plans and instructed advanced and honors courses in American Literature and World Literature for grades 10-12
Completed original lesson plans and instructed of mixed learning abilities in American Literature, World Literature, General Author Literature, and Speech/Communications

 

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