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      Professional Summary

      A positive and enthusiastic instructional leader with a focus on data-driven success for all students.

      Core Qualifications

      • Data-Driven Instructional Model
      • Teaching Staff Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
      • Performance Evaluation
      • School Reform
      • Parent Involvement
      • Experience in Operating Remote Learning Environment


      Birmingham City Schools:

      Administrative Experience

      Barrett Elementary School Principal/ January 2018- present

      Instructional Superintendents: Mr. Bernard Chandler, Mrs.Constance Burnes, Dr. Evelyn Nettles-Hines

      7601 Division Avenue, Birmingham, AL 35206, 205-231-4600

      • Longitudinal growth demonstrated 47, 69 and 74 on Alabama State Report Card
      • Maintained partnerships with East Lake Innovative and Christ Church
      • Monitored data-driven instructional model
      • Improved school library program and developed relationship with Birmingham Public Library in Eastlake community
      • Improved student attendance over a three year period
      • Implemented of MyON Reading Program
      • Improvement in Mathematics Program with longitudinal growth
      • K-3 LETRS Training for K-3 Teachers to improve Reading Instruction
      • Evaluated and provided feedback on Marzano Evaluation Platform


      Carver High School Assistant Principal/ August 2014-December 2017

      Principal: Dr. Charles Willis

      3900 24th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35207, 205-231-4600

      • Coordinated all state accountability test for grades 9-12
      • Collaborated with the instructional staff to align standards
      • Reviewed lesson plans
      • Implemented Title I funded Student Services Programs
      • Facilitated professional development
      • Coordinator of Transitional Program for Ninth Graders
      • Organized and planned activities and graduation for Seniors
      • Collaborated with Counselors to plan and implement pathways to graduation


      Bush Hills K-8 School Curriculum Specialist/ August 2013-July 2014

      Principal, Mrs. Judith Ross

      901 16th Street West, Birmingham, AL 35208, 205-231-4600

      • Facilitated PST
      • Conducted Classroom Observations and feedback
      • Facilitated professional development
      • Reviewed lesson plans
      • Planned tutoring program during and after school
      • Led School Improvement process for SACS
      • Coordinated all state accountability testing for 3rd-8 th grade


      Bush Hills K-8 School Assistant Principal, November 2012- October 2013

      Principal, Mrs. Betty Griggs

      901 16th Street West, Birmingham, AL 35208, 205-231-4600

      • 6th-8th grade Assistant Principal with a focus on Student Discipline
      • Professional Development in Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
      • Behavioral Intervention Program


      Teaching Experience:

      Princeton Elementary School Fifth Grade Lead Teacher/ August 2000-  October 2013

      Principal, Mrs. Cynthia Ward

      1425 2nd Avenue West, Birmingham, AL 35208, 205-231-4600

      • Coordinated several out of state field trips and developed the curriculum and instruction for all of the educational experiences
      • Mentored new teachers, Assisted with the creation of pacing guides for the Mathematics and Science Department
      • Collaborated with Birmingham City Schools in Mathematics and Science on developing Pacing Guides and Teacher Professional Development
      • Led School Improvement process for SACS
      • Coordinated KABOOM- construction of Princeton Elementary playground
      • Created a Writing Program which improved Writing scores on Alabama Writing Assessments ( over 90% of the students achieved a 3 or 4)


      Shelby County Schools:

      Caller Elementary School Fifth Grade Teacher/ August 1996- July 2000

      Principals: Mr. Eddie Spears and  Mrs. Melissa Nannini

      855 10th Street, Calera, AL 35040, 205-682-7000

      • Coordinated a technology program with Montevallo University
      • Planned, implemented and assessed standard aligned lessons


      Selma City Schools:

      Cedar Park Elementary School Fourth Grade Teacher/ August 1995- July 1996

      Principal, Mr. John Britton

      1101 Woodrow Avenue, Selma, AL 36701, 334-874-1600



      Masters in Educational Administration/ May 2005

      Alabama. State University, Montgomery, AL

      GPA: 3.7/ 4.0


      Bachelor of Science in Education and Early Childhood/ May 1995

      The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

      GPA: 3.0/4.0


      Professional and Personal Affiliations:

      Shelton State Ambassador, 1991-92

      African American Association Spokesperson, 1991-92

      University of Alabama Task Force on Diversity in Greek Organizations, 1995

      Princeton Alternative Elementary School Teacher of the Year, 2001

      CLAS Membership

      Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, Birmingham Alumni Chapter