Spanish Teacher, St. Benedict the Moor School (August 2012-Present)
Create and implement lesson plans for elementary and middle school students; provide cultural exploration through projects and hands-on activities; increase communication skills with peer tutoring and situational prompts; identify ad provide additional support for student as needed; maintain accurate student records as required by laws.
Career Coach/Outreach Coordinator, Heritage Community Initiatives (January 2011-August 2012)
Assist with recruiting 423 under & unemployed adults within the Mon Valley Region; manage client meetings to identify career placement strategies based on the clients’ skills, background, and education; consulted with construction, manufacturing, and energy industries to screen candidates to fill diverse positions.
Site Coordinator, Heritage Community Initiatives (June 2009-June 2010) Coordinate the operations and administration of a 21st Century Community Learning Center with Propel Charter School, supervise staff of 30 to ensure developmentally appropriate practices of child supervision and teaching occur. Analyze pre, mid, and post student PSSA and 4Sight assessments; promote parental engagement.
Spanish Teacher, Pittsburgh Public School District (August 2001-June 2009)
Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects for high school students; identify and provide additional support for students as needed; maintain accurate student records as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations; attend staff meetings and serve on staff committees, as needed.
Instructor, Educational Research and Dissemination (2004-2009)
Provide research-based material to fellow educators of the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers relevant to daily classroom needs.
Mediator, Pittsburgh Board of Education (Spring 2006)
Complete training on conflict resolution/mediation for staff and student communication.
Minister of Ministries, Northside Institutional Church of God in Christ (2003-2005)
Facilitate monthly trainings for all leaders, construct budget plans and develop goals of all ministries.
B.A. Spanish (Spring 1998)
California University of Pennsylvania
References available upon request