lorraine Hobbs Williams

Freelance Biography Writer & Editor

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Location:Evans, Georgia, United States
Phone: 706-925-8537
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/lorrainehobbswilliams
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Lorraine D. Hobbs Williams
685 Wellington Drive
Evans, GA 30809. ldhwilliams@yahoo.com
706-925-8537

Objective: Objective: To obtain a challenging position conductive to my education, skills and creative talents and to
contribute to the organization and the community.

Educational
Background:
Alcorn State University, Lorman, MS
Graduation Date: July 2003 Major: Masters of Arts in Teaching

Alcorn State University, Lorman, MS
Graduation Date: May 1997 Major: Educational Psychology

Mississippi Teaching Certification – 4th - 8th Grade Elementary Education
K-12th Grade English

George P. Butler Comp. High: Augusta, GA
Graduation Date: June 1990 College Preparatory Curriculum
Employment
History: Vicksburg- Warren County School District Teacher
1500 Mission 66 August 2006 - May 2013
Vicksburg, Ms 39180 (601) 638-5122
* Maintain and instruct classes in Elementary Education courses according to state guidelines.
* Implements instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences.
* Identifies, selects, and modifies instructional resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs.
* Maintains effective and efficient record keeping procedures.
* Provides a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the learning process.
* Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing, with students, parents, and other professionals on a regular basis.
*Collaborates with peers to enhance the instructional environment.
* Models professional and ethical standards when dealing with students, parents, peers, and community.
* Ensures that student growth and achievement is continuous and appropriate for age group, subject area, and/or program classification.

Alcorn State University – Writing Project Teacher Consultant
1000 ASU Dr. May 2003- Present
Alcorn State, MS 39069 601-786-3690
*Aid Director in conducting a summer program that teaches teachers to teach writing and builds the abilities of those teachers that have some skills.
*Conduct short term and long term seminars on writing and writing strategies.

Warren-Yazoo Mental Health Center Residence Manager
Chemical Dependence Center May 2007 – October 2007
3442 Wisconsin Ave. (601) 634-0181
Vicksburg, MS 39180
*Manage the day-to-day life of residence in the chemical dependency center
* Check in and monitor residence * Disciplinary Corrections
* Filing, typing and various paperwork * Counsel individuals and provide group guidance services
* Assist individuals to understand and overcome social and emotional problems


Jefferson County Middle School Language Arts Teacher
1493 N Main August 2000 - May 2006
Fayette, MS 39069 (601) 786 –3900
* Maintain and instruct classes in reading, writing, spelling, oral presentation, and
language arts according to state guidelines.
* Supervise students in a classroom setting and facilitate a supportive environment in which
children can learn and practice appropriate and acceptable individual and group behaviors.
* Interact with parents; maintains an open and cooperative line of communication.
* To develop students ability to perform at grade level or above.
* To provide activities and opportunities that encourages curiosity, exploration, and
problem solving skills for different developmental levels and learning styles.
* To develop and maintain a system for recording observations of the students abilities.
* Organizing student files and assessing student progress.
* Model skills and provides feedback that aids in focusing students towards learning
* Administers tests to evaluate pupil progress, records results, and issues reports to inform
parents of progress.


Alcorn State University Violence Prevention Agent
Cooperative Extension April 1998 - October 1999
1000 ASU Dr. # 479 (601) 877-6125
Lorman, MS 39096

* Develop a curriculum that would enhance conflict resolution, communication,
and decision-making skills among participants.
* Implement classes with participants ages 14-18 in an in school, after-school, or weekend basis culminating with a three week summer academy.
* Recruit the involvement of parents and the community in "workshops" that will equip them with strategies for better handling the problems that occur with
violence and it prevention.
* Prepares courses of study and training materials designed to aid in rehabilitation process.
* Conducts followup studies to evaluate effectiveness of academic and social training programs.
* Correlates educational programs with recreation program and other activities of institution and with the summer academy.

Green Thumb, Inc. Assessment Specialist/ Job Readiness Trainer
164 East Franklin St. October 1997- January 1998
Natchez, MS 39121 (601) 446-6723

* Prepare Welfare recipients for employment by teaching Job-readiness and Basic Life Skills in a Cooperative Environment.
* Administer TABE tests to groups of up to 40 participants.
* Train and assist with completing employment applications, resumes, cover letters, and follow-up letters.
* Conduct mock interviews, type reports, and organize files on each participant.
* Assisting recipients in selecting place of employment, and counseling recipient in
adjustment and social problems.

Warren-Yazoo Mental Health Center Intern Counselor
Chemical Dependence Center January 1997- April 1997
3442 Wisconsin Ave. (601) 634-0181
Vicksburg, MS 39180

* Disciplinary Corrections * Filing, typing and various paperwork * Counsel individuals and provide group guidance services
* Assist individuals to understand and overcome social and emotional problems
* Teach classes in drug awareness and resistance

Alcorn State University Student Aide
Education Department March 1995- May 1995
1000 ASU Dr. (601) 877-6200
Lorman, MS 39180

* Typing, filing, keeping grades, data entry * Computer Lab Aide
* Keeps attendance records * Aid with computer difficulties

JTPA Job Training/Census Taker
Green St. March 1992- 5 Weeks
Augusta, GA 30901

* Acquired skills in word perfect, resume' writing, interviewing, and interactive skills.
* Collected, organized, and analyzed data collected from the state.
* Assisted individuals in skills training towards job placement.

Organizations and Honors:
Alcorn Writing Project, Writer’s Society, Psychology Club, Interfaith Choir, Concert Choir,
Poetry Club, Eastern Star, Dean's List, Who's Who Among American College Students.
Personal Qualities:
I am an energetic, ambitious, thorough worker with creative skills that I want to put to use for the betterment of my community and to aide the company for which I work. I have basic skills in sign language and Spanish that may be very useful in the future. I listen well, am very understanding and stay calm when faced with a stressful situation. I get the job done with little or no supervision, am well-organized and enthusiastic in my endeavors. I am continuously striving for improvement and have very strong management and teamwork skills.
With my knowledge, experience, and commitment to succeed, I am confident that I would contribute greatly to the growth of your company and will enrich those around me.

REFERENCES

Mrs. Shirley Cruel Mrs. Veronica Jefferies
Director Alcorn Writing Project Co-Teacher
1535 Old Hwy.61 Rd. 313 Cain Ridge Rd.
Fayette, MS 39069 Vicksburg, MS 39180
(601) 786-3690 (601) 218-6849

Mrs. Joyce Dunbar Mrs. Diane Warfield
Mentor Teacher Billing Specialist
P.O. Box 990 502 Longview St.
Fayette, MS 39069 Vicksburg, MS 39180
(601) 786-3009 (262)705-6527

Alicia Carson Julia Hood
Fellow Teacher Lead Teacher
5050 Chichester Rd. Vicksburg, MS 39180
Edwards, MS 39066 (601) 529-4172
(601)529-3657
Skills (2) Rating
Biography Writing
Editing