Trish Overton

Freelance Photographer & Blog Writer

Location:United States
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June 2012- May 2013 STRIVE Prep School: GVR Denver, CO
Director of Student Life

• Student Management and discipline
• Systems for communicating with families
• Community Meetings
• Character Education
• Enrichment
• Uniform Checks
• Athletics
• Community and Family Events
• STRIVE Student Celebrations
• Student Special Events
• Behavioral Interventions

August 2000- October 2011 Memphis City Schools Memphis, TN
Lead Educator

• Educator of Science
• Grade Level Chair
• Science Department Chair
• SACS Steering Committee Chair
• Leader of Schoolwide Discipline Committee
• School Climate/Culture Specialist
• Interview Team Member
• Teacher Member of Leadership Committee
• Robotics Coach
• Student Leadership Sponsor
• Student Council Advisor
• Lego League Sponsor
• Researches, designs, and implements best practices and effective instructional methods
• Design teambuilding activities for colleagues
• Monitors effectiveness of classroom instruction, management, environment, and intervention
• Design, coordinates, and develops professional development sessions
• Determines, and implements strategies to involve parents
• Develop science curriculum for grade level
• Assists the school in its focus of building and managing effective instructional programs
• Honor Society Advisor
• Envoy Teacher/Coach
• Professional Development Presenter
• Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Principal
• Memphis Policy Teaching Fellow
• Mentor Teacher
• Teacher Effectiveness Initiative Ambassador

January 2009- August 2009 MCS Urban Leadership Program Memphis, TN
• Urban Leadership Program
December 2008- present Walden University Baltimore, MD
• PhD (Educational Psychology)
April 2006 – May 2008 Grand Canyon University Phoenix, AZ
• Masters of Science in Education (Education Administration)
March 2004-September 2005 University of Phoenix Phoenix, AZ
• Masters of Art in Education (Adult Education )
August 1996- May 2001 University of Memphis Memphis, TN
• Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education (K-8)

Certifications and Licenses
• Received Tennessee Professional Licensure in Elementary Education 2004 (402)
• Received Masters of Art in Adult Education and Distance Learning 2005
• Received Masters of Science in School Administration (BAL) 2009
• Member of the American Psychological Association
• Member of the National Science Teachers Association
• Member of National Student Council Advisors
• Member of Advisory Board for National Council on Teacher Quality
• Member of National Association of Secondary School Principals
• Member of Not in Our School Advisory Board
• Member of The College Board Advocacy Center Minority Male Writing and Literacy Program Advisory Board
• Recognized by City Council for Volunteer Work with Children
• Recognized by CASA for being a CASA Volunteer

• Instructional Design
• Advanced Windows Applications
• Time Management
• Complex Problem Solving
• Critical Thinking
• Public Speaking
• Training
• Conflict Management
• Communication
• Curriculum Development
• Computer Software Proficiency
• Data Disaggregation
• Professional Development
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