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Erica Williams

Freelance Article Writer & Blog Writer

Location:Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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Erica D. Williams

Career Summary
Eloquent communicator able to effectively connect with diverse populations at a variety of levels. Self-motivated with strong planning, organizational and leadership skills.

Belmont University Degree Awarded: August 2011
Degree: Master of Arts in English
Concentration: Creative Writing
GPA: 3.7/4.0

Middle Tennessee State University Degree Awarded: December 2006
Degree: Bachelor of Liberal Arts
Concentration: Major-English/Minor-Journalism and Secondary Education
GPA: 3.5/4.0

Professional Experience
Watkins College of Art, Design, & Film- Nashville, TN 2012-Present
- Adjunct English Instructor
Responsibilities included performing the following:
• Composing a challenging, yet accessible syllabus
• Creating lessons and discussions that are engaging for students
• Delivering classroom instruction at the contracted times
• Maintain office hours that are conducive to students’

Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) - Nashville, TN 2007-Present
- English Teacher (9th grade/11th grade) @ Pearl Cohn High School
Responsibilities include performing the following:
• Administering instruction and discipline of classroom.
• Creating engaging, pertinent, and informational instructional lessons.
• Submitting lesson plans timely at the beginning of each week.
• Interacting with other teachers, parents, and other stakeholders to plan and implement academic programs.
• Executing other clerical and administrative tasks as advised by school, district, and state administrators.

Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) - Nashville, TN 2005-2006
- Substitute Teacher
Responsibilities included performing the following:
• Dispersing instructional materials to students and maintaining classroom management.
• Assuming instruction of classroom in teacher’s absence.
• Reporting students’ behavior and work habits to teacher and appropriate officials.
Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) – Murfreesboro, TN 2004-2005
- Developmental Writing Tutor
Responsibilities included performing the following:
• Assisting students with drafting, writing, and revising written assignments.
• Organizing students’ files and records.
• Reinforcing the instruction of Developmental English professors.

Leadership Experiences
Pearl-Cohn Ninth Grade Academy Team Leader 2010- Present
• Serving as liaison between school administration and team teachers.
• Leading regular meetings with teachers and other stakeholders and also communicating information with the Academy Change Coach.
• Collaborating with school administration to represent teacher concerns.

Certifications and Professional Development Trainings
State of Tennessee Department of Education May 2009- Present
• Professional License-************
• Area of Endorsement- Secondary English
• Tenured in Metropolitan Public School System

Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools January 2007-Present
• Highly Qualified Educator
• Highly Qualified in Secondary English

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