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Resume: CV

February 2022 - Present

(District of Columbia State Board of Education) Policy Fellow

• Conducts research to support elected officials.

• Drafts resolutions and ceremonial resolutions on behalf of SBOE.

Supports Assessment & Accountability efforts between DC SBOE and OSSE to meet federal ESSA requirements.

Utilizes teaching and teacher leadership experience to support the Teacher Practice Committee engage Community Partners & Universities in training new teachers.

April 2021 - February 2022

(The AnBryce Foundation) Program Manager

• Managed the operations, development, coordination, and execution of all Foundation programming.

Identified and supervised special outreach projects, including the mentoring program and newsletter.

Developed and nurtured collaborative partnerships with community organizations and vendors

Identified strategies for academic improvement and implement assessment of students.

Created and established a curriculum for various programs.

Utilized Project Management tools (Asana) and Customer Success tools (Salesforce.)

Developed program policies and procedures

Recruited, hired, trained, and managed staff.

Served as a member of the Advisory Council.

September 2018 - June 2020

(NYCDOE) Brooklyn Institute for Liberal Arts – Secondary Special Education Teacher

• Taught Global Studies, US History
• Taught Living Environment & Government 
• Developed unit and lesson plans for Integrated Co-Teaching (ICT) classroom settings to support inclusive education for students with disabilities in the general education curriculum.
• Wrote and evaluated Individual Education Plans (IEP).
• Researched student behavior patterns for the development of Functional Behavior Assessments (FBA) and Behavior Improvement Plan (BIP).
• Monitored student growth and achievement through assessment and recommend services and tools to best assist with student academic success.
• Analyzed student data to support and make recommendations of services and supports such as Counseling, Occupational Therapy, Speech, Assistive Technology, testing accommodations, support student learning.
• Served as in classroom specialist to provide differentiation, modification, and extensions.
• Tracked individual student’s progress and learning needs, adjust lesson plans accordingly.
• LED coordination of Paraprofessionals in classroom instruction to best support student need.
• Participated in weekly professional development, grade-level meetings/activities, and school-wide meetings and functions.
• Facilitated Homework Help, Global Regents Prep (Transition & New 2019 Exam) and led Fall 2018 Girls Group.
• Led 21C Learning Models School Transformation Team.
• Taught Social Studies during summer school.

• Mentored new teachers as apart of NYC Men Teach.

January 2018 - September 2020

(NYCDOE) New York City Teaching Collaborative - Secondary Special Education Teacher

•Received a Transitional B certification to teach Secondary Special Education in Grades 7-12 through St. John’s University.
• Participated in a rigorous, Common Core-aligned training program.
• Utilized continuous feedback and practice-based learning for teaching development.
• Completed field training serving high-need and low-income populations at Spring Creek Community School.
• Developed unit and lesson plans for 11th Grade US History and 9th Grade English & Living Environment.
• Supported with grading, lesson planning, preparation of class materials, and classroom management. 
• Tracked individual student’s progress and learning needs, adjust lesson plans accordingly.
• Participated in weekly professional development, grade-level meetings/activities, and school-wide meetings and functions.

May 2017 - Sept 2017

(Boys Hope Girls Hope NY) Director/Dean - Summer Enrichment Academy

• Served as the chief administrator in developing and implementing policies, programs, curriculum activities, and budgets to promote each student's educational development.
• Ensured academic program is compatible with the legal, financial, and organizational structure of the non-profit organization. 
• Defined the responsibilities and accountability of staff members and supervise and appraise staff performance.
• Evaluated student progress in the instructional program by means that include the maintaining of up-to-date student data. 
• Encouraged, supervised, and maintained auxiliary services and uses community resources to supplement programs.
• Managed, directed, and maintained records on the materials, supplies, and equipment. 
• Established and disseminated information about disciplinary policies and procedures to parents, students, staff, and community.

February 2017 - June 2017

(Blueprint Schools Network) AmeriCorps Math Teaching Fellow at Bret Hart Middle School, Oakland Unified School District

• Carried out all the responsibilities of an academic tutor and ensure that students are consistently learning and challenged.
• Assisted students in setting and reaching academic goals.
• Observed, monitored, and assessed students’ performance regularly and record data to track student progress towards academic goals. 
• Planned daily and weekly lesson plans using a predetermined curriculum.
• Prepared instructional activities to support students in mastering specific academic skills, subject matter content, and end-of-course assessments.
• Collaborated with classroom teachers and designated Fellows Coordinator to ensure tutorial lessons are aligned with classroom instruction.
• Aided in student score increases on the SBAC, ranging from the growth of 50-400 or more points.

August 2010 - June 2012

(NYU Steinhardt) Adjunct Professor

• Taught voice lessons to undergraduate and graduate students across NYU schools.
• Instructor of private voice, basic musicianship, and theory on an individual basis to approximately 18 - 25 students a week.
• Encouraged healthy vocal technique and singing to students.
• Provided Stern School of Business students with vocal techniques to maintain a healthy voice with presentations and speeches.


August 2020 - Present

Howard University

EdD in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

July 2018 - May 2020

St. John's University

MSED in Adolescent Education & Students w/Disabilities 7-12 General w/SWD 5-6 Extension

January 2016 - January 2018

Mills College

MBA/MA in Educational Leadership & Management

August 2010 - May 2012

New York University

Masters of Music in Classical Voice & Opera
Advanced Certification in Vocal Pedagogy

August 2006 - May 2010

Spelman College

Bachelors of Arts in Music

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