Face Everything And Rise! This is how I, looking back on my life's journey, have learned to connect with FEAR which is something adults and children experience daily. As a young girl growing up in New Orleans, La, I experienced challenges academically and socioeconomically. However, I worked hard, paid attention to my counselors, teachers, and community leaders who gave me advice and encouraged me to always learn more, and do more. Consequently, I graduated high school with honors and afterwards earned my Bachelor's Degree on a full...
In summary, I have taught first through third grades as a certified Elementary Educator for grades kindergarten through sixth grade. Although curriculum guides per subject and grade level were available, I was personally responsible for developing specific lesson plans that outlined skills to be taught, resources used to teach skills, teaching methodologies, assessments to be given, and plans to reteach skills if needed. Moreover, lesson plans had to also show ways of differentiating instruction to meet the various and specific learning...
Shelby County Schools, Memphis, TN, Educator
2011 - 2015
Teacher of Reading, Math, Grammar, Science, and Social Studies, grades 1st-3rd
Planned and taught engaging lessons according to the curriculum
Researched, created, and included teacher made resources for lesson taught
Created monthly bulletin board displays to showcase student work
Responsible for implementation of safety procedures when needed
Memphis City Schools, Memphis, TN, Substitute Teacher
2008 - 2011
Responsible for fulfilling the duties of the regular classroom teacher during his or her absence
Successfully completed short and long term assignments
Established and maintained an atmosphere conducive to learning, guides and directs the learning process, communicates effectively with students and supervises student activities as outlined by the regular teacher and/or the school principal
Maintained discipline and classroom management that fosters a safe and positive environment for all
MidSouth Basketball Learning Academy, Summer Reading Teacher (PreK-11th grade)
2010 - 2010
Incorporate principals of teaching and learning to facilitate the learning process in Reading and Language Arts areas for one hour each day per grade level
Ensure adequate supervision to assure health, welfare, and safety of all students
Implements lesson plans and organizes students for effective learning in the classroom and while in the computer lab using Study Island web based program
Monitored student progress as they completed Study Island sessions to ensure growth and proficiency in objectives assigned in Reading and Math.
Memphis City Schools, Memphis, TN, Educational Assistant
2007 - 2008
Effective in working along with educators to meet curriculum goals ensuring academic success of every child in the classroom
Responsible for managing cafeteria during lunch time ensuring that children in grades Kindergarten through sixth grade receive lunch, are directed to assigned tables, and exit cafeteria in an orderly manner according to schedule
Assist the Principal and Instructional Facilitator in all administrative areas needed such as but not limited to preparing well organized PowerPoint presentations, designing graphs, construct...
Accountemps Salaried Professionals, Memphis, TN, Financial Specialist
2004 - 2006
• Financial Analyst; Solectron Memphis where responsibilities included creating and maintaining massive spreadsheets of revenue and expense financial data by dollar amounts and units used to update Solectron’s Daily Operations Report. Billed Quanta and Dell weekly for units repaired at warehouse and responsible for weekly and month end journal entries for these entities. Also, handled any accounts payable inquires and implemented effective resolutions to past due accounts.
• Quality Control Servicing Analyst; Regions Mortgage where current...