Educator
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Location: Calimesa, CA, USA
University: Trinity University
Major: Masters of Administration

Educator

SUMMARY OF SKILLS

Possesses professional experience from the private sector, state and local government, and nonprofit entities. Highly motivated and goal oriented professional with solid academic qualifications, proven leadership abilities, and managerial experience. Well organized and able to multitask in rapidly changing environments. Works independently and effectively as a team member. Skilled communicator equipped with conflict resolution, customer relations, problem solving, sales and negotiating skills. Excellent at cultivate and nurture solid relationships with internal and external stakeholders nationally and globally to increase market exposure by a minimum of 25%. Finance and budget management, program development, and team building. Expertise in Education, Marketing, Public Relations, Project and Non-Profit Management. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

EDUCATION
MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY-Baltimore, MD
Ed. D; Community College Leadership
Matriculating


TRINITY UNIVERSITY- Washington, DC
MS in Administration; Concentration: Organizational Development/Non-Profit Management


BOWIE STATE UNIVERSITY- Bowie, MD
BS in Journalism; Concentration: Public Relations/Advertising



WORK EXPERIENCE

HOWARD COMMUITY COLLEGE Columbia, MD
Professor August 2017-Present

• Classes taught include: Leadership, Introduction to Public Speaking, Interpersonal Communication, Introduction to Human Communication, Communication and Motivation
• Review and oversee documentation and records: conceptualize, evaluate, and determine lessons plans to utilize, as well as continuously watch over and make changes as need for optimal outcomes.
• Build rapport and resolve concerns: Aid students in reaching their full potential, mitigate issues, support individuals with studying and understanding material, and motivation to press on to successful completion.



CONNECTIVE CONSULTING SERVICES, LLC Washington, D.C.
Consultant-For Profit and Non-Profit May 2014-Present

• Develop strategic and communication plans to execute major projects and ultimately increased organizations profit margin.
• Lead strategic planning sessions with cross functional teams to develop business processes and procedures.
• Formulate best practices and protocols including professional development for diverse populations.
• Conduct grant writing, monitoring and evaluating which generated revenue of over $250,000 and allowed companies to increase staffing by 45%.
• Develop marketing strategies to support corporate image and create visibility by branding and packaging product and service offerings.
• Develop diverse community engagement strategies which lead to various partnerships helping to generate additional revenue for each company.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, government officials, and media representatives, to develop new business opportunities.
• Develop self-enrichment educational programming for youth, adults, families and communities.
• Conduct interviews to assess intricate situations, identify capabilities, and develop shared solutions to determine service needs.
• Liaison between students, residential homes, public and charter schools, family services, court services and other corporate contacts.
• Develop, review and monitor service plans to meet objectives and perform follow-up assessments to make recommendations for improvement.
• Create, plan and lead education-based activities for balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that teaches clients to observe, question, and investigate for positive outcomes.
• Research and recommend training programs.
• Conduct orientation sessions and schedule additional training for staff members.
• Analyze existing training programs for modification and recommend new training programs.


NON-PROFIT EXPERIENCE

ANNE ARUNDEL COMMUNITY COLLEGE POLICE ACADEMY Glen Burnie, MD
Guest Lecturer/Professor June 2014-June 2016

• Classes taught include: Leadership, Professionalism in the Workforces, Ethics, Criminal Justice,
• Multiculturalism in the Workforce, Organizational Management, Communication and Motivation
• Review and oversee documentation and records: conceptualize, evaluate, and determine lessons plans to utilize, as well as continuously watch over and make changes as need for optimal outcomes.
• Build rapport and resolve concerns: Aid students in reaching their full potential, mitigate issues, support individuals with studying and understanding material, and motivation to press on to successful completion.


Y OF CENTRAL MARYLAND Baltimore, MD
Site Director June 2013-June 2014

• Served as administrator of grant-funded, outcomes-based after-school program for elementary, middle and high school youth. (21st Century Grant & Family League of Baltimore City)
• Managed budget of $200,000 and increased external donations by 40%.
• Implemented and oversaw high quality, developmentally appropriate after-school program that aligns with grant requirements
• Hired developed, appraise, discipline and approve time and attendance for employees
• Developed positive relationship with school leadership while maintaining focus on and meeting job expectations.
• Monitored staff hours and program spending to meet grant budget.
• Provided data and narrative reports to meet weekly, monthly and quarterly grant reporting requirements.
• Developed and maintain relationships with partners that grow and sustain the program.
• Attended and contribute to meetings and hold effective staff meetings.
• Conducted weekly training meetings.
• Managed out-of-school time program for 150 elementary/middle school kids.
• Supervised a staff of 30 employees and performed all Human Resource actions such as payroll, recruitment and selection of candidates, onboarding and off boarding.

FRANCISICAN YOUTH CENTER, Inc. Baltimore, MD
Program Coordinator June 2009–June 2013

• Created curriculum to address the needs of At Risk Youth and Adults
• Supervised and managed a staff of 15 members and was responsible for developing Individual Development Plans and reviewing performance and award criteria for the team.
• Conducted quarterly staff development workshops to enhance the knowledge across the organization.
• Represented the organization at various forums and recruitment fairs.
• Strategically implemented a partnership program with various organizations and secured monetary gifts and donations increased 40%.
• Managed Community Outreach Programs which increased parent participation from 15% to 80% within the first year of deployment.
• Created and managed internship and volunteer programs for elementary and middle school youth.
• Managed 21st Century, Family League of Baltimore and After School grant programs.


DESTINED TO SPEAK, Inc. Baltimore, MD
Executive Director November 2006 – June 2009

• Developed fee for service contracts with schools, local, state, and federal agencies.
• Generated fund-raising opportunities for the origination and sales team increasing by 50%.
• Implemented the Preparation Leadership Success approach curriculum which was utilized to increase efficiency in all grant funded programs.
• Performed Project Director duties for all grants while supervising a staff of 17 employees.
• Supervised and managed multiple sites in both the Baltimore and Washington D.C. metropolitan areas increasing student participation by 40% and parental participation 60%.
• Created a Community Outreach program focusing on volunteer participants, internship partnerships, workforce development and GED programs increasing parental and community involvement by 80%.

WVSA ARTS CONNECTION Washington, DC
Outreach and Training Coordinator August 2005 – November 2006

• Managed grant programs which generated over $450,000 at multiple sites.
• Managed Community Arts Project generating over $150,000 in sales resulting in a 55% increase from the previous year for students with special needs.
• Created and conducted adult education classes to participants in the community.
• Managed a staff of ten while providing professional development training, teaching and mentoring.
• Increased community outreach efforts to promote partnership opportunities; increasing network partners.

NEW PSALMIST BAPTIST CHURCH Baltimore, MD
Family Service Assistant October 1996 – July 2004

• Created instructional programs for various ministries.
• Coordinated outreach activities, retreats, and volunteer programs for youth.
• Coordinated the Christian Education Department Youth Program that generated over $6,500 in sales.
• Completed and graduated from the Discipleship three-year enrichment program.





K-12 EDUCATION EXPERIENCE

BALTIMORE CITY SCHOOL SYSTEM Baltimore, MD
Special Education Teacher/Staff Development Coordinator September 1996 – August 2004

• Established and implemented short and long-term goals for School Improvement Plan.
• Conducted Bi-weekly Staff Development Training throughout the school district.
• Managed after school enrichment program and supervised and mentored a staff of nine.
• Managed professional development budget and program increasing performance by 45%.
• Conducted workshops on the Inclusion Model Program, improved students’ performance by 60%.
• Received the Teacher of the Year Award for 1996-97 School Years.
• Created and implemented creative training material for the Language Arts Department and served as a new teacher trainer for incumbent staff.
• Created partnerships with corporate agencies resulting in outside participation increased from 10% to 45% while increasing donations 65% from previous years.
• Oversaw the School Advisory Board and supervised a staff of 10 members.

PARTNERSHIP FOR LEARNING Baltimore, MD
Maryland State’s Attorney’s Office August 2004 – August 2005 Education Coordinator

• Created academic and social curriculum for the program and conducted Adult Education classes.
• Supervised and managed a staff of 20 and implemented and managed intern/externship program.
• Created curriculum for middle and high school students.
• Increased volunteer participation by 60% and created new partnerships.
• Generated over $60,000 in gifts and donations from outside resources.

HIGHER EDUCATION EXPERIENCE

VIRGINIA UNION UNIVERSITY Richmond, VA
Academic Advisor/Coordinator June 1998 – December 1999

• Provided Academic Advising and Coordinated schedules for freshman students.
• Created and managed activities for Project Connect and TRIO programs for 1st generation college students resulting in a retention rate increase of 45% for students.
• Managed a staff 10 and conducted the selection process for work study students.
• Functioned as Project Director for all grants.
• Created outside partnerships which generated over $25,000 in gifts and donations for the program.
• Developed and Created and externship program specifically designed to address the needs of 1st generation college students.

BOWIE STATE UNIVERSITY Bowie, MD
Office of Housing and Residence Life August 1992 – August 1995
Senior Resident Assistant/Resident Director

• Coordinated Activities for the Office of Housing. As a result, participation increased 55% from previous year.
• Coordinated and promoted activities on diversity for the Multicultural Society.
• Managed a staff 16 and conducted the selection process for work study students.
• Increased community outreach efforts to promote partnership opportunities helping to increase gifts and donation by 35%.
• Served on the Judiciary Board for the University.


PUBLIC RELATIONS/CONSULTANT EXPERIENCE

MADAME ASHLEE ENTERTAINMENT INC. Beverly Hills, CA
Public Relations Assistant for Grammy Award Winner TONI BRAXTON September 1995 – September 1996

• Developed creative marketing that help to increase promotional endorsements from $150,000 to 2.2 million.
• Assisted in the preparation for video production, photo shoots and guest appearances for the 1996 album release SECRETS. As a result, profits increased over 45% from previous album release.
• Handled monthly purchases of 25,000 for fan club operations. As a result, fan club membership increased over 65% from previous year.
• Created internship program for the Fan Club.
• Traveled to coordinate business and personal affairs.
• Prepared travel and hotel accommodations for the 1996 World Tour.

AMVETS NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS INC. Lanham, MD
Public Relations Assistant August 1993 – May 1994

• Prepared magazine/newsletter advertisements.
• Coordinated Social Events/Fundraisers generating over 40,000 in donations.
• Coordinated outreach efforts and partnerships with community.


SENATOR NATHAN IRBY, Sr. Washington, DC
Promotional Assistant June 1991 – August 1992

• Prepared Advertisements for candidates
• Prepared newsletters, reports, proposals and marketing materials.
• Maintained client relationships regarding the media sponsorship/Charitable Events generating over 35,000 in donations.

ACTIVITIES & VOLUNTEERISM

Honors: Ronald E. McNair Scholar, Teacher of the Year, National Broadcasting Society Award, and Outstanding Student Leadership, Resident Assistant of the Year, Rookie Sales Employee of the Year, Sales Lady of the Month.

(BSU) Public Relations Student Society of America; Basileus, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.; Secretary, Student Government Association; Coordinator, New Student Orientation Program; Student Advisory Board; Student Campus Ambassador

Volunteer: My Sister’s Place, Ladies Place, Peace of Mind, Inc., Project REACH.

PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS

Topic “Are There Psychological Effects on Children Raised by Deaf Parents?” 1995
Topic “What Are the Social and Educational Challenges of Deaf Students?” 1996
Album Publication “Secrets” by: Multi-Platinum Artist Toni Braxton 1996

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