Experience: Gwinnett County Schools- August 2015- Present Career and Technology Education Teacher (9th – 12th grade) Currently participating in school based instruction designed to encourage student success and enrollment in career and technology courses. Inventors Club Makerspace-Conyers, GA August 2006- Present President- STEM Program for K - 12th grade Created a company to drive innovation amongst our youth by providing tools,resources, and support in the areas of math, science, and technology. Atlanta Schools-Atlanta,GA August 2006- 2015 Career and Technology Education Teacher (9th – 12th grade)
A self-starter,team player, and quick learner. Developed many programs over the years in Gwinnett and Atlanta Public schools. I built a company to support a need in the community that lacked STEM resources for kids K- 8th grade.
Technology Association of Georgia Adviser Winner -Best Design -2016 • Technology Association of Georgia Adviser Winner -Technology Application -2014 • Amazing Entrepreneur Business Plan Finalist presented by the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce/Atlanta Journal Constitution – 2014 • Global Enterprising Educator for 2013 – presented by National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) and MasterCard • Honorable Mention Teacher of the Year Award -2010 National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship • Teacher of the Year Nominee- Atlanta Schools 2008 • William G. Duffey Memorial Scholarship
Georgia State University, University of Georgia
Professional Organization • Member, Association of Career Technical Education- 2006-2018 • DECA- Adviser 2015-2018 a student organization helping to build leaders in entrepreneurship and marketing • Certified National Foundations of Teaching Entrepreneurship Educator •YouthEntrepreneurs Adviser/ Teacher Innovation Lab Adviser • Future Business Leader of America – Adviser- 2006-2015 a student organization helping to build important career and business leadership skills. • Member, International Associations of Coaches, 2006 certifying coaching industry (career coach, life, coach, executive coach) • President, Parent Plus /EAP of America- 2005
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Science, Social Studies - History, Civics, Government, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Graphic Arts, Other (Arts), Computer Science - Technology, Career and Technical Education, Other (Specialty), Business, Finance, Interior Design, Management, Marketing, Other, For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, Business, School Counseling, Character Education, Study Skills, Instructional Technology, Entrepreneurship, Library Skills, Employment, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Martin Luther King Day, Black History Month, For All Subjects, Informational Text, Vocational Education, Coaching, Test Preparation, End of Year, Engineering, Close Reading, Classroom Community