Experience

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

Athletic Director, Tonganoxie Middle School, Tonganoxie, KS –August 2014 – Present

  • Attend AD league meetings
  • Organize contracts and events for each year
  • Hire coaches
  • Administrate regular and league tournaments
  • Supervise home and away athletic events as well as school activities (i.e. dances)
  • Organize event worker and supervision schedule
  • Manage referees and their scheduling
  • Facilitate new uniform and equipment purchasing

 

MTSS Coordinator, Tonganoxie Middle School, Tonganoxie, KS –August 2014 – Present

  • Given Casper Service Award for service to the community and school
  • Wrote Leighty Grant for $2,000 to fund enrichment landscaping project
  • Wrote Leighty Grants for over $5,000 to fund IA projects and technology purchases
  • Organized and completed landscaping at the middle school using the Leighty Grant
  • Wrote Tonganoxie Educational Foundation Grant for $400 to fund enrichment project
  • Created MTSS groups for the common intervention hour in grades 5-8
  • Organize MTSS interventions and oversee benchmarking and progress monitoring
  • Utilize AIMSweb and Imagination Station for data analysis and progress monitoring
  • Facilitate data analysis with all grade levels
  • Create comparison and improvement charts using Excel and AIMSweb
  • Debrief building administration on benchmarking results
  • Conducted longitudinal study on effectiveness of intervention programs
  • Designed SMART goals for ELA teams based on disaggregated data over several years

 

Elective Team Lead, Tonganoxie Middle School, Tonganoxie, KS –August 2012 – May 2014

  • Attended leadership meetings and discussed building wide plans
  • Organized notes for the meeting and communicated with all staff
  • Organized and ordered supplies for the elective team as a whole
  • Maintained individual budgets for the elective teachers

 

Foreign Language Coordinator, KCK Public Schools, Kansas City, KS –August 2009 – May 2011

  • Designed interactive foreign language curriculum for teachers of USD 500
  • Cooperated with colleagues across disciplines and levels
  • Facilitated monthly meetings and schedules
  • Organized meeting notes and communication with colleagues

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Teacher, Tonganoxie School District, Tonganoxie, KS –August 2011 – Present

  • Teach Spanish for grades 6, 7, and 8
  • Teach reading and writing to native speaker
  • Taught technology to grade 5 and 6
  • Taught 4th grade math during MTSS
  • Help to alleviate administrative burden through different tasks
  • Organized notes from leadership meetings and correspondence with colleagues
  • Lead and facilitated meetings with the elective team
  • Manage technology for the middle school drama productions
  • Member of MTSS committee where we interpret testing data and design building schedules

 

Teacher, JC Harmon High School, Kansas City, KS – August 2009 – May 2011

  • Taught Spanish 1 and Spanish 2
  • Developed rigorous curriculum with limited resources
  • Created the first Spanish 3 class
  • Co-Sponsored and started the Spanish Club
  • Interned with administrators as part of masters program
  • Conducted research for SIT teams and SLC professional development
  • Conducted SIT teams

 

Teacher, Coronado Middle School, Kansas City, KS – August 2008 – May 2009

  • Taught Exploratory Languages, Spanish 1A and Spanish 1B
  • Worked with low SES students and several students in need of modifications without a para
  • Coached the debate team in the Debate Kansas City program
  • Instructed class sizes near to 30 students
  • Participated in a mentoring program to complete professional certification

 

 

 

LANGUAGE EXPERIENCE

Translator, Tonganoxie Middle School, Tonganoxie, KS – August 2011 – Present

  • Translated for meetings between teachers/administrators/office personnel and ESL families

 

 

Translator, KCKPS, Kansas City, KS – August 2008 – May 2011

  • Translated for meetings between teachers/administrators/office personnel and ESL families

 

 

Universidad de Salamanca, Summer Study Abroad, Salamanca, Spain – summer 2007

  • 8 weeks of Spanish grammar, translation from English to Spanish, and history of Spanish art

 

 

Amauta, Interterm Study Abroad, Cuzco, Peru – January 2006

  • Intensive advanced level Spanish grammar and conversation classes