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An accomplished educational leader with 10+ years of experience in the K12, post-secondary, and nonprofit industries. Extensive background managing and coordinating programs and projects, conducting trainings, and delivering high-quality presentations. Utilizes leadership, communication and interpersonal skills to build teams that meet/exceed goals. Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Outlook, Autodesk Inventor, Canvas, Asana, HTML, and various Web 2.0 tools.

Core Competencies Include
Project Management
Program Development
Program Marketing
Leadership
Event Planning
Technical Expertise
Training & Development
Communications


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

STEMchicks, Inc. – Mount Dora Florida
FOUNDER/DIRECTOR, 2012 – present

 Managed the execution of marketing initiatives that led to a 10% increase in enrollment of the workshop program
 Collaborated on creative direction and project managed a digital campaign that led to a 4% spike in donations in 2013

Project Management/Program Development
 Manage a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering Central Florida girls in science, technology, engineering, and math in the areas of strategic planning, financial management, communications, events, and public/community relations
 Plan and coordinate workshop and after-school programs
 Manage and monitor project budget by tracking deliverables, resource hours, and timely/accurate vendor invoicing
 Created/designed/maintain organization webpage and social media pages
Training & Communication
 Recruit and train volunteers in curriculum and leadership
 Develop and distribute monthly project status reports to stakeholders
 Maintain relationships and collaborated with various community and business leaders throughout the country
 Plan in advance of all major milestones and deliverables and drives tasks to the work plan and revises as needed to meet scope changes and customer requirements

 

Orange County Public Schools – Orlando, Florida
PROGRAM COORDINATOR, 2010 – 2016

 Generated and managed over $45,000 in new revenue via grants and donations
 Increased client participation by 425% from 2010-2015

Project Management/Program Development
 Provide general leadership, guidance, and support to relative team members in order to collaborate, give feedback, develop plans, and reach team and individual goals Deliver informative and well-organized presentations and briefings
 Planned and coordinated events and trips for clients
 Facilitate effective and efficient meetings with stakeholders
 Monitor issues and assign follows-up action items
 Established mission and business plan for newly founded nonprofit organization
Team Building & Client Relations
 Serve as an advocate for clients in the broader community
 Planned and coordinated events and trips for clients

 

CAREER SPECIALIST, 2016 – present
ENGINEERING/SCIENCE INSTRUCTOR, 2006 – 2016
SUBSTITUTE TEACHER, 2004-2005

 Nominated as Employee of the Month/Year in 2011, 2014, and 2015
 Consistently received annual evaluations of Effective or Highly Effective (top ratings)

Project Monitoring & Assessments
 Assisted in the development of End of Course assessments to be used county-wide for Project Lead the Way courses
 Participated in the creation of new countywide Science Curriculum Instructional Assessment Blueprints
 Created assessment items and lesson plans for CPALMS.org
Program Management/Program Development
 Plan and coordinate events and trips for students and teachers
 Plan all major milestones and deliverables and drives tasks to the yearly curriculum plan and revise as needed to meet scope changes and curriculum standards
 Provide leadership, coordination, and support for program students and teachers
Training & Communication
 Conducted multiple department trainings for learners of varying learning styles
 Trained and implemented school-wide use of Web 2.0 platforms
 Collaborated to establish and design an advanced Science program

 


EDUCATION 

M.S. in Educational Leadership Expected April 2017
University of West Florida

B.S. in Information Studies/Network Management December 2002
Florida State University