"Meet My Students Where They Are!" This is my motto, and I have always believed all students can learn. My job is finding out the students' method(s) for learning and retaining information. I am not a miracle worker, but I am very patient, attentive, and make learning fun. Build students' confidence to enhance their desire to learn. My experiences includes being a certified middle school teacher and providing tutoring to elementary and middle school students for over 15 years. I am a pro... [more]
I began playing and performing as a trumpeter from 6th grade through early 20s after college graduation. I am a Former music major at the University of Georgia and received a music scholarship. Performed in the Marching, jazz, symphonic/concert, and pep bands for UGA and taught trumpet lessons, music theory, music history and directed a jazz combo for three years with both middle and high school students.
As an administrator for the past 10 years, I have not only interviewed potential candidates for hire but also coached them based on their educational backgrounds, career needs, and employment goals. I have been a career counselor/job coach meeting with potential employers to obtain their needs and developing potential employees with essentials skills needed for employment. There is a strong push for workforce and economic development, and I am currently a part of putting this plan in place in my area.