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Infectious enthusiasm for art and learning, dynamic team leader; able to bring energy, enthusiasm, and humor to motivate team members to achieve potential and meet objectives. Creative, resourceful and flexible, able to adapt to changing priorities and maintain a positive attitude and strong work ethic.

Impact Manager -- City Year Little Rock

Little Rock, Arkansas -- November 2021 - Present

  • Sets and monitors clear, measurable, weekly and monthly deliverables and action plans for AmeriCorps members to accomplish WSWC goals established by the organization and school partner through the Statement of Partnership process.

  • Drives results by ensuring timely and accurate collection of quantitative and qualitative data. Uses surveys, student, school and district level data to continually improve student interventions and whole school supports.

  • Leads, manages, and coaches a team of AmeriCorps members to achieve service performance standards requirements while developing their leadership potential.

  • Utilizes performance management tools to set expectations, identify strengths and areas for development, and to find ways to maximize leadership potential.

  • In collaboration with Impact Director, builds and cultivates strong partnerships with teachers, principals, school officials, and other key stakeholders, demonstrating an understanding of the schools priorities and working collaboratively to implement solutions that leverage AmeriCorps member talent and align with City Year WSWC output, outcome, and impact goals.

Case Manager – Covenant House Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri -- May 2021- October 2021

  • Provide goal-oriented support and individualized direct care and supervision of program youth.

  • Record and maintain records, required paperwork, and documentation according to agency policy & procedures.

Success Coach — Mission: St. Louis – Beyond School AmeriCorps Program

St. Louis, Missouri – August 2020 - May 2021

  • Lead 10 3rd-8th grade students to academic success; every month a student is in the program, they grow 2 months in reading level.

  • Oversee federal work-study team; fielding questions, developing training materials and organizing schedules.

  • Coordinate Community Partner program to produce multiple virtual events with over 60 students in attendance.

  • Maintained a $2000 grant for an Entrepreneurship project.

ESL Teacher – VIPKid, QKids, ZebraEnglish

Online – April 2020-Present

  • Provide full immersion language and content classes for 15-20 hours a week to 15 Chinese Students based on US Common Core State Standards.

  • Assess student’s progress to supply teachers with timely written feedback to support students and their parents on coursework.

Youth in Development Specialist — United States Peace Corps

Samut Songkhram, Thailand — January 2018-March 2020

  • Established effective partnerships between 500 students, the local Thai government office, three schools, and a health clinic.

  • Developed programs and curriculum to teach over 20 hours a week in three schools to over 300 students ages 6-18.

  • Systematically identified critical issues impacting a successful lifestyle and worked with stakeholders to overcome potential obstacles in program implementation.

  • Oversaw multiple grants handling over $5000 in funds for camps and projects with students ranging from 50-200 students.

Crew Member — HungerU

St. Louis, MO— October 2017

  • Research and reported on hunger and food security in America. 

  • Toured nationally, educating high school and college students on sustainable developments in food security.

Drama Instructor — Arts Share

Iowa City, IA—August 2017-May 2017

  • Provided administrative support throughout the programming process by preparing materials, organizing schools, and communicating with stakeholders.

  • Developed curriculum with instructors to teach at nine middle and high schools across the state of Iowa.

Resident Assistant — University of Iowa Housing

Iowa City, IA—January 2015-May 2016

  • Prepared 1st-year college students in career success and shared lessons learned for knowledge and capacity development to improve chances of success throughout college.

  • Managed floor dynamics by promoting an environment that encourages consideration, academic success, privacy, cooperation, and community development.

Education

MA Educational Leadership

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota — December 2022

BA Theatre Arts + Certificate in Arts Entrepreneurship

University of Iowa — May 2017​

TESOL Certification

University of Arizona -- April 2019