PACIFIC CREST TRAIL
Post Peace Corps I’m gonna be out on the trails hiking the Pacific Crest Trail—2,653 miles from Mexico to Canada through the beauty of California, Oregon and Washington. I’d been dreaming about this trail before I left for Thailand and non-stop thinking about it since I’ve been here. I can’t wait to spend everyday living out of my pack and becoming bonafide hiker-trash.
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.
MA Educational Leadership
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota — December 2022
BA Theatre Arts + Certificate in Arts Entrepreneurship
University of Iowa — May 2017
University of Arizona -- April 2019