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Education
Education 

Aug 2006 - Dec 2007  
Lincoln Memorial University Harrogate, TN
Education Specialist (Ed.S.)
Major: Curriculum and Instruction
Summa Cum Laude

May 2004 - Dec 2005  
Union College (Barbourville, KY) Barbourville, KY
Master of Education (M.Ed.)
Major: Administration & Supervision (Educational Leadership)

Aug 1998 - Dec 2001  
East Tennessee State University Johnson City, TN
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Major: Early Childhood
Magna Cum Laude


Experience
Aug 2013 - July 2015  
Greene County - Mosheim, TN
Assistant Principal (Full-time)

Aug 2002 - Aug 2013  
Greene County - Greeneville, TN
Elementary Classroom Teacher (Full-time)
Work Experience: Other 

Apr 2017 - Jul 2017  
Tennessee Department of Education - Nashville, TN
3-5 ELA Standards Revision Facilitator
Trained learning leaders in the First Tennessee District on the new Social Studies standards.
Apr 2015 - Jul 2015  
Tennessee Department of Education - Nashville, TN
3-5 Social Studies Core Coach
Trained learning leaders in the First Tennessee District on the new Social Studies standards.

Mar 2013 - Mar 2014  
Tennessee Department of Education - Nashville, TN
ELA Common Core Coach
Trained 2nd grade teachers in the First Tennessee District on implementing the new common core state standards.

Aug 2012 - Jun 2014  
Greene County Schools - Greeneville, TN
Learning Leader
• Compiled resources for new professional development for the county
• Agreed to facilitate professional development 

Jul 2005 - Jun 2006  
Tennessee Department of Education - Nashville, TN
ORBIT Grant Anchor Commander
• Planned and instructed professional development session 
• Presented session on professional development at TETA 2005
• Ordered software and equipment needed for ORBIT Grant 
• Consulted with teachers on integrating technology in the classroom
• Mentored four satellite schools in surrounding counties to ensure implementation of ORBIT Grant
Awards & Honors 

May 2013   Greene County Schools - PreK - 4 County Teacher of the Year


Bio
Certificates/Licenses 
Apr 2006 - Aug 2015  
Tennessee Department of Education
Beginning Administrator License
480 - Beg Adm (PreK-12) A
Number: 232882

Jul 2005 - Aug 2021  
Tennessee Department of Education
Professional License
467 - Early Childhood Ed (PK-3)
Number: 232882
Certification/Licensure Tests 

Jan 2006  
School Leaders Licensure Assessment (SLLA)
Passed - Tennessee

Nov 2000  
Praxis II - PLT (Principles of Learning and Teaching)
Grades K-6 
Passed - Tennessee

Nov 2000  
Praxis II (Subject Assessment/Specialty Area Tests)
Early Childhood Ed. (0020)
Passed - Tennessee