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Lessons offered by Alicia
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  • Professional training
Levels
  • Middle School
  • Senior
  • Adult Education
  • Beginner
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Math and Science Lessons Grades K-12 Nationally Certified Professional Trainer of NSCD Academy XV

Methodology

I am an Education Program Consultant with experience teaching Math and Science for grades K-12. I am also a graduate of the Nation Staff Development council XV Academy with an endorsement by the former State Superintendent of Education, Cecil J. Picard

Background

I have been an educator for over 26 years. I am committed to lifelong learning and teaching and have a passion for the education of our youth. The students that I have taught have scored primarily Basic, Mastery or Advanced on statewide assessments.

Rates

Transportation Fee : $10
Rate for online lessons : $40/h
Lessons offered by Alicia
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Professional training
Levels
  • Middle School
  • Senior
  • Adult Education
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Alicia 's resume

CURRICULUM VITAE

ALICIA BETHLEY DAWKINS
5827 Robertson Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70805
(concealed information)
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EDUCATION:
MPA Master of Public Administration, Southern University and A&M
College, Baton Rouge, LA. December 1999.

B.S. Bachelor of Science, Secondary Education, Biology (Minor: Chemistry), Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge, LA. April 1989.

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION:
NCATE Accreditation National Council Association of Teacher Education, Nicholls State University, March 28-April 2, 2008
Instructional Coaching Kansas University Center for Research and Learning, March 9-13, 2007
SREB Numeracy Leadership Southern Regional Education Board Numeracy Leadership Trainer of Trainer, Nashville, TN, January 2007
NSDC Academy XV Graduate National Staff Development Council, Academy XV, December 2003- December 2005.
SREB Team Leader Training Southern Regional Education Board Team Leader Training, Atlanta, GA, January 2003.
Cambridge ACT Test Preparation Institute, Trainer of Trainers, Southern University, Baton Rouge, LA., June 2002.
Louisiana Department of Education
Demonstrated experience with successful government proposal development for multi- million dollar proposals. January 2008- Present)


EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Education Program Consultant III/ Office of Student Programs
Louisiana Department of Education- Division of Monitoring
September 2013 – Present
Lead Responsibilities:
• Serve as the lead person responsible for the coordinated monitoring process (on-site and desk reviews) for the federal program monitoring of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Consolidated monitoring and SRCL monitoring for local education agencies and districts throughout the state.

• Responsible for conducting NSECD Reviews for various non-public agencies throughout the state.

• Responsible for oversight of the monitoring and grant performance federal statutory regulations for Title I, Title II, Homeless and Migrant programs.

• Providing professional development and technical assistance to various external and internal stakeholders regarding the statutory requirements, protocol and procedures regarding fiscal and programmatic issues related to the administration of federal programs and funds for economically disadvantaged students.

Education Program Consultant II/ Teacher Advancement Program
Louisiana Department of Education- Division of Professional Development
June 2008 – August 2013: CODE Administrator
Data Management

• Serves as the lead person responsible for all data collection and processes involved in the value added model for all TAP schools in the state. Serves as the liaison between the LA Dept. of Ed., the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET) for the Teacher Advancement Program, SAS / EVAAS (the data analysis company), and all district staff and principals in TAP schools across the state.

• Responsible for providing an explanation of all value added reports to District Superintendents and TAP school principals and for making recommendations based on the data analysis that will have a greater impact on student achievement.

• Serves as the lead person responsible for the implementation of the CODE data management system in all TAP schools within the state. Serves as the liaison between all TAP schools and Innovative Architects, creator of CODE, in order to provide the initial training as well as provide all follow-up technical assistance throughout the year.

• Assists Leadership Teams at TAP schools throughout the state in utilizing the data available in CODE to determine areas of teacher strengths and needs in order to build their capacity. Leads and supports all Louisiana TAP schools with ongoing data management and value-added processes to assure high quality implementation of TAP.

Program Review and Data Maintenance
• Develops and provides daily technical assistance as needed via telephone, email, letters, school and/or district visits,
Webinar trainings, etc., regarding any services and/or program procedures involved in the full implementation of the TAP Program.

• Serves as a liaison between the LA Dept. of Ed., the NIET, and all District Superintendents, District Coordinators, and principals in TAP schools/districts. Coordinates the planning and scheduling of end-of-year Program Review.

Professional Development and In-service
• Plans, conducts, and evaluates staff development and in-service CODE, value-added, and/or other data-related training for TAP Leadership Team members as needed and identified through Program.
• Reviews and site visits by Executive Master Teachers.
• Performs all other duties as directed by the TAP state director and the Division Director.

Education Program Consultant/ Professional Learning Communities Section
Louisiana Department of Education- Division of Professional Development
October 2002 – June 2008
In this position, my responsibilities included, but were not limited to,
• Assisting principals and other instructional leaders with establishing job-embedded professional learning communities to foster and support data-driven decision making, examination of student work, teacher modeling, and instructional coaching.
• Providing technical assistance and monthly professional development to Coaches at low-performing schools.
• Conducting classroom observations of Instructional Coaches and teachers in core content areas.
• Providing Instructional Coaching to coaches and teachers to build the capacity and support the implementation of whole-school reform initiatives.
• Facilitating the Technical Assistance Visit (TAV) Process for low-performing middle and high schools participating in the Making Middle Grades Work (MMGW) and High Schools That Work (HSTW) high school redesign initiatives.
• Coordinating teleconferences and compressed video conferences for LINCS Regional Coordinators and Instructional Coaches.
• Presenting professional development for LINCS Instructional Coaches, principals and district contact persons at various locations throughout the state.
• Surveying and assessing the fidelity of implementation of job-embedded professional development for participating schools.
• Preparing contracts, Cooperative Endeavor Agreements and Executive Recommendations for internal and external evaluators.
• Planning, reviewing and implementing whole-school reform from the initiation to the institutionalization phase.
• Assisting schools and staff in the development of the capacity, structure and commitment to faithfully implement reform initiatives
• Working collaboratively with my colleagues to develop rubrics and matrices.
• Revising school applications, Request for Proposals (RFPs) and Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs)
• Preparing and presenting at the National Forum for Mathematics and the SREB Annual Forum.
• Collaborating across divisions within the Department of Education, state, and within other stakeholder organizations.
• Resolving budgetary issues with LEAs and providing guidance on fiscal accountability.

Executive Director
EDULINX
June 2003-June 2008 (after-hours and on weekends)
As the Director of EDULINX I was responsible for:
• providing the overall leadership for the various programs and faculty to facilitate the teaching, research, professional development, and the service of the organization.
• Articulating the vision to foster the organization’s creative development
• Scheduling annual strategic planning and goal-setting opportunities for all staff.
• Establishing a culture of high expectations to prepare every student for success on the LEAP 21 and GEE 21 by identifying talents and abilities and assigning staff accordingly.
• Providing leadership that ultimately increased student achievement on the LEAP and the GEE, as well as teacher-made assessments.
• Integrating numerous research-based strategies and rigorous and relevant learning experiences into the taught curriculum.

Test Preparation, Physical Science and Algebra I Educator
Southern University Upward Bound Program
August 2000- May 2003
Served as an instructor in the areas of Physical Science, Biology and Chemistry thus:
• Improving students’ ability to analyze and apply critical thinking skills.
• Assisting students with scoring Basic or Above on the GEE 21.
• Improving student achievement on the SAT and ACT in Mathematics and Science.

Physical Science (Honors) and Algebra II Teacher, Zachary High School
August 2000- August 2001
• Providing hands-on experiences to assist with conceptual understanding of scientific concepts.
• scientific investigations, laboratory experiments, student work products, and simulations for students in grades 9-11.
• Maintaining academic records and grading assignments and assessments.
• Coordinating extra help and mentoring activities for students
• Organizing and collecting data to assist with the school improvement process

Information Project Specialist, Office of Family Support
September 1998- July 2000
• Developing and implementing a Customer Satisfaction Survey
• Maintaining a confidential test database of randomly sampled child support clients.
• Contacting clients to solicit feedback on the quality of services provided.
• Ensuring the validity and reliability of the survey instrument.,


Honors Biology and Algebra I Teacher, Baton Rouge Magnet High School
August 1997- August 1998
• Providing hands-on and investigative experiences to assist with student understanding and higher-order thinking skills.
• Maintaining academic records and grading assignments and assessments
• Coordinating extra help and mentoring activities for students

Environmental Science/ Biology Teacher
Brusly High School
August 1996- August 1997
• Facilitating student learning through hands-on experiences, scientific investigations and rigorous and relevant activities for students in grades 9-11.
• Maintaining academic records and grading assignments and assessments
• Coordinating extra help and mentoring activities for students
• Working with SIT Team Members to revise and update the SIP Action Plan, as needed

Education Administrator for Special Services
Educational Testing Services
January 1995- October 1996
• Overseeing the daily operation of a facility that provides special services for students with various learning disabilities and behavioral disorders.
• Completing monitoring documents as a part of the competitive grant process
• Advocating on behalf of parents to ensure that 504 accommodations were provided for their children, as documented in their IEPs.
• Monitoring goals and objectives and program evaluation.



Process Chemist
Allied Chemical Corporation
December 1991- December 1994
• Conducting wet testing on liquid vinyl, ethylene dichloride, polyvinyl chloride and vinyl chloride monomer samples.
• Producing statistical data (LIMS) reports, charts and graphs,
• Reporting Statistical Process Control and Statistical Quality Control and environmental reporting on bayou levels.

Laboratory Technician, Olsten Temporaries, Exxon Chemical Chemical Plant Lab
August 1990- December 1991
• Performing routine analysis of polymer samples
• Conducting acidity and alkalinity testing on liquid ethylene dichloride samples, viscosity test on polymers, BOD, TOD and Fe Content Analysis.

Biology/Chemistry Teacher& Chairman of the 504 Committee
Shady Grove High School
August 1989- August 1990
• Teaching the lecture and laboratory sections of Biology and Chemistry to 10-12th grade students
• Maintaining academic records and grading papers
• Coordinating extra help and mentoring activities for students

OUTSTANDING ATTRIBUTES:
Servant Leadership
Loyalty
Enthusiasm
Team player
Passion for what I do and the benefit it brings others
Good Communication skills (oral/written)
Ability to analyze and think critically

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS/MEMBERSHIP:
Founder, Sistah to Sistah Outreach Ministries
Board of Directors, REACH One Child, Inc.
Member, Southern University Alumni Association
Member, National Staff Development Council
Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women Discipleship Facilitator

SPECIAL AWARDS AND RECOGNITION:
National Staff Development Council (NSDC) Academy XV Graduate (2 ½ year international professional development)
Living Faith Cathedral Community Outreach Educator Award
Outstanding Employee of the Year (Louisiana Department of Education)
Hugh O’Brien Scholarship
Who’s Who Among American College Students

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