Current Position

 

THREE VILLAGE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

North Country Administrative Center

Stony Brook, NY 11790

                                                                                         (July 1, 2016- present)

Serve as director of development, implementation, evaluation, and revision of curriculum grades K-6.

Responsibilities include:

  • convene, chair, and monitor all elementary curriculum planning, articulation, and coordination

  • conduct program evaluations in cooperation with the Asst. Superintendent for Educational Services, task groups, and principals

  • coordinate curriculum-specific professional development in concert with the Asst. Superintendent for Educational Services

  • organize and supervise all elementary curriculum development projects

  • assist in planning Superintendent’s Conference Days and staff development days in concert with the Professional Development Committee and the Asst. Superintendent for Educational Services

  • collaborate in establishing grade level curriculum and assessment benchmarks

  • coordinate and manage the Elementary Living Books project to assure alignment with gr. 5 Social Studies curriculum

  • conduct staff observations, as needed

  • serve on district committees such as Curriculum Development Council, Professional Development Committee, Stony Brook University Partnership Committee, Elementary & Joint Program Review

  • prepare and deliver presentations on elementary curriculum

  • communicate with the Executive Director of Instructional Technology on issues involving hardware, networking, and other technology platforms and standards.

  • participate in district initiatives

  • establish and maintain cooperative relationships with colleagues, teachers, students, parents, and community groups   

Languages

French

Creole

Spanish

District Director of Elementary Curriculum 

2010 - present

2010 - present

Previous

Positions

Employment 

History

 

 

JAMES H. BOYD INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
Huntington, NY 11743

Principal                                                                               (July 2000–June 2002)

Serve as the educational leader of an intermediate school.

Grade 3-5; 600 students; 70 faculty & staff members.

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LAWRENCE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
Lawrence, N.Y. 11559
Kindergarten Teacher                                                       (Sep 1999–June 2000)
Design and implement developmentally appropriate curriculum in conjunction with support services for an inclusion classroom.

First Grade Teacher                                                            (Feb 1999-June 1999)
Develop and implement integrated thematic units that tap a variety of skills and ability levels.

Coordinator of Instruction-Pre-K – 12                              (Jan 1997-Jan 1999)
Responsible for organization, budget planning, coordination, and management of the ESL program, Gifted program, Outdoor Education, District-wide Testing, Staff Development, and special curriculum projects. Part-time, 2 year position          

Reading Specialist                                                              (Sep 1996-Jan 1999)
Support the development of reading and writing skills using literature-based activities, big books, experience charts, poetry, and instructional technology. Part-time 1/97-1/99

 

Kindergarten Teacher                                                    (Sep 1989-June 1996)
Design and implement developmentally appropriate learning experiences in all subject areas through a thematic focus. 

 

NYC BOARD OF EDUCATION, J.H.S. 157                    (Sep 1988-June 1989)

Rego Park, N.Y. 11368             

7th grade Science and Spanish teacher

 

UNIONDALE UNION FREE SCHOOL  DISTRICT   (Sep 1986-June 1988)    

Cornelius Court School, Uniondale, N.Y. 11553
First grade teacher 

National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence 2009

SETAUKET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Setauket, NY 11733

Principal (Aug 2013-June 2016)

       WILLIAM SIDNEY MOUNT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Stony Brook, NY 11790
Principal (June 25, 2002 – July 2013)

 

Serve as the educational leader of a K-6 elementary school;

630+ students; 100+ faculty & staff members.  

 

Responsibilities included:

  • implementing district & building initiatives to improve student success

  • supervising the teaching & learning process

  • establishing a safe, collaborative, and effective learning climate

  • maintaining positive relationships among the stakeholders within the school community

  • providing relevant and timely professional development to improve curriculum and instruction

  • promoting achievement at the highest levels of academic performance using Common Core Standards

  • participating in building & district level committees to lead the development of  positive and effective changes-Teacher & Administrator Performance Appraisal System, APPR, Elementary Program Review, Response to Intervention (RtI), PBIS, Social Emotional Learning, Professional Development, Stony Brook University Partnership Committee​.