Electronic ResumeGeorge C. pappasgeorgecpappas@gmail.com<br />Click hyperlinks for supporting documents<br />
Educational Background<br />University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill<br />B.A. in Economics (1986), Honors Program<br />...
Work Experience<br />Landon School (2008 - present)<br />Alumni Director<br />Director of Planned Giving<br />Upper School...
Work Experience<br />Montgomery County Public Schools (2000-08)<br />Third Grade Teacher<br />Team Leader; Field Trip Coor...
Classroom Teacher<br />Provided differentiated instruction for diverse group of students including: highly gifted; English...
Supervisory Teacher<br />Adjunct Professor, GWU School of Education<br />Models of Teaching and Classroom Instruction syll...
Supervisory Teacher<br />Mentor Teacher, MCPS<br />Mentor undergraduate/graduate students in best practices as part of stu...
Administrator<br />Staff Development Teacher, MCPS<br />95% approval rating from teaching staff<br />Designed, created and...
Communicator<br />Social Media<br />Created and implemented social media plan for alumni program<br />Developed micro-comm...
Facilitator/Community Builder<br />Facilitator<br />Developed , drafted and implemented alumni outreach strategies to addr...
Gender/Equity Work<br />Study Circles Training (MCPS)<br />Trained in facilitating dialogue and action programs that addre...
Continuing Education<br />University of Virginia, Summer Institute, Curry School of Education, 10th Annual Institute on De...
Awards/Certificates<br />National Board Certified Teacher<br />Middle Childhood Generalist <br />Washington Post Grant in ...
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  1. 1. Electronic ResumeGeorge C. pappasgeorgecpappas@gmail.com<br />Click hyperlinks for supporting documents<br />
  2. 2. Educational Background<br />University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill<br />B.A. in Economics (1986), Honors Program<br />University of Maryland Baltimore<br />JD (1992), Asper Fellowship Recipient<br />University of Maryland College Park<br />Masters Elementary Education (2000), 4.0 GPA<br />
  3. 3. Work Experience<br />Landon School (2008 - present)<br />Alumni Director<br />Director of Planned Giving<br />Upper School Teacher Public Speaking <br />Co-teach 12th grade elective with Neil Phillips<br />Middle School Coach 6th, 7th, 8th grade<br />Spring Lacrosse<br />Lower School Ethics Advisor 3rd, 4th, 5th grade<br />Work with John Botti and prefects in implementing in LS<br />
  4. 4. Work Experience<br />Montgomery County Public Schools (2000-08)<br />Third Grade Teacher<br />Team Leader; Field Trip Coordinator; Technology Committee; Math/Science Committee; Smile Train Coordinator<br />Mentor Teacher for American University college students<br />Consulting Teacher<br />Observe and provide feedback to new and tenured teacher in grades 3 through 6<br />Staff Development Teacher<br />Create, implement and support professional growth of staff of 60 middle school teachers, all subjects<br />
  5. 5. Classroom Teacher<br />Provided differentiated instruction for diverse group of students including: highly gifted; English as a Second Language; emotional challenged; and learning disabled<br />Increased student achievement in reading by 195% compared to all third-grade students in the county <br />Effectively organized an average of 400-plus parent volunteers hours annually <br />Developed individualized spelling program using curriculum and supplemental professional materials <br />Generated, modified and carefully monitored individualized behavioral contracts to increase student achievement<br />Created organization systems to effectively track 750-plus student work items each week <br />
  6. 6. Supervisory Teacher<br />Adjunct Professor, GWU School of Education<br />Models of Teaching and Classroom Instruction syllabus<br />Instructor in District of Columbia DC Teaching Fellows Program for adult career-changers<br />100% Approval rating by students, including:<br />Students ideas were valued and included in instruction<br />The instructor seemed genuinely interested in me as a person<br />The instructor made students feel welcome in seeking help/advice in or outside of class<br />The instructor encouraged reflective thinking<br />
  7. 7. Supervisory Teacher<br />Mentor Teacher, MCPS<br />Mentor undergraduate/graduate students in best practices as part of student-teaching practicum<br />Consulting Teacher, MCPS<br />Observe and support new and tenured teachers using informal and formal observations, modeling of lessons, planning sessions, growth plans, and feedback<br />99.9% approval by administrators/faculty<br />Administrators and faculty either strongly agree or agree with statements regarding professionalism and work tasks<br />
  8. 8. Administrator<br />Staff Development Teacher, MCPS<br />95% approval rating from teaching staff<br />Designed, created and implemented teacher training programs in differentiation and equity, including using action research projects for 60-member teaching staff<br />Worked with leadership team to create a seven-week intensive, small-group study program for 900 students and 75 staff, implemented mid-year <br />Co-drafter of winning proposal to fund rigorous instruction and technological improvements for middle school reform<br />
  9. 9. Communicator<br />Social Media<br />Created and implemented social media plan for alumni program<br />Developed micro-communication strategy to engage alumni<br />Co-creator video presentation to encourage student achievement<br />Blogger for staff development and career opportunities<br />Written Medium<br />Author informative weekly parent newsletter<br />Responded /generated average of 400 parent emails a year<br />Author of regular column in alumni magazine<br />Verbal Medium<br />Lead Speaker for Back to School Night Grade Level Presentation<br />Presenter, speaker, moderator for various alumni gatherings <br />Structure informative parent teacher conferences using supporting student data <br />Upper School public speaking instructor<br />
  10. 10. Facilitator/Community Builder<br />Facilitator<br />Developed , drafted and implemented alumni outreach strategies to address concerns following publicity about school<br />Empower and encourage Alumni Boards using Baldridge organizational tools to focus and give meaning to board’s mission and goals<br />Worked with Annual Giving Director and local Alumni Board to spearhead and implement new Decade-Chair structure for alumni volunteers<br />Group Leader in Success for Every Student, a joint parent-staff summer initiative aimed at increasing student achievement<br />Community Builder<br />Created and continue to foster growth of new alumni groups including Grizzly Bears and Military Alumni<br />Created, administer and continue to foster Landon Professional LinkedIn, an on-line business network community that provides mentoring and business opportunities for alumni and other members of the Landon community<br />Created first regional alumni chapter in New York City to address growing need of alumni body outside of Washington DC area<br />
  11. 11. Gender/Equity Work<br />Study Circles Training (MCPS)<br />Trained in facilitating dialogue and action programs that addresses racial and ethnic barriers to student achievement and parent involvement<br />Courageous Conversations About Race (MCPS)<br />Active participant in year-long diversity training by Office of Organizational Development based on work of Glen Singleton<br />Action Research Projects Equity Focus (MCPS)<br />Initiated and created individualized staff development training based upon student needs and teacher interest in the area of equitable instruction for students<br />Summer Diversity Institute (MCPS)<br />Created a summer program which provided federal funding for middle school teachers to study equitable practices and how they can implement them in their classrooms<br />
  12. 12. Continuing Education<br />University of Virginia, Summer Institute, Curry School of Education, 10th Annual Institute on Dealing Effectively with Academic Diversity in Heterogeneous Classrooms<br />Shenandoah University, Foundation in Reading and Literacy<br />Junior Great Books Training, a reading/language arts fine literature program<br />Montgomery County Public School Continuing Professional Development<br />MA-68 Highly Able Elementary Math<br />RD-40 Extending & Enriching Reading Instruction<br />William and Mary<br />Introduction to Math Differentiation Modules<br />Social Studies Curriculum Training<br />Reading Language Arts Curriculum Training<br />Hands On Equations<br />Staff Development Training<br />Consulting Teacher Training<br />Skillful Teacher Training<br />Observing Analyzing Teacher Training 1&2<br />Commercial Seminars<br />Children with Severe Emotional Disorders Seminar<br />Spelling/Word Study Language Seminar<br />
  13. 13. Awards/Certificates<br />National Board Certified Teacher<br />Middle Childhood Generalist <br />Washington Post Grant in the Arts Recipient<br />2002, 2003, 2004, 2005<br />Smithsonian Fellow Program<br />2004<br />State of Maryland<br />Advanced Professional Certificate<br />
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