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SMGresume2

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SMGresume2

  1. 1. S. MONIQUE GULFORD, Ed.S 5108 Buckline Court ♦ Woodstock, GA 30188 ♦ (770) 895-6021♦ smgedd2012@hotmail.com SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS Accomplished educator with demonstrated ability to teach, motivate, and direct individuals while maintaining high interest and achievement. Articulate communicator, able to effectively interact with diverse populations with a variety of academic levels. Consistently maintain excellent relations with students, parents, faculty, and administrators. Ability to work autonomously on projects with a strong commitment to the organization and its vision. EDUCATION Walden University - Specialist in Education (December 2012) Major: Administrator Leadership (Higher Education Track) Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee - Masters of Education (December 2003) Major: Administration and Supervision (Higher Education Track) Bachelor of Science (May 2002) Major: Arts and Sciences with Concentration in Social Sciences (Cum Laude) PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Cobb County Schools – Dallas, GA 2015 - Present Adult Education Instructor (Paulding County location) • Delivers instruction using a variety of teaching strategies including technology • Prepares and implements lesson plans in accordance with TCSG curriculum • Implements and monitors the Student Education Plan (SEP) • Develops lesson plans for GED instruction based on SEP • Coordinates student post-assessments • Assess and advises students of progress via SEP • Attends required faculty/staff meetings and professional development trainings • Assists in Resource Center and Students Services as needed • Assists with grant writing • Performs other duties as assigned by appropriate administrator Cobb County Schools – Marietta, GA Substitute Teacher 2014 – Present • Demonstrates prompt and regular attendance • Utilizes appropriate procedures for student safety and welfare • Manages classroom and provides instruction according to plans as prepared by the classroom teacher • Uses appropriate behavior management strategies • Performs other duties as assigned by appropriate administrator
  2. 2. Shatara Guilford page 2 Argosy University – Online Education Adjunct Faculty 2011 – 2013 • Facilitated freshman seminar course as developed by the University for students • Responded to students online assignments for assessment • Provided meaning feedback to support student-learning outcomes. • Received 90% student satisfaction from course evaluation. LA Fitness International & Kennesaw State University 2011 – 2013 Zumba Instructor • Taught Zumba classes at various locations • Maintained fitness certifications current (AFAA, CPR and Zumba) • Maintained 95% retention in average class attendance of 30 to 40 students Doodlebuggs Daycare & Learning Center, Marietta, GA 2010 - 2011 Assistant Director • Implemented lesson plans for the Center using the ABEKA Curriculum • Ensured Center was in compliance with the State of Georiga requirements • Organized extracurricular activities for the students within the Center • Directly supervised and supported staff with a student capacity of 50 • Performed administrative duties as assigned by the Director/Owner Primrose School of Bellsferry, Kennesaw, GA 2009 – 2010 Assistant Georgia Pre-K Teacher • Assisted Lead Teacher with implementing lesson plans and extracurricular activities that enhanced the curriculum. • Assisted Lead Teacher with evaluating and assessing students. • Assisted Lead Teacher with communicating effectively with parents to meet the needs of each student. • Received 100% compliance on state evaluations. New Life Academy of Excellence, Inc., Norcross, GA 2007 – 2009 Kindergarten & Second Grade Instructor • Instructed and evaluated students using the Harcourt Curriculum • Communicated effectively with parents to meet the needs of each student. • Received Eagle Award for outstanding service and 95% of students met and/or exceeded standards for the CRCT. Kids – R – Kids #34 (NAEYC Accredited), Marietta, GA 2006 – 2007 Lead Pre-K Teacher • Instructed students using the Creative Curriculum. • Responsible for implementing lesson plans and extra-curricular activities that enhanced the curriculum. • Responsible for evaluating and assessing students. • Responsible for communicating effectively with parents to meet the needs of each student. • Received 100% compliance on state evaluations. Shatara Guilford page 3
  3. 3. Reinhardt University, Waleska, GA 2004 – 2006 Assistant Director • Managed the overall administration, operation and reporting in the Department of Residence Life. • Planned and facilitated student staff selection and training process. • Responded to student conduct issues; reduced conduct violations by over 60%. • Obtained a housing retention rate of 80% for Fall, Spring and Summer semesters. • Marketed the residence halls to prospective students through publication of brochures, prospect letters, campus tour invitations, and public speaking opportunities Sun Trust Bank, Atlanta, GA 2003 – 2004 Bank Teller • Performed transactions necessary to complete money orders, traveler’s checks and cashier’s checks • Responsible for teller referrals with heavy customer service. • Handled large volumes of cash while transferring cash in and out of banking system Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN 2002 – 2003 Graduate Coordinator • Conducted graduate school workshops to further student development and academic enrichment • Responsible for creating, developing and coordinating innovative programs and services to assist students • Supervised work-study students

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