Colorado       kelbel4762@yahoo.comACADEMIC PREPARATIONINSTITUTE FOR LIFE COACHING                                        ...
1989-1993       Coordinator After School Instruction Program                K through 81989-1993       Coordinated and Imp...
Implemented and taught “7 habits of Highly Effect Teenagers” to identified at-risk   students (2006-2009).   Anger Managem...
MEMBERSHIPSArizona School Counselors AssociationMember of the Communities in School Committee for Both Granada East and Gr...
GRANTSArizona Character Education Foundation Grant Recipient – A grant which has beenreceived multiple times for incentive...
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  1. 1. Colorado kelbel4762@yahoo.comACADEMIC PREPARATIONINSTITUTE FOR LIFE COACHING ON-LINE Jan 2011 (Expected)Board Certified Coach (BCC) Mar 2011 (Expected)Wellness Life Coaching Specialist Wellness Life Coach, BCCARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY Phoenix, AZ Aug 1999 College of Education M Ed, Education and AdministrationWESTERN STATE COLLEGE Gunnison, CO Aug 1988 MA, Guidance and CounselingMESA COLLEGE Grand Jct, CO May 1984 BA, Business Administration/MarketingPROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCESchool District 51 Grand Junction High School Grand Jct, CO2009-2011 Counselor FreshmanAlhambra Elementary School District Granada East School Phoenix, AZ1993-2009 Counselor Grades 4 through 82007-2008 Teen Success Class Grades 7 and 81994-2000 Study skills Teacher Grades 7 and 81993-1994 Mathematics Teacher Grade 7Hawaii Department of Education Waimea Elementary School Kamuela, HI1989-1993 Intermediate Guidance Counselor K through 8
  2. 2. 1989-1993 Coordinator After School Instruction Program K through 81989-1993 Coordinated and Implemented School-Wide Testing Program K through 8Kona Community School Kailua-Kona, HI1990-1993 Instructor for GED and Competency Exam PreparationCAREER LEADERSHIP HIGHLIGHTSVolunteer at the Mesa County Palisade Library (2011-Present)Coordinated with middle schools and Registered all incoming freshman for GJHS throughonline programFacilitate the REACH program for homeless students at our schoolCoordinator for the TIGER TOUR program to help incoming Freshman learn aboutactivities at GJHSDirected the Gifted/Talented Program at GJHSCoordinated PLAN testing and student/teacher training, CSAP explanation anddissemination of informationCoordinated the Hispanic Mother/Daughter Program through ASUCoordinated The Courthouse Experience where all 6th grade students went to theSuperior Courthouse and observed a criminal court proceeding in progress. A judgefollowed up with a visit to their classroom. (1995-2004)Coordinator for The Phoenix Suns NBA Quest for Quality Student RecognitionProgram (04/05, 03/04, 02/03) and also The Phoenix Suns Team Up Program. Theseare coordinated efforts with The Suns to get kids to attend school by rewarding them withtickets to games.Growing Through Technology (95-97) computer program to help students explore theirpersonal developmentDirector/Coordinator of CHARACTER COUNTS! Program (1997-2009) – A criticalprogram for at-risk students. Supervised a school-wide committee. The school has asignificant CHARACTER COUNTS! presence on campus.CHARACTER COUNTS! T-shirts (2006) –reward program for outstanding students ofcharacter.CHARACTER COUNTS! Dog Tags (2007)Coordinated and organized the Granada East Health Fair (1999)Jump Start Program (1997-1999) Worked with at- risk female students and ASU studentson a documentary, which aired on MTV.
  3. 3. Implemented and taught “7 habits of Highly Effect Teenagers” to identified at-risk students (2006-2009). Anger Management Presenter at the Big Island School Counselor Association BISCA Conference (1991) Coordinated and implemented C.E.A.S. (Community Effort to Abate Street Violence Week) (1997) Student Council Sponsor (1995-1996) Girls Basketball Coach (2008-2009) Oversaw the Granada East Com Care services to bring in outside counselors/therapists to work with special needs students. Supervised the Granada East Transition Classroom (1993-1999), this was a classroom that held 7th and 8th grade students who were at-risk kids that couldn’t maintain in the regular classroom and were placed in a special room because of behavior related issues. “Spotlight” Presentation to the Governing Board re: Improving Personal Development Skills by increasing self-esteem through academic achievement (1995). Counseling Consultant “Stolen Lives: Children of Addicts”, “Children of Children”. I helped co-author/over-see the writing of these two pamphlets (1997) CERTIFICATIONS CO, Professional Special Services License, Counselor, Ages 0-21 CO, Professional Teacher License, Secondary, Business Education AZ, Principal AZ, Guidance Counselor, Pre-K-12 AZ, Standard Secondary Education, 7-12, Business AZ, Standard Vocational Education, Business, Marketing Cooperative Education, K-12HI, Professional Specialist, School Counselor, K-12
  4. 4. MEMBERSHIPSArizona School Counselors AssociationMember of the Communities in School Committee for Both Granada East and GranadaPrimary (1996-1999)Member of the Granada East School Community Council“Communities in schools”: Member - an organization that provides resources to theschool community.State of Arizona Liaison, Presenter and Trainer for CHARACTER COUNTS!Programs and the Arizona Character Education Foundation. I am one of only a fewpeople trained for this in AZ. I was called upon to present at schools across the state thatneeded help implementing their own CHARACTER COUNTS! Programs.Member of District Character Counts! Committee (2006-2009) aided in writing andsubmitting our school for a National Character Spotlight Award. The school achievedsemi-final status. Out of 150 districts; we were in the top 10.Chairperson of Child Study Team (1995-2006)Child Study Team, Granada East and GJHS (2007 to present)Chairperson Student Solutions Team, Granada East and GJHS (1996 to present)Report Card Revision Committee (1998)Member of Yearly School Planning Committee (1995 to 2009)Member and chair of Granada East Social Committee (1993-1997)Member of Waimea School Social Committee (1987-1992)AWARDSAwarded Excellence in Education Award I am the only counselor in our district to everhave earned this award. The criteria for these awards are high student achievement,effective use of instructional strategies, and implementation of unique programs to fosterstudent achievement, positive interaction with students, staff, and parents, and activitiesthat extend beyond the classroom. (1996-1997)Golden Bell Nominee for Violence Prevention Program (1999) and for Career FocusExperience (1997) The Golden Bell Awards program recognizes exemplary programs in16 major categories, including curriculum and instruction and related programs, which areessential to support teaching and learning. The program also recognizes the importance ofrelated programs, which are essential to support teaching and learning.Granada East Employee of the Month (2006)Granada East Great Character Award (2006)
  5. 5. GRANTSArizona Character Education Foundation Grant Recipient – A grant which has beenreceived multiple times for incentives, posters and supplies for teaching CHARACTERCOUNTS in the classroom. (1995-2009)Alhambra Mini Grant Recipient: Career Exploration (MSPI) involves taking a personalityquiz that helps students discover some likely career options. (1998)Recipient of $10,400 Grant from the Superior Court of Maricopa County and JuvenileProbation Department for the implementation of a juvenile delinquency preventionprogram. Used to implement a violence prevention program (1996)PARENT EDUCATIONParenting Class -- “Banana Splits” Divorce Program (1996)Parenting class –“CHARACTER COUNTS” Six Pillars of Good Character (2006)Parenting class – Raising Test Scores (2007)

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