East Orange Community Charter School, East Orange, NJ
2006 – Jun 2010
- 1st & 2nd Grade - performed home visits, established on-going recruitment and enrolling
students into the district, distributed, collected, compiled and analyze data from the Family Needs Assessment Form, submitted the New Jersey DONET twice a school year, conducted Parent/Guardian Meetings, Parent Orientation, encouraged parent involvement on a daily basis, conducted "one-on-one" conferences with parents to increase academic success for the student, met with teachers on a daily and biweekly basis to discuss any classroom or behavioral issues, finalized and coordinated monthly attendance reports, gathered and maintained necessary documentation within the Administrative Plus Software on new and current students, maintained a waiting list per grade level, facilitated monthly workshops, submitted monthly reports, worked in conjunction with other school components in order to advocate for the student and parent, assisted families in need with outside community resources, met weekly with the Social Services Department to discuss current school events and upcoming school specials, worked in conjunction with the Enrollment Center to register Charter students into the East Orange District, worked consecutively with the Education Department and the IRS (Intervention Referral Services) team as a Case Coordinator to identify academically "at risk" students who had been referred for special services, Classifications and/or outside counseling, worked with the Title I Coordinator to gain more parent involvement by way of implementing different strategies.
Senior Caregivers Program
Family Connections, Maplewood, NJ
2005 – 2006
Senior Caregivers Program - Clinical Case Worker to elderly caregivers and grandparents, performed home visits, performed intakes, referrals, treatment plans, progress notes and assessments for clients.
Volunteer Social Work Intern
Family Connections/Reunity House, Newark, NJ
2004 – 2006
- facilitated parenting skills training with parents who are involved with DYFS,
observed court appointed visitations of parent(s) and their child(ren), initiated treatment plans, prepared intake forms, made referrals, facilitated in-group counseling, followed up with regularly scheduled appointments and performed process recordings.
Administrative Assistant to the Senior Pastor
St. James A.M.E. Church, Newark, NJ
2001 – 2005
- included administrative duties and recorded monies received from parishioners.
Administrative Assistant to the Vice President of Academic Affairs
Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY
1999 – 2001
- included secretarial duties, assisted the students with registration concerns, directed phone calls and made travel arrangements.
Baltimore City Comm. College, Baltimore, MD
1990 – 1999
- assisted the departmental director with daily secretarial duties and assisted students with registration. Assisted Director of Student Support Services (SSS) with students with educational needs.
Part-time Freelance Writer
Newark Examiner, Denver, CO
– May 2011
Christian Devotional Writer for the Newark, New Jersey area.
The Newark Examiner , Denver, CO
– May 2011
Volunteer Online Writer - Write for the Newark Christian Devotional Examiner, where the articles are relevant, exciting, and current.