My background

Vision Statement:

To empower teachers to teach students in such a way as to achieve the greatest potential of both teachers and students.

Profile of Qualifications:
  • Dedicated and highly motivated Educational Administrative Professional with a proven track record for implementing successful programs that produce lasting results

  • Experience with overseeing $1,000,000+ budget for US Air Force Catholic Chapel

  • Assist in writing and submitting government grants to obtain funding

  • Led the accreditation program

  • Develop, implement, and evaluate instructional programs to improve student performance

  • Polished, public speaker and instructor

  • Ability to relate effectively to people at all levels and of diverse backgrounds

  • Knowledgeable of current trends in education and capable of motivating staff to try new, creative techniques to continually improve teaching skills

  • Active in supporting and encouraging teachers through continuing education, staff development, and leadership roles

  • Experienced in observe classrooms and review lesson plans

  • Develop performance evaluation programs

  • Assist with appropriate in-service programs for faculty and staff

  • Assist in coordinating acquisition of textbooks, equipment and resource materials for instruction

  • Interview candidates for certified and non-certified positions

  • Coordinate extra-curricular activities/specials

  • Coordinate acquisition and placement of substitute teachers

  • Overlook the food program and kitchen staff

Educational Background:

Master of Psychology                                                                                                                                2016

Institute for Psychological Services (online), Arlington, Virginia

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)                                                                                                                     2007

Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, Colorado

Major: Educational Leadership           Minor: Human Resource Studies

Dissertation: Middle School, African American Studies:

Educational Goals, Career Aspirations and High School Retention Factors

Master of History                                                                                                                                        1991

Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans, Louisiana

Major: African-American History

Master of Divinity                                                                                                                                       1986

St. Francis Seminary, St. Francis, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Ordained for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee

Major: Theological Studies

Bachelor of Arts                                                                                                                                         1981

Thomas More College, Crestview, Kentucky

Educational Background:

Professor

Archdiocese Diocese of Atlanta, Permanent Diaconate program for Homiletics.                     2012 to Present

 

Middle School Principal/Administrator                                                                                        2010 to 2012

Emmaus Middle and High School – Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Took a failing, urban school and revived it within one year by placing the middle and high school on one traditional campus

  • Direct all aspects of educational programs and activities for middle and high school facilities consisting of approximately 300 students

  • Supervise, train, and mentor 25 staff members and evaluate all teachers

  • Manage business, building maintenance, behavioral/disciplinary problems, parent/teacher relations, staffing schedules, and various daily activities

Other Accomplishments Include:

  • Head the Accreditation Program

  • Addition of Pre-Kindergarten (ages 4-5) class and hired new staff members

 

Faculty/Staff Member                                                                                                                   2008 to 2013

The Institute for Black Catholic Studies

Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans, Louisiana

Duties: Community Life, Liturgy, Registration, Scheduling of Classes

 

Adjunct Professor of Religion                                                                                                      2003 to Present

St. Leo University, Morrow, Georgia

Courses Taught: World Religions, New Testament, Old Testament, Catholic Tradition, Christian Morality, Foundations of Christian Faith (Systematic Theology)

Adjunct Professor of Humanities                                                                                                 1999 to 2014

Advisor for First Year Students*

DeVry University, Decatur, Georgia

*Giving direction and guidance for their particular curriculum and discipline of study

Courses Taught: Psychology, Sociology, Career Development, Critical Thinking, English Composition, Professional Writing, Advanced Composition, Speech

 

Adjunct Professor                                                                                                                         1994 - 1997

(Japan – Active Duty Military Personnel)

University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

Courses Taught: History, African-American Studies, African-American Family

 

Chaplain/Teacher                                                                                                                          2000 to 2004

Cathedral Grade School, Atlanta, Georgia

Duties: Religious Services, Counseling Students and Parents, Spiritual Counselor, Academic Counselor, Personal Counselor, Teacher for Middle School Students, Crisis Intervention

 

United States Air Force                                                                                                                 1990 to 2000

Head Chaplain

Administrative Responsibilities: Budgeting (including Fund Executive for largest fund in PACAF), Staffing, Reorganization of Programs, Staff and Program Director, Fundraising, Youth & Adult Programs, Educational Programs, Curriculum Evaluation, Implementation of Diversity in Worship & Leadership

 

Chaplain

Duties: Individual Counseling, Family Counseling, Spiritual Counseling, Crisis Intervention, Field Visitation of Troops, Religious Services for Catholic & Non-Catholic Military Staff Personnel

 

Awards/Medals

Air Force Commendation Medal with One-Leaf Cluster

Air Force Organization Excellence Award

National Defense service Medal

Southwest Asia Service medal with Two Bronze Campaign Stars

Air Force Longevity Service Award Ribbon

Ministry on the Summit on Violence

P.O. Box 370587

Decatur,  GA.  30037

 

404-226-8170

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