Atlanta, GA | 678.361.6148 |
Professional Summary
High-energy, confident professional wit...
Atlanta, GA | 678.361.6148 |
Atlanta Public Schools, Atlanta, GA | 1999 – Present

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Naomi Whiters Resume

Published on: Mar 3, 2016

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  • 1. NAOMI WHITERS Atlanta, GA | 678.361.6148 | Professional Summary High-energy, confident professional with expert communication and conflict resolution skills and experience. Known for an interactive teaching style that encourages participation and enthusiasm while facilitating learning. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet business demands. Solid experience in program management, teaching and counseling. Passionate individual with strong ability and experience developing, implementing, and tracking plans and strategies. Experience, Abilities & Skills LEADERSHIP & RELATIONSHIP BUILDING  Spearheaded newly formed position of Intervention Specialist for Atlanta Public Schools.  Identified the proper evaluation methods and interventions for 50+ at-risk students.  Developed system-wide Management Log for tracking student progress.  Recognized for, and served as mentor for new teachers.  Effectively manage others through persuasive communication and goal setting.  Experience building corporate relationships cultivating excellent long-term relationships with parents and students.  Well-developed skills in documentation, organization, time management, problem solving and decision-making. GENERAL MANAGEMENT  Proven ability to motivate and inspire others to achieve goals.  People-oriented; enjoy working directly with internal and external clients.  Apt at handling challenges, with proven history of diffusing difficult situations.  Strong computer skills and ability to learn new systems with ease. TRAINING & INSTRUCTION  Extensive 17-years of experience designing and developing curriculums.  Implemented multiple curricula for various business management courses.  Differentiated instruction to meet varying learning needs and abilities.  Enhanced student engagement by maintaining a positive learning environment.  Conducted public speaking and communication seminars.  Developed and facilitated various staff training. PROGRAM MANAGEMENT  Led and managed all logistical strategies for Jumpstart Summer Academy and Summer Institute; productively managed 300 students and 10 Site Managers.  Developed various tracking documents which were later adopted system-wide.  Avid supporter and advocate for sharing best practices.  Excellent meeting facilitator.  Skilled at analyzing research data and formulating plausible solutions. Education  Specialist in Education, Ed. S, Educational Administration and Supervision : Lincoln Memorial University  Master of Science, M.S., Technology in Education : Lesley University  Bachelor of Science, B.S, Business Education : Buffalo State University Career Progression
  • 2. NAOMI WHITERS Atlanta, GA | 678.361.6148 | Atlanta Public Schools, Atlanta, GA | 1999 – Present
 Seasoned teacher, coach, and program administrator for the Atlanta Public School system. Recognized as the go-to person for guiding new teachers, developing curriculums and nominated as Teacher of the Year. Intervention Specialist, 2014 – Present  Collaborates with teachers and parents to coordinate intervention strategies for at-risk students.  Works assiduously to identify and actively address the foundational areas of weakness for 50+ students and 200+ teacher teams.  Determine research-based interventions that meet the targeted weakness and validated progress monitoring tools that measure student growth resulting from the intervention.  Analyze ongoing data to make progressive decisions about next steps for student progress.  Provide training to staff on core competencies, implementation and execution.  Created Management Log to track progress of individual students. Management Log adopted district-wide.  Facilitate regular meetings with administrators, teachers and counselors to address student needs and analyze critical data. Graduation Coach, 2012 – 2014  Passionately ensured student advancement by identifying and providing support for students at risk of not graduating.  Implemented systematic intervention strategies and work with school administrators, counselors, and teachers to increase graduation rate. Successfully contributing to a 8% growth.  Collaborated regularly with parents to form cohesive long-term relationships in support of student success. Design Team Program Manager – Summer Institute, 2009 - 2012  Planned, developed and implemented Employability curriculum for students and teachers.  Solicited and developed corporate and business relationships for effective student placement.  Managed 300 student Interns and 10 Site Managers; providing logistics and activity planning throughout the summer.  Introduced new private and public partnerships to increase the number of student summer intern opportunities.  Facilitated professional development for Site Managers (teachers who managed students at the job assignments).  Created an Informative Assessments to Site Managers during visits with interns. Site Coordinator – Jumpstart Summer Academy, 2007 – 2012  Led transitional program for students entering high school. Set clear expectations and goals for achieving success.  Responsible for all logistical planning of activities.  Developed curriculum incorporating core standards. Business Education Teacher, 1999 – 2012  Formulated, defined, and monitored instruction for various courses in risk management, business management, technology and document processing.  Incorporated diverse teaching strategies to effectively address each student's learning styles and abilities.  Recruited over 300 students for FBLA, while instilling leadership in appointed student officers. Twenty-one students successfully competed in local competitions, with 9 students advancing to the state level. Notably ranking in the top 10 nationally, for largest member enrollment.  Provided educational tutoring support through ‘Home Bound Service’; bridging instructional material and development between student and teacher.  Designed curriculum to ensure student progress and development.  Ran several fundraising activities in support of the South Atlanta High School African American Student Empowerment Program (Genesis). Raised over $5,000 and award students' scholarships.  Selected by principal to facilitate professional development to staff.  Served and mentored new teachers and guided them in curriculum development.

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