Central Office Administrator

Coordinator of Attendance2013 – Present

Project sponsor of a $2 million 21st century technology initiative to enhance district wide systems and processes including: Online Registration, Specialty School Application, Transfer Request, Guide K12 Geo Analysis, Docushare Document Management, Electronic Conversion of 8.5 million archived records, and Fresh Desk Customer Support. Initiated a two-way electronic customer service model (Fresh Desk) providing support to parents and school personnel.  Fresh Desk is now being duplicated in the following departments: Purchasing, Academies of Birmingham, Accounts Payable, Human Resources, Operations, Information Technology, and Information Management Services.  Developed, planned, and implemented annual (ongoing) job embedded professional development/coaching to district level administrators, school administrators, and school registration teams. 

Duties also include(d): Supervising attendance officers, hearing officers, data technicians and prevention specialists, Collaborating with department supervisors, principals, family court personnel, Reviewing class III level suspensions ensuring compliance with Board policy, state and federal laws, Supervising second level discipline hearings, Serving as liaison between family court and school system, Conducting audits of enrollment, attendance, transfer records, transcript requests, employment verifications, Preparing annual reports on attendance and related matters. 


Principal2001 – 2013

Turnaround principal of 1 elementary and 3 middle schools. Moving 2 schools out of School Improvement to attain 100% AYP.  Obtaining 100% AYP 11 of 13 years. 

Duties also include(d) increasing the academic/attendance rates, developing professional learning communities, providing instructional leadership, enhancing school culture/climate, strengthening home-school relationships, building  school partnerships, facilitating job-embedded professional development, problem solving, overseeing daily operations school business, and ensuring a safe/orderly environment.

Adjunct Professor

EDU 504 Elementary Curriculum, Alabama State University – Miles Campus

EDU 586 Classroom Management, Alabama State University – Miles Campus

EDL 601/602 Foundations of Instructional Leadership, University of Alabama at Birmingham