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Monica Jones, Ed.S.

Monica Jones, Ed.S.

Passionate Professional

United States (Nevada)
Project initiator Available
*Dedicated to developing individuals into life-long learners using a unique combination of education experiences, professional training, and
teaching strategies

*Twenty-five years of teaching in a variety of educational settings

*Engaged in relationship building exercises, monitored progress, and met with key stakeholders about performance

*Tracked and analyzed key metrics and presented findings each year

* Researched, organized, and implemented daily presentations on a variety of topics with a high information retention rate

*Able to work independently and collaboratively under pressure in a fast paced, deadline driven environment

*Demonstrated advanced problem-solving skills with the ability to quickly learn new material

*Mentored and trained several staff members on strategies and techniques to reach and maintain established goals

*Awarded and recognized for outstanding performance
Experience
  • Diversity Plan
  • Community Engagement
  • Mission Statement
  • Biography Development
  • Company Narrative
  • Research and Development of Start Up Documents
  • Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • International Baccalaureate and Project Based Learning Trained
  • Educator Advisory Board and Network Discipline Committee
  • Safety Team Member
  • STEM Girls Power Sponsor
  • Seventh Grade ELAR Teacher
  • Innovative Leader Academy Participant
  • School Leadership Team Member
  • Fourth Grade Team Leader
  • Sixth Grade Social Studies (Summer Academy 2012)
  • Fourth Grade Teacher (2011-2012, 2014-2015)
  • Third Grade Teacher (2013-2014)
  • CHISD District Elementary Teacher of the Year 2010-11
  • 21st Century Classroom Instructor 2010-11
  • ELAR Department Chairperson (5 yrs)
  • Campus Improvement Team Chairperson (1yr)
  • Fifth Grade Level Chairperson (3 yrs)
  • District Advisory Committee (1 yr)
  • Campus Improvement Team (3 yrs)
  • Textbook Advisory Committee (2 yrs)
  • Mentor (new teacher and student teacher) (2 yrs)
  • Spelling Bee Coordinator (2 yrs)
  • Teacher of the Year Finalist (2 yrs)
  • Teacher of the Month (1 yr)
  • Quick Pad Writing Grant Winner
  • Fifth Grade Teacher (Self-Contained- 2005-2006, 2007-2008, ELA/Math/SS- 2006- 2007, Math 2008-2009, ELA/Science 2009-2010, ELAR 2010-2011)
  • Summer School ( Fifth Grade Math- 2007, 2009, and 2010, Eighth Grade Math- 2006 and 2008)
  • Student Council Sponsor (2 yrs)
  • Cheerleading Sponsor (5 yrs)
  • After school and Saturday Morning Tutor
  • K-12 Language Arts Teacher
  • Employee of the Month
  • Fifth Grade Teacher
  • PTO Treasurer
  • Sixth Grade Teacher
  • Sixth Grade Teacher (June 2001- December 2001)
  • Fourth Grade Teacher (January 2001- June 2001)
  • School Accreditation Committee Co- Chairperson (1yr)
  • Attendance Challenge Co-Chairperson (1 yr)
  • Fourth Grade Level Chairperson (1 yr)
  • Site Based Management Team (2 yrs)
  • Southeastern Consortium for Minorities in Engineering (SECME) Sponsor (2 yrs)
  • Scope and Sequence Planning Committee (1 yr)
  • Family Support Team Member (1 yr)
  • Summer School Voyager National Education Reform Initiative Facilitator (1998)
  • Sixth Grade Teacher (1997- 1998, 1998-1999)
  • Fourth Grade Teacher (1999- 2000)
  • Drama Club Sponsor (2 yrs)
  • Social Sciences/ History Chairperson (1 yr)
  • Textbook Advisory Committee (1 yr)
  • Middle School Social Sciences (November 1995-November 1996)
  • Third Grade Teacher (August 1995- October 1995)
  • Student Council Sponsor (1 yr)
Education

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)

Walden University

September 2011 to December 2016
Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
(ABD: All But Dissertation)

Master of Education (MA Ed.)

University of Phoenix

September 2009 to May 2011
Adult Education and Training

Bachelor of Science (BS Ed.)

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

September 1989 to May 1994
Elementary Education
Skills

Professional Developed Skills and Training

  • International Baccalaureate
    Good
  • Teacher Leader Institute
    Expert
  • New Teacher Mentor
    Expert
  • Principles of Learning
    Expert
  • Effective Teaching Strategies Academy
    Expert
  • Project GRAD
    Good
  • Technology In Your Classroom
    Expert
  • Voyager National Education Reform Initiative
    Intermediate
  • Literacy Institute
    Expert
  • 21st Century Educational Technology
    Expert
  • Boys Town Behavior Model
    Intermediate
  • STEM
    Good
  • SMART Board
    Advanced
  • Buck Institute for Education PBL Works
    Good
  • Success For All Reading Program
    Good

Certifications

  • Georgia Teacher Certification- (T-6) P-5 Early Childhood Education, Middle Grades (4-8), Middle Grades Language Arts (4-8), and Middle Grades Social Sciences (4-8)
  • Texas Teacher Standard Certification- Elementary Self Contained 1-8
  • Tennessee Professional Teaching License- 1-6 Middle School Social Sciences Endorsement
  • Illinois Teacher License- Elementary Education- Type 03 1-9 Generalist
  • Arkansas Educator License- Elementary
Interests

Organizations

  • National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Incorporated
  • Vikette Service Society (President)
  • Texas Reading Association
  • Texas Council of Mathematics Association
  • Computer Education Association
  • National Education Association