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D. St.Val
Last Seen : 8/15/2017 9:00:53 PM
Member Since : 7/23/2010
Expertise Include:

• Instructional Planning • Needs Analysis • Group Facilitation
• Staff Development • Program Evaluation • Visio
• Microsoft Office Suite • Adobe Acrobat • Job Aid Creation
• Blackboard/WebCT • Bilingual,Creole, English •Project Management
• Test Administration • Academic Tutor

My Education

M.S.     Elementary Education/ESOL Endorsement, Barry University, March 2003

B.A.      Human Services, Simmons College, May 1996
TIM for Instructional Design and Coaching (earned CEUs)
Coaching Digital Learning Certification, MOOC-Ed, 2017
Clinical Educators Certification, Florida Department of Education, 2016 Florida Educators Certification, Florida Department of Education, Expires 2020

My Experience


Croissant Park Elementary School

4th Grade Teacher, August 2006- Present

·         Teach reading, language arts, social studies, mathematics, science, health to students using appropriate learning activities.

·         Create lesson plans and instructional materials to provide individualized and small group instruction adapting the curriculum each student.

·          Foster student behavioral standard to achieve a group learning atmosphere in the classroom.

·         Evaluate student’s progress, keep records, and prepare semester progress reports to communicate with parents to discuss student’s progress.

·         Cooperate with staff members to assess students in solving learning problems and participate in curriculum development programs as required.

·         Requisition books / instructional aids and maintain classroom inventory records.


FCAT Reading/Math Camp Instructor, October 2006-May 2008

·         Instruction in Reading & Math subject areas to prepare elementary school students for FCAT assessment test

·         Administered pre and post test to determine student improvement throughout the program

·         Developed lessons to address areas of skill weakness

·         Cooperative and small-group instruction


Broward Community College

Project Renew, P/T ESL Instructor, August 07-August 08

·         ESOL instruction based on CASAS competencies and work readiness

·         Using a variety of audio, video, and visual tools to enhance learning

·         Improve English skills, increase confidence in ability to communicate

·         Construct and implement testing and review materials

·         Make recommendations as to promotion or demotion to other ESOL level


Boca Raton Community Middle School

P/T Keyboarding Instructor, October 2003-August 2004

·         Introduce basic computer functions and keyboarding to adult workforce development clients

·         Plan and implement lesson plans and quizzes

·         Bi-weekly observations and progress feedback


P/T Level 3 ESL Instructor, May 2002-August 2007

·         Classroom instruction of Limited English proficiency adults to improve their English and grammar skills

·         Using the ESL standards for Palm Beach Country to plan and implement lesson plans

·         Using a variety of audio, video, and visual tools to enhance learning

·         Teach life skills and citizenship

·         Construct and implement testing and review materials

·         Make recommendations as to promotion or demotion to other ESL levels



Campus Management Corp

            Implementation Consultant I, January 06-August 06

·         Participate and observe in business process analysis. Documents business practices, rules, and data flow. Documents process diagrams using Visio.

·         Develop written and organized documentation, agendas and procedural documentation.

·         Conduct data entry during set up and configuration and data translation processes. Validate data following a test plan and reports results accordingly. Document problems and notifies others as appropriate using pre-defined escalation procedures.

·         Independently train the following modules to end users: Navigation, Contact Manager, Admissions, Academic Records, Placement, Financial Aid Fundamentals, Student Account Fundamentals and Housing and Student Services.

·         Supports Go Live week independently,  and organizes and facilitates meetings as directed by Project Manager

·         Submit regular reports regarding project status, problem areas, training activities, utilization, expenses, etc. to project team or PM.

·         Other duties as assigned by management and/or project lead.


Kaplan University

Academic Advisor, School of Paralegal Studies, April 05-January 06

·         Provide academic consulting services to students, prospective students, and former students, including complex analysis and integration.

·         Resolve problems relating to curriculum, course prerequisites, and eligibility by referring to catalogues and other appropriate resource material or governance manual.

·         Advise on certification or licensure requirements; evaluates transcripts and course work to ensure student remains on career track.

·         Review student grade reports each semester to determine probation and/or suspension based on academic regulations of university; notifies and places students on probation or suspension; returns students to regular status after sufficient progress is made.

·         Coordinate with other organizational units to process admission and graduation requests and to aid in resolution of academic problems.

·         Review student files to ensure deadlines are met for completing various graduation requirements such as coursework requirements, theses, comprehensive examinations, and other specific program requirements.

·         Participate in continuing in-service training related to academic information and advisement procedures.

·         Assist in advisement, admission, certification and evaluation processes by performing supplemental administrative activities, such as securing requested information, verifying computerized data files, and preparing reports

Florida Atlantic University

            Coordinator of Greek Life, December 2002-April 2005

·         Plan, develop and implement programs, which foster the ongoing operation and growth of the Greek Fraternal system

·         Advise Fraternal Organizations, Committees and Inter-fraternal councils

·         Financial management of a $100,000 Greek Life Budget

·         Recommend and implement policies regarding Greek Affairs to the University Community

·         Hire, train, evaluate and supervise student employees & master’s level intern

·         Create and promote marketing strategies for the overall Greek Community and Greek Activities to include recruitment of students into Greek Organizations

·         Provide leadership workshops, officer retreats and trainings which foster growth and leadership of student groups

·         Create and Maintain ongoing statistical reports based on consistent monitoring of academic progress of chapter members, and new membership intake

·         Create and update Greek Policy & Procedures Manual, Pan-Hellenic Resource Guide and New Member Orientation Manual

·         Assist councils with Formal Sorority Recruitment and Fraternity Rush Week

·         Coordinate with other University Departments to facilitate student trainings and programming initiatives (Housing, Student Activities, Student Retention, Multi-Cultural Affairs, Orientation, Athletics, Campus Recreation)


Palm Beach Community College

            Part-Time Learning Specialist, October 2000–December 2002

·         Supervision of Reading, English & Writing tutors

·         Conduct Learning Center orientation sessions for PBCC students

·         Provide one on one and small group tutoring in Reading, English & Writing

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