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RESUME

DAVINA COLEMAN
 

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Professional Info​
Organizations

I excel at

  • Establishing, leading, and maintaining Professional Learning Communities.

  • Providing teacher professional development to help enhance teacher growth.

  • Providing leadership for standard based instruction and assessment to staff.

  • Promoting student growth and achievement through leadership, support, and collaboration.

  • Gathering and analyzing student achievement and other related data to inform the decision-making process regarding school improvement efforts.

Education
University of South Carolina, 2018 (Prospective)

M.Ed. Education Administration

 

College of Charleston, 2016

Arts Integration Courses

Converse College, 2013

Gifted and Talented Endorsement

Western Governors University, 2011

M.A.T. in Middle Level Mathematics Education​

Mercer University, 2007

B.A. in Business Administration

  • South Carolina Council of Mathematics Educators

  • South Carolina Association Middle Level Educators

  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Technology
  • Google Classroom

  • Microsoft Class One Note

  • Go Formative

  • Microsoft Products

  • Google Education Products

  • Edmodo

  • Power School

  • Mastery Connect

  • USA Test Prep

  • Edgenuity

  • Active Inspire

Experience

Beaufort County School District: Numeracy Coach

Beaufort, SC

August 2016 to present

  • Trained in the G.A.N.A.G. model by Dr. Jane Pollock, Co-author of Classroom that Works: Research-Based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement

  • Structured RSIA’s RTI PLC with RTI Coordinator; co-facilitator of RTI weekly PLC

  • Local Trainer for BCSD for SREB’s Mathematics Design Curriculum (MDC)

  • Conduct teacher observations; Creator of RSIA’s electronic informal observation forms

  • Lead monthly PLC’s for staff

  • Analyze MAP and SC Ready data to set and monitor standards-based goals for student learning

  • Collaborate with teachers to analyze formative and summative student achievement data

  • Assist teachers with the use of data to improve student learning

  • Foster a safe, trusting environment for teachers

  • Introduce alternatives and refinements for teacher instructional practices; model best practices in classrooms through model lessons and co-teaching

  • Created one-page unit documents of unpacked math standards to create learning targets for K-8 math curriculum. Work completed led to one-page unit documents being added to BCSD’s Curriculum Maps on Rubicon Atlas

  • Build teacher capacity regarding school instructional programs and approaches; Work closely with administration and Dr. Jane Pollock to implement and monitor the G.A.N.A.G. framework in all disciplines at RSIA

 

Beaufort County School District: Math Teacher

Beaufort, SC

August 2011 to July 2016

  • Courses taught: Math 7, Pre-Algebra, Accelerated Pre-Algebra, Math 8, Advance Math 8, and Algebra I Honors

  • Consistent Level 5 rating on the Education Value Added Assessment System (EVAAS)

  • Consistently achieved 100% passage rate for Algebra I End of Course exam for academic school years 2011-2012, 2012-2013, 2013-2014, 2014-2015, 2015-2016

  • Middle Level Mathematics curriculum writer of Beaufort County School District (BCSD) academic school year(s) 2012-2013, 2013-2014, and 2015-2016

  • Recipient of Bill Cox New Teacher Award 2011-2012

  • Proficient in 1:1 technology integration in the classroom

  • Implementation of a blended learning environment

  • Knowledge of SC College Readiness Standards and Common Core College Readiness Standards

  • Teacher of the Year Nominee for academic school year 2014-2015 and 2015-2016

  • Proficient in Northwest Evaluation Association’s (NWEA) learning continuum and implementation in instruction

  • Experience in collaborative lesson planning

  • Fostered a learning environment that is conducive for student development through adaptive teaching styles, individual assistance to students, open communication, and peer tutoring and mentoring

Technical College of the Low Country: Math Adjunct Professor

Beaufort, SC

January 2012 to May 2012

  • Instructor of College Math 032

  • Proficient in MyMathLab software and Web Advisor

  • Planned course instruction based on the approved syllabus provided to assure course content and learning objectives were met

  • Designed, administered, and graded exams to assess achievement of course objectives

Beaufort County School District: Substitute (classroom and secretarial)

Beaufort, SC

November 2010 to July 2011

  • Followed class guidelines as provided by absent teacher

  • Augmented daily schedules as needed to service the needs of the students

  • Wrote detailed reports of class(es) behavior

  • Implemented discipline structure needed for effective classroom management

  • Served as a receptionist in the front office when needed

  • Involved in daily office operations (answering telephones, PowerSchool, copying, and faxing)

Fort County School District: Richard Milburn High School (Marine Corp Base Hawaii)

Kaneohe, HI

April 2008 to June 2010  

  • Math Teacher for the Military Academic Skills Program (MASP) provided by the Joint Education Office

  • Taught 500+ students in K-12 level mathematics to adult military learners and their dependents during a four-week course

  • Responsible for augmenting the MASP math curriculum that took effect March 2010

  • Successive in raising students Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) scores 20 points on average

  • Successive in increasing students’ math results nearly 50% every month

  • Fostered a learning environment that was conducive for student development through adaptive teaching style, individual assistance to students, open communication, peer tutoring and mentoring

  • Proctored and scored the Post Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)

  • Orientated new math teachers and assisted in their development

Leadership Roles

Leadership Team

Beaufort Middle School and Robert Smalls International Academy, Beaufort, SC

August 2012 – present

  • Provide leadership for standards-based instruction and assessment in the math educational program

  • Gather and analyze student achievement and other related data to inform the decision-making process regarding school improvement efforts weekly

  • Interview prospective employees to fill vacancies within our school

  • Lead grade level PLCs in absence of administrator(s)

  • Member of Beaufort Middle School (BMS) steering committee and Strategic Arts Committee

  • Member of Gryphon Time committee 2015-2016

  • Help to develop a school-wide gryphon time schedule which is based upon student learning needs and takes into consideration available resources and supplemental curricula

  • Responsible for 8th grade RTI maintenance.

  • Help to develop RTI school wide protocol.

  • Lead school-wide Professional Learning Communities (PLC) for grades Pre-K through 8th

 

Evaluator and Teacher Mentor

Beaufort Middle School and Robert Smalls International Academy, Beaufort, SC

August 2013 to present

  • Certified ADEPT Evaluator and Mentor; 2014

  • Certified Induction Mentor provided by BCSD district; 2013

  • TAP Mentor Teacher 2013-2014

  • Evaluate teacher work based on performance indicators

  • Model professional and ethical standards, and personal integrity in interactions

  • Counsel teachers regarding their professional growth

Math Department Chair

Beaufort Middle School, Beaufort, SC

August 2013 to May 2016

  • Establish and maintain a professional learning community for math department staff

  • Use student achievement data and related data to make instructional decisions regarding the school improvement plan concerning mathematics instruction

  • Responsible for teacher professional development to help enhance teacher growth

  • Responsible for understanding the relation between school improvement and student math achievement

  • Communicate school vision to all stakeholders through Math and Science night initiatives

  • Work closely with Numeracy Coach to develop and implement strategies to increase student achievement department wide.

  • Lead Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) and co-plan with Math Department in the implementation of Student Learning Objectives (SLOs)

 

Grade Level Chair

Beaufort Middle School, Beaufort, SC

August 2014 to May 2016

  • Responsible for establishing, leading, and maintaining a cooperative learning environment for grade 8th staff

  • Help to support and implement grade level initiatives that will help to improve student achievement across the curriculum

  • Liaison for Administration for 8th grade staff

  • Representative and advocate for 8th grade staff at weekly Leadership meetings

  • Lead 8th PLCs for SLOs and Response to Intervention (RTI)

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