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Consultant / Self Employed

Management, Organic Talent Development, Compliance/Program Review a Conversation

Areas of Expertise

  • United States
  • English


Over 20 years of experience in education ranging from the classroom to the boardroom. Ph.D. in special education. Experienced in urban school management and school turn around efforts. Industry expert with specific experience in special education, education trend(s) identification, charter school management support, grant writing and review,education business development and professional development.


President, Absolute Success--An educational consulting company specializing in providing schools, education businesses, and government education agencies support in technical services, leadership development, and powerful change management initiatives, all designed to increase capacity and student achievement across the nation and globe. Specific areas of expertise include:

• Executive Management—create and execute strategic organizational goals and facilitate successful integration of all departments to accomplish continual alignment with organizational mission.
• Design, Develop and Implement High Quality Professional Development—utilizing best in class instructional theory and pedagogy, build sustainable training programs for all levels of staff and stakeholders.
• Highly Effective and Collaborative Organizational Development—build personal relationships with all stakeholders of organization focusing on on-going communication, mutual respect, and strategic alignment of goals.
• Technical Review and Evaluation—conduct independent review and evaluation of access and delivery of special education programming within school systems.
• Urban School Turn Around—work with urban school leaders to evaluate school operations and effectiveness and prioritize change mandates.
• Superior Public Relations—large amount of public speaking experience including presentations, trainings, media engagement, board meetings and leading executive teams meetings.

President, For-Profit Education Company--A suite of educational companies including a special education school, an educational publishing company and an on-line professional development course. Customers include the Washington, DC Public School System and private consumers.
• Senior Executive of $14 million education company which provides highly specialized services and products for school systems and consumers.
• Established and maintained relationships with key customers including government officials and education stakeholders.
• Responsible for contract management with government agency including budget preparation and billing procedures, financing reporting, development and implementation of student IEPs, student data collection, achieving contract outcomes for students and maintaining close working relationships with agency officials.
• Created highly productive senior management team, responsible for the performance of 140 employees.
• Served as company spokesperson and advised Owner on critical internal as well as external issues impacting company.


Texas A&M, Commerce, BA--Elementary Education
American University, MS--Special Education
American University, Ph.D.--Education, Specialization in Special Education

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