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Aleah Al-Sad

616 Memorial Heights Dr. #4205 Houston, TX 77007 Phone: (281) 386-6987 E-mail: aalsad@houstonisd.org Website: http://aalsad.weebly.com

Interests and Qualifications


Professional Objective: Administrative Position Secondary School Level Skilled at involving and communicating with teachers, pupils, and parents Experienced facilitator for collaborative teacher teams Knowledgeable about team approaches, data analysis, flexible grouping, differentiation, and inclusion of Gifted & Talented students

Certifications
Texas Teaching Certification for Mathematics 4-8 GT Certified hours are current Instructional Leadership Development (ILD)

Education
University of St. Thomas (Houston, TX)
Masters of Education Educational Administration (Jan. 2012 Dec. 2013 [expected])

Study Abroad experience in Ireland, June 2013: research and analysis of Irish educational systems and cultural expectations

University of Houston (Houston, TX)


Bachelor of Arts Corporate Communication, Minor History (2005-2009)

Membership in Honors College Cumulative GPA: 3.68, Major GPA: 3.83

Educator Experience
Instructional Specialist (August 2013 current) W.I. Stevenson Middle School (9595 Winkler Dr., Houston, TX 77017)

Assists teachers in developing and implementing instructional goals to improve student achievement. Collaborates with teachers to develop various assessment tools for the evaluation of student achievement. Observes instructional strategies used in the classroom and recommends additional strategies and resources to meet the needs of varied student learning styles. Analyzes

Resume: Aleah Al-Sad

data and provides instructional plans of action to improve instruction. Recommends and coordinates professional development opportunities for teachers based on identified needs. Assists in keeping the entire school focused on student achievement.
7th Grade Pre-AP Math Teacher (August 2009 August 2013) W.I. Stevenson Middle School (9595 Winkler Dr., Houston, TX 77017)

Taught two mathematics courses: Pre-AP 7th grade Math, and Algebra 1A/1B for 7 th grade Used innovative ideas for a learner-centered environment Analyzed valuable student data to design meaningful lessons Assessed student performance through common assessments, anecdotal records, student-teacher conferencing, and written response Collaborated with teachers to analyze data and develop intervention plans, plan field trips, communicate with parents regarding student progress, write lessons, and organize grade-level activities Developed pacing calendars and intervention calendars for 7 th grade math team Served as Stevenson MS Duke TIP Coordinator on campus, preparing highly talented 7th grade students for SAT exam and exposing students to college culture Served as 7th grade Math Department Chair and 7th Grade Magnet Cluster Leader Facilitator of New Teacher Collaborative, a collaborative that used Critical Friends Group protocols to develop and provide support to new teachers Served as co-adviser for Stevenson MS National Junior Honor Society

EMERGE Coordinator and Instructor (November 2011 May 2012) EMERGE Fellowship (Houston, TX)

Recruited, interviewed, and coached new cohort of EMERGE fellows at Chavez High School Developed bi-weekly meetings with cohort and provided instruction and support for both students and parents in regards to college applications, SAT preparation, essay writing, and leadership opportunities

Corps Member (June 2009 June 2011) Teach for America Houston (Houston, TX)

Noteworthy Information
Campus Leadership 2012-2013 New Teacher Collaborative Facilitator 2012-2013 New Teacher Mentor 2011-2013 7th Grade Math Department Chair 2011-2013 7th Grade Magnet Cluster Leader

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Resume: Aleah Al-Sad

2011-2013 SDMC Representative 2009-2013 Duke TIP Coordinator Awards/Honors Teacher of the Year Stevenson Middle School (2012-2013) Kinder Excellence in Teaching Award (2011-2012) Participant in SMART Project Grant (Science and Mathematics Alternative Route to Teaching)

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