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About Ms. Graves:
 

I have been A+ Academy for ten years.  I have previously taught in the History Department and as served as the Department Head for the History Department.  I am currently the A+ Academy Secondary Counselor.  

 

I have two sons.  Nathan and his wife, Whitney. are graduated from Baylor University and reside in Denver, Colorado.  Tyler is a graduate of Texas A & M University, and his wife, Sarah is a graduate of Texas A&M Commerce and reside in Heartland, Texas.  I have three cats, Lily, Sassy and Katniss.

Ms. Graves Education:
 

CAREER OBJECTIVE:   Enthusiastic and dedicated educator with nine years of experience seeking a position counseling at the  Secondary Counselor in a public setting

 

AREAS OF CERTIFICATION:    Teaching Middle/Intermediate School Level – Social Studies or Secondary Level – History

                                                     Probationary Counseling License

 

EDUCATION:

            Bachelor of General Studies, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durant, OK 74701

            Major: Business

 

            Master of Education Degree, Texas A & M University – Commerce, Commerce, TX75438

            Major: Secondary Curriculum Instruction

 

Master of Education Degree, Texas A & M University – Commerce, Commerce, TX75438

            Major: Counseling

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:

            Attend Texoma Association for Public School Improvement (TAPSI) workshop sponsored by Southeastern Oklahoma State University: “Are You on Fire or Just Plain Burnt-Out by Dr. Chuck Jackson” (March 2005)

 

Special Education Staff Development (August 23, 2007) workshop sponsored by Diagnostic Assessment Services – 6.5 hours of Professional Development Credit

 

 

Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy (TALA) for Content Area Teachers – Fall 2008 (September 20, 2008) Region 10 Education Service Center –9 hours of Professional Development Credit

 

 

Crisis Prevention Training (CPI) Training (August 14, 2009) – 6 hours of Professional Development Credit

 

Successful Completion of Conflict Resolution at the Texas Counseling Association Conference (August 11, 2010) – 3 hours of Professional Development Credit

 

 

Poverty to Potential Closing the Achievement Gap of Low SES at the Texas Counseling Association Conference dated January 31, 2016 – 1.5 hours of Professional Development Credit

 

Achieve Texas College and Career Initiative the Counselor’s Resource for Developing Career Literacy at the Texas Counseling Association Conference dated January 31, 2016 – 1.5 hours of Professional Development Credit

 

Building 21st Century Schools for 21st Century Learners at the Texas Counseling Association Conference dated February 1, 2016 – 1.5 hours of Professional Development Credit

 

Improving Post Secondary and Career Pathways Across Texas at the Texas Counseling Association Conference dated February 1, 2016 – 1.5 hours of Professional Development Credit

 

The Essential School Counselor: Conquer the Workday at the Texas Counseling Association Conference dated February 1, 2016 – 1.5 hours of Professional Development Credit

 

School Counselor Handbook Online Listing and Resources at the Texas Counseling Association Conference dated February 1, 2016 – 1.5 hours of Professional Development Credit

 

The Journey from a Level AVP to a College Ready Campus at the Texas Counseling Association Conference dated February 1, 2016 – 1.5 hours of Professional Development Credit

 

College 101 at the Texas Counseling Association Conference dated February 2, 2016 – 1.5 hours of Professional Development Credit

 

Reboundaries and Resilience: Enhancing Skills that Foster Boundary recognition, Determination and Grit at the Texas Counseling Association Conference dated February 2, 2016 – 1.5 hours of Professional Development Credit

 

Think Tank Thursday – Child Abuse (April 21, 2016) – 3 hours of Professional Development Credit

 

See Attached Eduphoria Portfolio Summary

 

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

National Nominating Committee

National Young Leaders State Conference ~ Honorary Member

Student Council’s Advisor

Texas Classroom Teacher Association 

Texas Counseling Association 

 

COLLEGE ACTIVITIES/HONORS/AFFILIATIONS:

           National Dean’s Honor Roll 

Dean’s List 

President’s Honor Roll 

The Chancellor’s List 

Nomination to the International Scholar Laureate Program 

Junior National Young Leaders 

Phi Kappa Delta 

The National Leaders and Success Society 

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