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Liana L.

McKissic

Address: 206 Birch Road Peachtree City, GA 30269


Cell: 313-671-8990
Personal Email: lianamckissic31@gmail.com Work Email: liana.mckissic@clayton.k12.ga.us

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Objective
To obtain a teaching position at a secondary level in a well culturally diverse community to offer my skills as an
educator who will strive for the continuous success of my students. I hope to find a position where I can design a
classroom that fosters multicultural education, educational development across content areas, and implement
educational technology.
Education
Masters of Science in Education, March 3, 2013
Walden University, Minneapolis, MN
Specialization: Integrating Technology in the Classroom (K-12)
Bachelors of Arts in Education, December 15, 2007
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
Major: English
Minor: Mathematics
Certification:
o Georgia Educator Certificate 774210
6-12 English
6-12 Mathematics
Teaching Experience
Morrow High School, Clayton County Public Schools, Morrow, GA
Classroom Teacher August 2008-Present
Instituted a variety of devices for differentiated and engaging instruction to enhance students understanding in
Coordinate Algebra, Accelerated Coordinate Algebra, Math I, Math I Accelerated, Math II, Math III, and Algebra II
classes. Developed classroom management skills to minimize distractions and off task behaviors. Implemented a
variety of assessment tools to assess students learning. Use data to drive instruction. Fostered in environment
where students were engaged in group activities and hands on learning tasks. Executed the implementation of
technology in the classroom. Implemented the use of classroom website and blog.
Related Experience
Morrow High School, Clayton County Public Schools, Morrow, GA
Infinite Campus Trainer July 2013 May 2014
Facilitated redelivery of training materials for faculty and staff for the implementation of the new Common
Core Georgia Performance Standards for Mathematics. Provided useful tools and strategies for a smooth
transition into the new curriculum.
Common Core Trainer January 2012 May 2013
Facilitated redelivery of training materials for faculty and staff for the implementation of the new Common
Core Georgia Performance Standards for Mathematics. Provided useful tools and strategies for a smooth
transition into the new curriculum.
Freshman Class Sponsor August 2010 - May 2011
Sponsored the freshman class. Facilitated meeting with the Freshman class leaders. Aided in helping with
fundraisers and activities for ninth grade students to transition into high school successfully.

Hands on Minds On Trainer August 2010 - May 2011


Facilitated redelivery of training materials for faculty and staff to improve lesson planning. Presented
effective strategies to encourage teachers to demonstrate strong knowledge of both content and effective
instructional delivery, effective use of assessments, flexible grouping techniques, and appropriate use of
technology.
Mentor Teacher for TAPP Candidate August 2009 - May 2010
Provided relevant experiences for teacher candidate that included observations, classroom activities,
teacher responsibilities, and professional development activities. Modeled reflective teaching practices.
Coaching Experience
Morrow High School Department of Athletics (August 2012-Present)
Head Cheerleading Coach, Morrow, GA
Coached junior varsity and varsity cheerleading squads for football, competition and, basketball season. Mentored
and guided young athletes in a positive extracurricular activity. Earned fourth place in regional competition and made
state appearance in the 2013-2014 season.
Morrow High School Department of Athletics (January 2012-2014)
Assistant Tennis Coach, Morrow, GA
Coached men and women tennis squads. Mentored and guided young athletes in a positive extracurricular activity.
Morrow High School Department of Athletics (August 2009-May 2012)
Assistant Cheerleading Coach, Morrow, GA
Coached junior varsity and varsity cheerleading squads for football, competition and, basketball season. Mentored
and guided young athletes in a positive extracurricular activity. Assisted in coaching a competitive cheerleading
squad to second place in regional competition and then on to the state finals in the 2010-2011 season.
Honors
Clayton County Public Schools-Morrow High School
Nominated Teacher of the Year for 2011-2012 school year (April 2011) Morrow, GA
Professional Memberships
National Council of Teachers of English (September 2006-present)
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (October 2007-present)
Technology Skills
Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Applications: Internet Explorer, Dreamweaver
Operating Systems: Windows
Web 2.0 Tools: Blogs, Audio/Podcasting, Wiki, Web Browsers, iPod, Video/Photo
Software/Tools: Geometry Explorer, Geometry Sketch Pad, Turning Point, Interwrite Pad, Infinite Campus,
Thinkgate

Professional References
Dr. Pamela Pitts
Principal
Morrow High School
770-473-3241
Melanie Conner
Assistant Principal
Morrow High School
770-473-3241
Keith Racine
Assistant Principal
Morrow High School
770-473-3241
Patricia Hill
Former Principal
615-339-9985