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Tristaine R.

Dawson
19123 Yellow Thrush Drive
Cypress, Texas 77433
713-244-4994
tristaine.dawson@sbcglobal.net
Objective
I am seeking an assistant principal position on an elementary campus that serves students with
diverse needs.
Education
B.A. Interdisciplinary Studies
Cum Laude
December, 2009
University of Houston-Downtown
Houston, Texas
M.Ed. Educational Leadership
August 2015
University of St. Thomas
Houston, Texas
Texas Certifications
Early Childhood Generalist EC-4
Instructional Leadership Development (ILD)
GT (Cypress-Fairbanks ISD)
Employment History
Teacher, Cypress-Fairbanks ISD
Lamkin Elementary
2009- Present
Kindergarten Teacher (2010- Present)
Prekindergarten Teacher (2009-2010)
Paraprofessional Special Education. Life Skills and PPCD(2001-2009)
Planned and collaborated with staff members to implement lessons that reflect
the rigorous guidelines set by the district
Analyzed data to drive instruction
Collaborated with consecutive grade level (vertical teaming) to ensure student
success
Assistant Director, La Petite Academy
Managed a staff of 15

1998-2001

Met with state and health officials to ensure safety of staff and children
Created and managed the budget of 50,000
Submitted payroll and supply orders
Responsible for keeping teachers within their ratios of students
Met with nutritionists to serve healthy food daily
Facilitated staff developments

Leadership Experience, Lamkin Elementary


Supervising teacher (student teacher) 2012
Collaborated with prospective teacher to guide her into the school setting,
organizational polices, duties and responsibilities of the faculty, administration
and other staff members
Provided opportunities to experience a classroom setting, and every day duties
of a teacher
Mentored student teacher and helped her to make decisions about instruction
and discipline
Collaborated with college supervisor in the process of evaluating student
teacher
Community Chair (2013-present)
Led a committee of 24 staff members to provide our campus with special
programs for our community
Facilitated all duties for Grandparents Day, Muffins with Moms, Donuts with
Dads, and VIPS luncheon increasing attendance by 50%
Lead mentor Kindergarten Kindergarten Lead Mentor (2014-2015)
Mentor to the new kindergarten teacher
Collaborated with her on all facets of teaching
Co-Founder of Lamkins Leading Men Volunteer program 2014-present
Implemented a Mens Volunteer Program, resulting in fourteen new members
Supervising teacher/Mentor for the Ready, Set, Teach, Program for future teachers
Teacher Mentor for the University of Houston future education students (2012- 2015)

Modeled effective teaching practices


Collaborated with mentee on lesson planning, classroom management,
routines and procedures of the classroom
Set established clear expectations/guidelines resulting in established norms
Planned targeted lessons to increase student participation
Provided coaching/ feedback on lessons in an effective and timely manner

Professional Organizations
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
Association of Texas Professional Educators

Training and Skills


Cy-Fair ISD
7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Boys Town Training- Building Better Relationships
Becky Koesel-Guided Reading
Quantum Learning
I-explore training- program for lesson plans, curriculum
iStation training Computer reading program
Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (CPI) training -De-escalation and proper restraint
Gifted and Talented
Fundamental Five-Framing the Lessons
Teachers College- Balanced Literacy
References
Gale Parker
Principal
Lamkin Elementary
11521 Telge Road
Cypress, Texas 77429
Office: 281-897-4775
Cell: 281-658-9651
gale.parker@cfisd.net
Dr. Janice L. Taylor
Assistant Professor
University of St. Thomas
3800 Montrose
Houston, Texas 77006
Office: 713-525-3846
Cell: 713-854-9531
taylorjl1@stthom.edu

Jill Brister
Assistant Principal
Lamkin Elementary
11521 Telge Road
Cypress, Texas 77429
Office: 281-897-4775
Cell: 281-468-5502
monica.brister@cfisd.net

Raquel Roeder
Assistant Principal
Lamkin elementary
11521 Telge Road
Cypress, Texas 77429
Office: 281-897-4775
Cell: 713-878-7702
raquel.roeder@cfisd.net