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4951 TOWER VIEW TRAIL

SNELLVILLE, GEORGIA 30039
(C): 770-899-9594
Email: latonyahannah10@gmail.com

LA’TONYA M. HANNAH

ELEMENTARY GRADES EDUCATOR | COUNSELOR | EARLY INTERVENTION
Resourceful guidance counselor with experience in implementing a comprehensive school wide counseling program
that fosters academic success. Conducts professional development workshops for teachers and parents that drive
success within classrooms, home, and school operations. Mentors educators in the creation and implementation of
positive academic/behavioral strategies and interventions to increase student achievement in conjunction with state
learning regulations. High success rate as a teacher and school counselor in improving daily school and classroom
functions, student/parent relationships, and community partnerships that encourage continuous improvement and
student success.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
 Hands-on experience in developing students’ academic, career and personal/social skills, goals, and plans
 Operational knowledge of collaborating with parents, teachers and administrators
 Exceptional knowledge of providing individual and small group counseling
 Outstanding ability to interact positively with students and other staff members
 Remarkable ability to work cooperatively with staff and community
 Strong written and verbal communication skills
EDUCATION
PIEDMONT COLLEGE | DEMOREST, GEORGIA
Specialist Degree Curriculum | Instruction

PRESENT

UNIVERSITY OF WEST ALABAMA | LIVINGSTON, ALABAMA
Master of Education in School Counseling | Guidance

MAY 2008

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY | PHILADELLPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA
Bachelors of Science in Early Childhood | Elementary Education

MAY 1997

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
DEKALB COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM | DECATUR, GEORGIA
Guidance Counselor | Hambrick Elementary
AUG. 2013 – PRESENT
 Planned and developed program and curriculum relative to students' needs.
 Developed positive ways of dealing with students; individuals and groups.
 Organized/facilitated SST/504 (Chair), RTI (Chair)
 Organized programs and activities supporting career activities and opportunities.
 Worked closely with other counselors, administration, and teachers to ensure support services to all students.
 Assisted students, staff, parents with students' academic/career planning (EDP), CCRPI.
 Supported the students in identifying, planning, and attaining individual goals; consistent to their aptitudes,
needs abilities, and interests.
 Assisted the students in course and subject selection; consistent to their interests.
 Managed to interpret each of the individual to identify their abilities and interests.
 Managed to discover and develop special abilities of students and resolve students’ education handicaps.
 Assisted with facilitating/proctoring standardized testing.
 Developed educational and occupational plans in terms of evaluation.
 Maintained student records and protected their confidentiality.
Elementary Teacher | Hambrick Elementary
AUG. 2004 – JUN. 2013
 Taught assigned courses to elementary school students.
 Developed instructional strategies according to student learning styles for whole group/EIP students.
 Developed lesson and unit plans to meet requirements of school curriculum program.
 Maintained student progress and attendance reports according to school policies.

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4951 TOWER VIEW TRAIL
SNELLVILLE, GEORGIA 30039
(C): 770-899-9594
Email: latonyahannah10@gmail.com

Conducted parent teacher conferences to discuss about student academic progress.
Evaluated student academic progress and provide feedback for improvements.
Maintained confidentiality of student personal information such as family details, address and contact numbers
Organized field trips, social activities and other educational events for students.
Performed school administration tasks when needed.
Facilitated standardized testing
Reviewed and recommended improvements to existing lesson plans.
Attended staff meetings, school events and other community activities as needed.
EIP teacher of small groups
[Professional Experience Continued | Page 2]

PHILADELPHIA SCHOOL DISTRICT | PHILADELPHI, PENNSYLVANIA
Elementary Teacher | Huey Elementary
AUG. 2000 – JUN. 2004
 Instructed students in all academic subjects through use of various instructional techniques.
 Established and enforced rules for behavior
 Observed and evaluated student performance, health, behavior and social development
 Prepared materials, lesson plans and class activities; adapting teaching methods to meet student interests
 Differentiated instruction to meet all learning styles/student needs
 Planned and conducted educational field trips/ activities
 Instructed students individually or in groups
 Facilitated standardized testing
 Established objectives for lessons and projects
 Maintained lesson plans/gradebook
 Read books to students
 Conferenced with parents or guardians about student behavior and academic problems
 Attended staff meetings
 Supervised assistant teachers and volunteers, sponsoring extracurricular activities, and performing other tasks
assigned.
Elementary Teacher | Bryant Elementary
AUG. 1997 – JUN. 2000
 Taught assigned courses to elementary school students.
 Developed instructional strategies according to student learning styles.
 Developed lesson and unit plans to meet requirements of school curriculum program.
 Maintained student progress and attendance reports according to school policies.
 Conducted parent teacher conferences to discuss about student academic/social progress.
 Evaluated student academic progress and provide feedback for improvements.
 Facilitated standardized testing
 Maintained confidentiality of student personal information such as family details, address and contact numbers
 Organized field trips, social activities and other educational events for students.
 Performed school administration tasks when needed.
 Reviewed and recommended improvements to existing lesson plans.
DEVEREUX FOUNDATION OF COMMUNITY SERVICES | PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA
Therapeutic Staff Support
JAN. 2000 – JUN. 2003
 Teach content and skills in English language, literature, composition, reading and journalism to middle school
students.
 Partnered with families to implement appropriate treatment interventions.

4951 TOWER VIEW TRAIL
SNELLVILLE, GEORGIA 30039
(C): 770-899-9594
Email: latonyahannah10@gmail.com

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Participated in multi-disciplinary Treatment Team.
Utilized appropriate training to enhance professional development.
Maintained clinical records for assigned families.
Facilitated in generating revenues for payroll and other financial processes.
Monitored activities of assigned child with emphasizing on identified problem areas.
Implemented plan in specialty areas as and when it develops.
Maintained records of service delivery noting progress and problem areas.
Ensured confidentiality of program participants.
Maintained professional relationships with other agencies.

WEST PHILADELPHIA COMMUNITY CENTER | PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA
Summer Camp Counselor
JAN. 1992 – AUG. 1997
 Counseled individual and group campers participating in all activities.
 Conducted games, educational endeavors, field trips, crafts campfires to campers.
 Counseled campers in emergency procedures such as fire drills and evacuating the cabin.
 Planned, developed and coordinated recreation programs under adopted policies and procedures.
[Professional Experience Continued | Page 3]
LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE
 New Teacher Mentor
 Student Activities Sponsor
 Small Learning Community Chairperson
 PTA Building Representative
 School Counseling/SST Committee
 Student Mentor Chair/Committee
 Red Cross Committee
 Career Day Committee
 SST/504 Chair/Committee
 RTI Chairperson/Committee
 Red Ribbon Week Committee
 2nd Grade Chairperson
 Young Ladies of Distinction Chairperson/Coordinator
 EIP Reading Facilitator
LICENSURES & CERTIFICATIONS
 School Guidance Counseling (K-8) | Pennsylvania
 School Guidance Counseling (P-12) | Georgia
 Early Childhood/Elementary
Middle Grades Education Teaching Certificate
 Red Cross Child/Adult CPR Certification
 Crisis Intervention/Prevention Specialist

1999-2004
1999-2014
1999-2004
2000-2004
2002-Present
2004-Present
2004-Present
2004-Present
2014-Present
2013-Present
2012-Present
2007-2010
2008 – Present
2013-Present

2010
2008
PA |1997; GA | 2004
2013
2008

LA’TONYA M. HANNAH
REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

4951 TOWER VIEW TRAIL
SNELLVILLE, GEORGIA 30039
(C): 770-899-9594
Email: latonyahannah10@gmail.com