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Sean McMannon 71 Horizon View Drive Colchester, VT 05446 802.863.2755 smcmannon@cvuhs.

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EDUCATION St Michaels College Educational Leadership, July 2003 Lesley College, Cambridge, MA Master of Education, October 1996 The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA Bachelor of Science in Business Logistics, December 1991 RELATED EXPERIENCE Principal, July 05- present Champlain Valley Union High School, Hinesburg, VT o Lead a gr. 9-12 NEASC accredited school with ~1300 students, 110 faculty and 200 staff o Implement the CSSU Mission, CVU Evolve Vision and Action Plan o Facilitate committees: Leadership, World Languages, & Program Council o Supervise and evaluate World Language teachers, Administrators and Main Office staff o Facilitate a student advisory of fifteen 9-12 graders o Serve on CSSU Admin team and CSSU Policy committee o Build and manage a 22 million dollar annual budget CERTIFICATIONS Vermont: Principal PreK-12

Fairbanks House Director, August 02 June 05


Champlain Valley Union High School, Hinesburg, VT o Managed House Office responsibilities such as attendance and student discipline for 380 students o Facilitated Social Studies Department including curriculum development, supervision/evaluation and budget development & management o Developed 10th Grade Humanities Program o Facilitated Pathways Committee that built Summer Academy o Coordinating Personal Learning Plans pilot group o Member of Leadership and Program Council

Special Education Teacher, August 01 June 02


Champlain Valley Union High School, Hinesburg, VT o Designed a program for students with moderate to severe language based learning disabilities called the Lewis Creek Program o Planned, implemented and maintained Individual Education Plans (IEP) for twelve students o Coordinated community-based experiences such as canoeing, hiking, local business tours and job- shadowing o Create thematic units that incorporate Language Arts, Social Studies and Science

Special Day Class (SDC) Teacher, August 99 June 01


Trabuco Hills High School, Mission Viejo, CA o Planned, implemented and maintained Individual Education (IEP) & Transition (ITP) Plans for 15-20 students o Taught Cultural Geography, World History, English and Study Skills

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Piloted Visualization/Verbalization (V/V), Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing Program (LiPs) and Seeing Stars Coached Varsity Girls Soccer Team

Special/Regular Education Teacher, August 97-June 99


White Mountain School, White Mountain, AK o Responsible for planning and teaching lessons for elementary, junior, and senior high classes in multi-age classrooms o Taught across content areas: Language Arts (Speech, Reading & Writing), Math, Social Studies, Spanish and P.E. o Developed culturally relevant lessons for students of Native Eskimo heritage o Planned, implemented and maintained Individual Education (IEP) & Transition (ITP) Plans for 8-10 students o Coached Co-Ed Volleyball, State champions, 1999 and Co-Ed Basketball team, District Champions, 1999 o Academic Advisor for Battle of the Books team 1998-1999

Inclusion/Behavior Specialist, August 1995-June 1997


The Cunniff Elementary School, Watertown, MA & The Gifford School, Weston, MA o Devised and implemented behavioral programs for classrooms and individual students o Coordinated outside services for families and students o Provided school-wide crisis intervention o Conducted therapeutic counseling sessions for individuals and groups o Member of Child Study and Pathways for Learning teams o Faculty Advisor for Chess Club and Community Service Initiative

Paraprofessional/Assistant Teacher, April 1995-June 1995


The McKinley Vocational High School, Boston, MA o Supervised Planning & Activity centers with consistent application of the behavior management system o Assisted Head Teacher in developing & presenting curriculum for Math, English and Social Studies o Participated as a member of Service Team in all areas of the Individual Education Plan (IEP)

Graduate Resident Assistant, August 1994-May 1995


The Threshold Program at Lesley College, Cambridge, MA o Enforced safety precautions & procedures within the residence hall o Provided live-in guidance & counseling to students with severe learning disabilities o Developed private organizational tutoring programs for students o Planned and implemented educational and social programming events o Coached Varsity Womens Soccer

Residential Counselor, January 1994-July 1994


The Becket School, Pike, NH o Promoted an emotionally supportive environment for court-referred adolescent boys through positive role modeling and limit-setting o Provided consistent application of the behavior management program o Responded to verbal and physical crisis situations o Formulated and implemented Individual Treatment Plan (ITP) for each student o Assessed daily behaviors on a point-based tracking system o Facilitated daily group therapy sessions

Volunteer Business Studies Teacher, October 1992-January 1994


The United States Peace Corps., Kanye, Botswana o Instructed four classes in Accounting & Commerce, 25 hours per week o Developed and implemented Intro to Computers learning series for students & staff o Tutored English, Math, Accounting & Commerce for Non-Formal Education program o Coached track & field, womens softball and debate teams

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Member of Time Tabling & Invigilation and Curriculum Development Committees Faculty Advisor for Business Studies and Computer Clubs

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT/WORK/AWARDS o Vermont School Leadership Project (VSLP), 2011-2012 o New England Association of Schools & Colleges Commission on Public Secondary Schools (NEASC-CPSS), 2006-2010 o Linking Learning to Life (LLL) board member 2005-2009 o Champlain Valley Principals Association, 2005-present o Robert F. Pierce Vermont Secondary Principal of the Year Award, 2010 o NEASCs A Showcase of Model School Programs: presented CVU Evolve-One Schools Story of Building a Shared Purpose for Improving Student Learning, 2010 o Various workshops, conferences and webinars on: Brain-based learning Differentiated Instruction Formative Assessment Standards-Based Instruction, Assessment & Grading Technology INTERESTS o Nordic Youth Soccer Club coach, 2008-present o Triathlon o Travel