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Derika F.

Electronic Portfolio:
Classroom Mobile App: iSchoolBox : Warren Technical

(2011) Specialist in Curriculum and Instruction Liberty University
(2008) Master of Arts in Education University of Phoenix
(2004) Bachelor of Science in Management- Shorter College

T6 Teaching Certificate State of Georgia
NPL6 Educational Leadership Certificate (Passed GACE)
Special Education General Curriculum P 12
Family and Consumer Sciences Education 6-12
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Endorsement
Reading Endorsement
Teacher Support Specialist
Career Technical Instruction (CTI) Endorsement
Birth - 5

Teacher Leader Academy 2014-2015
Successful in taking the ECE program through Industry Certification. 2011-2017
CTAE Department Chair
FCCLA Honor Roll Chapter with Distinction- 2012- 2014
CTAE Department Chair
High Pass rate with End of Pathway Assessment- 80%
Created a Classroom Mobil App: iSchoolBox- Warren Technical School
Maintain an effective Business Advisory Committee
American Red Cross Instructor Trainer- CPR & First Aid
Better Brains for Baby Trainer
Chair of the Assessment and Anaylsis Team
Chair of the Technology Team
Teacher Support Specialist
Co-Chair- Professional Learning Committee

Derika F. Hannibal
Electronic Portfolio:
Classroom Mobile App: iSchoolBox : Warren Technical

Eleven years teaching in the DeKalb County School District & Cobb County School District

Summary of Teaching Experiences:

Eleven years experience working with at-risk-youth

Provide instruction using the Georgia Performance Standards and Common Core
Assess students using a variety of different instruments
Implements project based learning
Utilizes technology to enhance instruction: Promethean Board, I pads, Lap Tops
Provides excellent classroom management
Instruct students in the following courses: Intro to Early Childhood Education, Human
Growth & Development and Health Safety and Nutrition
Modify/Adapt general curriculum for special education students
Balance whole-group, small-group and individual instruction to accommodate
different academic levels and learning styles
Instructs students through lectures, discussions, visual aids, and other effective
teaching methods for student comprehension
Expand the range of learning through differentiated instruction
Collaborate with fellow teachers to share ideas and solutions
Involved in students behavioral, social, and vocational development by helping the
student to develop emotionally, feel comfortable in social situations, and become aware of
socially acceptable behavior
Evaluates accomplishments of the students on a regular basis using multiple assessment
methods such as teacher made tests, samples of students work, mastery skills check lists,
rubrics, criterion-referenced and norm-referenced tests
Assist in developing and maintaining students Individualized Education Plan (IEP)
Administer oral, written, or performance evaluations in order to measure student progress
and to evaluate training effectiveness
Develops, implements, and evaluates instructional program to improve student

Derika F. Hannibal
Electronic Portfolio:
Classroom Mobile App: iSchoolBox : Warren Technical

Teacher Leader Roles and Responsibilities:

CTAE Department Chair

2012- 2014 Warren Technical School

Teacher Support Specialist

2012- 2014 Warren Technical School

Warren Technical School

Chamblee GA 30341

Provide site-based cognitive coaching and instructional support to: student teachers, beginning
teachers, teachers newly transferred to a school or grade level, teachers with professional
development plans (PDPs), or teachers in need of additional support. Supporting teachers through
monthly group meetings, individual mentoring conferences, observing and providing feedback,
modeling effective instructional and classroom management practices and by coordinating
opportunities for new teachers to observe effective teachers.

Professional Learning Liaison

2008- 2012 DeKalb County School District (96,000+ students)

Warren Technical School

Chamblee GA 30341

Worked with the principal to develop annual professional learning budgets and professional
learning plans that would assist the school in the school improvement plan. Create professional
learning activities using the districts IDMS system. Tracking local school employees professional
learning hours and submitting to the district annually. Redelivering district wide mandated
professional learning workshops.

Derika F. Hannibal
Electronic Portfolio:
Classroom Mobile App: iSchoolBox : Warren Technical


Implement methods of training, coaching and support so that students with disabilities are
provided research-based, specially-designed instruction that meets the unique needs of the
Provides effective communication and support to parents of students with disabilities, and
other stakeholders, to enhance the educational program provided for students with
Partners with other personnel, parents and community members to ensure that activities of
daily operations are conducted effectively and efficiently to support the education of
students with disabilities
Facilitated Professional Development of Redelivery of lessons; assist in creative ways to
deliver curriculum
Assist in teaching support to enhance classroom management skills
Assist in supporting new teacher in creating lesson plans and providing data on teaching
guidelines and standards
Supervise and evaluate Para-educators
Supervise students and implement appropriate disciplinary measures
Assist with student activities programs
Orient students to school and maintain high level of visibility/availability to students.
Assist with curriculum improvements
Help supervise bus line-up, loading/unloading procedures
Help coordinate requests for student transportation for field trips
Assist in student activities and school events


Professional Learning Committee

Chair the Professional Learning Committee to ensure the professional learning goals meet the
needs of the certified and classified employees. To also ensure that the professional learning plan
in aligned with the school imporvement plan.

Discipline Committee
The function of the disciplinary committee is to promote and encourage appropriate discipline
among students by reducing occurrence of violence in school. Served as a hearing officer, guiding
students to use non-violent behavior so that their educational objectives could be achieved.

Business Advisory Committee

Derika F. Hannibal
Electronic Portfolio:
Classroom Mobile App: iSchoolBox : Warren Technical

Co-Chair of the Business Advisory Committee to help the school develop relationships with
significant organizations, spanning in all areas of the schools activities including student
recruitment, internships, projects, research and executive education.

Student Organization
-Chair of a FCCLA- (Family Career Community Leaders of America). A student organization that
expands students leadership skills and help develop life skills.

WORKSHOPS - DeKalb County School District

2011-2012 Common Core Standards
2011-2012 Race to The Top
2010-2011 Promethean Board- How to use effectively in the classroom
2010-2011 Integrating Technology in the Curriculum
2010-2011 Differentiated Instruction
2009-2010 Individualized Education Plan (IEP) Progress Monitoring
2009-2010 Special Education Autism
2008-2009 First Class- Designing web pages to enhance instruction
2008-2009 Co-Teaching


2011-2012 Teacher of the Year Warren Technical School Chamblee, Georgia
2011-2017 Industry Certified Program Warren Technical School Chamblee, Georgia
2012 & 2014 FCCLA Honor Roll Chapter Warren Technical School Chamblee, Georgia

2006 Present CTAE Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education
2009 - Present FCCLA Family Career Community Leaders of America
2010- Present NAYCE National Association for the Education of Young Children


Available upon Request