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TEKEYLA T.

JONES
4969 Dutchman Road Nashville, NC 27856
252-903-6239 ∙ tsjones4@ncsu.edu
http://nela6-jones.weebly.com

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS


Master of School Administration May 2018
 North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina
 Fully funded scholarship through the Northeast Leadership Academy (NELA)
 NELA won the top principal preparation program in the U.S. (one of only five to have ever earned this distinction)

Master of Science in Counselor Education May 2011


 East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina
 North Carolina Licensure: School Counselor (K-12)

Bachelor of Science in Psychology May 2007


 Shaw University, Raleigh, North Carolina

Associate of Applied Science in Human Services Technology May 2004


 Halifax Community College, Weldon, North Carolina

North Carolina Licensure: Middle Grades Social Studies (6-9) July 2008
 East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

LEADERSHIP AND EDUCATION EXPERIENCE


Principal Resident (Administrator Intern)
Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools, Northern Nash High School, Rocky Mount, NC (2017-present)
 Complete pre-conferences, classroom observations, post-conferences and classroom walkthroughs
 Oversee students in alphabet A-G across all grades
 Coordinate professional development opportunities for staff as well create professional development plan
 Serve as MTSS co-chair and leadership team administrator member
 Monitor and serve as administrator representative for English and Social Studies professional learning communities
 Organize Freshman orientation
 Responsible for school safety plan
 Assist test coordinator

Professional School Counselor


Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools, Northern Nash High School, Rocky Mount, NC (2014-2017)
 Counseled students with academic, career, emotional, and personal concerns
 Collaborated with parents and other staff members to create a culture focused on college and career readiness
 Identified At-Risk students and work to reduce/remove barriers impacting their progress
 Analyzed school discipline and attendance data to identify areas of improvement and interventions for improvement
 Organized ‘Dress for Success” initiative
 Served as PBIS team member

Professional School Counselor


Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools, Rocky Mount Middle, Rocky Mount, NC (2013-2014)
 Facilitated a group of 6 female students who struggled with low self-esteem
 Served as liaison between parents and school personnel
 PBIS Chair and Leadership Team member
 Developed SMART goals and behavior supports to implement in a new school
 Collaborated with staff in creating school policies and procedures

Teacher
Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools, Southern Nash Middle School, Spring Hope, NC (2008-2013)
 Developed content specific instructional activities based on North Carolina standards for grades 6-8
 Observed and evaluated the academic progress of 120 students through formal and informal assessments
 Facilitated vertical professional learning communities as department chair
 Represented the Social Studies department on the Leadership Team
 Participated in making decisions on school policy and procedures
RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE

Therapist (PRN)
Holly Hill Hospital, Raleigh, North Carolina (2015-2016)
 Completed comprehensive clinical assessments on newly admitted patients
 Conducted process groups for patients of varying ages in the children’s hospital
 Counseled patients individually that experience a crisis
 Wrote clinical notes on individual patients

Program Assistant
Boys and Girls Club of Nash and Edgecombe County, Rocky Mount, North Carolina (2011-2013)
 Monitored 5-10 juveniles assigned to community service by juvenile court personnel
 Assigned tasks to juvenile to ensure community service hours are completed
 Conducted group discussions on making good choices, conflict resolution and goal setting

Social Worker II
Hertford County Department of Social Services, Ahoskie, North Carolina (2007-2008)
 Completed functional assessments on residents in six different Adult Care Facilities to identify client strengths and needs
 Collaborated with clients to create service plans and implement these services to achieve goals
 Appraised client services received
 Submitted requests for Medicaid payments

Food & Nutrition Services Case Manager


Nash County Department of Social Services (2006-2007)
 Interviewed clients to complete food assistance applications
 Conducted monthly reviews of client information
 Assessed client employability and referred clients to local community colleges for employment assistance

Food & Nutrition Services Case Manager


Edgecombe County Department of Social Services (2004-2006)
 Processed food assistance applications by entering client information into a government database
 Interviewed a diverse population of clients in need of food and financial assistance
 Built relationships with other community agencies in order to provide resources to clients
 Reviewed current food assistance recipients for ongoing eligibility

COMMUNITY EXPERIENCE
Strategic Twin Counties Educational Partnership, NELA Community Internship, Rocky Mount, North Carolina (Summer 2017)
The Hopeline, Crisis Line Volunteer, Raleigh, North Carolina (2015-2016)

SPECIALIZED TRAININGS
 Crucial Accountability, 2017  NC Educator Evaluation Training, 2016
 Restorative Justice, 2017  Flipped Classroom, 2016
 Grant Writing, 2017  Time Management, 2016
 NC STAR, 2017  Leadership and Dale Carnegie, 2016
 Schoolnet, 2017  Professional Learning Communities, 2016
 EVAAS Training, 2017  How to Talk to Kids, 2016-2017
 Leadership & Educational Policy, 2017  Facilitative Leadership, 2016
 NC Child Hunger Leaders Conference, 2017  Crucial Conversations & Conflict Resolution, 2016
 NC Education Policy, 2017  Digital Storytelling, 2016
 Distinguished Leadership in Practice, 2016-2017  Emergency Building Plans, 2016
 Multi-Tiered Systems of Support, 2017  Covey’s Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, 2016
 Social Justice and Equity, 2017  Ron Clark Academy National Educator’s Conference, 2016
 SMART Goals, 2016  Mental Health First Aid, 2014
REFERENCES
Brian Hopkins, Principal, Northern Nash High School, Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools
bkhopkins@nrms.k12.nc.us * (252) 343- 9178

Dr. Cathy Williams, Director for Cohort VI, Northeast Leadership Academy, N.C. State University
kabranch@bellsouth.net * (919) 812-6703

Roy Teel, Executive Coach and Former Wake County Schools Principal, Northeast Leadership Academy, N.C. State University
lrteel@aol.com * (919) 345-6372

LaAlice Hopkins, Principal, Warren County High School, Former Administrator Northern Nash High School
lhopkins@warrenk12nc.org * (252) 469-2383

Dr. Bonnie Fusarelli, Director of Northeast Leadership Academy, Professor, and Program Coordinator for Educational Leadership
N.C. State University, Raleigh, NC
bcjohns2@ncsu.edu * (919) 631-2026