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Layla Ross
  • XXX XXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXX, Montclair, NJ 07042
An enthusiastic, passionate, and dedicated individual with experience and knowledge in education administration, leadership, policy analysis and research, program development and implementation, grant writing, fiscal planning and oversight, and state and federal compliance. An independent and self-directed leader and team member who has strong verbal and written communication skills. A proactive individual with a logical and creative approach to challenges, who performs effectively, even under pressure or time-constraints.
Director, 01/2008 to 01/2009
Montville Twp Public School District Towaco, NJ
  • Developed district-wide programs, policies, and initiatives to improve K-12 instructional practices and supports for special education and general education students Prepared and oversaw multi-million dollar special education budget and targeted grant monies Compiled student and personnel data and prepared reports for the New Jersey Department of Education Communicated regularly with district board of education members, and gave public program, planning, and budget presentations Planned and implemented professional development workshops and seminars for teaching staff, child study team members Supervised and evaluated special education teachers, child study team members, related service providers Collaborated with staff and parents to address issues pertaining to student placement, services, the IEP Worked with High School teachers and administrators to create a drop-in help center for students Conducted Special Education Parent survey aimed at understanding parent attitudes toward district program.
Supervisor Site Supervisor, 01/2007 to 01/2008
Westwood Regional School District Westwood, NJ
  • Supervised and evaluated special education teachers, child study team members, related service providers Collaborated with staff and parents to address issues pertaining to student placement, services, the IEP Collaborated with district counsel during mediation and due process hearings Monitored compliance with the IDEA and State codes Oversaw the implementation of the district*s Consultative/Collaborative Teaching models Developed the district*s Intervention and Referral Services (I&RS) process and procedures to align with State regulations Provided on-going professional support and monitoring of I&RS building-based teams Principal Administrator of the district*s pre-school center Performed principal duties including fire drills, staff hiring, purchasing of materials, evaluations, etc.
  • Worked with pre-school center staff to plan and host a parent back to school night that included academic and occupational therapy activities for parents and students.
Director, 01/2006 to 01/2007
North Caldwell School District North Caldwell, NJ
  • Supervised and evaluated all special education teachers, child study team members, related service providers.
  • Monitored the classification process, IEP development, compliance with the IDEA and State codes.
  • Developed and managed the district budget for special education.
Child Study Team Social Worker, 01/2003 to 01/2006
Newark Public School District Newark, NJ
  • Case managed nearly 70 special education students annually Spear-headed the design and implementation of two inclusion programs in a K-8 setting Chaired professional development committee and planned a series of seminars for 90 Social Workers Conducted a series of workshops for special education teachers on best practices in mathematics instruction Provided staff development for instructional staff on IDEA, IEP, utilizing paraprofessionals in classroom Worked on district initiative to devise placement guidelines to assist child study team members Developed individualized education plans to address the academic and emotional needs of students.
Policy and Research Analyst, 01/2002 to 01/2003
The After School Corporation TASC New York, NY
  • Developed successful grant proposals for public, school-based, after-school programming including a $10 million grant through the 21st Century Community Learning Centers of NCLB Act Conducted reviews of after-school literature and research Designed, implemented, and evaluated independent studies of the agency*s after-school programs and policies Conducted community needs assessments Identified and applied for relevant local, state, and federal funding sources Conducted statistical analyses of student data using STATA, and SPSS to ascertain the empirical significance of after-school program participation.
NJ State Principal Certification NJ State School Social Worker Certification:
Ed.D: Education Leadership & Administration, Seton Hall University - South Orange, NJ
Ed.S: Education Leadership & Administration, Jan 2006 Seton Hall University - South Orange, NJ
Ph.D: Social Work/Social Policy, Jan 2002 Columbia University - New York, NY
M.S.W: Clinical Social Work, Jan 2000 New York University - New York, NY
B.Sc: Psychology, Jan 1996 Florida State University - Tallahassee, FL
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Previous Companies:

  • Montville Twp Public School District
  • Westwood Regional School District
  • North Caldwell School District

Previous Job Positions:

  • Director
  • Supervisor Site Supervisor
  • Child Study Team Social Worker
  • Policy and Research Analyst


  • Seton Hall University
  • Columbia University
  • New York University
  • Florida State University

Level of Education:

  • NJ State Principal Certification \nNJ State School Social Worker Certification
  • Ed.D
  • Ed.S
  • Ph.D
  • M.S.W
  • B.Sc

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