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Holton Arms School - Learning Specialist Resume Example

Sophia Morris
Montgomery Village, MD 20886
Professional Summary
Professional, reliable and dedicated Learning Specialist with 12 year background in a challenging, vigorous single-sex educational program.  Strong organizational and interpersonal skills as well as strong passion for promoting individual student achievement and life-long learning for all school constituents.  Solid record of  goal-driven accomplishments and follow-through.
  • Active Learning and Listening
  • Learning Strategies
  • Administration and Management
  • Organization-Time and Tasks
  • Interpersonal
  • Problem Solving
  • Communication
  • Judgment and Decision Making
Learning Specialist Sep 2004Present Holton-Arms School Bethesda, MD
  • Review and evaluate student data (150+ students) and disseminate  pertinent information to faculty and administration.
  • Thoroughly read all psychological-educational evaluative reports and create Individual Learning Profiles, share diagnosis-related information, review school-afforded accommodations and tester-recommendations, and provide continuous instructional support for students as needed.
  • Work with individual students to develop and implement strategies to meet a variety of learning needs.
  • Confer with individual teachers to ensure adequate and appropriate support for students presenting with learning issues- conduct student-check-in's, facilitate teacher-student meetings, suggest strategies and monitor progress.
  • Collaborate across divisions to ensure informed transitions- meet with lower school families to preview middle school program;  meet and counsel parents of rising 9th's to preview and  prepare for upper school program.
  • Administer yearly ERB-CTP IV testing for 7th-8th grade students and serve as the on-site SSAT/ISEE test administrator-responsible for set-up, communication, proctor selection, and handling of all test materials (8 years).
  • Progress Meetings-meet weekly with faculty and administration to discuss individual students' needs, growth, action items and follow-through.
  • Learning Resource Meetings-meet monthly with faculty and administration to discuss, review, train in the areas of research-based,  brain-focused teaching and sound pedagogy.
  • Parent Coffees-in addition to meeting individually with parents to discuss student progress, hold AM sessions to provide  instruction and guidance(approximately 3 per year) 
  • Tools For Learning(TFL)-developed and teach this brain-based study skills course to all 7th grade students with the focus on the process of learning, going beyond the "what we need to know" to the "how we come to know it."
  • Reading-Writing Workshop- developed and co-teach this summer readiness course  offered to students to support the previewing and reviewing of targeted reading, grammar, writing, and essential study skills.
  • Student Government Leadership Program-planned, developed, and facilitate leadership program that gives students the opportunity to reflect on the qualities that define leadership; serve as the Student Council Advisor and work regularly with the elected class officers to support, plan, and monitor daily/weekly duties, morning assemblies, 2x monthly council meetings, 2x yearly school dances,  annual Lock-In event, and  8th Grade Class Celebration program.
Director- Counselor-In-Training Program Jun 2015Aug 2015 Holton-Arms Creative Summer Bethesda, MD
  • Supervise 50-60 new counselors over six-week summer camp session.
  • Provide instruction and training opportunities with feedback and review.
  • Establish work procedures and  keep track of daily job performance.
  • Set up and maintain individual counselor schedules and make adjustments as needed.
  • Assist with camp set-up and conduct orientation session for first-time counselors.
  • Oversee counselor hours and complete school-provided Student Service forms to verify employment and confirm hours completed.
  • Confer daily with camp director and support fellow office staff.
Owner/Administrator/Supervisor Jun 1985Aug 2006 Whitley's Delivery, Inc. (Co-Founder) Gaithersburg, MD
  • Operate delivery/trucking company specializing in motion picture film delivery.
  • Coordinate delivery of films from warehouse to movie theaters on a 2x weekly basis.
  • Managed hiring and payroll for up to 5 drivers, overseeing schedules, operation of equipment, and customer service.
  • Daily dispatch duties involving 45-50 theater owners/managers  and 7-10 movie studio representatives.
Bachelor of Arts: Special Education/Elementary Education May 1981 Trinity Washington University Washington, DC
High School Diploma Jun 1977 Stone Ridge School of the Sacred heart Bethesda, MD
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Previous Companies:

  • Holton Arms School
  • Holton Arms Creative Summer
  • Whitleys Delivery

Previous Job Positions:

  • Learning Specialist
  • Director Counselor In Training Program
  • Owner
  • Administrator
  • Supervisor


  • Trinity Washington University
  • Stone Ridge School of the Sacred heart

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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