PHILANTHROPY

VICE PRESIDENT, BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • Communication Committee, Chair
  • Media Literacy Week, Co-Chair

Gateway Media Literacy Partners

St. Louis, MO                                           2017 - Present


BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Gateway Media Literacy Partners serves St. Louis and surrounding regions. The mission of GMLP is to: 

  • Promote media literacy regionally and globally
  • Educate media consumers and producers to think critically
  • Empower citizens with critical thinking abilities to encourage a healthy society
  • Provide media literacy education
  • Partner with public, private, independent and volunteer sectors
  • Act as a conduit for national initiatives

Gateway Media Literacy Partners

St. Louis, MO                                           2016 - Present


STUDENT LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

The role of the group is to help grow NAMLE’s visibility, membership, and professional development opportunities.

National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE)

New York, NY (Remote)                           2014 - Present


PRESIDENT, PARENT ADVISORY COUNCIL

The SSD Parent Advisory Council (PAC) is comprised of families advising and collaborating to improve the education, confidence and social outcomes of each student served by SSD in all 22 partner districts and five SSD schools in St. Louis county.

The mission of the Special School District Parent Advisory Council (SSD PAC) is to fulfill the legislative directives outlined in Senate Bill 687, codified as Sections 162.212, 162.855, 162.856, 162.857, 162.858, 162.859, 162.860, 162.865, 162.867, 162.870 and 162.910 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri.

Special School District of St. Louis County

St. Louis, MO                                           2010-2011


PARENT MENTOR

MPACT is Missouri's Parent Training and Information Center. MPACT is funded in part or whole by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs. The primary goal of MPACT is to assist parents in their effort to effectively advocate for their children's educational rights and services. 

Missouri Parents ACT (MPACT)

St. Louis, MO                                           2009 - 2010


PARTNERS IN POLICYMAKING

Partners in Policymaking teaches leadership skills and techniques to develop positive partnerships with elected officials, school personnel and other individuals who make policy decisions about services.

Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council (MODD)

Jefferson City, MO                                 2009


PBIS LEADERSHIP TEAM

Parent representative on the district-wide Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports Leadership Team conducting a quarterly review of ways to improve and expand the PBIS program in the district.

Special School District of St. Louis County (SSD)

St. Louis, MO                                           2009


PUBLIC REVIEW COMMITTEE

Under Senate Bill 687, a Public Review Committee (PRC) is appointed every four years to review the operations of the SSD and to make recommendations for improvement.

Areas of review included SSD’s structure, governance, administration, financial management, delivery of services, and cooperation with partner school districts.

Special School District of St. Louis County (SSD)

St. Louis, MO                                           2009


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