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Kathy Avila- Resume 2021

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Mary Katherine “Kathy” Avila, M.Ed. 157 Polk * Kyle, Texas 78640 * 512-748-0239 * [email protected] OBJECTIVE To obtain a position that utilizes my knowledge, leadership, and interpersonal skills with staff, students, and parents resulting in improved curriculum and instruction. WORK EXPERIENCE HAYS CONSOLIDATED INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT Special Education Teacher: Hays High School- CWC Teacher for English I and English 3, Edge Credit Recovery 2019-Present Dahlstrom Middle School and Science Hall Elementary, 2012- 2019 Kyle Elementary, 2010-2012 Administrative Intern and Special Education Teacher: Blanco Vista Elementary, 2008-2009 Special Education Teacher: Tobias Elementary and Blanco Vista Elementary, 2006-2009 • Response to Intervention (RTI) Administrator, oversaw the RTI process for the campus (2007-2009) • Campus State Testing Coordinator for TAKS and TELPAS (2007-2009) • AIMS WEB campus coordinator (2007-2009) • Administrator on duty in absence of principal or assistant principal (2007-2009) • Assisting the principal and assistant principal in the opening of a new school (2008-2009) • Discuss student progress with parents and staff to make decisions regarding the RTI process • Scheduling student meetings and maintaining the campus RTI calendar (2007-2009) • Knowledge of scientifically based research strategies to implement the RTI process • Conducting campus wide training sessions for all staff that will be administering TAKS and TELPAS • Assist in the placement of Special Education students into classes, assessing staffing needs • Resource and Inclusion teacher for grades K-12 • Develop Students Individual Education Plans • Team Leader, developed a schedule for special education staff (2006-2009) • Special Education Vertical Team Member (2006-2008, 2010-2012) LEANDER INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT District Elementary Inclusion Instructional Coach, August 2009-July 2010 • Collaborate with principals and staff to assist in the implementation of inclusion on a campus level • Analyze special education data and discuss improvement plans with teachers • Research best practices in inclusion and provide campus and district level trainings • Presenter at LISD Instructional Assistant Summit, Parent Summit and February Conference • Provide classroom coaching to special education teachers as they implement inclusion • Plan and provide staff development to meet campus/teachers needs • Identify model inclusion campuses through observations and share strategies • Modify curriculum • Provide research-based supports on differentiation • Provide resources and materials to teachers • Attend Elementary Curriculum District Team Meetings • Participant in Region 13 Coaching Network Meetings • Attended Inclusion Works and Region 13 RTI Institute

SAN MARCOS CONSOLIDATED INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT Special Education Teacher: Bowie Elementary, 2005-2006 • Inclusion Teacher in a third grade classroom • Resource math and language arts teacher for second and fourth grade students. • Developed student’s goals and modifications for their individual education plan using the CLASS system. • Communicated with parents regarding their child’s progress and attended ARD meetings. BASTROP INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT Title One Reading Teacher: Cedar Creek Elementary, 2001-2005 • Worked with K-4 students who were below grade level in their reading skills. • Taught decoding, comprehension, retelling, basic writing, fluency and sight word skills • Gave the DRA assessment to find reading level and develop a intervention plan for the student • Reading is Fundamental (RIF) coordinator for the campus, bought and distributed books to the students, held activities that went along with distribution days and conducted fundraising activities for the campus. Accounted for all books and funds throughout the year. Complied a year-end summary report for the program and wrote a proposal for the program for the following year. EDUCATION CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY Masters in Education with Emphasis in Educational Administration (2009) • Graduated with Honors SOUTHWEST TEXAS STATE UNIVERISTY Bachelor of Science in Recreation Administration (2000) Minor in Sociology • Graduated Magna Cum Laude CERTIFICATES / TRAININGS • Texas Principal Certification • ILD Certification • PDAS Certification • Mediation Training • Certificate for 4-8th Language Arts and Reading • Elementary Self Contained 1-8th • Certificate for Generic Special Education K-12 • ESL Certification • Region 13 Educator Certification Program Certificate for Pre-K through 6th

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