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Bowie, Maryland 20721 | 301-758-8706 | rolaetta@gmail.

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Rolaetta Alford
Elementary Principal, Education Administrator

Objective
I am dedicated to the role as an education administrator with proven ability to transform underachieving schools
and create and monitor policies and practices that promote a safe learning environment. My goal is to provide a
school culture that encourages continuous improvements for teachers and students as well as develop an
environment that encourages open communication with colleagues, students and the community.

Specialties
- Leadership
- Discipline/Classroom Management
- Student Centered Learning
- Team Building
- Instructional Best Practices

Accomplishments
-Made Annual Yearly Progress on the State MSA Test and improved PARRCC test scores by 10%.
-Improved the overall academic performance of school by reorganizing staff and changing testing methodologies.
-Increased enrollment by 20% and parental involvement by 35% in parent teacher Association.
-Coached and mentored teachers on strengths and weaknesses which ultimately improved overall instruction.
-Formulated Principals cabinet of leaders and provided effective training of vertical alignment for improvements in
Math, Science and Reading resulting in increase in test scores.
-Created student data disaggregation procedures to assess students strengths and weaknesses and determine
areas needing improvements.

Experience
8/2008 - 7/2016

Prince George's County Public Schools

Capitol Heights, MD

Principal
Website: www.carmodyhills@pgcps.org
Public Elementary School
Scope of work includes staff improvement, development and evaluation; fiscal management, record and administration
organization; team building; shared decision making; school values promotion; advisory council coordination and mentoring for
at- need students. Responsible for the administration and management practices which promote efficient and effective
operation of the school. Manage and participate in a variety of student activities, collaborate with special services personnel,
maintain standards concerning students discipline, health, safety and general welfare. Managed student transportation,
maintenance of budget, handled all personnel matters, staff recruitment, cafeteria operations and after hours use of facilities.
Developed and executed in-service training programs. Counseled teachers on instructional, professional and administrative
matters.

Spotlighted Achievements - Situation: PARRCC test scores and overall academic performance
Action: Reorganizing staff and changing testing methodologies.

Results: Improvements
Situation: Parental involvement/PTA
Action: Increased Involvement and Enrollment
Results: 20% Parent Involvement 35% Increased enrollment
Situation: Coached and Mentored teachers
Action: Coached and mentored teachers on strengths and weaknesses
Results: Improved Instruction
Situation: Formulated Principals cabinet of leaders and provided effective training of vertical alignment for improvements in
Math, Science and Reading resulting in increase in test scores.
Action: Provided effective training of vertical alignment for improvements in Math, Science and Reading
Results: Increase in test scores.
Situation: Created student data disaggregation procedures Action: Assess students strengths and weaknesses and determine
areas needs Results: Improved test scores

8/2005 - 8/2008

Prince George's County Public Schools

Capitol Heights, MD

Assistant Principal
Website: www.carmodyhills@pgcps.org
Public Elementary School
Assisted in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of instructional programs. Assumed the responsibility of
specific areas assigned by the principal. Translated the vision of the principal into the culture of the school and other
subordinate administrative personnel. Helped to developed administrative and management practices which promoted
efficient and effective operation of the school. Participated in a variety of student activities, collaborated with special services
personnel, assisted in the maintenance of standards concerning student discipline, health safety and general welfare. Tasked
with variety of administrative responsibilities including student transportation, maintenance of building and facilities, cafeteria
operations and after hour use of facility. Assisted in the development of in-service training programs. Counseled teachers on
instructional, professional and administrative matters. Assumed the responsibility for the operations the school in the absence
of the principal.

Spotlighted Achievements - Situation: MSA Test Scores and overall academic performance
Action: Reorganizing staff and changing testing methodologies
Results: Improved Test Scores
Situation: Coached and Mentored teachers on strengths and weaknesses which ultimately improved instruction. Action:
Coached and mentored teachers on strengths and weaknesses which ultimately improved instruction. Results: Improved
instruction
Situation: After-school programs
Action: Developed after-school programs for students
Results: Improved test scores

8/2004 - 8/2005

Prince George's County Public Schools

District Heights, MD

Curriculum Resource/ Testing Coordinator


Website: www.francisscottkey@pgcps.org
Elementary Public School
Assist in planning, articulating, coordinating and implementing curriculum initiatives and projects as identified by the Principal.
Assist the principal in communicating the school vision for the entire school. Support the Principal in the alignment and
articulation of the curriculum and instructional expectations to promote understanding and involvement in curriculum and
instructional initiatives. Actively promote understanding and involvement in the instructional initiatives.

Spotlighted Achievements - Develop, and monitored the school improvement plan - Consult with the Principal and assist
in conducting needs assessments to identify the schools priorities and research based initiatives. - Facilitate quarterly data
utilization meetings, monitor student achievement - Coordinate state and county test sessions; assist in the development and
execution of in-service training.

8/2002 - 8/2004

Prince George's County Public Schools

Landover, MD

Resources/Testing Coordinator
Website: www.dodgepark@pgcps.org
Elementary Public School
Assisted in planning, articulating, coordinating and implementing Mathematics and Science curriculum initiatives and projects
as identified by the Principal. Assisted the principal in communicating the Mathematics and Science curriculum vision for the
entire school. Supported the Principal in the alignment and articulation of the Mathematics and Science curriculum and
instructional expectations to promote understanding and involvement in curriculum and instructional initiatives. Actively
promoted understanding and involvement in the Mathematics and Science curriculum and instructional initiatives.

Spotlighted Achievements - Situation: School Improvement Plan


Action: Developed and Monitored
Results: Improved test scores
Situation: Conducted needs assessments
Action: Identified the schools priorities and research based initiatives
Results: Improved test scores
- Situation: Quarterly data utilization
Action: Facilitate quarterly data utilization meetings
Results: Monitor student achievement
- Situation: State and county test sessions
Action: Assist in the development and execution of in-service training.
Results: Coordinated state and county test sessions

Education
Specialist - 2001 University of Maryland Administration Certification
Master - 1997 National Louis University Instruction and Curriculum
Bachelor - 1991 South Carolina State University Elementary Education

References
- Lori Ellis - 301-922-4994
- Jerrod Mustaf - 301-370-2428
- Rhonda Gladden - 202-270-2915