To obtain the position of Director of School Safety and Security within the Yonkers Public Schools.
Teacher - ( 9/5/2000 - Present) Yonkers Public Schools, Yonkers, New York (USA) Successfully taught Middle School Health Education programs to the children of Yonkers. Worked closely with all staff members to provide a safe environment for all. Attended periodic staff-development training and committee on special education meetings on a regular basis. Was a successful modified basketball coach, as well as a junior varsity and varsity assistant basketball coach. Participated in the total school program every year, often volunteering time to attend and support events.
Peace Officer Lieutenant/Manager - ( 6/15/1995 - Present) Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway, Yonkers, New York (USA) Managed upwards of 140 Peace Officers and Supervisors. Create daily schedules and special event scheduling. Responsible for training of all newly hired Peace Officers and created the official training manual for the department. Prepare and review all written reports. Conduct criminal investigations both involving patrons as well as internal investigations involving criminal activity of employees. Arrest, process, and detain individuals suspected of criminal activity. Responsible for millions of dollars in money transfers each business day. Operate and maintain the 2-way communications systems as well as the numerous alarm systems on site, including key watch systems and pro-watch swipe card systems. Operate sophisticated surveillance equipment and software in both real time and recordings. Attends department and facility meetings on a regular basis. Works closely with all levels of the Yonkers Police Department, New York State Police, and other law enforcement agencies as needed.
School Safety Officer - ( 9/1/1999 - 9/5/2000) Yonkers Public Schools, Yonkers, New York (USA) Maintained the safety and security of the students and staff of Saunders High School. Patrolled the grounds of the school, reporting suspicious activity.
Substitute Teacher - ( 10/1997 - 6/1999) Yonkers Public schools, Yonkers, New York (USA) Implemented lesson plans left by the absent classroom teacher. Performed any and all duties that was requested by the building Principal.
Education and Training
Mercy College - 2006 Dobbs Ferry, New York, USA School Administration and Supervision, Master Completed the required coursework in Educational Leadership for a degree in School Administration and Supervision. Coursework included courses in School Law as well as supervision techniques. Completed Administrative Internship at Commerce Middle School under the direction of Dr. Fred Hernandez.
College of New Rochelle - 2004 New Rochelle, New York, USA Special Education, Master Completed required coursework and obtained a degree in Special Education. Coursework included but not limited to IEP development, rights of disabled students under federal law, and techniques for teaching students with various disabilities.
Hofstra University - 1996 Hempstead, New York, USA School and Community Health Education, Bachelor Received a Bachelor's in School and Community Health Education. Completed an internship at the Treatment and Alternatives to Street Crime T.A.S.C. in Hempstead, New York. Worked closely with the Nassau County Courts, as well as the Departments of Probation and Parole to administer successful treatment programs for non-violent criminals that had a substance abuse problem.
New York State Teacher Certification-Health New York State Teacher Certification-Special Education New York State School District Administrator-Pending New York State Peace Officer Certification New York State Unrestricted/Full Carry Pistol Permit CPR/AED Certified