Curriculum Vitae

OBJECTIVE

Seeking a dynamic and impacting position in Classical Education in Strategic Direction and Leadership where I can leverage my strengths and experience in Intervention, Research, Program Development and Management with my unyielding passion for supporting children's intellectual growth and the growing special population with learning differences. Focus and passion for Special Ed and literacy, particularly dyslexia, dysgraphia and ADHD. 

 

EXPERIENCE

Advocacy for Learning Differences

GREAT HEARTS ARCHWAY CLASSICAL ACADEMY CICEROScottsdale, AZ, 2021-22

NEW WAY ACADEMY, Phoenix, AZ, 2016-2021

  • Great Hearts is a Charter school network in AZ, TX and soon-to-be FL offering a rigorous classical education

  • New Way Academy is the longest standing private Special Ed school in Phoenix, AZ

  • IEP Team member and Parent Advocate at 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th-grade levels

  • Direct and frequent collaborative work with Speech therapists, OT therapists, LiPS and Wilson Reading System specialists to achieve student progress goals and mastery

  • Introduced new Assistive Technology applications to Cicero ESS for inclusion in IEP's for curriculum access and pacing

  • Research and management of medical and outside interventions and tutoring 

  • Advocacy Results: IEP Scholar with severe levels of dyslexia and dysgraphia became a peer and academic class leader in mainstream, earning marks of all A's after 4 years of  building foundations in private Special Ed and outside interventions

  • Volunteer work at Archway Cicero: Reading Groups, Math support, Curriculum events, PSO and TA tasks for 1st, 2nd and 5th grade

  • Volunteer work at New Way Academy: school-wide community events and Fine Arts department student musicals 1st-4th grade

Letter of Recommendation 1

Letter of Recommendation 2

Additional Reference: Michael Walker, Head of School, NEW WAY ACADEMY 602-629-6850

 
Literacy Intervention

CERTIFICATIONS IN WILSON LANGUAGE TRAINING, Oxford, MA

2019-2022

  • WILSON FUNDATIONS LEVEL 1 CERT (Tier 1 & 2 Reading Intervention, grade 1), 2019

  • WILSON FUNDATIONS LEVEL 2 CERT (Tier 1 & 2 Reading Intervention, grade 2), 2022

  • WILSON JUST WORDS CERT (Tier 2 Reading Intervention, grades 4-12), 2022 

  • Wilson offers the most extensive research-backed reading programs in the world

  • 10 years personal experience in research and management of dyslexia and dysgraphia interventions, Special Ed and mainstream IEP supports and accommodations

Wilson Fundations Level 1 Certificate

Wilson Fundations Level 2 Certificate

Wilson Just Words Certificate

Real Estate Sales License

LOCAL BOARD REAL ESTATE, Phoenix, AZ

2019-present

  • Arizona Real Estate Sales License - SA#042577000 - since 1991

  • Member of Scottsdale Area Association of Realtors

  • Referrals to Broker / specializing in Arcadia, Paradise Valley and Scottsdale  

Interior Design & Project Management

HEIDI WEISKOPF INTERIOR DESIGN, Scottsdale, AZ

2001-2010

  • Founded and managed all business and creative aspects of the studio, serving as Designer, Primary Contact and Interface between clients, architects, contractors, trades and vendors while fostering timely communications and symbiotic relationships

  • Specialized in luxury residential with niche in refined western living and rustic retreats

  • Sourced and purchased Furniture Fixtures & Equipment (FF&E); maintained purchase orders and tracked all deliveries

  • Built and maintained vendor catalogs and materials library

  • Managed trade show schedules, established and maintained new and on-going vendor/craftsmen accounts

  • Utilized MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint, AutoCAD and Quickbooks Contractor for efficient project management, purchasing, personalized service and professional presentations

  • Maintained project schedules, budgets and Actual Expense reports 

  • ASID, Allied Member

Published projects:

Private luxury residence at the Yellowstone Club, Big Sky, MT.

Private luxury residence Ladera Vista, Scottsdale, AZ. Video. Floor plan. 

Press page

Western Art & Architecture article

Project list (abbreviated)

Founder/Marketing Consultant

W.I.S.E. ASSOCIATES, INC, Scottsdale, AZ

 1996-2001

  • Provided strategic consulting to Marketing and Sales Directors in international golf property development and hospitality in target market research, business development and promotional strategies toward the revamp and/or creation of new comprehensive sales programs 

  • Conducted competitors analyses and SWOT discovery for domestic and international expansion

  • Promoted corporate identity through logo development, collateral design and logo merchandise

  • Planned and managed corporate events including special events, cocktail parties, golf tournaments and receptions

Notable Clients: KSL Recreation Corp/Doral Golf Club & Spa, Koll Resorts International/La Palmilla & Cabo del Sol, DMB/Forest Highlands North, Lyle Anderson Companies/The Tradition at Desert Mountain, Tom Weiskopf Designs 

Project Summaries

Corporate brochure

Testimonials/Letters of Recommendation

Marketing and Events Coordinator

COTTAGE DEVELOPMENT COMPANY / FOREST HIGHLANDS GOLF CLUB, Phoenix and Flagstaff, AZ

  • Hosted promotional events, staffed and led open-house tours for sales of mountain homes

  • Coordinated staging for model home tours

  • Assisted Controller with construction costs per unit for budgeting and Actual reports

Manager Seminar Services

SPAR GROUP, Tarrytown, NY, and Minneapolis, MN

1993-1995

  • Directed international marketing merchandising seminars designed to increase corporate exposure and generate new business

  • Recruited speakers with prestigious credentials from client, trade and academic circles

  • Conducted site visits and evaluations of hotels and hospitality services to determine venues

  • Forecasted sales and established program budgets

  • Worked extensively with suppliers in ordering promotional products and distribution materials

  • Approved press releases for effective media exposure

EDUCATION

 

THUNDERBIRD School of Global Management,
Glendale, AZ

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA) in International Management, 1996

  • Concentration ~ International marketing management and the Latin American region

  • Accolade ~ Barton Kyle Yount Award Nominee: outstanding scholarship, accomplishment and character

  • Foreign Program ~ Kenya, Africa

  • Student Body Events Chair ~ 2 years. Managed all events under budget.

 

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, Seattle, WA

BACHELOR OF ARTS (BA), Business Administration, 1992

  • Concentration ~ International business studies: A European perspective

  • Awards ~ Alpha Lambda Delta, Academic Honor Society

  • Foreign Program ~ DIS/University of Copenhagen, Denmark

  • Kappa Kappa Gamma

 

SCOTTSDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Scottsdale, AZ

ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE (AAS), Interior Design, 2002

  • Awards ~ Blue Ribbon Award, Interior Design Department

  • President’s List, 4.0 GPA

WILSON LANGUAGE TRAINING, Oxford, MA

FUNDATIONS LEVEL 1 CERTIFICATION (Tier 1 & 2 Reading Intervention, grade 1), 2019

FUNDATIONS LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATION (Tier 1 & 2 Reading Intervention, grade 2), 2022

JUST WORDS CERTIFICATION (Tier 2 Reading Intervention, grades 4-12), 2022 

 

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Tech
 
  • Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Pages, Numbers
  • Zoom
  • Chrome Read & Write
  • Grammarly
  • Well versed in reading AutoCAD drawings 

 

 

 

 

 

Design Awards

 

  • ASID - Design Excellence Award: Residential 3,500-5,000 sq ft, 3rd Place, 2008

  • ASID - Design Excellence Award: Product Design Furniture, Honorable Mention, 2008 

  • Wolf/Subzero - Outstanding Kitchen Design, 2008

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Press

 

  • Rustic Living, Ralph Kylloe, Gibbs-Smith, 2012

  • Sources + Design (March-April 2009, Swatches)

  • Western Art & Architecture (Fall-Winter 2008-09, "Designing with Passion")

  • Lifestyle by Design Television, Episode II, feature host

  • Arizona Home & Design (Nov-Dec 2008, feature "Celebrating Design")

  • Scottsdale Airpark News (May 2008, editorial "Generation Next: 20 Airpark Leaders")

  • Phoenix Home & Garden (September 2004, Book Bites)

  • Arizona Foothills Magazine (July 2003, editorial "Building a Bond")

  • Cabins & Camps, Ralph Kylloe, Gibbs-Smith, 2002

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2010 - present

2010 - present