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Resume for NIKISHA W. for Executive Manager / Education & Science in Jackson, Mississippi




Occupation: Executive Manager Industry: Education & Science
Country: United States City: Jackson
State: Mississippi ZIP: 39211



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NIKISHA G. W.

Executive Director

Mississippi Learning Institute

Sally McDonnell Barksdale Educational Resource Center

Jackson State University

P. O. Box

Jackson, Mississippi

.. and .. fax 
 
 
 

EDUCATION 
 

Ph.D. May

Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi

Dissertation: Ethics Instruction in Community College Leadership Programs:  Southern Perspectives

Department of Leadership and Foundations, Dissertation Director, Dr. Arthur D. Stumpf 

M.M.E., May

The Florida State University

Tallahassee, Florida 

B.A., May

Tougaloo College

Tougaloo, Mississippi 
 
 

HONORS AND AWARDS 
 
 
 
 
 

MidSouth Community College Fellowship Program, The MidSouth Partnership for Rural Community Colleges

July  
 

Administrator of the Year, Hinds County Association of Educational Office Professionals 

April  
 
 

Education Policy Fellowship Program, Institute for Educational Leadership IEL

May  
 
 

Administrator of the Year, America Reads Mississippi AmeriCorps Program 
 

SPECIAL SKILLS 
 
 

May  
 
 
 
 

Microsoft Suite

Corel WordPerfect

WebCT

Blackboard 
 

EXPERIENCE

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development 
 
 
 
 

Executive Director 
 
 

Mississippi Learning Institute, Jackson, MS

present 

Work collaboratively with MLI Executive Committee, local principals, and Jackson State University College of Education and Human Development COEHD research faculty to implement a P vision that focuses on literacy instruction and student achievement and adopt and use researchbased principles regarding effective teaching and professional development in literacy; Provide advice and counsel to the MLI Executive Committee on matters pertaining to development of longrange planning related to literacy, undergraduate and graduate teacher and administrator education, and P initiatives; Oversee the policy development, implementation, and evaluation of new and existing education initiatives and programs; Develop grant proposals and coordinate partnership grants and contracts; Monitor teacher and leadership quality issues as they relate to P pipeline concerns; Identify and coordinate use of external consultants and experts for professional development; Make improving literacy instruction and student achievement the guide for decisionmaking and budgeting; Prescribe and plan professional development for Institute, as a whole; Create structures that bring together local principals and COEHD faculty to collaborate regularly on improving literacy instruction as they use multiple, districtrequired data measures to gauge student success in literacy. 
 
 

Intern 
 
 
 

MS State Board for Community and Junior Colleges, Jackson, MS,  
 

Served as administrative intern in the Office of Career & Technical Education; Applied theory gained in courses to realworld setting; further developed practical, professional skills in community college administration, both local and statelevel; obtained expertise and credentials necessary to further career. 
 
 
 

Bureau Director 
 
 

Mississippi Dept. of Education, Jackson, MS

 
 

Supervised the implementation of federal regulations and the processes for disbursement and utilization of over $ million federal funds, under the No Child Left Behind Act of , to local educational agencies; Prepared state plans, applications, grants, and reports for Mississippi Legislature, Mississippi State Board of Education and U. S. Department of Education approval; Directed and coordinated staff during consolidated federal programs application training and review; Managed staff during grant competitions, develop various grant requests for proposals and coordinated grant application training for local school district personnel; Administered technical assistance to local school districts and eligible applicants and supervised grant reading and review processes; Planned and implemented state level activities including state and regional institutes, conferences, and workshops.

 

Division Director       Mississippi Dept. of Education, Jackson, MS

 
 

Served as liaison between the Mississippi State Board of Education and the Mississippi Department of Education and the Mississippi Legislature; Tracked and summarized all educationrelated bills; Published the Mississippi State Board of Education Legislative Report; Referenced and researched Mississippi Code Laws regarding educationrelated legislation. 
 

State Coordinator/Specialist   
 
 

Mississippi Dept. of Education, Jackson, MS

 

Coordinated Title II funds from U.S. Department of Education for state and local educational agencies LEAs; Interpreted and monitored Title II laws and regulations; Coordinated and provided professional development training at district, regional, and state levels; Supported and assisted with coordination of competitive Comprehensive School Reform Demonstration CSRD grant process; Developed CSRD subgrant process to support LEA needs; Provided technical assistance to LEAs that were awarded CSRD grants and Title I federal funds; Compiled reports and communicated findings to appropriate personnel with followup to correct deficiencies; Coordinated and provided training and technical assistance on all aspects of the consolidated federal programs application process. 
 
 

Classroom Teacher 
 
 

Natchez Middle School, Natchez, MS

 
 

Taught and supervised choral instruction for th and th grade students; Implemented Share the Music series into general music education curriculum; Served on Textbook Caravan committee and selected courses of study, curriculum guides, and publications related to music. 
 
 
 

Classroom Teacher 
 
 

Provine High School, Jackson, MS

 
 

Taught and supervised choral and general music grades ; Attained staff development hours in local and district sessions; Participated in local, regional and state choral festivals; Served on faculty committees to increase parental involvement and student achievement. 
 
 

Classroom Teacher 
     

Buck Lake Elementary School, Tallahassee, FL

 
 
 
 

Taught and supervised K students in Extended Day Enrichment Program EDEP; Taught general music, recorder, and chorus; Adapted lesson plans and curriculum for mainstreamed exceptional learners.

 
 
 

GRANTS MANAGEMENT

 

 

GRANTS MANAGEMENT

Federal Grants 

Pending approval   U. S. Department of Education, Fund for the Improvement of Education

Mississippi Learning Institute, $,, Principal Investigator 

–                 U. S. Department of Education, Fund for the Improvement of Education

Mississippi Learning Institute, $. million, Principal Investigator 

–                U. S. Department of Education, Title I, Part A

Mississippi Department of Education, $ million, Bureau Director 

–                U. S. Department of Education, Title I, Part C

Mississippi Department of Education, $ million, Bureau Director 

–               U. S. Department of Education, Title I, Part D

Mississippi Department of Education, $. million, Bureau Director 

–                 U. S. Department of Education, Title I, Part F

Mississippi Department of Education, $ million, Bureau Director 

–                      U. S. Department of Education, Title II, Part A

Mississippi Department of Education, $ million, Bureau Director 

–             U. S. Department of Education, Title IV, Part A

Mississippi Department of Education, $. million, Bureau Director 

–                      U. S. Department of Education, Title V, Part A

Mississippi Department of Education, $ million, Bureau Director 

Private Foundation Grants

–                    Robert M. Hearin Foundation

Washington Addition Prenatal/Early Childhood Ed Project, $. million, CoPrincipal Investigator 

–                                 Barksdale Foundation

Mississippi Learning Institute, $ million, Principal Investigator 

–                   Robert M. Hearin Foundation

Mississippi Learning Institute, $,, Principal Investigator 

–               AT&T Foundation, Technology Inside and Out

Mississippi Learning Institute, $,, Principal Investigator

 

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

International Conferences 

W., N., Washington, R., Burk, K., et. al.  , May.  Strategic Alliances to Improve Instruction and Learning: A PreK Partnership in Jackson, Mississippi under review.  American Educational Research Association, Denver, Colorado.  

Harris, T., Davidson, S., and W., N. , January.  Maximizing the p experience: A university’s resolve for urban literacy.  Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.   

W., N., , January.  Ethics instruction in community college leadership programs:  Southern perspectives.  Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities, Honolulu, Hawaii.   
 

National Conferences 

W., N., Burk, K., Washington, R., et. al.  , May.  Strategic Alliances to Improve Instruction and Learning: A PreK Partnership in Jackson, Mississippi under review.  American Educational Research Association, Denver, Colorado.  

Harris, T., Davidson, S., and W., N. , November.  A Professional development model for urban literacy.  MidSouth Educational Research Association, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 

W., N., Burk, K. , October.  One size does not fit all:  Using differentiated instruction to impact learning.  Paper presented at the National Black Child Development Institute Conference, Atlanta, Georgia. 

W., N. , October.  Up close and professional:  Public schooluniversity literacy partnership.  Paper presented at the Council of Great City Schools, Houston, Texas. 
 

Selected Regional and State Conferences 

W., N., Harris, T., and Davidson, S.  , November.  A Professional Development Model for Urban Literacy under review.  MidSouth Educational Research Association.  

W., N. , October.  Addressing student retention through a P literacybased public schooluniversity collaboration.  Paper presented at the Mississippi Association of Colleges and Universities, Jackson, Mississippi. 


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