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Jill Bradley Janaitis

Education: B.S., Grove City College, Grove City, PA - May, 2004

                           Major: Elementary Education          Emphasis: French

                    M.A., Argosy University, Atlanta, GA – December 2009

                            Instructional Leadership, GPA: 4.0

Certification: Tennessee license

                     Early Childhood Education (PreK-3)

                     Elementary Education (K-6)

                     Middle Grades (4-8)

                    *Gifted Endorsement

Teaching Experience:

University School, Johnson City, TN

Fifth Grade                                                                                                    July 2010 – Present

- Served as the fifth grade teacher at the laboratory school at East Tennessee State University

-  Teacher of the Year 2013-2014

-  Elementary Chairperson

- Member of the Building Leadership Team (BLT)

- Chairperson of the Enrichment Professional Learning Community

- Chairperson of the Mathematics Textbook Adoption 2010

- Co-Chair of the Reading Textbook Adoption 2013

Bill Arp Elementary School, Douglasville, GA

Third Grade                                                                                                   August 2007-June 2009

- Serves as the writing chairperson with responsibilities that included training staff, attending state conferences, and coordinating the Georgia Third Grade Writing Assessment

- Developed math units for the third grade team that correlated directly with performance standards

- Taught Early Intervention (EIP) and gifted classes

- Facilitator and staff mentor for Kay Burke training, Rubrics and Checklists


Yeager Middle School, Douglasville, GA                                                               

Sixth Grade Mathematics                                                                            August 2005- June 2007

- Selected as the 6-Green Team Leader. Responsibilities included managing weekly meetings, coordinating parent conferences with teachers, and acting as team liaison to administration

- Served as Beta Club co-sponsor by supervising and coordinating service projects and convention projects

- Collaborated with a special education teacher to teach a daily inclusion class


Campbell Elementary School,  Fairburn, GA

First Grade                                                                                                    August 2004-May 2005

- Introduced centers to develop students’ mathematics and literacy skills

- Served in the Fulton County Tutoring Program as a part-time substitute

- Achieved 100% parental contact by making phone calls, home-visits, and attending school events


Professional Development and Workshops:

Calendar Math

GPS, Standards Based Classrooms

Georgia Math Conference at Rock Eagle

Kay Burke, Checklists and Rubrics

Music in the Everyday Classroom

Learning Focused Schools

The Responsive Classroom, Columbus, OH, August 2010