Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Vitae




Greg Wright


EDUCATION CERTIFICATION
M. Ed. Educational Leadership, Lamar University,
Beaumont, Texas. August, 2010. 3.91 GPA
BA History, Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX, 1987
Mid-Management Texas, August, 2010
Teacher Certificate 8-12 Social Studies, Texas
6-12 History, Texas
K-12 Physical Education, Texas
6-12 Driver Education, Texas
K-12 Health, Texas
30 Hours in Kinesiology and Education from Texas A @ M Commerce
39 Wins and 29 Losses the last six years as assistant football coaching offensive line at Arlington Seguin and Denison High Schools reaching the State Semifinals in the Fall of 2009 at Denison.

Administrative and Leadership Experience


2011-2012
B. Mc Daniel Middle School, Denison I.S.D.

  • Physical Education Coordinator
  • Emphasis on 6th graders learning team sports and leadership with correlation athletic skills development.
  •  Assistant varsity football coach. Offensive line. Tackles/tight ends/deep snappers.
  •  Assistant girls soccer coach and head junior varsity girls soccer coach.
  • World History Team Leader
Denison High School
Denison, TX
2009-2011
• Mentored new teacher to the World History Department and new coach on our coaching staff.
• Part of campus professional learning community success leading to first ever “Recognized” Texas Education Agency rating for Denison High School.
• Helped organize and plan the 1st Annual Denison Football Clinic.
• Evaluated Hudl sports video editing system. We were able to go to a server based video editing application that empowered our coaching staff and players to gain collaborative and learning feedback in a faster and more efficient way than previously available before for less money.
• Helped to implement the switch in practice and philosophy from common summative assessments to common formative assessments.
• Pre game football duties included getting to game site early to set up headset communication equipment insuring proper functioning during the game.

World History Team Leader
Denison High School
Denison, TX
2008-2009 School Year
Led collaborative team to determine best practices and guidelines for world history team meetings.
• Helped world history team collaboratively determine standards of our curriculum, course outline and determine test questions for common assessments.
• Helped world history team collaboratively analyze data from common assessments and determine and promote best practices depending upon findings.
• Successfully mentored a seasoned teacher teaching his first year in social studies.
• Attended the PLC (Professional Learning Community) Seminar in June 17-19, 2009 in San Antonio, Texas. Preparing as a team to enhance and improve learning in Denison High School.
• Completed successful ILD training at Region 10 service center in Richardson, Tx.

Owner and General Manager
American Pride Homes
Fort Worth, TX
1998-2005

• Started up manufactured housing retail dealership. Carried six people on full time payroll and managed and trained 4 sales agents.
• Operated budget with monthly operating expenses of $24,000.
• Adapted quickly and successfully to poor market conditions cutting overhead and changing business plan to purchasing, rehabbing, and remarketing discounted foreclosed homes already set on land.

Athletic Director and Head Football Coach
Bosqueville I.S.D.
Bosqueville, TX
1994-1995

• Led fledgling program to compete in its first full season of 11 man football. Increased participation in football from 9 to 19 players (Numbers compare first day of football practice from prior year). We completed the season with 24 high school football players participating and eligible under UIL academic guidelines. Our team won 3 games including defeating the first ever public school opponent in the 11 man football history of the school and the first district game. We increased participation and excitement with enthusiasim and love for the game.
• Supervised all athletic contests many times as administrator on duty during basketball and baseball games.
• Contributed to designing and planning of new athletic facilities including a new football field with press box and bleachers and field house with weight room facilities.
• Supervised and led staff of five assistant coaches assigning their duties and responsibilities for each sport coached and other duties as assigned. Evaluated all coaching staff members recommending for hiring or rehiring.
• Supervised and maintained a budget that included all sports junior high and high school.


Teaching Experience

B. Mc Daniel Middle School, Denison I.S.D.
Physical Education Coordinator
2011-2012
  • 6th-8th Grade physical education teacher
  • Emphasis on 6th graders learning team sports and leadership with correlation athletic skills development.
  • Assistant varsity football coach.  Offensive line.  Tackles/tight ends/deep snappers.
  • Assistant girls soccer coach and head junior varsity girls soccer coach.

Denison High School
World History teacher and coach
Denison, TX
2007-2011

• World history teacher and assistant football coach.
• Specialized in offensive line primarily tackles/tight ends and deep snappers.
• Other coaching duties included power lifting and coached the boys and girls shot put and discus throwers.
• Coached regional qualifying shot-putter in 2008and regional qualifying shot-put and discus thrower in 2009.
• Helped develop two year 1st Team Associated Press All-State Center, Associated Press Honorable Mention All-State Tackle, and Honorable Mention Academic All-State Tight End.
• Helped to orchestrate the most explosive rushing offense in the state of Texas in class 4A averaging over 8.8 yards per play.

Seguin High School
Physical Education teacher and coach
Arlington, TX
2006-2007
• Served as physical education teacher, offensive line coach and junior varsity girls’ soccer coach.
• Specialized in centers, guards and deep snappers.
• Developed Academic All-State Football Team 1st Team Center and two other All-District performers.

Cassata High School
Social Studies teacher
Fort Worth, TX
Spring Semester 2006
• Picked up teaching contract and successfully finished the school year creating a positive working and learning environment in the social studies classroom.
• Taught and helped develop social studies curriculum of government, American history, world history, geography, economics, and sociology in a self-paced learning environment.
• Managed a grant funded school improvement work project to enhance school safety and appearance.
• Worked successfully in my first real exposure to a truly collaborative learning environment and community.

Green B. Trimble Technical High School
World History teacher and coach
Fort Worth, TX
1993-1994
• Taught world history in a diverse urban magnet school.
• Coached football and track and field.
• Coached Nike world class 800 meter runner Khadevis Robinson.
• Track and field team finished 4th in the 1994 Texas state track meet.

Joshua High School
History teacher and coach
Joshua, TX
1992-1993
• Taught world history and American History at Joshua High School.
• Supervised school detention center for 1 period each day.
• Served as Head Freshman Football coach and freshman Athletic Coordinator.
• Arranged transportation and budgeted for all freshman athletics.
• Served also as head freshman baseball coach.
• Inherited a group of freshman football student athletes who had not before won a game in their previous two years of competition. This group responded positively by competing well en route to a 3-7 record.


Cisco Junior College
Health and Fitness Center Manager
Physical Education Teacher
Dorm Supervisor and Football Coach
Cisco, TX
1990-1992
• Served as campus Health and Fitness Center Director and part-time instructor in physical education teaching bowling.
• Assistant football coach specializing in offensive line.
• Coached on offense that averaged over 440 yards per game two years in a row ranking in the top 5 nationally in community college football.
• Served as dorm director supervising students in campus housing and regularly attending and leading student campus activities.


Clarksville Independent School District
History Teacher and Coach
Clarksville, TX
1989-1990
• Taught American and Texas history at Clarksville Junior High School.
• Coached varsity boys’ football team as defensive line coach.
• Helped coach a team to their first district championship in 20 years.
• Helped develop defensive game plan to defeat a previously undefeated (10-0) Mount Vernon team.
• Served as junior varsity defensive coordinator helping them to earn a district championship.
• Served as junior high girls’ basketball, volleyball and track coach and high school boys throwers coach qualifying an athlete in both the shot put and discus throw for regional competition.


References available upon request