Katie JulioProfessional Development Specialist“Success is not final; failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” Winston ChurchillP(214) 585-2331EMkjulio22@gmail.comA4033 Hawthorne Drive, Sachse, TX 75048W@katiejulio4573Professional PhilosohpyEducationThe greatest asset any organization has at its disposal is its workforce. Helping companies harness the potential of the human element behind their vision is my specialty. Intentional focus on continuous and effective professional development through Science-based strategies creates a growth-structured culture where all stakeholders are invested in the success of the organization. Texas A&M CommerceAugust 2019-presentEd. D, Doctor of Educational Leadership, expected December 2024Texas A&M CommerceAugust 2019-May 2019M.S. Administrative LeadershipPalm Beach Atlantic UniversityAugust 2000-July 2003M.S. PsychologyGeorgia Southern UniversityAugust 1989-June 1994B.S. CommunicationsSoftware ExperienceAdobe Premiere ProSchooxInDesignPowerpointGoogle Slidesadobe LightroomExperienceBoston’s Pizza, Training DirectorJulio 2022-presentReimagined and created Boston’s New Restaurant Opening Program including: 3 week training program, New Restaurant Coordinator’s Manual, New Restaurant Trainer’s Guide and New Restaurant Participant Workbook;Created training videos for Schoox, Boston’s Pizza LMS;Provided leadership coaching in the areas of staff development, conflict resolution, risk management, franchise standards, and safe food service;Delivered professional development in all areas of restaurant operations and management; Created training videos for Limited Time Offers;Conducted 3-week MIT intensive training sessions and re-imaged the MIT training process to meet the needs of a changing workforce;Photographer for all training assets;Videographer for all training assets;Collaborated with franchise partners on the recruitment and retention of Generation Z employees;Managed a budget and accountability reports.McDonald’s Corporation, Corporate Development Training ManagerJune 2017-July 2022Provided restaurant-based Train the Trainer Professional Development;Provided leadership coaching in the areas of staff development, conflict resolution, risk management, franchise standards, limited time offers, menu refresh, safe food service, and new store openings;Created and/or adapted training materials for all aspects of restaurant operations and management development;Delivered high quality professional development in a variety of settings to varied audiences;Conducted restaurant audits;Trained management on how to conduct Quarterly Business Reviews;Worked closely with franchise partners to resolve staffing issues;Oversaw training for New Restaurant Openings;Managed a budget and accountability reports.Garland Independent School District, Gifted and Talented SpecialistJune 2016-2017Delivered state-mandated thirty-hour professional development series to large audiences of adult learners (60+ per session);Created and implemented state-mandated six-hour GT Update professional development sessions for large audiences of adult learners (60+ per session);Provided one-on-one coaching to teachers in the field;Monitored student data, and used that data to create professional development for stakeholders including teachers, leaders, students and community outreach;Organized, executed and created accountability for the University Interscholastic League Academic Contests for elementary, middle and high schools in Garland ISD, including a total of nearly 3,000 students, and 400 volunteers.Managed budget and state-accountability reports. Garland Independent School District, Advanced Academic SpecialistJune 2013-June 2016Special Project: oversaw the creation and implementation of the College, Career, and Readiness Curriculum for 6th through 12th grade district wide (20 schools);Created and implemented teacher professional development for the College, Career and Readiness Curriculum for an audience of approximately 4,000 teachers;Recruited, retained and supervised several curriculum writing teams;Worked collaboratively with Higher Education partners to create and implement the College Prep English Program;Member of the SpringBoard Leadership team for English with the Colllege Board;Participated in curriculum review and feedback for the development of the Schoolnet Curriculum and new English TEKS for the state of Texas.Garland Independent School District, English TeacherAugust 2006-June 2013Member of the SpringBoard Curriculum Writing Team that developed enriched instruction for Advanced Placement students in GISD;Special Project: Vertical Alignment for Advance English Curriculum. Developed and led this multi-district effort to align advanced English curriculum with institutions of higher learning;Certified SpringBoard College Board Training;Earned a spot on the 2015 GISD Ron Clark Professional Development Team;Created and developed Summer School Reading Curriculum for the 2014 Summer School Session;Aligned the Edgenuity Course Recovery program to TEK specific state objectives;Executed a grant-funded Model UN at the Curtis Culwell Center that involved 1,200 students from several different schools across the district;Piloted and executed a New Teacher Mentor Program aimed and recruiting an retaining high quality teachers.American Learning Systems, American Heritage Day Camp: Program Director/ Risk Management SpecialistHired and evaluated administrative, facilitator, and subordinate staff at American Heritage Day Camp;Conducted market research and development for new programs to keep American Heritage Day Camp competitive in the 6-13 year old demographic;Developed a discipline model that increased parent involvement and camper accountability;Developed curriculum for new programs and created staff development for these programs resulting in increased market share for the pre-adolescent demographic;Developed master schedule for nearly 2,000 campers per session for three sessions each summer without the aid of computer software;Oversaw risk management affairs including handling public relations, media outlets, potential law suits, and insurance claims.ReferencesProfessional:Jeff Melnick, President, Boston’s PizzaDallas Support Center(619) 606-6806Deepak Khalon, Executive Director for Wetzel’s North AmericaWetzel’s Pretzels(214) 986-2694Character:Harpreet AthwalDirector of American Red Cross DallasBlood Division(214) 986-2669