Leesa Pittson

Leesa Pittson

602 Pond View Lane, Brownsboro, AL 35741

(H) (256) 886-9133, (C) (256) 797-8786



Education and Certification

Educational Specialist Degree Elementary Education 2002

Masters Degree Elementary Education 2001

Bachelor of Science Elementary Education 1998

Certification Highly Qualified and Certified Teacher

Advanced Diploma Albertville High School 1994

K.D.S. DAR Elementary School, Second Grade classroom Teacher, 1998-2008

ARI Training, 2001

Alabama Math and Science Initiative Training, 2005

ARI Demonstration School, 2004-2005

ARI Facilitator Training with Veronique Rice, Reading Coach Regional Director, 2004

Reading ARI Training for teachers, 2005, 2010

Instructional Coach/Literacy Specialist DAR Elementary School, 2008-Present

Duties include: Direct and lead the reading curriculum for DAR Elementary, work with

intervention groups to improve reading for students with reading problems, design and

implement strategies to promote reading instruction and student learning, facilitate professional

development for teachers in order to increase teacher knowledge and improve student learning,

serve as mentor for beginning teachers, write grants, administer testing for reading and math

benchmark assessments, interpret data and make suggestions for improvement to school

curriculum in math and reading, serve as director of Positive Behavior Support Team for DAR

Elementary, serve as LEA representative at IEP meetings, plan and implement in-service

professional development for teachers, assist principal in other assistant principal duties for

Professional Development Activities

Marshall Co. Board of Education Mentor-Mentee Program, 2004-2006, 2008, 2016

School Improvement Leadership Team, 2004-2005, 2008-2015

Continue Improvement Plan Leadership Team- 2008, 2015, 2016

SACS Committee Member, Fort Payne City Schools, 2007

Cooperating teacher for interns, Athens State University, 2004-2006 2016

Member of Marshall County Leadership ELA Team for Common Core Standards, 2012-2016

Summer Academy Presenter of Best Practices, 2008, 2010, 2013, 2014

Member and participation of Marshall County Schools CLAS for Instructional Leadership 2016

CCRS Implementation Team for Marshall County School for ELA Standards, 2012-2014

Curriculum Instructional Partner for DAR Elementary, 2005-2016

Leadership Team DAR Elementary, 2016

Marshall County Jacksonville State Hall of Fame Elementary Teacher of the year, 2008

DAR Elementary Teacher of the Year, 2008

Ambassador, Snead State Community College, 1994-1995

Professional Organizations

Member of National Education Association

Member of the Alabama Education Association

Member of the Marshall County Education Association

Member of the Delta Kappa Gamma Honorary Teacher Sorority, 2008-2012

President of the Delta Kappa Gamma Honorary Teacher Sorority, 2013-2015

Member of the Gunter Mountain DAR Society, 2008-Present

Treasurer of Gunter Mountain CAR Society, 2012

Booster Club Member DAR Elementary

Coordinator Blessings in a Backpack Food Program DAR Elementary 2014-2016

Professional References

Mr. Keith Buchanan

DAR Elementary School

Mrs. Martha Hardin

Albertville, AL 35951

Dr. Tenna Anderton

Sloman Primary School

200 Bethlehem Rd.

Douglas, AL 35964