Devante Woodson

E-mail: 

Business - info@designsbydevante.com

Personal - dwoodso6@jh.edu

134075094_1506242602898783_8194225251590
Professional Overview
 

If you can read this, thank a teacher. 

Work Experience
 

Graduate Teaching Fellow - Urban Teachers

July 2020 - Present 

  • Working alongside a trusted educational professional in a Baltimore City Public School 

  • Developing myself as a student and educator through anti-racist pedagogical practice and implementation

  • Earning a master's degree in educational studies 

Skills

PHOTOSHOP

FLASH

3DS MAX

WEB DESIGN

STORY-BOARDING

CONCEPT ORGANIZATION

CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT

CREATIVE WRITING

AmeriCorps Member

​June 2019 - July 2020

 

•    Attending At Risk Supper Program training and certification in order to distribute two meals a day to a daily average of 25 children.
•    Serving 1700+ hours under the guidelines of AmeriCorps through City Year.
•    Conducting 3 weekly 1:1 coaching conversations with a focus list of 12 5th students on around meeting their behavioral, academic, and social-emotional goals.
•    Delegating roles within initiatives to other team members to encourage leadership through clear vision setting, strong communication, and detailed plans of action.
•    Developing extended learning initiatives through careful analysis of quantitative and qualitative data, while delegating roles to other team members.
•    Facilitating and sustaining an after-school program for 30 elementary school students focused on aiding in homework and active engagement.
•    Facilitating group sessions on restorative justice, working with students who have experienced trauma.
•    Honoring the rules and regulations set by the partner school I serve in, Scenic Hills Elementary School in Memphis, TN.
•    Maintaining partnerships with individuals outside the community in order to expose unique opportunities to the children in the community I serve.
•    Providing specific, targeted tier 2 individual and group LLI support for a focus list of 7 5th grade students who are one to two grade levels behind in reading. 
•    Supporting a partner teacher in a whole class setting by providing redirection, reiteration and refocusing to students off track or misled by directions.

Education
 

The Johns Hopkins University - MA Educational Studies - Graduation: May 2022 

 

Currently, I am enrolled in the Urban Teachers program at Johns Hopkins as a resident teacher. While serving in this program, I also work as a first grade teacher for Baltimore City Public Schools.

2010 - present
2010 - present

The University of Memphis - BA Anthropology - Graduation: May 14, 2019

Miami International University of Art and Design - BA Visual Art - 2014 - 2016