Jude’s Experience

Work Experience

NORTH LAWNDALE COLLEGE PREP                 September 2009- Present

HIGH SCHOOL/CHICAGO

High School Counselor

  • Provided counseling for students with social/emotional concerns.
  • Provided academic planning and counseling for students.
  • Assisted students with post-secondary and career planning.
  • Co-Developed and coordinated advisory activities an curriculum.
  • Generated and/or reviewed data such as failure rates, graduation progress, honor roll and standardized tests.
  • Provided informational services for students and families.
  • Served as a consultant to families of assigned students.
  • Monitored student academic performance, behavior, attendance and facilitated appropriate interventions.
  • Developed and implemented a male achievement mentoring program.

ROBERTO CLEMENTE HIGH SCHOOL-                           September 2007- 2009

CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Post Secondary Coach

  • Advised and assisted students in identifying careers and related educational objectives and goals.
  • Advised students in identifying a post secondary path.
  • Led and organized college tours.
  • Coordinated Parent/Student FAFSA completion workshops and college fairs.
  • Advised and assisted students throughout the entire college application process.
  • Prepared reports to be submitted to the Office of Post-secondary Education.

CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY                                         Sept. 2006-Sept. 2007

PROJECT SUCCESS/ EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY CENTER

Counselor

  • Recruited adult learners for admissions into college and other post-secondary options.
  • Advised new recruits regarding career and educational paths.
  • Formed partnerships with several social service agencies which provided services to clients.
Education

Master’s in Public Administration (Candidate)

Governor State University

University Park, IL.

December 2018

Bachelor’s in Psychology

University of Illinois

At Urbana-Champaign

Urbana-Champaign, Il.

June 1989

Languages

French and Haitian Creole

Professional Affiliations

Board member- Foundation 65

(Evanston,Il)

President- Kuumba Youth Program Inc.

Haitian Congress to Fortify Haiti

Pan-African Association

Tamboula Ethnic Dance Company

Related International Experience

1995-2015

Extensive travel:

Through Haiti, South Pacific, Australia, South East Asia, India, and Africa

Resettled refugees from:

Bosnia, Serbia, Sudan, Somalia, Haiti and Cuba into the United States