Professional Vita

Venus McDaniel


B.S. Criminal Justice, University of Houston-Downtown, Houston, Texas, 2004
M.ED Educational Leadership and Technology, Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas, In Progress

Alternative Certification Program



ACT Houston, Houston, Texas, 2005

Teacher Certification


EC-4, Texas
Special Education


K-12, Texas
Principal Certification K-12 (Pending completion of Masters Program)


Administrative and Leadership Experience

Assistant Principal, MeyerPark Charter School, Houston, Texas 77035, 2007-present

Assist in the development and administration of policies: discipline, conduct, and attendance.

Communicate relevant policies and procedures regarding student discipline, conduct, and attendance to students, staff, and parents.

Create and maintain a positive rapport with students, parents, and staff.

Help create and maintain a safe school environment.

Assists with curriculum development to meet the needs of all students.

Create templates of documents for district use.

Prepare required documents and reports such as discipline reports, technology, and

academic reports.

Conduct evaluations such as informal/formal observations and gradebook reviews.

Create and present staff developments independently and with the Principal.

Attend off-site trainings and share/train the key information with the staff.

Analyze data from local and state assessments to assist in decisions for student

improvement and success.

Create school and staff schedules.

Assist with the planning and execution of school events.

Participate and lead the school PBSI Team.

Serve on the school Leadership, Intervention, and Curriculum Teams.

Design school T-shirts.

Math and Science Coach/Department Lead, MeyerPark Charter School, 2009-present

Established and implemented a school-wide problem-solving model.

Create scope and sequence for district.

Establish and communicate the expectations for Math and Science to teachers.

Meet with teachers weekly to discuss lessons, delivery, and mastery.

Help create effective learning tools and methods of instruction for student achievement.

Help teachers create lessons for STAAR success.

Read weekly summaries, lesson notes, and journals and give constructive feedback to teachers.

Assist with STAAR tutorials.

Teaching Experience

5th/6th Math and Science Teacher/Lead Teacher, MeyerPark Charter School, 2009-2012

3rd-5th Math and Science Teacher, MeyerPark Charter School, 2004-2009

Created lessons for student success following school guidelines.

Facilitated classroom discourse and cooperative learning.

Used a variety of instructional strategies for differentiated instruction.

Met weekly with co-teacher to discuss student progress and achievement.

Created and implemented student learning stations based on student need.

Maintained student portfolios displaying student strengths and weaknesses.

Created a positive learning environment.

Evaluated and analyzed assessment data for instructional decisions.

Created and maintained a positive rapport with parents and students.


1st-3rd Educational Aide

Assisted teacher with classroom management.

Followed teacher lesson plan to work in small groups with students.

Assisted teacher with creation and execution of learning centers.


Additional Training/Professional Development

“PLC”, Solution Tree, San Antonio, Texas July 2017
“CAMT”, Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching, Fort Worth, Texas July 2017

“CAST”, Science Teachers Association of Texas, San Antonio, Texas, November 2016

“Model Schools Conference”, ICLE, Orlando, Florida, July 2015



Growth Mindset, MeyerPark Charter School, Houston, Texas August 2018

Instructional Strategies, MeyerPark Charter School, Houston, Texas August 2018

 Creating Anchor Charts, MeyerPark Charter School, Houston, Texas, August 2017

DOK and Blooms, MeyerPark Charter School, Houston, Texas, August 2017

Texas Positive Behavior Support Initiative Conference, Region IV, Houston, Texas, July 2009


Professional References

Available upon request.