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Dr. Judy Riffle

Dr. Judy Riffle

Tucson, Arizona, US, North America

About

Santa Cruz Grants & Consulting, LLC synthesizes educator expertise, practiced research skills, and persuasive writing proficiency to craft effective, winning proposals. Please contact me for all your grant writing, proposal reviewing/editing, training, consulting, and fundraising needs.

Experience

Manoa

Junior Specialist at University of Hawaii

Manoa

Jul 2003 - Nov 2005

Lehua Elementary School

Special Education Teacher

Lehua Elementary School

Ended in Jul 2003

Memorial High School

Special Education Teacher

Memorial High School

South San Antonio Independent School District

Deaf Education Teacher

South San Antonio Independent School District

Classroom Teacher Itinerant Teacher Parent Advisor

Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District #35

Teacher on Special Assignment

Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District #35

Jul 2008 - May 2010

K-12 Curriculum Specialist in the areas of science, social studies, and language arts Wrote 2010 21st Century Technology in the Classroom grant Implemented Intel Thinking with Technology trainings for teachers Ensured district schools had required materials and training for successful instruction Represented district on federal/county grant planning committee Facilitated writing of content area final assessments Facilitated writing of first grade social studies curriculum guide Assisted with Galileo district assessments in social studies and science

Arizona School for the Deaf and the Blind

Deaf Education Itinerant Teacher

Arizona School for the Deaf and the Blind

Jul 2006 - Apr 2008

Traveling Teacher Parent Advisor

Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District #35

Director of Federal & State Programs

Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District #35

May 2010

Wrote and managed awarded federal grants: Title 1, Title IIA, Title IID, Title III, Rural and Low Income Grant, ARRA grants, Rio Rico High School Improvement Grant, McKinney-Vento Homeless Children & Youth Grant, 21st Century Learning Center grant Managed grant budgets Directed district English Language Learner (ELL) program and Structured English Immersion professional development for new teachers Responsible for NCLB compliance requirements Supervised Curriculum Office support staff in areas of instruction and assessment Facilitated planning of administrator professional development retreats Participated in classroom walkthroughs and data collection Managed Proposition 301 district professional development program for teachers 301 Planning Committee Facilitator and Teacher Trainer Technology Committee Facilitator Homeless Student Liaison

Corporation for National and Community Service

External Reviewer

Corporation for National and Community Service

Panel Reviewer for Senior Corps RSVP and AmeriCorps grants

U.S. Department of Education

Peer Reviewer

U.S. Department of Education

Mar 2014 - Jul 2015

Panel Reviewer for Investing in Innovation (i3) Development Pre-Application Grants with a focus on effective use of technology; School Climate Transformation Grants; Indian Education Demonstration Grants

Pearson

Grant Consultant/Writer

Pearson

2013 Race to the Top Finalist Write and edit federal and private grants (I.e. School Improvement Grants, Literacy, Foundation grants, etc.) Funded grants: Indiana School Improvement Grant (SIG), Missouri SIG, New York Learning Technology Assist in company responses to RFPs Analyze characteristics of winning grants Collaborate with school districts/private schools and other grant writers Mentored new grant writer School district analysis

Santa Cruz Grants & Consulting, LLC

Company Owner

Santa Cruz Grants & Consulting, LLC

May 2014

Consulting services for established and new non-profits, school districts, private schools, businesses Services: grant readiness analysis, grant reviewing/editing, grant writing, grant searches, project planning, grant proposal templates, workshops/presentations, newsletters, business plans, grant management, fundraising, capital campaigns, mentoring, capacity building Funded grants include: 21st CCLC, Safeway Foundation, AZ Disabled Veteran Foundation, AZ Pilot Program on School Emergency Readiness, John & Helen Murphey Foundation, Cox Charities Clients have included: Sunnyside Unified School District, Purple Mountain Institute, La Bella Rex Ranch, Goodwill Southern Arizona, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tucson Raised $12 million dollars for school districts and nonprofits Presentations: OMB Super Circular Federal Guidelines, Budgets, and Grant Management; Score Every Point-Notes from a Reviewer

Education

University of Southern California

ed d educational leadership

University of Southern California

The University of Texas at San Antonio

b interdisciplinary studies

The University of Texas at San Antonio