|Woodsotck Job Corps Center|
21163, United States
About Todd Skocki
Todd Skocki - Professional Summary:
A strong educational foundation paved the way for Todd Skocki to become an instructor for educational programs serving at-risk youths. After earning his Associate of Science from Atlantic Cape Community College in 1991, Skocki went back to school and in 2003 earned his Bachelor's of Arts from Thomas Edison State College, where he was named to the Dean's list.
Following his graduation, Todd Skocki became certified as a substitute teacher and spent one year filling in for teachers in three different New Jersey counties. Skocki's experience as a substitute helped him earn a position as a Regular Education Classroom Teacher in Vineland, New Jersey, where he led a transitional bilingual classroom for fourth grade students. Working in a specialized educational setting, Skocki taught lessons covering mathematics, reading, writing, science, and social studies.
In 2009, Todd Skocki became an Academic Instructor at the Woodstock Job Corps Center in Woodstock, Maryland, a position he currently holds. At Job Corps he leads classes designed to provide vocational training and education services to disadvantaged and at-risk youth, thus preparing them for entry into the workforce. Skocki is a TABE and GED instructor and also serves as an instructor for online high school classes offered by the organization. He has twice been recognized as his office's Employee of the Month.
While working at Job Corps, Skocki again returned to school and earned his Master's of Science in Management from Minot State University. The degree program was offered in conjunction with the Job Corps Executive Management Program.
Todd Skocki - Professional Experience:
08/01/2009 – Present
Woodsotck Job Corps Center
Woodstock, MD 21163
Academic Instructor in the GED, TABE, and High School On-Line areas. Education provided to at-risk, disadvantaged youth between the ages of 16 - 24. TABE areas of instruction include Reading and Math, GED areas include Reading, Writing, Social Studies, Science, and Math. High School on-line subjects al areas in the Math, Science, History, English, and Health areas. Education is provided to help students obtain a GED or High School Diploma. Other responsibilities include maintaining records, analyzing data to improve curicculum for positive student results, organizing student GED testing with the states of Maryland and Virginia.
Instruction to student to provide readiness for the GED test. Provide academic instruction to increase grade-level aptitude in the areas of Reading and Math. Analyze data to develop mehtods to increase positive outcomes. Menor students to promote employability skills for students in that students may obtain employment uopon completion of the JobCorps program. Identify student needs, strengths, and weaknesses to better provide services to students so that they may complete individual personal career development plans and goals.
Employee of the month - March, 2010; April, 2011 Coach for the Woodstock Academic & Career Olympic Team - 2010 (sponsored by the Department of Labor) Host and coordinator of the District Academic Olympic & Career Competition - 2011 (Sponsored by the Department of Labor) Completion of the Jobcorps Executive Management Program (JCEMP)- July, 2011 - Masters Degree in Business Management (3.9 GPA)- JCEMP funding in part by the Department of Labor JCEMP was available to 20 applicants in 2010 - 2011. Any non-senior management staff from any JobCorps Center (122 centers nation wide) were able to apply.
Todd Skocki - Education:
2011- Minot State University -MSM,
2003 - Thomas Edison State College - BA,
1991 - Atlantic Cape Community College - AAS
Todd Skocki - Interests:
Golf, Musical Theater,
Community - Church choirs,
Sports enthusiast - football (Phila. Eagles), baseball (Phillies),
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