Christi Chavez

Christi Chavez

Website

Skills

Skills

Technology

  Camtasia, i-Movie, Microsoft Office, Web 2.0 tools, Voice Thread, Google+

Work History

Work History
Aug 2004 - Present

Teacher

Tomball ISD

Canyon Pointe Elementary

  • Conducted needs analysis to drive curriculum development resulting in 98% student promotion rate
  • Increased effectiveness of interactive instructional group activities by using latest technology
  • Streamlined homework, instruction, communication and planning through technology
  • Established consistency in communication by presenting Campus Expectations to an audience of 200 annually
  • Translated complex, updated district vision and mission statement into achievable goals by coordinating with a regional committee of professionals
  • Spearheaded a project to research teaching best practices and brain based learning activities, international and local. Incorporated models resulting in:
    • Increased learner time on task by 11% 
    • Increased learner productivity by 15%
    • Increased problem solving skills by 80%

Lakewood Elementary 

  • Mentored and provided observation opportunities for student teachers resulting in 50% hire rate for those mentored
  • Established an effective job-share position resulting in 100% student promotion rate 
  • Decreased behavior issues from 30% to 10% 
  • Maintained 100% student promotion rate by :
    • delivering differentiated instruction for heterogeneous ability groups 
    • applying diverse teaching methods to meet varying needs, interests, and learning styles 
Aug 2001 - Aug 2004

Teacher

Cy-Fair ISD

  • Maintained 100% student promotion rate by :
    • delivering differentiated instruction for heterogeneous ability groups 
    • applying diverse teaching methods to meet varying needs, interests, and learning styles 
    • conducting small groups to facilitate personalized learning
  • Mentored and provided observation opportunities for student teachers resulting in 50% hire rate for those mentored
  • Established an effective job-share position resulting in 100% student promotion rate and 100% passing rate on state assessments

Education

Education

Bachelor of Science

Texas Tech Univesity
Aug 2013 - Aug 2014

Masters of Science

Texas A&M University- Commerce

Courses include :

  • Adult Learning Theories
  • Utilizing Effective Instructional Technologies 
  • Organization and Implementation of Work Based Learning 
  • Transformational Global Leadership 
  • Designing and Evaluating Curriculum 
  • Intercultural Education 
  • Using Research for Best Practices 
  • Introduction to Presentation Design 
  • Generational Issues in Global Education 
  • Fundamentals of Active Engagement