Chantye Edwards

  • 3524 LeBron Road * Montgomery,  Alabama 36111
Chantye Edwards

Educator

Work History

Work History
Aug 2002 - Present

Classroom Teacher

Montgomery Public Schools, Montgomery, AL

Dedicated, resourceful and goal-driven professional educator with a solid commitment to the social and academic growth and development of every child. Highly motivated, enthusiastic and dedicated educator who wants all children to be successful learners. Committed to creating a classroom atmosphere that is stimulating and encouraging to students. Warm and caring teacher who wants all children to be successful learners and works to create a classroom atmosphere that is stimulating, encouraging, and adaptive to the varied needs of students. Committed to professional ethics, standards of practice and the care and education of young children. A self-directed, action-oriented professional with over 10 year's experience in education and community service. Enthusiastic, committed educator with innate ability to understand and motivate children. Strive to build high self-esteem and college and career ready students. 

Education

Education
May 2002

Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education (P-6)

Alabama State University
May 2005

Master of Education, Elementary Education (P-6)

Alabama State University
Dec 2013

Educational Specialist, Elementary Education (P-6)

Alabama State University

Professional Development

  • Elementary Education
  • After School Program
  • At-Risk Students
  • Classroom Management
  • Special Needs Students
  • Technology Integration
  • Strategic Planning
  • Parental Involvement
  • RTI Implementation
  • Mentor Program 
  • Committee & In-Service Leadership
  • Formative Assessment
  • G.R.I.D.
  • Reading Across the Curriculum
  • Modification of the Curriculum for Special Needs

Professional Experiences

  • Manages, organizes, and teaches two heterogeneous classrooms: 43 students each
  • Teaches Reading and Language Arts
  • Solves numerous problems during teacher-and-parent conferences
  • Managed classroom and provided whole, small, and individual classroom instruction
  • Facilitates and collaborates grade level meetings
  • Department Chair 
  • Plan and prepares lesson plans to assure the education of students given
  • Model Teacher
  • Teacher of the Month 
  • Created Standards Based Lesson Plan and 30 minute video of  myself teaching the lesson as requested from the CCRS Implementation Team as part of the Professional Development held during my current position  
  • Use EQuip Rubric 
  • MPS 4th Grade ELA Academic Calendar Committee 
  • Fostered ongoing communication with parents through weekly newsletters
  • Directly supervised student interns and laboratory students from Alabama State University
  • Assist with training Aspiring Teachers (student teacher internship)
  • Selected as a school level mentor for novice teachers
  • Selected as grade level chairperson and conducted weekly grade level meetings
  • Contributing member of the RTI Team
  • Served on the ACIP Committee 
  • Ensures educational compliance with federal, state, and local directives
  • Provide instruction utilizing educational technology
  • Collects and analyzes classroom and state assessment data to improve instruction and student learning

Computer Skills

Internet, Microsoft Office (Word 2003, 2007, 2010, and 2013), Excel, E-mail, MS-Access, PowerPoint, Adobe, Dropbox