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Work experience

May 2014Present

Substitute Teacher

Webster Central School District

Per-Diem Substitute Teacher--Webster, NY

  • Manage classrooms and small groups of students during the absence of assigned teachers.
  • Support students in developing strategies for individual needs and classroom group dynamics.
  • Communicate effectively with educators from various grade levels.
  • Promote good behaviors by using the positive reinforcement method.
Aug 2014Present

Unfranchise Owner of an Internet Marketing & Product Brokerage Company with MarketAmerica
  • Develop the attitude for success and gain knowledge of products distributed by MarketAmerica
  • Set goals and work to achieve them
  • Promote products in which knowledge and experience are gained through internet marketing and personal referrals
  • Prospect, recruit, and sponsor new MarketAmerica Unfranchise owners
  • Duplicate, educate self and train others in the fundamental concepts of the business

Elementary Teacher

Rochester City School District

 Elementary Teacher--Rochester, NY

  • Earned positive verbal/written feedback from parents, students, and administration regarding classroom instruction, management, and student learning success.
  • Employed active participation techniques, Expeditionary Learning principles, as well as the use of multiple intelligences and learning styles to encourage student learning and build community within the classroom.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs and employed various assessment tools such as DRAs, AIMS web, NWEA, and state tests as well as strategies to improve instruction methods.
  • Identified early signs of emotional, developmental and health problems as well as academic needs in students and followed up with parents and support staff. 
  • Nominated for Teacher Recognition Program in 2005 by a parent and student.


Jan 2015Present

Courses in Social Media

Social Media Academy

Advanced Twitter

Business Blogging

Jun 2014Aug 2014

Courses in Curriculum and Instruction

American College of Education

Teacher Leadership 

Creating Safe and Supportive Classrooms

GPA 4.0

May 2001May 2003

M.S. Literacy Education

Nazareth College

NYS Reading Teacher Certificate K-12

GPA 4.0

Jan 1996May 1999


St. John Fisher College

BA in Sociology and Elementary Education

NYS Elementary PreK through 6th Teaching Certificate

GPA 3.89

Graduated Summa Cum Laude


Change Agent
A leader willing to challenge the status quo and make a difference in the lives of others.
Strategic Planner
Extremely organized, consistent, and structured. A logical thinker, detail -oriented, and effective planner.
Selected to perform research and analysis of the school-wide systems for implementation of Positive Behavioral Support System and collaboratively develop a school-wide Behavioral Matrix as well as lesson plans for the implementation of Positive Behavior Support that resulted in consistency and accountability for both students and staff in 2012 and 2013. Continuously served on various committees to promote high expectations for all and a positive school/learning environment. Served as head of the Literacy Committee from 2007 and 2008. Designed and conducted a professional development workshop in Comprehension for School 35 staff in 2/07. Served as a mentor for aspiring teachers in student teaching and practicum placements from 2005 to 2013.
Familiarity with various technology software and platforms in various industries. Adept learner. 
Life-long Learner
  Life-long Learner who is self-motivated to learn and problem solve, analyze, and apply knowledge in constructive ways


Sep 2003Present

PreK through 6 Elementary Education Teaching Certificate

New York State
Sep 2003Present

K-12 Reading Teacher 

New York State