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Christine Ruggiero

Substitute Teacher at North Royalton School District

  • Strongsville/Cleveland Area Ohio
  • 440-503-6359

Work History

Long Term Substitute Teacher

Long-Term Substitute

5th grade math

6th and 7th grade English Language Arts

North Royalton, OH

August 2015-June 2016

Performed student background reviews to develop lessons based on individual student needs. Increased student work performance by seven times from first and second quarter.  Coordinated after school tutoring hours to help students in need of extra support. Received high remarks for the creativity of classroom lesson plans and instructional techniques from students, parents, and faculty. Actively contributed to team, department, 504, and RTI meetings. Implemented support for students with excessive absences.  Administered CoGAT and AIR Testing.


Long-Term Substitute Teacher

North Royalton Middle School, Grade 6 ELA,

North Royalton OH

September-December 2014

Instructed classes of as many as 30 students; communicated with teachers, administrators and parents; and built a positive rapport with students • Responsible for entering student grades and posting daily homework and events through Progress Book • Administered CoGAT testing to sixth grade students • Attended weekly department and team meetings

Renhill Staffing

Oct 2014Nov 2015

Substitute Teacher

Fulfilled both long and short term positions for North Royalton City School District and Brecksville-Broadview Heights School District.

Substitute Teacher

Substitute Teacher, Strongsville City School District, North Royalton City School District December 2014-Present. • Fulfilled both short- and long-term substitute assignments across all subject areas, effectively teaching students of varied academic and age levels (grades K-8) and diverse cultural backgrounds. 

Wilcox Elementary School

Jan 2014May 2014

Student Teacher

Student Teacher North Ridgeville, OH Analyzed Ohio Achievement Test scores to determine trends in student learning and common misunderstandings regarding science curriculum. Restructured 4th grade science curriculum increasing student's lab participation from one lab per month to two lab experiments per week.


Bachelor of Science: Middle Childhood Education

    • Bachelors of Science in Education:  Minors in  Science and Language Arts
    • Overall GPA 3.875
    • Kappa Delta Pi Honors Society—recognizing outstanding academic excellence
    • Initial Four-Year Resident Educator Ohio Teaching License for grades 4 through 9
    • Middle Childhood Endorsement grade 4 through grade 6
    • PublicSchoolWORKS-- full range of certifications (current)

Awards and Honors

  • Cleveland Regional Council of Science Teachers, Member, 2013—present
  • Jacket Philanthropy Project, Grant Award Winner 2013—Awarded to the student group who displayed the highest ability in the field of grant writing
  • Patrick and Angela Cosiano Education Award Scholarship—Awarded to students with high scholastic achievement
  • Community Service Award—Awarded to non-traditional students who balance education with service to the community
  • Non-Traditional Student Award and Spotlight—Honors students who contribute to the Baldwin Wallace Community and the broader community
  • Thanks Badge, the highest award an individual can receive for excellence in promoting the Girl Scout Philosophy



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