• Baldwinville MA
  • (978) 340-7460
  • c.freebird@yahoo.com

Corinne Mascal

Work History

Work History

Special Education Assistant

Aug 2004 - Oct 2015
The Institute of Professional Practice/Durham Center for Education

Provide extra assistance to students with special needs, such as non-English-speaking students or those with physical and mental disabilities.

Supervise students in classrooms, halls, cafeterias, schoolyards, and gymnasiums, or on field trips.

Tutor and assist children individually or in small groups to help them master assignments and to reinforce learning concepts presented by teachers.

Enforce administration policies and rules governing students.

Discuss assigned duties with classroom teachers to coordinate instructional efforts.

Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials to prevent injuries and damage.

Observe students' performance, and record relevant data to assess progress .

Present subject matter to students under the direction and guidance of teachers , using lectures, discussions, or supervised role- playing methods.

Organize and supervise games and other recreational activities to promote physical , mental, and social development.

Distribute teaching materials such as textbooks, workbooks, papers, and pencils to students.

Organize and label materials and display students 'work in a manner appropriate for their eye levels and perceptual skills.

Use computers, audio-visual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations.

Attend staff meetings and serve on committees, as required.

Type, file, and duplicate materials.

Laminate teaching materials to increase their durability under repeated use.

Provide disabled students with assistive devices, supportive technology ,and assistance accessing facilities such as restrooms.

Carry out therapeutic regimens such as behavior modification and personal development programs, under the supervision of special education instructors, psychologists, or speech-language pathologists.

Assist in bus loading and unloading.

Grade homework and tests, and compute and record results, using answer sheets or electronic marking devices.

Take class attendance and maintain attendance records.

Conduct demonstrations to teach such skills as sports, dancing, and handicrafts.

Plan, prepare, and develop various teaching aids such as bibliographies, charts, and graphs.

Requisition and stock teaching materials and supplies.

Collect money from students for school-related projects.

Instructor

Aug 1999 - Aug 2004
Institute of Professional Practice/Compass Day Program

Provide extra assistance to students with special needs, such as non-English-speaking students or those with physical and mental disabilities.

Supervise students in classrooms, halls, cafeterias, schoolyards, and gymnasiums, or on field trips.

Tutor and assist children individually or in small groups to help them master assignments and to reinforce learning concepts presented by teachers.

Enforce administration policies and rules governing students.

Discuss assigned duties with classroom teachers to coordinate instructional efforts.

Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials to prevent injuries and damage.

Observe students' performance, and record relevant data to assess progress .

Present subject matter to students under the direction and guidance of teachers , using lectures, discussions, or supervised role- playing methods.

Distribute teaching materials such as textbooks, workbooks, papers, and pencils to students.

Attend staff meetings and serve on committees, as required.

Type, file, and duplicate materials.

Provide disabled students with assistive devices, supportive technology ,and assistance accessing facilities such as restrooms.

Carry out therapeutic regimens such as behavior modification and personal development programs, under the supervision of special education instructors, psychologists, or speech-language pathologists.

Assist in bus loading and unloading.

Take class attendance and maintain attendance records.

Conduct demonstrations to teach such skills as sports, dancing, and handicrafts.

Plan, prepare, and develop various teaching aids such as bibliographies, charts, and graphs.

Requisition and stock teaching materials and supplies.

Instructor

Aug 1998 - Aug 1999
Institute of Professional Practice/Residential

Enforce rules and regulations to ensure the smooth and orderly operation of dormitory programs.

Provide emergency first aid and summon medical assistance when necessary.

Mediate interpersonal problems between residents.

Make regular rounds to ensure that residents and areas are safe and secure.

Counsel residents in the handling of issues such as family, financial, and educational problems.

Observe residents to detect and report unusual behavior.

Communicate with other staff to resolve problems with individual residents.

Collaborate with counselors to develop counseling programs that address the needs of individual residents.

Provide requested information on residents' progress and the development of case plans.

Supervise residents' housekeeping work to ensure that it is done properly.

Confer with medical personnel to better understand the backgrounds and needs of individual residents.

Chaperone group-sponsored trips and social functions.

Provide transportation or escort for expeditions such as shopping trips or visits to doctors or dentists.

Accompany and supervise residents during meals.

Education

Education

CNA Certification

Oct 1995 - Dec 1995
Fisher College, Fitchburg MA

High School DIploma

Sep 1975 - Jun 1979
Oakmont Regional High School, Ashburnham, MA

Skills

Skills

MAP

Medication dispersal

ASL

  • American SIgn Language

CPI

Crisis Prevention and Intervention

CPR

First Aid