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Work experience

8/2016 Current

3rd Grade ESL Teacher

Wooten Elementary AISD
20152016

5th Grade ESL teacher

Brooke Elementary AISD
20132015

Lead Reading and Writing Intervention Tutor

Brooke Elementary
  • Provided reading intervention for students in grades 3-5
  • Provided writing intervention for students in grade 4
  • Facilitated small group lessons designed to strengthen students' reading and writing skills
  • Maintained records of student progress throughout tutoring semester
  • Taught test taking skills
  • Proctored STAAR assessments
  • Worked with classroom teachers to identify trends and gaps in comprehension and application
  • Conducted after school tutoring groups
2013

Substitute Teacher Prek-12

Austin Independent School District
Mar 2012Aug 2013

Asst. Teacher

Head Start
  • Assisted the teacher in planning and maintaining a safe, clean, learning environment and in assuring the well being and safety of the children in his/her care. 
  • Followed the Head Start Program Performance Standards, all RCCDC policies and procedures and RCCDC written work plan. 
  • Exhibited a genuine nurturing, caring attitude to all children. 
  • Maintained a positive, calm attitude and a soft voice, and encourage this attitude and voice in others working in the classroom. 
  • Maintained a cooperative attitude of working together with the teacher, volunteers, parents, and  program specialists in planning and implementing activities. 
  • Assisted teacher to implement the developmental assessment for each child to determine the child’s strengths and areas in which each child may need help. 
  • Planned with and assisted the teacher in preparing materials and supplies in advance for activities. 
  • Assisted the teacher in maintaining confidential child classroom folders, by collecting monthly  samples of children’s work. 
  • Earned over 40 hours of professional training
  • Assisted the teacher in maintaining a confidential assessment binder, consisting of developmental assessments, individual goals, and observations of progress toward meeting goals.

Early Childhood Certifications and Trainings:

  • GOLD
  • CLASS
  • Child abuse and neglect
  • Positive Behavior Support
  • Family Engagement
  • Autism Training
  • Medication Dispensing/Nutrition Training
  • Universal Precautions
Aug 2009Aug 2010

8th Grade English Teacher LTS

Bangor Area Middle School
  • Teach five classes of language arts and one intervention class
  • Co-Teach with special education teacher
  • Completed professional training in Scholastic ReadAround program
  • Work on a team with five other eight grade teachers
  • Designed and manage an interactive classroom website
  • Implement various teaching strategies designed to enhace student performance
Jan 2009Jun 2009

Substitue Teacher

Pocono Mountain School District
Oct 2008Dec 2008

Student Teacher

J.T. Lambert Intermediate
  • Taught seventh grade students
  • Designed instruction for grammar and composition courses
  • Instructed multiple class levels
  • Co-taught with special education teacher and aids
Aug 2008Oct 2008

Student Teacher

Stroudsburg High School
  • Taught eleventh and twelfth grade students
  • Created and taught British literature lessons
  • Designed and implemented AP/CP Composition lessons\
  • Instructed speech classes
  • Utilized Smart Boards and Acti Votes during instruction
Jan 2008May 2008

AEP Mentor

Bethesada Program
  • Mentored at-risk youth of various ages and backgrounds
  • Discussed and planned future goals with students
  • Ceated activities designed to promote reflection, teamwork, and accountability
  • Designed action plans relevant to student's success
  • Utilized community programs to support student involvement

Education

Dec 2008

B.S.  Secondary Education

East Stroudsburg University

Objective

My objective as a teacher in any school or organization is always to teach my students to become independent thinkers and leaders. I work to instill a love of knowledge and to foster life-long learners who create goals and actively achieve them.

Certifications

20162021

Special Education EC-12

Texas
20152020

English as a Second Language Generalist (EC-6)

Texas
20152020

English Language Arts and Reading Grades (4-8)

Texas

CDA candidate

Head Start

Promethean Board Training

SASD

Scholastic ReadAbout Training

BASD

Professional Teaching Certificate

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Sep 2012Present

GOLD Assessment

Pocono Services for Families and Children
Apr 2010May 2010

SAS Training

Bangor Area School District