Daniel Selick

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Daniel Selick


Elementary School Teacher, K-5 (NJ Standard Certificate)

Middle School Mathematics, 5-8 (NJ Math Specialization Certificate)

Math Basic Skills Teacher (K-8)& Title -1- Instructor

Pursuing Teacher of Students with Disabilities, K-12 (NJ State Certificate)

Teacher Certification

NJ Standard Certificate for an Elementary School Teacher (K-5) with

NJ Mathematics Specialization in Grades 5-8 (Standard Certificate)


  • Interested in integrating educational technologies meaningfully and thoughtfully into the curriculum such as ipads, Smartboards, polling, and other educational web resources.
  • Experienced in developing and working with rubric assessment.
  • Motivated, excellent sense of humor, quick thinker, strong problem solving ability, high mathematical and mechanical aptitude, artistic and creative, organized, reliable, conscientious, and dedicated to student learning.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Effective multitasking skills and successful at meeting deadlines.
  • Works well with others and open minded to new ideas.
  • Played a principal role in the upbringing of my nine year old daughter and three year old son.
  • Traveled, studied, and worked abroad.


Sep 2010 - Present

Teacher of Students with Disabilities (N.J. State Certificate)

Fairleigh Dickinson University
Sep 2004 - Jun 2006

Master of Arts in Teaching

Fairleigh Dickinson University
Sep 1988 - Jun 1992

Bachelor of Science and Business Administration

University of Hartford

Work experience

Work experience
Sep 2009 - Jun 2010

Sixth Grade Mathematics Teacher

B.U.I.L.D. Academy

Sixth Grade Mathematics Teacher & Second Grade Math Basic Skills Teacher, B.U.I.L.D. Academy (Grades 1-8), Paterson, New Jersey

Principal: Mrs. Rosalie Bespalko

(September 2009 – June 2010): School Closed in June 2010

  • Designed and taught my own lesson plans following the NJCCCS to prepare sixth graders for the NJASK exams.
  • Provided differentiated instruction individually and in small groups, thereby reaching all students of varying levels and abilities.
  • Fine-tuned classroom management strategies through the development of a structured, consistent, and nurturing classroom environment.
  • Planned, prepared, and organized materials for thematic units, and encouraged interactivity, active learning, and creativity in classroom activities.
  • Collaborated with parents, fellow faculty, and school administrators to promote individual student learning.
  • Provided mathematic reinforcement and basic skills to second graders in small groups.
Sep 2006 - Jun 2008

Middle School Mathematics Teacher

Thomas Jefferson Middle School

Middle School Mathematics Teacher, Thomas Jefferson Middle School, Lodi, New Jersey

Principal: Mr. Robert Sciolaro

(September 2006 – June 2008): 2 Year Maternity Leave Position

  • Taught two sixth and two seventh grade NJASK classes.
  • Taught two eighth grade Tittle-1- classes.
  • Designed and taught my own lesson plans following the NJCCCS to prepare sixth, seventh, and eighth graders for the NJASK exams.
  • Worked with special education students in the classroom as well as taught, individually and in small groups, students at all levels and abilities.
  • Utilized effective teaching and classroom management strategies such as differentiation, hands-on approaches, and interdisciplinary activities.
  • Participated in many after-school activities with the students such as faculty versus student basketball games and chaperoned student dances.
Sep 2004 - Jun 2006

Substitute Teacher

Tenafly School District

Substitute Teacher, Tenafly School District, Tenafly, New Jersey

(September 2004 – June 2006)

  • Taught lessons in all subject areas, K-12.
  • Developed detailed reports for teachers explaining the class activities during their absence.
Jan 2005 - May 2005

Apprenticeship Teaching

Seven / Eight School

Hackensack Middle School (Seven / Eight School), Hackensack, New Jersey

Principal: Mr. Yannarelli

Apprenticeship Teaching (Spring 2005)Cooperating Teacher: Mr. Rhymer

  • Designed and taught extensive lessons following the NJCCCS to eighth grade pre-algebra and algebra students.
  • Used traditional methods, manipulatives, and technology to reinforce mathematical concepts.
  • Worked with special education teachers in the classroom as well as taught, individually and in small groups, students at all levels and abilities.
  • Assisted Mr. Rhymer on two Saturdays to prepare students for the Grade Eight Proficiency Assessment (G.E.P.A.).
  • Attended the Pupil Assistance Committee (PAC), Positive Behavior Support in School Committee (PBSIS), and New Jersey Junior Honor Society.
  • Participated in grade-level curriculum and interdisciplinary team planning meetings, committee conferences to discuss student progress and interpret school and state expectations, parent-student conferences, and many after school events.
Sep 1994 - Aug 2004


D & S Enterprises, Inc.

President: D & S Enterprises, Inc., Hackensack, New Jersey

(September 1994 - August 2004)

  • Owned and managed a bicycle and fitness retail store.
  • Handled merchandizing, purchasing, advertising, hiring and training of employees, supervising employees, inventory control, sales promotions, accounting, assisting and satisfying customers, neighborhood networking, and working closely with vendors.
  • Provided bicycle safety workshops to children at local schools.