Objective

Seeking acceptance into a graduate educational leadership program.

Education & Certifications

Education
2011

ESL Supplemental Certification

Irving ISD

Grades 8-12.

2009

Secondary Science Composite Certification

Quality ACT

Grades 4-12.

2006

Bachelor of Science in Genetics

University of California, Davis

GPA: 3.37

Work History

Work History
Aug 2013 - Present

Teacher

Central High School/Keller ISD


Teaching assignments:
Pre-AP Chemistry, Biology. Grades 9-10. Differentiated, hands-on, inquiry-based  instruction successful in increasing student engagement and mastery. Implemented Engage! Learning Model. Invited STEM professionals to discuss careers in STEM with school's physics and chemistry students.

GT coordinator: (Fall 2014-present) Assisted staff in implementing district's GT programs and policies. Assisted district in developing improvements to GT programs and policies.

PD presentation: (Fall 2015) Developed "Literacy in Chemistry" training for teachers. 

Science department technology liaison: (Fall 2014-present) Assisted science teachers in implementing  and troubleshooting district-provided technology tools.

Technology implementation:  Vernier, multimedia projects, social media, online labs, online textbook, Google Drive, Dropbox, Canvas, and Edmodo.

Aug 2009 - Jul 2013

Teacher

Jack E. Singley Academy/Irving ISD


Teaching assignments: AP Chemistry, GT/Pre-AP Chemistry, Regular Chemistry, and IPC. Grades 9-12. Successful, rigorous and engaging technology-based instruction in 1:1 environment. Filmed and interviewed by McGraw-Hill in 2013 for best practices in secondary science education.

Grade level team leader (2011-2013). Assisted 11th grade teachers and administration in communication, student intervention, school accreditation, and policy implementation. 

Chemistry curriculum and assessment writer: Developed rigorous, standard-based instruction. Provided teachers with technology tools, effective assessments, and differentiation strategies for all types of learners, including GT, Pre-AP, SPED, and ELLs.

Implementation of technology: 1:1 environment, Vernier, multimedia projects, social media, Google Drive, Dropbox, Blackboard, Schoology, and Khan Academy.

References

Available upon request