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Mar 2006May 2009

Masters in Education

Covenant College
  • Participated in a three-summer program designed to include both online and on campus experiences, working with a cohort of approximately 30 other students.
  • Completed pre- and post-session research and study.

Work experience

Aug 2007Present

Special Services Teacher

Westminster Christian Academy
  • Design and implement individualized curriculum to empower students to be successful in each of their classes and monitor their progress, working closely with students, teachers, and parents
  • Team with other teachers on a daily basis to encourage inclusive and beneficial practices for all students
  • Develop and institute systemic school-wide changes to improve the way special learners' needs are met
  • Educate students and faculty through customized presentations to mobilize the larger community to appreciate and embrace those who learn and experience school differently
Aug 2005May 2007

Learning Specialist

Central Christian School
  • Restructured the department to better support learners who struggled throughout the school
  • Taught math to all 6th grade students during the 2006-2007 school year
  • Partnered with teachers to meet the needs of students inclusively rather than in pull-out scenarios 
  • Collected and analyzed data in regard to student progress and need in order to provide appropriate services
Aug 2003May 2005

6th Grade teacher: math, science, and Bible

Christian Heritage Academy
  • Worked closely in a team environment to develop and implement a cohesive 6th grade curriculum
  • Planned and executed an annual, week-long outdoor education experience in order to expose suburban students to experiential learning
  • Directed and produced dramatic productions
Aug 2000May 2003

Special Education Teacher

Highland Village Elementary School
  • Taught elementary students in a variety of special education settings
  • Transformed current education structure from a pull-out to an inclusive model, working closely with administrators, teachers, and parents
  • Successfully devised creative methods of teaching students who were not intrinsically motivated with great success
Aug 1999May 2000

Special Education Teacher

New Visions Academy Charter School
  • Taught special education in a cutting-edge urban charter school designed to meet the needs of learning disabled students
  • Was trained in and then implemented Orton Gillingham method of phonics, reading, and writing
Aug 1996Jul 1999

Extended Day Coordinator

Mounds Park Academy
  • Supervised staff and students in an outstanding after school program
  • Planned and implemented curriculum for extended breaks in the calender (winter, spring, summer)
  • Led field trips across Minnesota, visits to a nursing home, and swimming outings weekly during the summers
May 1994Jul 1996

Assistant Director

  • Supervised staff and children
  • Scheduled employees shifts and assignments
  • Planned activities
  • Ensured compliance with state licensing requirements in a fast-paced, demanding environment
Aug 1991Mar 1994

Private Tutor

After becoming a mother, I was served as the primary educator for two students with significant learning challenges. I also tutored numerous other students in reading and math.

Aug 1990May 1991


Crossroads School
  • Taught students with a variety of learning needs in an urban setting


Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.

Anthony J. D'Angelo

Community Involvement

MISSOURI MILE SPLIT, St. Louis, MO                                              2009-Present

  • Photograph track and field events for website which supports high school running sports with more than 1,000,000 page views per month in season
  • Video races and Interviews with athletes and coaches
  • Write and edit articles

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society,St Louis, MO              2010-2011

  • Completed the Go! St Louis half marathon after months of preparation with LLS Team in Training in order to support research, education, and patient services

Professional Develoment

  • Inclusion Works! Conference - 2001, 2002, and 2009
  • Learning Disabilities Association Conference, 2008
  • National Middle School Association Convention, 2010


Texas Teacher Certificate



Jeremy Scott

Suzanne Ebel

Suzanne is the parent of one of my students.

Steve Hall

Lucy Erdman