Education

Education
Aug 2009 - May 2012

Health and Physical Education

Adelphi University

Health and Physical Education

Cumulative GPA 3.8

Work History

Work History
Aug 2013 - Present

Physical and Health Educator

National Heritage Academies - Brooklyn Scholars

K – 8th Grade Physical Education Teacher

  • Designed and implemented a rigorous health and physical education    curriculum aligned with the New York State and Common Core Standards
  • Worked very closely with all grade level classroom teacher to implement relevant ELA and Math into the physical education classroom
  • Created SLO’S to meet individual needs
  • Organized a fitness elective to educate boys and girls at the middle school level about nutrition, exercise, and commitment
  • Coordinated a monthly wellness seminar educating parents on the importance of living healthy by eating properly and engaging in regular physical activity
  • Help professional development for staff on how to implement M.B.S.R. and yoga techniques into the school day schedule to help students relax and concentrate
  • School Culture Committee: Organized professional development to implement Class Dojo as part of the school wide behavior management system. Organized jobs for students to help classroom teachers with various tasks around the classroom. This gave students responsibility and held them accountable as they would be in a regular job.

6 – 8th Grade Health Teacher

  • Facilitated the middle school HealthSmart curriculum
    • Ensured that lessons were engaging, promoted higher order thinking, and provided a hands on approach

Certifications

        • New York State Initial Certification in Physical Education K-12
        • New York State Initial Certification in Health Education K-12  
        • American Red Cross First Aid-Responding to Emergencies
        • American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
        • National Academy of Sports Medicine (Exercise Specialist)
        • Kettle Bell Concepts (Kettle Bell Training)

Professional Involvement

  • NYS AHPERD - New York State Association for Health Physical Education Recreation and Dance
  • National AHPERD - National Association for Health Physical       Education Recreation and Dance         

References

Available Upon Request