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Jeffrey Bernstein

Secondary Advanced Placement Social Studies Teacher

Work experience

Jul 2006Present

Social Studies Teacher

Monarch High School
  • Responsible for teaching six class periods each day out of seven total periods.
  • Manage and facilitate academic growth for nearly 200 students annually through the creation of dynamic lesson plans, student collaboration strategies, and application of timely and constructive feedback.
  • Prepare high level students for college-level thinking, organization, and writing through the instruction of Advanced Placement World History and Advanced Placement European History courses.
  • Create and construct the curriculum for World Religions and Contemporary History elective courses.
  • Instruct regular and honors level classes in World History, American History, World Cultures and Human Geography, Psychology and Law Studies.
  • Serve as team leader for the Social Studies Department Advanced Placement Professional Learning Community.
    • Facilitate sharing of data and best practices among the teachers of Advanced Placement classes in the Social Studies Department.
    • Collect, organize, and transmit assessment data between the Professional Learning Community and school administration.
  • Rated a "Highly Effective" teacher by Broward Public Schools and Monarch High School administration based on observations of classroom instructional practices, construction and execution of professional growth plans, and student growth data for the 2014-2015 school year.
  • Exceeded the national pass rate and placed among the top ten pass rates among Broward Public Schools teachers for AP World History for the past two years.
Aug 2015Present

Assistant Softball Coach

Monarch High School
  • Serve as assistant coach for the varsity and junior varsity softball programs including designing and supervising off-season strength and conditioning programs.
Jul 2006Dec 2013

Assistant Baseball Coach

Monarch High School
  • Served as assistant coach and pitching coach for the varsity and junior varsity baseball programs including designing and supervising off-season strength and conditioning programs.
Jun 2012Jan 2013

Baseball Camp Coach/Counselor

Elev-8 Sports Institute
  • Organized and implemented individual and group baseball instruction for summer and winter camp attendees between the ages of five and 14.

Counselor/Assistant Director

Saint Andrew's School Sports Camp
  • Supervised, organized, and facilitated daily activities for a staff of 15 counselors and camp enrollment of up to 100 children.
  • Organized, implemented, and managed a wide variety of individual and group instructional activities and competitions in a variety of sports for summer camp attendees between the ages of six and 14.
  • Coordinated and facilitated off-site field trips and activities for groups as large as 100 campers and counselors.
Aug 2004May 2006

Assistant Baseball Coach

Saint Andrew's School
  • Supervised and instructed varsity and junior varsity players, particularly pitchers, during practices, games and physical conditioning sessions.


May 2012Present

Master of Science (In progress)

Florida Atlantic University
  • Exercise Science, with a concentration in Strength & Conditioning
  • GRE Revised (2012): 166 Verbal, 159 Math, 6 Writing
Aug 2004May 2006

Master of Education

Florida Atlantic University
  • Completed semester-long practicum at Atlantic Community High School (Delray Beach, FL) during Fall 2005.
  • Completed semester-long internship at Boca Raton Community High School instructing classes in United States Government at the regular and Advanced Placement levels during Spring 2006.
Aug 2000May 2004

Bachelor of Arts

University of Rochester
  • Additional course work in Religion and Classics.
  • Rush Rhees Scholar
  • National Merit Scholar
  • SAT (1998): 710 Verbal, 780 Math


Aug 2015Present

Accredited Advanced Placement Teacher (in progress, to be completed May 2016)

Broward County Public Schools
Jun 2012Jun 2017

Florida Professional Certificate

Florida Department of Education