Kelda Taylor

Kelda Taylor

Work History

Work History

Substitute Teacher

Whitley County School District
  • Gained experience in applying various instructional strategies and classroom management techniques as a substitute teacher in grades K-12.
Jan 2011 - Present

Substitute Teacher

McCreary County School District
  • Combined discipline plan with effective measures and various lesson plans to increase concentration, participation, and progress student accountability in temporary LBD sustitute teaching positions.
May 2007 - Present

Substitute Teacher

Corbin Independent School District

  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers, and school administrators/staff.
  • Quickly became a reliable resource in current substitute teaching role, typical working four days per week, much of that in special education.
Aug 2010 - Dec 2010

Student Teacher

Corbin Independent School District
  • Modified the general education curriculum for special-needs students based upon a variety of instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Consistently received positive teacher evaluations from supervising teachers.
  • Designed lesson plans focused on age and level-appropriate material.
Jan 1995 - Jan 1998

Career Center Cooridinator

Youth Fair Chance

  • Collaborated with the United States Department of Labor and Knox County schools writing curriculum for learning based work experiences.
  • Experience teaching workplace skills classes to at-risk students with special needs.
  • Performed student background reviews to develop tailored lessons based on student needs.
Jan 1991 - Jan 1993

Workplace Basic Skills Cooridinator/Instructor

Union College

  • Designed and instructed workplace basic skills programs for local business and industry.
  • Instructed math and reading literacy classes.
Jan 1990 - Jan 1991

Business Teacher

Highland Business College
  • Applied innovative instructional strategies in various business classes.

Education

Education
Aug 2006 - Dec 2010

Masters of Arts in Teaching

University of the Cumberlands
Aug 1985 - Dec 1989

B.S. Accounting

University of Kentucky

Summary

  • Dedicated teacher of Learning Behavior Disorders eager to begin a full time teaching career.
  • Committed to  maintaining a quality, innovative, and safe learning enviornment for that meets the diverse needs of all students. 

Core Qualifications

  • Special Needs Students/IEPs
  • Creative Lesson Planning
  • Instructional Best Practices
  • Classroom Management and Discipline
  • Standardized Testing/Scoring
  • Learner Assessment
  • Experiential Learning
  • Technology Integration

Certifications

Certifications

Masters of Arts in Teaching

EPSB