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Work experience

Aug 2005Present

Elementary School Teacher

Cold Harbor Elementary School

- taught 5th grade (2008-2013)

      - all subject areas: reading, writing, word study/spelling, math, social studies, science

             - specialized subject areas: reading (3 blocks), writing, word study/spelling, social studies, collaborative

                  science, and collaborative math with combined Math 5/6 curriculum cluster

- taught 3rd grade (2005-2008)

      - all subject areas: reading, writing, word study/spelling, math, social studies, science

- instructed Homebound students who have illnesses such as cystic fibrosis and leukemia in reading         support and whole curricular lessons (2007-2010)

- planned and implemented before and after school SOL tutoring for remediation for students in 3rd-5th         grades (2005-2010, 2012)

- instructed Summer School for rising 3rd-6th graders (2006-2009)

2012Present

Intern

Virginia Department of Education

   - supported professional development sessions for teachers across the state of Virginia

  - reviewed and wrote Enhanced Scope and Sequence lessons for fourth and fifth grade science teachers 

20112012

Adjunct Faculty

Virginia Commonwealth University

            - taught TEDU 626: Home-School Communication and Collaboration (Fall 2012)

            - taught EDUS 301: Human Development and Learning (Fall 2011 and Summer 2012)

Education

2010Present

Ph.D.

Virginia Commonwealth University
20042005

Masters of Education

University of Virginia
20002004

Bachelor's in Sociology

University of Virginia

Certifications

2011Present

Elementary Education PreK-6

Department of Education
2005Present

Gifted and Talented Education K-12

Department of Education

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