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Marlie sue Reny

Elementary Educator



M.Ed Concentration in International Teaching

Framingham State University

BA Sociology, Minor Italian Studies

University of Vermont

Work History

Jul 2015Present

Flex Teacher - 4/5 Science and Social Studies Teacher

Soar Charter School
  • Provide cohesive coverage for any absent K-5 teachers or interventionists.
  • Develop positive relationships with students and parents of the school in order to create a safe environment when coverage is required. 
  • Develop rigorous, clear curriculum and differentiated lesson plans.
  • Effectively use a variety of data to guide lesson planning and implementation.
  • Work with other educators and administrators as a team to develop specialized plans for students who have experienced trauma.                                                           
Aug 2014  Jul 2015

Elementary Assistant Principal of Curriculum

Instituto Thomas Jefferson- Campus Valle Real, Zapopan, Mexico
  • Facilitated new Professional Development Program.
  • Coordinated after school enrichment program.
  • Offered workshops on the Project Based Learning approach to teaching.
  • Provided continuous support to all Elementary teachers and students.
  • Assisted in teacher training and monitoring including formal observations.
  • Implemented and monitored school’s first standardized testing and training software, i-ready.
Aug 2013  Jul 2015

5th Grade Homeroom Teacher

Instituto Thomas Jefferson, Zapopan, Mexico
  • Developed interdisciplinary PBL projects aimed at imitating real life challenges.
  • Frequently monitored and assessed the learning of all students and adjust instruction to better meet their needs.
  • Established and promoted a classroom environment that was safe, respectful, flexible, and conducive to learning.
  • Created a space where students could be comfortable sharing their lives with each other and learning empathy and compassion.
  • Fostered strong parent-teacher relations.
  • Provided general support for the new members of the ITJ family during the founding year of the new campus.                                                                                                                                         
Apr 2010  Aug 2013

4th & 5th Grade Homeroom Teacher

Instituto Thomas Jefferson, Tlacomulco, Mexico
  • Collaborated daily with 5th grade teachers to develop differentiated, innovative curriculum and lesson plans.
  • Incorporated technology and hands-on learning opportunities to foster creativity and critical thinking.
  • Worked on the NEASC accreditation Curriculum Development Team.
Oct 2008  Jun 2009

Elementary English Teacher

Triumbundhit School, Pathumthani, Thailand
  • Offered diverse, student-centered learning opportunities in a safe, supportive, and equitable learning environment.
  • Designed and implemented a 2-day English Camp to develop enthusiasm for language learning.



Upper Elementary Inquiry Academy

Denver Museum of Nature and Science- Colorado School of Mines

Foundations and Applications of a Trauma-Informed Approach

Mount St. Vincent Treatment Center

Responsive Classroom Course for Elementary Teachers

Center for Responsive Schools

Diploma in Adolescent Psychology

UNIVA- Universidad de Valle Atemajac

Project Based Learning 101 

BIE- Buck Institute for Education

Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol

The SIOP Institute

TESOL Certificate

American TESOL Institute

Certified Sea Kayaking Guide

Maine Department of Fisheries and Wildlife



Both led and participated in different size groups and committees throughout my teaching career.


Proficient in Microsoft Office, Googledocs, Web design, Prezi, Smartboard Technology, Edline, Rediker, and Moodle


Intermediate Spanish