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Marlie sue Reny

Elementary Educator

Education

2012

M.Ed Concentration in International Teaching

Framingham State University
2007

BA Sociology, Minor Italian Studies

University of Vermont

Work experience

20162019

Upper Elementary Lead Teacher 

Synergy Learning Academy 
  • Created and implemented lessons for a diverse multi-grade classroom. 
  • Built strong relationships with families over multiple years.
  • Utilized Responsive Classroom techniques in order to build a classroom culture of kindness and respect
  • Worked with the other Elementary teacher to adopt new Social Studies and Science standards
  • Blended the use of traditional ELA curriculum and Reading and Writing Workship methods
20152016

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.                                                            
2014 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.
20102015

4th & 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.
  • Fostered strong parent-teacher relations.
  • Provided general support for the new members of the ITJ family during the founding year of the new campus.
  • Worked on the NEASC accreditation Curriculum Development Team.                                                                                                                                     
2008 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.

Certifications/Trainings

2018

4 Day Internship for Reading and Writing Workshop Method

Center for Teaching and Learning
2017

Advanced Responsive Classroom Course 

Center for Responsive Schools 
2016

Upper Elementary Inquiry Academy

Denver Museum of Nature and Science- Colorado School of Mines
2016

Foundations and Applications of a Trauma-Informed Approach

Mount St. Vincent Treatment Center
2015

Responsive Classroom Course for Elementary Teachers

Center for Responsive Schools
2014

Diploma in Adolescent Psychology

UNIVA- Universidad de Valle Atemajac
2013

Project Based Learning 101 

BIE- Buck Institute for Education
2012

Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol

The SIOP Institute
2009

TESOL Certificate

American TESOL Institute
2005

Certified Sea Kayaking Guide

Maine Department of Fisheries and Wildlife

Skills

10
Teamwork

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

10
Technology

Proficient in Microsoft Office, Google Classroom, Prezi, Smartboard Technology, and Edline

8
Language

Intermediate Spanish