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Marlie Sue Reny

Elementary Educator



M.Ed - Concentration in International Teaching

Framingham State University

BA - Sociology

University of Vermont

Work experience


Upper Elementary Lead Teacher

Synergy Learning Academy
  • Utilize Responsive Classroom techniques in order to build a classroom culture based upon kindness and respect.
  • Construct and facilitate a Maker Space (Fab Lab) utilized by all Elementary students.
  • Create and implement lessons for a diverse, multi-grade classroom. 
  • Design and utilize personalized Reading and Writing Workshop approach.
  • Build strong working relationships with families.
  • Teach value based Spanish songs each morning during school-wide assembly.

Flex Teacher & 4/5 Science and Social Studies Teacher

Soar Charter School
  • 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
  • Provided continuous support to all Elementary teachers and students.
  • Assisted in teacher training and monitoring, including formal observations.
  • Facilitated a new Professional Development Program.
  • Coordinated after school enrichment program.
  • Provided workshops to the Elementary staff.

4th & 5th Grade Homeroom Teacher

Instituto Thomas Jefferson, Zapopan, Mexico
  • Developed interdisciplinary Project Based Learning projects aimed at imitating real life challenges.
  • Frequently monitored and assessed the learning of all students and differentiated instruction to better meet their needs.
  • Established a classroom environment that was safe, respectful, flexible, and conducive to learning.
  • Fostered strong parent-teacher relations.                 
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 an English Camp to develop enthusiasm for language learning.



Grades 4-6 Writing & Reading Workshop Internship

Center for Teaching & Learning

Edgecomb, ME 


Advanced Responsive Classroom Course

Center for Responsive Schools

Seattle, WA


Upper Elementary Inquiry Academy

Denver Museum of Science & Colorado School of Mines

Denver, CO


Foundations and Applications of a Trauma-Informed Approach

Mount St. Vincent Treatment Center

Denver, CO


Responsive Classroom Course for Elementary Teachers

Center for Responsive Schools

Denver, CO


Diploma in Adolescent Psychology

UNIVA- Universidad de Valle Atemajac

Guadalajara, Mexico


Project Based Learning 101

BIE- Buck Institute for Education

Mexico City, Mexico


Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol

The SIOP Institute



TESOL Certificate

American TESOL Institute

Phuket, Thailand