Martha Ramos

Assistant Teacher

Work History

Work History
Jan 2006 - Present

Paraprofessional- Assistant Teacher

New York City Education Department
  • Aiding classroom teachers, occupational therapy, physical therapist, speech during instruction.
  • One on one or small group instruction as outlined by the teacher.
  • Assisting students in transitioning from one activity to another.
  • Guiding and assisting students in small groups instruction settings with class routines and in transitioning from one activity to the next.
  • Assisting students with  ambulation to and from buses, classroom lunchroom, arrival and dismissal.
  • Reinforcement of behavior through the use of positive behavior supports.
Aug 2004 - Aug 2006

Substitute Teacher

New York City Education Department

  • Carried out a program of study prescribed in the lesson plans left by the classroom teacher.
  • Created a classroom environment that was conducived to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of the students.
  • Guided the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals and objectives as indicated in the lesson plans for the lessons, units and projects assigned.
  • Employed instructional methods and materials that were most appropriate for meeting lesson objectives.
  • Maintained a neat and orderly classroom.  
  • Responsible in taking the attendance in accordance with school procedures.
  • Indicated to students at beginning of class the basic expectations for behavior in the class in accordance with school policies.
  • Insured that the students were never left unattended in the classroom.
  •  Performed duties usually required of absent teacher such as lunchroom duty, hall monitoring, etc.
  • Knew emergency evacuation routes for the classrooms assigned.
  • worked under procedures for referring students who are disciplinary problems. 
  • Performed other related duties as directed by principal.


Mar 2003 - Jan 2004

Family Coordinator

New York City On Adoptable Children
  • Worked in a program on adoption for Hispanic community( ten months contract).
  • Trained prospective adoptive parents eligible for adoption.
  • Conducted periodic visits to different homes in New York areas.
  • Conducted visits to different agencies to place children in adoption homes.
Feb 2000 - Jan 2003

Case Manager

Harlem Dowling West Side Center For Children-ACS
  • Provided case management to foster child, legal family members, and foster parent(s) in accordance with service description and contract required.
  • Worked in conjunction with a multidisciplinary team to provide the required services.
  •  Attended all mandatory meeting and training regarding the development of the child.
  • Completed mandate reports and documentation in the time frames specified within the Treatment Foster Care contract requirements.
  •  Monitored access to services in the homes of the foster child, foster parent, and legal family as required in contract.  
  • Prepared for and attended court hearings when necessary.
  • Monitored the placement.
  • Maintained the record of  the child’s physical, emotional, medical, academic, mental and social needs.
  •  Requested all available school, medical and other records to review the improvement of the child.



Education

Education
Oct 2006 - 2009

School Guidance Counselor

UNPHU Sattelite School in NYC

Master Program of School Counseling

Oct 2004 - Oct 2006

Independent Courses of Education and Special Education

TOURO COLLEGE, New York

Prerequisites for Substitute Teacher Licence 

Sep 1986 - 1990

Bachelor Degree in Business Administration 

University Autonomous of Santo Domingo

School of Economy and Social Science,

Dominican Republic

Evaluated by NYS  Education Department 

Certifications

Certifications
May 2015 - Jan 2020

School Counselor- Provisional Certification

New York State Department of Education
  •  School counselors (also called guidance counselors) provide students with the support that they need to develop academically and socially
Feb 2005 - Aug 2015

Assistant Teacher

New York State Department of Education

Aiding classroom teachers and services providers as needed,

Aug 2009 - Aug 2013

Attendance Teacher- Provisional Certification. Renewal process.

New York State Department of Education
  • Monitor  student attendance and follow-up on cases of non-attendance
  •  Provide support and counseling on attendance related issues as needed.
  • Document all interventions with students and parents, as well as all outreach activities
2009 - 2013

Subtitute Teacher

New York State Department of Eduation
  •  Replace the regularly appointed teacher in his/her absence.

TRAININGS

Deciding Together 

Preparation of prospective adoption's parents-NYS care And Adoption Staff Training  and  ACS.

Child Abuse and Maltreatment - ACS 

School Violence Prevention- City College.

The Dignity for All Student Act- UFT