Work History

Work History
2012 - 2013

Gifted Resource Teacher

Spring Creek Elementary

Used formal assessments such as learning style inventories and informal observations to guide lesson planning, design, and delivery for students in grades 1-5. Curriculum developed to address higher level and creative thinking skills, expression, self-directed learning skills, positive self-concept, and positive interpersonal skills.

2010 - 2011

Classroom Teacher

Franklin Park Elementary

Collaborated with co-teacher on lesson planning using Next Generation Sunshine State Standards through on-course learning systems. Delivered instruction through multi-media applications. Monitored student progress, and communicated academic progress with all stakeholders.

2003 - 2008

Classroom Teacher

Bayshore Elementary

Cooperatively planned and designed lessons using Florida Sunshine State Standards to meet the individual needs, interests and abilities of students in grades 3-5. Analyzed student performance and modified instructional delivery or interventions to increase student performance and achievement. 

2002 - 2003

Classroom Teacher

The Island School

Instructed multi-age students in grades 2-5 using guided reading through the use of literature groups. Diagnosed learning strengths and weaknesses of students and determined appropriate intervention strategies. Suggested acquiring new resources for math instruction to better meet the needs of students.

2000 - 2001

Assistant Teacher

South Elementary

Assisted with the development of instructional lessons and materials for students in grades K-4 with varying disabilities. Facilitated social interactions between students with peers of inclusive classrooms. Implemented positive behavior plans and monitored medical needs of students.

Education

Education
2010 - Present

EdD

Nova Southeastern University

Minor: Curriculum Development

Dissertation: Understanding Cohort and Non-Cohort Students’ Sense of Community and Program Completion in an Online Doctoral Program

Chair: Dr. Anymir Orellana

2002

MA

Sacred Heart University

Graduate Teacher Intern 2001-2002: Stratfield Elementary, Fairfield, CT

1998

BS

Worcester State University (College)

Concentration: Developmental Processes

Certifications

Certifications
Jul 2013 - Jun 2018

Professional Educator Certification

FL Department of Education