Melissa Moralez

Elementary School Teacher

Education

Education

Multiple Subject Credential

2003 - 2004
California State University

Earned a California State Multiple Subject Credential (K-8) through educational courses and student teaching  experience with National Hispanic University.

Bachelor of Arts Degree: Major: Liberal Studies

2001 - 2003
California State Universtiy, Stanislaus

Earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Liberal Studies with an emphasis in Ethnic Studies.

Work History

Work History

Teacher

2007 - Present
Morgan Hill Unified School District/San Martin Gwinn  Elementary
  • Implement multiple curricula including core subjects Math, ELA, Science, Social Studies, Writing, PE, Art, ELD, incorporating Common Core State Standards into lesson planning 
  • Provide differentiate instruction using multiple teaching strategies for learners from wide range of backgrounds, including English Language Learners (ELL), students with IEP's and gifted learners 
  • Integrate technology into lessons to engage learners, including use of Smart Boards, Document Camera, Google (Chromebook)
  • Utilize ongoing informal and formal assessment to measure effectiveness of teaching and optimize student learning, adapting instruction when needed
  • Establish rapport with students and families from different cultural origins by creating positive and respectful environment and encouraging dialogue through regular communication
  • Demonstrate commitment to continued learning through active participation in professional development opportunities, staff and district meetings

Professional Development

  • Noyce Foundation; Writers' and Readers' Workshop Summer Institute  (June 2006-June 2007
  • Systematic ELD Acheive (June 2010)
  • Common Core State Standard Early Adopter (February 2013)
  • Learning Through Performance, Math Design Team,  Stanford University (June 2013-present)