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Aug 2010Present

Special Education/Science Teacher

El Paso School District #8
Aug 2010May 2011

HS SPED/Science Teacher

El Paso School District #8

Position Description:

Special Education Moderate Needs Teacher and Case Manager.

Description of Teaching Responsibilities:

  • Teach pull-out special education and co-taught general education Integrated Science and Biology classes to students in grades 9 through 12.
  • Write IEPs (Individualized Education Plans) and conducted special education annual, triennial, transfer, and manifestation meetings.

Accomplishments at this position:

  • Quality facilitation of IEP meetings with students and parents.
  • Advocation for students with special needs as a case manager and facilitation of IEP meetings with confidence and tact.
  • Trained and practiced in writing quality data-based Individualized Education Plans.
  • Development of creative science lessons that allows for differentiation for students with a wide-range of skills and deficits.


Aug 2007Dec 2011

Masters in Curriculum and Instruction

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs