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2010Present

Middle School Teacher

Stratford Friends School
  • Created an innovative and PAIS accredited Middle School program and curriculum
  • Developed procedures for revision of practices to accommodate student needs and current research
  • Facilitated professional development and curricular review as a member of the Curriculum Mapping Committee
  • Created progress monitoring tool for students in collaboration with the Head of School
  • Championed the integration of technology within the school curriculum 
2014Present

Director of Summer Programs

Stratford Friends School
  • Developed and mentored a highly competent academic team
  • Implemented Genius Hour curriculum and increased instructional time for literacy and math
  • Restructured the recreational components to allow for greater student engagement
  • Improved progress reporting system and coordinated teacher input
  • Hosted Spark Forum for students to present independent studies to their peers and families
20052008

Assistant to the Director

Reading Buddies, Inc.
  • Facilitated tutoring services for public school students and their Senior Citizen tutors
  • Recruited and trained volunteers
  • Solicited funds and donations from Faith-Based organizations
19941999

Teacher

School District of Philadelphia
  • Taught 7th grade & 4th grade
  • Served on the School Leadership Team

Education

2003

M.Ed.

Temple University

Master of Education, Educational Adminsitration

1994

B.A.

Westminster College

Bachelor of Arts, Education, Cum Laude

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