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Nicole Fahey, M.Ed.

NATIONAL BOARD CERTIFIED TEACHER and READING SPECIALIST

Experience

2015Present

Fifth Grade Teacher

American School of Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Creates and maintains a positive  classroom climate for a multi-cultural student population.

Initiates and sustains strong relationships with parents, colleagues, and administration.

20132015

Literacy Coach

American School of Madrid, Spain

Provided different forms of professional development, catered to each teacher’s knowledge of and ability in delivering a balanced literacy program.

Led teachers in improving an early-childhood program that met research-based best practices.

20092013

Fifth Grade Teacher

Saudi Aramco Schools, Saudi Arabia

Thoroughly planned and carried out universally designed units and lessons that actively engaged students of mixed ability and varying English language levels.

20082009

Fifth Grade Language Arts Teacher

Saudi Aramco Schools, Saudi Arabia

Utilized an array of formal and informal assessments to inform instruction daily  and across units.

Analyzed, evaluated, and updated the school and district’s balanced literacy program

20032008

Fourth Grade Teacher

Fairfax County Public Schools, Virginia, USA

Developed and implemented a school-wide behavior management plan

Self-reflected upon teaching strengths and weaknesses, sought professional development, and shared learning with others.

2007present

Team Leader

FCPS, Saudi Aramco Schools, and American School of Dubai

Team Leader: Grade 5: 2016-2018 | 2010-2013; Grades 3-5: 2009-2010; Grade 4: 2007-2008

Motivates and leads classroom teachers in fulfilling individual, grade-level, and school-wide goals.

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