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Philip Esposito

4 Year Resident Educator P-3 License, with 4-5  Generalist


Dedicated and student-focused educator, committed to providing a nurturing and rigorous classroom. Uses assessment data, and knowledge of student interests and needs to inform evidence-based instruction. Promotes cultural awareness and holistic health of all students.  

Standards-based planning  *  Marzano's nine strategies  *  Positive classroom management Creative and expository writing  *  Non-fiction comprehension  *  SDAIE strategies for ELLs
Higher-level questioning  *  Dweck's Growth Mindset model  *  Technology integration

Work experience

Jan 2015Mar 2015

Academic Coach

igineering Education, Cincinnati OH

Developed and taught before and after-school classes at Cincinnati elementary schools. Promoted literacy and STEM proficiency through engaging, high-intensity lessons.

Aug 2013Jul 2014

Elementary Teacher, 4th/5th Grade 

Jackson Elementary School, Riverside CA

Taught data-driven Common Core lessons for combination class of 31 students.
Raised test scores by differentiating for 13 ELLs, students with IEPs, and gifted students.
Improved morale and task completion by implementing growth-mindset environment. Engaged students by enhancing curricula to reflect diverse cultural backgrounds.
Promoted site-wide technology integration; co-wrote technology grant proposal.

Oct 2012May 2013

Teaching Residency, 5th Grade

The Ontario Center School, Ontario CA
Aug 2012Oct 2012

Teaching Residency, 1st Grade

Baldwin Academy, La Puente, CA



Graduate Credits, Phonics and Reading Instruction

Morningside College, Sioux CIty IA (online through PBS TeacherLine)

M.A. Education

Claremont Graduate University, Claremont CA

B.A. Journalism Studies

The University of Sheffield, Sheffield UK