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Versatile - Curious - Open-minded - Persistent - Dedicated - Experienced 

Summary

Seeking a position in a small school community where honesty and experience are desirable traits. I am motivated to learn how I can help students become successful citizens in the community in which they live.

Work experience

20142017

Brownwood Intermediate School

Brownwood, Texas

Classroom teacher: Reading, Language Arts and Social Studies

20062014

Early Primary School

Early, Texas

Classroom teacher: Kindergarten, First and Pre-K

20042006

JB Stephens Elementary School

Bangs, Texas

Classroom teacher: Kindergarten

19921999

Austin Avenue Church of Christ, Brownwood, Texas

Administrative Assistant

Publishing, database entry, record-keeping, dictation, reception, scheduling, record-keeping, benevolence assistant, missionary newsletter publication and printing, bulk mail preparation

20022003

The Bair Foundation

Foster Care Agency

Certified foster parent for one 13 year old boy

Education

19992004

Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Education

Tarleton State University

Texas Educator Certification: Early Childhood-8th grade Generalist; English as a Second Language

20112013

Speech and Language Pathology, Communication Sciences 

Texas Woman's University - TETN Program (online courses)

Finished speech and language pathology pre-requisite courses for SLP master's degree 

20152016

Educational Design and Technology

Purdue University

Online classes dedicated to designing effective educational media.

skills

A versatile range of experiences

Classroom Management

  • tailored learning experiences to reflect the variety of interests of students
  • implemented motivational strategies for exciting learning opportunities (games, blogs, etc.)
  • implemented and modified instruction as needed
  • lesson differentiation for a wide variety of ability levels. 
  • monitored and directed behavior
  • encouraged collaborative learning rather than competitive learning
  • implemented positive parental and student interaction to build more effective rapport 

hobbies

  • reading
  • multimedia
  • music
  • young humans
  • domestic fowl
  • horses
  • felines