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Stephen P. Vaporis

Elementary School Teacher - Grades K-6


Summa Cum Laude graduate of Walden University's educational studies program seeking a teaching position in the elementary environment. Enthusiastic, creative and patient offering a 21st Century experience in student centered instruction. Confident that all children can learn and  committed to student success.

Educational Work History

Sept 2014May 2016

Paraprofessional (Special Education Classroom Aide)              

Bloomfield Board of Education (Berkeley Elementary School)
  • Within the classroom:
    • Assisted in maintaining positive behavior management
    • Assisted students with teacher modified lessons
    • Assisted students with Reader's and Writer's Workshop
    • Successfully secured donations valued at approximately $2000 providing classroom resources such as: leveled readers, math manipluatives, and art supplies
  • Within the greater school community:
    • Organized and facilitated a boys social group with school guidance counselor 
    • Oversaw lunch and recess activities for students in the 5th and 6th grades 
    • Administered DLM (Dynamic Learning Maps through Kite Educator Portal), PARCC and STAR assessments
Jul 2012August 2015

Academic Summer Camp Teacher

The Winston School of Short Hills
  •  Developed and implemented lessons involving Art, Science and Technology for students with language based learning disabilities in grades 2-8

  • Facilitate lessons involving Language Arts, Social Studies and Math as needed
Sep 2013Jun 2014

Paraprofessional (One-to-One Student Aide)

Bloomfield Board of Education (Berkeley Elementary School)
  • Assisted assigned student with teacher modified lessons
  • Designed and implemented a successful behavior modification plan for assigned student
  • Communicated daily evaluation of student success to teacher and parents
Jan 2012Jun 2013

Building Substitute Teacher 

Bloomfield Board of Education (Franklin Elementary School) 

Building Substitute Teacher:  February 2012 - June 2013 

  • Implemented teacher lesson plans
  • Assigned student classwork and homework
  • Maintained classroom management
  • Communicated daily evaluation of class to classroom teacher

Leave Replacement Library Specialist: November 2012 - January 2013

  • Develop library lesson plans for students in grades K-6
  • Maintain library inventory through the district's Destiny Library Management System

Leave Replacement Classroom Teacher, Grade 2: May 2012 - June 2012 

  • Maintain all classroom activity, paperwork and communication
  • Worked with other 2nd grade teachers to develop cohesive grade level lessons


Mar 2011May 2013

Bachelor of Science in Educational Studies

Walden University
  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude
  • Studied the history, culture and mechanics of education
May 2008Mar 2010

Pursued Bachelor of Arts in History

Thomas Edison State College
  • Self directed honor student in pursuit of BA in History 

Computer Skills

            • Technically adept and current with assistive technologies
            • Experienced with Microsoft Excel, Word and Works Applications
            • Proficient with technologies involving attendance, grading and lesson planning

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