• Fort Worth TX
Heather Faaborg

Heather Faaborg

Ec-6 Teacher with ESL

Education

Education

Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies

Aug 2013 - May 2015
Tarleton State University

EC-6 Generalist with ESL, Distinguished Student

Certifications

Certifications

EC-6 Generalist

Jan 2015 - Present
Texas Education Agency

ESL Supplemental 

Dec 2014 - Present
Texas Education Agency

Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities

Mar 2015 - Present
Texas Education Agency

Professional Teaching Experience

Work History

Third Grade Teacher

Aug 2015 - Jun 2016
Joy James Elementary, Castleberry ISD
  • Facilitated guided Math & Science instruction
  • Used Lucy Calkins Writing program to enhance writers workshop
  • Provided opportunities for students to use technology to enhance learning
  • Collaborated with coaches, librarian and grade level team to ensure delivery of creative,  and meaningful lessons
  • Offered balanced and open classroom atmosphere to ensure a trusting and safe learning environment for all students
  • Used formative and summative assessments to collect data on students progress and implemented student-led tracking system
  • Facilitated daily Response to intervention strategies for Math and Science

Substitute Teaching

Oct 2013 - Dec 2014
Castleberry ISD, Crowley ISD, Eagle Mountain ISD, White Settlement ISD
  • Facilitate group discussions and activities, encouraging higher level thinking
  • Lead thought-provoking activities to promote critical thinking
  • Oversee classroom management as set forth by the classroom teacher

Related Experience

Student Teaching Jan 2015- May 2015

Stephen F. Austin Elementary School, Weatherford ISD

Kindergarten: Instructed students in all content areas every day, among many lessons, created taught and analyzed data from a Math unit on 3D solids

Second Grade: instructed students in all content areas every day, lead the class in a study of The Titanic, and implemented a summer reading program

Field Experience Aug 2013 - Dec 2014

Stephen F. Austin Elementary School, Weatherford ISD

Kindergarten and Second Grade: Assisted the teacher, while learning the routines of the classroom (60 total hours).

Luella Merrett Elementary School, Fort Worth ISD

Fourth Grade: "Week in the schools" assisted in a Science and Math class focusing on teaching routines and behavior. Taught subtraction over multiple zeros (40 hours).

Independent case study, Eagle Mountain ISD

Third grade: Conducted a case study with a student who attends school in Eagle Mountain ISD using the Quantitative Reading Inventory - 5 (10 hours).

Worth Heights Elementary School, Fort Worth ISD

Pre-Kindergarten: Assisted in a bilingual class, which was conducted half in English and half in Spanish, while working with small groups every visit (20 hours).

International Newcomers Academy, Fort Worth ISD

9th grade reading: Tutored a student from Kenya to develop reading skills in English (10 hours).

Other Employment

Home Depot, Lake Worth, TX March 2012 - August 2014

Office Depot, Fort Worth, TX March 2011- Oct 2012

Walgreen, Fort Worth, TX June 2007 - June 2008

Community Involvement

  • Participated in several community service projects refurbishing garden areas at local elementary schools while employed at Home Depot
  • Participated in Tarleton's Round-up Fort Worth project to over haul a garden at Luella Merrett Elementary
  • Co- Coached youth t-ball team for Western Hills Youth Association