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Bachelor of Arts: English, 1989
Washington and Lee University - Lexington, VA
Teacher Certification: 1992
California State University Dominguez Hills - Carson, CA
Professional Development

Summer Scholar
National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute:  Teaching Shakespeare 2018!
Folger Shakespeare Institute, Washington, D.C

  • Will participate in an intensive month-long course exploring the intellectual, pedagogical, and theatrical challenges of teaching Shakespeare
Professional Certification in English (6-12)
Professional Certification in Elementary Education (K-12)
Professional Certification in English as a Second Language (K-12)
Endorsement in Gifted Education
Instructional Experience
English Teacher - AP Literature, PreAP & Honors English 2, 08/2018 to Current
Santa Fe Catholic High School Lakeland, FL
English Language Arts Teacher/ ESOL Contact, 08/2013 to 06/2015
Margate Middle School, Broward County Public Schools Margate, FL
Fourth Grade Teacher, 08/2012 to 06/2013
Imagine Charter School of Weston Weston, FL
Fifth Grade Teacher, 09/1995 to 06/1998
American School of Madrid Pozuelo de Alarcón, Spain
English Teacher - English 2 And English 4 Honors, 08/2015 to 07/2018
Cypress Bay High School, Broward County Public Schools Weston, FL
First/Second Grade Teacher, 08/1991 to 06/1994
Abbott Elementary, Lynwood Unified School District Lynwood, CA
Leadership Skills and Professional Affiliations
  • Directed Scholastic Book Fair with revenues of over $50,000 per school year from 2009-2011 
  • Served  as a member of Teach for America in Baton Rouge, LA, and Lynwood, CA
  • Speak conversational Spanish
Instructional Skills
  • Expertise in English Literature
  • Experience with instructional design for diverse classroom settings including ESL and AP Literature courses
  • Critical thinking and Creative Questioning
  • Relationship building and management
  • Strong written and verbal communicator
  • Self-motivated
  • Academic advising
  • Advanced problem solving
  • Flexible
  • Creative imagination stimulation
  • Student motivation
  • Group learning mechanics
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Dedicated teacher experienced in multiple grade levels with excellent communication skills.  Uses effective, efficient, and innovative methods of teaching to ensure that students reach their full potential while focusing on the individual needs of each student.  

  • Lesson planning expertise
  • Academic performance evaluations
  • IEP familiarity
  • Standardized testing
  • Common core knowledge
  • MS Office proficient
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English
  • Grade level Chairperson for eight years. 
Work History
Fifth Grade Teacher, 11/2016 to Current
Coral Way K-8 Bilingual Center Miami, FL
  • Stayed abreast of changes to school and district policies as well as new trends in education by attending professional development courses and in-service trainings.
  • Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social and citizenship skills.
  • Assessed student progress by administering tests and evaluating results.
MIddle School Language Arts Teacher (ESOL), 08/2015 to 11/2016
Coral Way K-8 Bilingual Center Miami, FL
  • Utilized multimedia strategies and technology to convey information in fresh and interesting ways.
  • Integrated technology into the classroom as an instructional tool, such as the Smartboard.
  • Provided one-on-one attention to students, while maintaining overall focus on the entire group.
Fifth Grade Language Arts Teacher, 08/2007 to 06/2015
Coral Way K-8 Bilingual Center Miami, FL
  • Completed in-service and additional training to maintain professional growth.
  • Prepared and implemented lesson plans covering required course topics.
  • Planned and supervised class projects and field trips. 
Bilingual Assessor, 10/2005 to 09/2006
Miami-Dade County Public Schools Miami, FL
  • Conducted observations of students in their classroom setting. 
  • Evaluated ESOL students with a variety of assessments to determine whether their academic difficulties were due to their acquisition of a second language or some other factors such as a learning disability.
  • Created reports summarizing the students' performance on the assessments administered, their academic strengths and weaknesses, and providing a recommendation for the school psychologist to review.  
Special Education Teacher, 11/1995 to 10/2005
Coral Way K-8 Bilingual Center Miami, FL
  • Redirected poor behavior using the positive reinforcement method.
  • Modified the general education curriculum for special-needs students based upon a variety of instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Worked cooperatively with the Elementary Education Teacher to provide students with activities which would scaffold their learning in conjunction with the learning goals stated in their Individualized Education Plan. 
Middle School Language Arts Special Education Teacher, 08/1995 to 11/1995
Miami Springs Middle School Miami Springs, FL
  • Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social and citizenship skills.
  • Developed IEPs to address students' individual needs.  
  • Organize parent-teacher conferences to maximize student learning opportunities.  
Bachelor of Science: Specific Learning Disabilities, 1995
Florida International University - Miami, FL
Graduated Magna Cum Laude
List of Certifications:
  • ​Specific Learning Disabilities (Grades K - 12)
  • Elementary Education (Grades K - 6)
  • ESOL (Grades K-12)
  • Middle Grades English ( Grades 5 - 9)
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Guest Educator
Justin, TX
Northwest Independent School District Administration/ Mar 2014
Substitute teacher/nurse preferred--Byron Nelson High School.
Class manager
Weston, FL
West Broward Jazzercise/ Nov 2006 to Jun 2013 Managing all aspects of fitness classes. Sales. Office organization.
Orthodontic Assistant
Grand Prairie, TX
The Brace Place/ Oct 1994 to Jun 1996
Assist in placement and adjustment of braces on teeth.
Knowledge and practice of OSHA standards in a dental environment.
CPR certification. Radiation certification.
Substitute Teacher
Weston, FL
Broward County Independent School District/ Jan 2006 to May 2008 Fill in for absent teachers in the classroom.
Fifth Grade Teacher
Arlington, TX
Cathedral Christian Academy/ Aug 1993 to Jul 1994
Teach all classroom subjects in the fifth grade curriculum.
Elementary girls' basketball coach. Math olympics coach.
Research Technician II
Dallas, TX
Baylor College of Dentistry/ Sep 1990 to Jul 1993 Perform laboratory research experiments in the physiology department.
Junior High and High School Science Teacher
Blanket, TX
Blanket Independent School District/ Jan 1990 to Aug 1990
Classroom teacher--Chemistry, Biology, Physical Science, Earth Science, Life Science, General Science. Grades 6-12. National Honor Society sponsor.
Flight Attendant
Dallas, Texas
Mesa Airlines/ May 2018 to Current
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Education/Science Howard Payne University 1988 Brownwood, TX, USA
Activities and Honors
High School: Cheer captain, all sports, nominee--homecoming queen, class favorite, Miss CHS, Class treasurer.
College: Alpha Chi Omega sorority (TTU)--warden, many philanthropy committees.
Stay-at-home mom: many volunteer positions--church, preschool, elementary, middle, high school. Many non-profit organizations.
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Professional Summary
Enthusiastic teacher with knack for making learning exciting and enjoyable. Motivated by belief that all children can be successful learners. Highly motivated and enthusiastic educator skilled in identifying educational software and learning programs that can benefit students.
  • Strong written and verbal communicator
  • SMART Board aptitude
  • Self-motivated
  • Creative lesson planning
Work History
Fifth Grade Teacher, High Ability Coach 08/2011 to Current
Eastern Howard School Corporation Greentown, IN
  • Worked with other teachers and administrators to evaluate and revise elementary school programs.
  • Pursued professional development continually by attending educational conferences and teacher training workshops.
Teacher 08/2006 to 05/2011
Community Schools of Frankfort Frankfort, IN
  • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
Fourth and Fifth Grade Teacher 08/2004 to 04/2006
Lebanon Communtiy Schools Lebanon, IN
  • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
Teacher 2002 to 2004
Various School Systems
Fifth and Sixth Grade Teacher, Self-Contained Gifted 08/1994 to 09/1999
Taylor Community School Corporation Kokomo, IN
  • Planned and implemented creative lessons in accordance with district, county, state and federal guidelines.
Master of Science: Gifted and Talented Education Purdue University - West Lafayette, IN
Bachelor of Arts: Elementary Education Anderson University - Anderson, IN