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Professional Summary

Motivated educator with an exceptional ability to establish cooperative, professional relationships with parents, staff and administration. Clear communicator who prioritizes students' success, as well as their holistic development.

Skills
  • Bilingual
  • Leader
  • Fast Learner
  • Dependable
  • Teachable
  • Creative lesson planning
  • RTI familiarity 
  • Trained in Connections: OG in 3D by Apple Group
  • Tutored children using Connections
  • Knowledgeable on TESS
  • Know how to recognize Dyslexia
  • Attended a Susan Barton Conference on Dyslexia
  • Conscious Discipline
  • Assessment tools
Education
Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education K - 6, December 2016
University of Central Arkansas
  • IDA Accredited Institution
  • Dean's List Spring 2015
  • President's List Fall 2015 - Fall 2016
  • International Honor Society in Education Member Spring 2016 - Fall 2016
  • Student Council for Exceptional Children
  • Presented at The Growing Professionally Conference Spring 2016
Professional Teaching Experience


Third Grade Teacher  2017 - 2019 

6311 Baseline Road, Little Rock, Arkansas 72209

  • Enrollment Committee
  • Communications Committee
  • Pod Leader 
  • Presented at Professional Day for Catholic school teachers and staff
Work History
Third Grade Teacher, 2017 to 2019
St. Theresa Catholic School Little Rock
Substitute Teacher, 01/2016 to 05/2016
Springdale School District
  •   substitute experience in kindergarten, second, third, fourth, and fifth grade  
Resident Assistant, 01/2015 to 01/2016
University of Central Arkansas Housing
Future Education Goals

I plan to return to graduate school to receive a Master's Degree in School Leadership, Management, and Administration. My long term goal is to become an elementary school principal.

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Professional Summary
Enthusiastic Kindergarten teacher with a knack for making learning exciting and enjoyable. Motivated by the belief that all children can be successful learners. Caring Teacher demonstrating skill in strategic classroom management and effective discipline. Teacher focused on implementing highly effective instructional practices to improve student learning and academic performance.
Skills
  • DIBELS knowledge
  • Positive and encouraging
  • Creative lesson planning
  • Instructional best practices
  • SMART Board aptitude
  • RTI familiarity
  • Thematic units
  • Technology Integration
  • KWL
  • Assessment Tools
  • Guided Reading
  • Kind and empathetic educator
  • Classroom Management
Work History
08/2017 to Current
First Grade Teacher School District 89-Roosevelt Elementary School Broadview, IL
I instructed 1st grade curriculum by planning and implementing lessons according to district standards and Common Core Standards. I collaborated with administrators on classroom policies, management strategies, and discipline. I provided an inviting, exciting, and challenging learning environment. I also taught students subject material, learning strategies, and social skills. I assessed students progress by administering assessments and evaluated those results.
06/2017
Kindergarten Teacher School District 89-Jane Addams Elementary School 910 Division St. Melrose Park, IL. 60160
I designed and implemented creative thematic units of study aligned with the standards. I planned curriculum and taught a group of 15-22 kindergarten aged students in subjects including writing, reading, math, science, and social studies.I collaborated in team settings to plan and teach Common Core Standards in a Title 1 school to students including English language learners
08/2008 to 05/2013
Kindergarten Teacher School District 89- Roosevelt Elementary School 1927 St. 15th Ave. Broaview, IL. 60155
I designed and implemented creative thematic units of study aligned with the standards. I planned curriculum and taught a group of 15-22 kindergarten aged students in subjects including writing, reading, math, science, and social studies.I collaborated in team settings to plan and teach Common Core Standards in a Title 1 school to students including English language learners
08/2007 to 05/2008
First Grade Teacher School District 89- Roosevelt Elementary School 1927 S. 15th Ave. Broadview, IL. 60155
Instruct 1st grade curriculum by planning and implementing lessons according to district standards and Common Core Standards.  Enhanced student academic and social growth by using varied activities and teaching strategies. Provided an inviting, exciting, and challenging learning environment.
08/2003 to 05/2007
Preschool Teacher School District 89 906 Walton St. Melrose Park, IL. 60160
  • Encouraged curiosity, exploration and problem-solving appropriate to children's development levels.
  • Incorporated music and play into developmentally appropriate activities.
Education
2017
Endorsement: English as a Second Language
University of Phoenix -




2007
Bachelor of Arts: Reading
St. Xavier Univesity -





2003
Bachelor of Science: Early Childhood Education
Eastern Illinois University -
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Summary
Over ten years of full time teaching experience, as well as several permanent substitute positions. Possess excellent organizational and communication skills. Certified in both elementary and special education in the state of Connecticut.
Highlights

  • Connecticut Endorsement Elementary, Grades K-6 (013) 
  • Special Education Endorsement Comprehensive, Grades K-12 (165)
Experience
09/2014 to 01/2015
6th Grade Special Education Teacher Stamford Public Schools: Scofield Magnet Middle School Stamford, CT
04/2008 to 06/2008
Preschool Special Education Teacher New Fairfield Public Schools: Consolidated School New Fairfield, CT
09/2005 to Current
Religious Education Teacher: Grades 1, 2, 4 St. Mary's Parish Ridgefield, CT
09/2003 to 12/2003
Kindergarten Teacher Hicksville Public Schools: Old Country Road School Hicksville, NY
09/1987 to 06/1992
Kindergarten, First Grade Teacher Ardsley Public Schools: Concord Road School Ardsley, NY
09/1986 to 06/1987
Kindergarten Teacher Greenville Public Schools: Edgemont School Scarsdale, NY
09/1981 to 06/1986
Second Grade Teacher Convent of the Sacred Heart Greenwich, CT
Education
2008
Special Education Southern Connecticut State University New Haven, CT Special Education K-12 Cross Endorsement Program
1984
Master of Arts: Elementary Education Manhattanville College Purchase, NY
1981
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology Manhattanville College Purchase, NY
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Summary
 
 
Certified to instruct PreK- Grade 3 early childhood programs and classrooms.
Highly experienced Elementary School Teaching Professional with a strong dedication
to Catholic principles incorporated into daily experiences.
Skills
 
  • Dedicated teaching professional with a strong background in providing quality instruction and fostering a love for learning.
  • Proven record of strong classroom management, organization, and effective disciplinary skills.
 
 
  • Experience preparing students for the Sacraments at 2nd grade level
  • Responsible and caring professional with a true desire to reach all students and promote growth spiritually, academically, and socially.
Professional Experience
Reading Tutor, Specializing in Students Diagnosed with Dyslexia Apr 2014 to Aug 2017
Keys 2 Read Kildeer, IL
Trained to utilize the Barton Reading/Spelling System to aid children diagnosed with dyslexia
 
Developed lessons to assist children challenged with reading comprehension
 
Created individual lessons to assist children with reading, writing, and spelling
 

Second Grade Teacher Aug 1997 to Jun 1998
Holy Infant Grade School Ballwin, MO
​Developed and instructed age-appropriate lessons that fostered growth in spiritual, physical, social, and cognitive areas.
 
Communicated weekly with parents to bridge home and school to enhance the learning and growth of all students.


First Grade Teacher Aug 1994 to Jun 1996
Ogden Public Grade School Ogden, IL
Utilized knowledge of various teaching techniques to achieve the success of student learning, including those with IEP's. Worked well with professionals to foster the growth of special needs students.
 
Participated on a district committee to develop relevant lesson plans in the language arts area in order to fulfill goals and objectives set by the State of Illinois.
 
Second Grade Teacher Aug 1992 to Jun 1993
St. Patrick's Parish Decatur, IL
Prepared daily lessons for 21 students and prepared them to receive two Blessed Sacraments.
 
Coordinated with Title I reading professionals to promote reading and writing skills for students that qualified for additional resources.
 
Created hand-on thematic units to encourage learning in all core subject areas.
Kindergarten Teacher Aug 1993 to Jun 1994
St. Paul's Catholic School Danville , IL
Incorporated core Catholic beliefs and values into daily lessons and situations for full-day kindergarten.
 
Demonstrated strong skills in phonetic-based reading strategies to foster growth in reading and writing for 21 students. 
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science, Early Childhood Education 1990 Illinois State University Bloomington, IL, USA Type 04 Certificate in Illinois and Missouri
Activities and Honors
Volunteer religious education teacher for 20 years at the elementary level within various Catholic Parishes. I have always enjoyed the opportunity to introduce children to the values and beliefs of the Catholic faith.