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Summary

A highly passionate, hardworking Special Education teacher with a focus on building  student confidence  through positive encouragement to foster their academic and social growth,  including twenty-one years of experience seeking a permanent position at your school.

Experience
Special Education Teacher
Fort Worth, TX
Keller ISD/ Jul 2018 to Current
Special Education Teacher
North Little Rock, AR
North Little Rock School District/ Jul 2011 to May 2018
Special Education Teacher
Houston, TX
Alief ISD/ Jul 2001 to May 2011
Special Education Teacher
Osceola, AR
Focus, Inc/ May 1999 to Jul 1999
Special Education Teacher
Blytheville, AR
Blytheville School District/ Jul 1998 to Apr 2001
Education and Training
M.Ed: Counseling University of Houston 2007 Victoria, Texas
B.S.E: Communicative Disorders Arkansas State University 1998 Jonesboro, Arkansas
Certifications

TEA Generic Special Education PK-12

TEA School Counselor EC-12

Skills
  • CPI certified
  • ABA techniques
  • In-depth knowledge of autism
  • Social skills development
  • Behavioral/cognitive skills development
  • Excellent classroom management
  • tutoring and counseling
  • MS Office proficient
  • Technologies integration
  • Online instruction
  • Personalized instruction
  • Data-driven instruction
  • Data analysis and reporting
  • Team collaboration
  • Problem-solving
  • Organizational leadership
  • Policy and procedure improvements
Affiliations

United Educators Association

Arkansas Education Association

Texas State Teacher's Association

Chi Sigma Iota

Member, Arkansas State University Alumni Association


Interests
 Music, Art, Photography, Travel
Activities and Honors
Member, Alumni Association University of Houston-Victoria
Member, Alumni Association Arkansas State University
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Professional Summary
Compassionate and motivational Teacher certified in Special Education and Middle School Language Arts, bringing over 19 years of experience in planning, developing, and implementing Individual Education Plans, state curriculum, and comprehensive regulatory data assessment for guideline compliance. Skilled in proposal writing, fundraising, and project management. Highly-enthusiastic and dedicated professional exploring teaching opportunities which leverage multidisciplinary strengths toward the academic growth and achievement of student's greatest potential.
Skill Highlights
  • Classroom Management
  • Differentiated Proficiency 
  • Common Core Standards
  • Cooperative Teaching
  • Counseling and Career Planning
  • Individual Education Plans (IEP)
  • Special Education
  • Performance Assessments
  • Educator Training and Mentoring
  • Goal Setting-Strategies
Experience
Special Education Teacher/Case Manager
August 2018 to Current
Byrnes High School Duncan, SC
  • The Case Manager for twelve (12) special education students
  • Responsible for all Federal and State Documentation that follows the Guidelines for IDEA
  • Provided specialized classroom instruction to a broad range of students with developmental disorders, including autism.
  • Eliminated learning gaps and effectively instructed students by developing IEPs and utilizing a wide variety of teaching aids and motivational strategies.
  • Established clear objectives for all lessons to both students and parents.
  • Facilitated the development of life skills in students with varying degrees of autism.
  • Worked with students of varying degrees of specialized need to accomplish tasks and build practical skills.
  • Developed Individual Education Programs (IEP) to establish student outcome goals and define educational strategies; leveraged developmental practices and educational theories to achieve educational objectives.
  • Wrote and presented documents for Individual Education Plan conferences.
  • Implemented specialized tests to evaluate literacy performance.
Group Home Staff
December 2014 to June 2018
Laura's Homes Shelby, NC

Group Home Staff Laura's Homes – Shelby, NC

  •  Work with young adults within foster care program to achieve appropriate behavioral and social skills. 
  • Document daily logs on behavior interventions for NC Social Services 
  • Partner with internal social worker and administration Implement company policy and procedure to provide structured and consistent environment for clients.
American Disability Act (ADA) Specialist/Adult Ed.
May 2012 to September 2014
Pisgah Job Corp Brevard, NC
  • Ensured federal guidelines for special education students required of Job Corp were adhered to. 
  • Researched IEPs and accommodations. 
  • Resolved any conflicts that might arise due to training and records.  Worked as Reading Teacher in adult education to facilitate student's attainment of GED or high school diploma. 
  • Recorded and advised students on how to achieve goals and make decisions on related to expectations after graduation.
  • Assisted in counseling, on-site living quarters, and documented follow data after student exited program and subsequent success rate in job market.  
Special Education Teacher with Occupational Curriculum
August 2010 to November 2012
Carter Vocational School Winston-Salem, NC
  • Monitored state and federal IEP goals for children with Autism. 
  • Guided students through utilization of iPads and computers to aid with non-verbal and verbal development.
  • Implemented IEPs and employed classroom management skills to set up stations of various content areas utilizing visual and tactile sensory learning.
  • Served as Lead Teacher, monitoring and mentoring new teachers in instructional techniques for children with Autism.  
  • Identified and recommended changes where deficiencies were present
  • Trained and managed programs based on scientific data to identify and resolve deficiencies in classroom and teaching techniques
  • Adapted curriculum to individual students abilities to ensure success.
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Autism Teacher
June 2009 to May 2010
Brightwood Elementary Greensboro, NC
  • Created and monitored classroom for children with autism using center-oriented content areas. 
  • Prepared and initiated each student's IEP. 
  • Recorded student progress derived from assessments and classroom observation. 
  • Developed weekly lesson plans for differential classroom environment.
  • Identified potential problems and recommended corrective actions and training of new teachers. 
Special Education Teacher ( EMD)
June 1999 to June 2007
Walker Alternative School Fayetteville, NC
  • Reviewed and provided comments on the adequacy of documents and took necessary steps to cure any deficiencies.
  • Prepared and executed student IEPs for students.
  • Led key projects which resulted in new school computers, positive community relations, and students' active participation with school's first science fair. 
  • Held on-site in-school suspension (ISS) for students needing extra attention and assistance with their school work and social skills.
  • Nominated and awarded Teacher of Year.
Therapeutic Foster Parent
December 1990 to May 2007
Cumberland County Mental Health Fayetteville, NC
  • Prepared Willie M. program documentation, relating to case notes, goals, therapy, and academics; worked with parents to successfully transition client from institutional setting.
  • Provided ongoing assistance with directives by psychiatrist and therapist, treating PTSD and sexual or physical abuse.
  • Attended regular monthly training to institute new scientific intervention  accepted by the mental health specialists.
  • Housed client within family environment and provided support with schools and mental or medical health professionals. 
  • Complied with all state and federal regulations per program requirements. 
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts : English Fayetteville State University Fayetteville, NC
  • Member, Sigma Tau
  • Chancellors List
  • Certified in Language Arts Middle School and Special Education
  • Completed continuing education courses through Cumberland Mental Health and North Carolina School System
Activities and Honors
  • Member, North Carolina Autism Society
  • Member, North Carolina NAMI
  • Member, local teacher group in Fayetteville, working with parents learning to read
  • Teacher of the Week - Walker Spivey, Fayetteville
  • Nominated, Teacher of the Year - Walker Spivey, Fayetteville
  • Director, non-profit equine therapy center - Rutherford County
References

References
 

Todd Hardy ( Byrnes High School Principal)
150 E. Main Street
PO Box 187
Duncan, SC  29334
 e-Mail  
Phone:  
 

Rita Schism  (Director)
PO Box 279
Shelby, NC  28151
Business Phone
Cell Phone
e-mail  
 

Leanne Clark ( Social Worker )
PO Box 279
Shelby,NC 28151
Business Phone  704-471-115
Cell Phone
e-mail

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Summary

Objective: To serve the students, faculty, parents, and community stakeholders in Bay Minette, in addition to the central office staff for Baldwin County Public Schools in the position of Assistant Principal at Pine Grove Elementary School.

Skills
  • Proficient in: SETS, INOW, Scantron Analytics, Prezi, Weebly, Wikispaces, Power Point, Excel, Google, Smartobard Technologies
  • Training in MCS, LEARN and LEAD, Leader in Me (7 Habits), Safe and Civil Schools, PBIS
  • RTI/PST Chairperson for Behavior PST
  • Enter discipline and follow District Discipline Policies in regards to student discipline
  • Provide training on special education paperwork for the entire faculty and staff
  • Development of organizational and behavioral forms developed to assist general and special education teachers in data collection for instructional purposes
  • Lead meetings and training sessions for special education purposes
  • Member of the Continuous Improvement Committee
  • Conduct Teacher Evaluation Meetings and perform teacher observations
  • Act as Liaison between RTI and Special Education Department; assist with RTI
  • Proficient in Scantron Analytics
  • Guided Reading and Spire
Experience
Assistant Principal
December 2018 to Current
Chickasaw Elementary School Chickasaw, Alabama
  • Discipline of students
  • Assist with PBIS Program for school
  • Developed the Positive Office Referral System for the school
  • Parent communications
  • Special Education Department Chair
  • Master Schedule Development
  • Music Schedule Development
  • Assists in the hiring process of new faculty and staff
  • Provides behavioral support for general and special education teachers
  • Displayed strong decision making abilities and confidence to staff and students
  • Interacted and liaised with building and district administrators to discuss budgeting, development of curricula and student testing initiatives
  • Assessed student performance, behavior and social development and devised improvement strategies for struggling children through Behavior PST as the chairperson
Special Education Teacher
August 2012 to December 2018
Robertsdale Elementary School, Baldwin County Public Schools Robertsdale, AL.
  • IEP Chairperson
  • Special Education Department Head
  • Kindergarten - First GradeResource Teacher
  • Multi-Needs Teacher
Special Education Teacher
October 2010 to May 2012
Augusta Evans Special School, Mobile County Public Schools Mobile, AL
  • Multi-Needs Teacher Third-Fifth grade
  • Autism Teacher Fourth-Fifth grade
Special Education Teacher
August 2007 to June 2010
Halcyon Elementary School & Chidlren's Center Montgomery Public Schools Montgomery, AL.
  • Multi-Needs Teacher Kindergarten-Twelth Grade
  • Autism Teacher Kindergarten-Twelth Grade
  • Third-Sixth Grade Resource Teacher.
Special Education Teacher/At Risk Teacher
April 2006 to May 2007
Ascension Parish Schools Prairieville & Gonzales Middle Schools Donaldsonville, LA
  • Special Education Teacher sixth-eighth grade Multi-Needs Gonzales Middle School.
  • Inclusion and Resource Teacher grades Seventh Grade Prairieville Middle School
  • At Risk Teacher Fourth Grade Lowery Elementary School (behavior).
Interrelated Resource Teacher
August 2004 to May 2006
Martinez Elementary School Columbia County Board of Education Evans, GA.
  • Special Education Department Chairperson
  • Kindergarten - Fifth grade resource and inclusion teacher
Multiple Disabilities Teacher and Intervention Teacher
December 2003 to May 2004
Breitling Elementary School, Mobile County Public Schools Grand Bay, AL
  • Self Contained Multiple Disabilities Teacher Kindergarten-fifth grade.
  • Intervention Teacher for student at risk of failing Kindergarten through Second Grade.
Education and Training
Masters : Instructional Leadership, 2018 University of West Alabama Livingston, AL, United States Magna Cum Laude
Bachelor of Science : Collaborative Education University of South Alabama AL, United States

Magna Cum Laude Activities and Honors

Activities and Honors
  • Member of CLAS
  • Member of CEC
  • Training in Co-Teaching and the Inclusion Classroom
  • Behavior Modification and the Calm Classroom
  • How to stay out of Legal Hot Water with IEPs-Julie Weatherly
  • Technology use in the Classroom of Today
  • Mastering the Maze
  • Training in S.P.I.R.E
  • Awarded Walmart Teacher of the Year 2004 Columbia County Schools
  • Teacher of the Month 2016/2017 Robertsdale Elementary School
  • Completed the Aspiring Administrators Program Baldwin County Board of Education
References

Christy Amick

Jim Perry

Alicia Daugherty

Tiffaney Plato

Barbara English

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Professional Summary

Experienced Special Educator focused on building the strengths and confidence of teachers and students. Committed to fostering a student focused collaborative environment among IEP team members.

Skills
  • Effectively communicates and relates with administrators, LEAs, teachers, students, and parents; committed to educational excellence
  • Experience working with individuals with Autism, ID, ED, and LD 
  • Establishes an atmosphere that promotes collaboration and respect among IEP members
  • Experience mentoring new teachers
  • Experience developing IEPs
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Effectively communicates and relates with administrators, LEAs, teachers, students, and parents; committed to educational excellence
  • Experience working with individuals with Autism, ID, ED, and LD 
  • Establishes an atmosphere that promotes collaboration and respect among IEP team members
  • Experience mentoring new teachers
  • Experience developing IEPs for multiple jurisdictions 
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Effectively communicates and relates with administrators, LEAs, teachers, students, and parents; committed to educational excellence
  • Experience working with individuals with Autism, ID, ED, and LD 
  • Establishes an atmosphere that promotes collaboration and respect among IEP team members
  • Experience mentoring new teachers
  • Experience developing IEPs for multiple jurisdictions 
  • Demonstrates a commitment to educational excellence
  • Effectively communicates and relates with administrators, LEAs, teachers, students, and parents; committed to educational excellence
  • Experience working with individuals with Autism, ID, ED, and LD 
  • Establishes an atmosphere that promotes collaboration and respect among IEP team members
  • Experience mentoring new teachers
  • Experience developing IEPs for multiple jurisdictions 
  • Demonstrates a commitment to educational excellence
Work History
Special Education Teacher, 08/2008 to Current
Phillips School-Annandale Annandale, VA
  • Develops Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) for multiple school districts designed to promote educational, physical, and social development for each student.
  • Collaborates with Director, Program Supervisor, Local Education Agents, Related Service Staff, Parents, and Outside Agencies as needed.
  • Selects appropriate instructional materials and implements educational goals and objectives covering all required subject areas.
  • Develop and implement modifications and accommodations for the general education curriculum for students with disabilities based upon research based methodologies.
  • Establishes and communicates clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects to both students and parents.
  • Maintains on-going records of student progress including grades, IEP goals and objectives, and mastery.
  • Provides direct and indirect instruction in a positive environment.
  • Conducts small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Ensures behavior data is accurately recorded and reported.
  • Participates in IEP, Student Discussions, Program, and Curriculum Focus Group (CFG) meetings.
  • Evaluates student's current level of functioning academically and behaviorally.
  • Periodically re-evaluates student progress academically and behaviorally and makes program changes as needed.
  • Writes quarterly progress reports, report cards, and other reports as required.
  • Supervises students to ensure safety at all times including bus duty, playground duty, and off campus.
  • Supervises Teaching Assistant, Dedicated Aide(s), and Student Teacher as appropriate.
  • Maintains professional compentence by participating in staff development activities, curriculum development meetings, and other professional opportunities.
  • Mentors new Special Education Teacher(s).
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Education Teacher, 08/2008 to Current
Phillips School-Annandale Annandale, VA
  • Develops Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) for multiple school districts designed to promote educational, physical, and social development for each student.
  • Collaborates with Director, Program Supervisor, Local Education Agents, Related Service Staff, Parents, and Outside Agencies as needed.
  • Selects appropriate instructional materials and implements educational goals and objectives covering all required subject areas.
  • Utilizes teaching strategies that promote student acquisition of concepts presented and mastery of IEP goals and objectives.
  • Develops and implements modifications and accommodations of the general education curriculum for students with disabilities based upon research based methodologies.
  • Establishes and communicates clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects to both students and parents.
  • Maintains on-going records of student progress including grades, IEP goals and objectives, and mastery.
  • Provides direct and indirect instruction in a positive environment.
  • Conducts small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Ensures behavior data is accurately recorded and reported.
  • Curriculum Focus Group Leader (CFG); Leadership member.
  • Participates in IEP, Student Discussion, Program, and CFG meetings.
  • Evaluates student's current level of functioning academically and behaviorally.
  • Evaluates student progress academically and behaviorally and makes program changes as needed.
  • Writes quarterly progress reports, report cards, and other reports as required.
  • Supervises students to ensure safety at all times including bus duty, playground duty, and off campus.
  • Supervises Teaching Assistant, Dedicated Aide(s), and Student Teacher as appropriate.
  • Maintains professional compentence by participating in staff development activities, curriculum development meetings, and other professional opportunities.
  • Mentors new Special Education Teacher(s).
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Education Teacher, 08/2008 to Current
Phillips School-Annandale Annandale, VA
  • Develops Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) for multiple school districts designed to promote educational, physical, and social development for each student.
  • Collaborates with Director, Program Supervisor, Local Education Agents, Related Service Staff, Parents, and Outside Agencies as needed.
  • Selects appropriate instructional materials and implements educational goals and objectives covering all required subject areas.
  • Utilizes teaching strategies that promote student acquisition of concepts presented and mastery of IEP goals and objectives.
  • Develops and implements modifications and accommodations of the general education curriculum for students with disabilities based upon research based methodologies.
  • Establishes and communicates clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects to both students and parents.
  • Maintains on-going records of student progress including grades, IEP goals and objectives, and mastery.
  • Provides direct and indirect instruction in a positive environment.
  • Conducts small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Ensures behavior data is accurately recorded and reported.
  • Curriculum Focus Group Leader (CFG); Leadership member.
  • Participates in IEP, Student Discussion, Program, and CFG meetings.
  • Evaluates student's current level of functioning academically and behaviorally.
  • Evaluates student progress academically and behaviorally and makes program changes as needed.
  • Writes quarterly progress reports, report cards, and other reports as required.
  • Supervises students to ensure safety at all times including bus duty, playground duty, and off campus.
  • Supervises Teaching Assistant, Dedicated Aide(s), and Student Teacher as appropriate.
  • Maintains professional compentence by participating in staff development activities, curriculum development meetings, and other professional opportunities.
  • Mentors new Special Education Teacher(s).
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Education Teacher, 08/2008 to Current
PHILLIPS School Annandale Annandale, VA
  • Develops Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) for multiple school districts designed to promote educational, physical, and social development for each student.
  • Collaborates with Director, Program Supervisor, Local Education Agencies, Related Service Staff, Parents, and Outside Agencies as needed.
  • Selects appropriate instructional materials and implements educational goals and objectives covering all required subject areas.
  • Utilizes teaching strategies that promote student acquisition of concepts presented and mastery of IEP goals and objectives.
  • Develops and implements modifications and accommodations of the general education curriculum for students with disabilities based upon research based methodologies.
  • Establishes and communicates clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects to both students and parents.
  • Maintains on-going records of student progress including grades, IEP goals and objectives, and mastery.
  • Provides direct and indirect instruction in a positive environment.
  • Conducts small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Ensures behavior data is accurately recorded and reported.
  • Curriculum Focus Group (CFG) Leader.
  • Participates in IEP, Student Discussion, Program, and CFG meetings.
  • Evaluates student progress academically and behaviorally and makes program changes as needed.
  • Writes quarterly progress reports, report cards, and other reports as required.
  • Supervises students to ensure safety at all times including during bus duty, playground duty, and off campus activities.
  • Supervises Teaching Assistant, Dedicated Aide(s), and Student Teacher as appropriate.
  • Maintains professional compentence by participating in staff development activities, curriculum development meetings, and other professional opportunities.
  • Mentors new Special Education Teacher(s).
Special Education Teacher Assistant, 08/1997 to 07/2008
Arlington Public Schools Arlington, VA
  • Assisted in education of students with physical and developmental delays, ED, LD, and OHI in Preschool and grades K-5.
  • Assisted special education teacher with planning, instruction, and monitoring student progress.
  • Provided one-on-one, small group, and large group instruction in reading, language arts, math, social skills, and self-help skills based upon Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) and IEP goals and objectives.
  • Collaborated with teachers, parents, students, administrators, and professionals providing related services.
Special Education Teacher Assistant, 08/1997 to 07/2008
Arlington Public Schools Arlington, VA
  • Assisted in education students with physical and developmental delays, ED, LD, and OHI in Preschool and grades K-5.
  • Assisted special education teacher with planning, instruction, and monitoring student progress.
  • Provided one-on-one, small group, and large group instruction in reading, language arts, math, social skills, and self-help skills based upon Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) and IEP goals and objectives.
  • Collaborated with teachers, parents, students, administrators, and professionals providing related services.
Education
Master of Arts: Special Education , 2008
George Mason University - Fairfax, VA
Master of Arts: Special Education , 2008
George Mason University - Fairfax, VA
Master of Arts: Special Education , 2008
George Mason University - Fairfax, VA
Bachelor of Arts: Music Education, 1982
Howard University - Washington, DC
Certifications
  • VRA and VCLA endorsements
  • Virginia Licensure in Special Education-Emotional Disturbances and Learning Disabilities