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Professional Summary

Passionate Teacher with over 17 years of experience. Successful in designing engaging lesson plans and integrating educational technology to drive retention, comprehension and participation. Accomplished in cultivating long-term relationships with students and working in fast-paced academic environments.

Skills
  • Strong written and verbal communicator
  • Texas Teaching Certificate with Elementary Education endorsement grades 1-8. Elementary Reading 1-8. English 1-8.
  • Instructional best practices
  • OnTrack background
  • Meets Texas NCLBs Highly Qualified Teacher requirements
  • RTI familiarity
  • Creative lesson planning
  • Curriculum development
  • Effective time management
  • Classroom discipline
  • Self-motivated
  • Tailoring curriculum plans
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Relationship building and management
  • Performance improvement
  • Managing classroom for diverse populations
  • Strong collaborator
Work History
Teacher 8th/ELAR, 06/2017 to Current
Houston ISD-Williams Middle School Houston, TX
  • Enhanced student learning by optimizing wide range of instructional approaches and innovative classroom activities.
  • Administered assessments to determine each student's specific educational and social needs.
  • Collected, analyzed and tracked data on student progress using On_Track to update and enhance learning plans.
  • Reviewed curriculum and devised alternate approaches to presenting lessons to increase student understanding.
  • Devised and implemented strategies to create and maintain cohesive school community within virtual classroom setting.
  • Promoted student engagement with positive reinforcement techniques and diverse learning strategies.
  • Created and deployed assessment strategies to check student progress and identify areas in need of improvement.
  • Assisted struggling students to maintain progress levels by designing individualized lesson plans focused on areas for improvement.
  • Applied understanding of student engagement with digital learning and wide range of instructional technologies to bolster content delivery.
5th Grade, Science, 08/2016 to 05/2017
Houston ISD-Woodson k-8 16042 Southview
  • Planned and led activities to develop students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Reported on student progress, behavior and social skills to parents.
  • Modified the general education curriculum for special-needs students based upon a variety of instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Instructed more than 30 middle school students through lectures, discussions, group activities and demonstrations.
  • Administered and graded tests and assignments to evaluate students' progress.
  • Integrated technology into the classroom as an instructional tool, such as the Smartboard.
  • Established positive rapport with all students and parents through home calls, emails and the Parent Teacher Club.
4th Grade Intervention, 08/2015 to 08/2016
Woodson K-8 Schol-Houston ISD 4400 West 18th Houston, TX 77019
  • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students\' varying needs and interests.
  • Instructed up to25 students individually and in groups.
  • Successfully improved student participation in the classroom through integration of creative role-playing exercises.
  • Implemented reading and writing workshops to increase student literacy and support school reading programs.
  • Modified the general education curriculum for special-needs students based upon a variety of instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Instructed small groups of students in basic concepts such as the alphabet, shapes and color recognition.
  • Planned and led activities to develop students\' physical, emotional and social growth.  

4th Grade Math/Science , 08/2014 to 07/2015
Houston ISD-Montgomery Elementary 4400 Simsbrook
  • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students varying needs and interests.
  • Promoted physical, mental and social development by implementing classroom games and outdoor recreational activities.
  • Observed and evaluated students performance, behavior, social development and physical health.
  • Encouraged interactive learning by incorporating educational software and the Internet.
  • Planned and implemented creative lessons in accordance with district, county, state and federal guidelines.
  • Pursued professional development continually by attending educational conferences and teacher training workshops.
  • Completed training courses to keep up-to-date with new teaching methods and developments in the field.?
  • Instructed up to60 students individually and in groups.

Teacher Specialist, 06/2013 to 05/2014
Houston ISD Hilliard Elementary Houston, TX
  • Teacher Appraiser
  • Campus Testing Coordinator
  • Title 1 Coordinator
  • GT Coordinator
  • Summer School Coordinator
  • Spring Break Camp Coordinator
  • Leadership Team
  • Enforced the schools student discipline code to deal with problem situations.
  • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students varying needs and interests.
  • Edplan
  • Fostered oral language development and critical thinking skills during literary discussions.
  • Created a classroom environment in which children could learn respect for themselves and others.
  • Cooperated with parents to support students learning and healthy development in school and at home.
  • Teacher Specialist, 08/2012 to 06/2013
    Houston ISD Williams Middle School Houston, TX
  • Leadership Team
  • Campus Testing Coordinator
  • College Career Readiness
  • Collaborated with a team of faculty to develop after-school tutorial program for students in need of extra help.
  • Assisted 50 children during small-group learning periods.
  • Integrated technology into the classroom as an instructional tool, such as the Smartboard.
  • Administered and graded tests and assignments to evaluate students progress.
  • Prepared daily lesson plans for activities.
  • Teacher, 12/2001 to 07/2012
    Houston ISD Hobby Elementary Houston, TX
  • GT Coordinator
  • Grade Level Chair
  • Mentor (new teachers)
  • Mentor ( student teacher)
  • Set up lesson materials, bulletin board displays and demonstrations.
  • Met regularly with admin team.
  • Implemented reading and writing workshops to increase student literacy and support school reading programs.
  • Taught grades 2-5
  • 90-100% Mastery TAKS Stanford 10
  • Collaborated with a team of faculty to develop after-school tutorial program for students in need of extra help.
  • Consistently received positive teacher evaluations.
  • Education
    Bachelor of Science: Academic Studies, 2001
    Sam Houston State University - Huntsville, TX
    Master of Education: Curriculum and Instruction, 2005
    Prairie View A & M University - Prairie View, TX
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    Summary

    Experienced, enthusiastic and devoted educator with expertise in reading development. Adept at leading teams of teachers in curriculum development and instructional review.

    Professional Experience
    Third Grade and First Grade Teacher 07/2017 to Current Balls Creek Elementary - Catawba County Schools NEWTON, NC
    • Provides instruction in all subject areas at a Title 1 school comprised of students with varying abilities and diverse backgrounds.
    • Creates project based learning units to promote student interest and receptive learning.
    • Maintains a positive classroom environment by building relationships with students and their families.
    • Analyzes assessment data and anecdotal notes to plan and differentiate instruction.
    • Provides balanced literacy instruction to meet the needs of all learners.
    • Integrates literacy throughout the content areas.
    • Collaborates effectively with administrators, academic facilitator, reading specialist, parents and colleagues.
    • Adheres to the NC State Curriculum Standards and Catawba County Pacing Guide.
    • Integrates technology to support learning and curriculum goals.
    First Grade Teacher 08/2015 to 06/2017 Blythe Elementary School - CMS Schools Huntersville, NC
    • Taught 20 first grade students at an International Baccalaureate School and develops students according to the IB learner profile.
    • Implemented balanced literacy components, including Words Their Way, mini lessons, reading and writing workshop, guided reading, shared reading, and close reading.
    • Instructed students to become critical thinkers and problem solvers by using Math Investigations and The Continuum of Literacy Learning.
    • Used data to plan instruction and differentiate instruction in all subject areas.
    • Communicated effectively with colleagues, instructional staff, families, and administrators.
    • Collaborated with colleagues to develop developmentally appropriate lessons.
    • Adhered to the NC State Standards, IB Curriculum, and Scope and Sequence.
    • Followed and implemented IB principles and attitudes.
    Fifth Grade LIteracy Teacher 01/2015 to 06/2015 Long Creek Elementary - CMS Schools Huntersville, NC
    • Developed and implemented literacy instruction to 84 Fifth Grade students.
    • Worked collaboratively with administration, and colleagues.
    • Analyzed data to plan instruction and implement interventions.
    • Communicated effectively with students and parents.
    • Followed Common Core Standards and CMS Curriculum Framework.
    • Implemented Reading and Writing Workshop in the classroom.
    • Differentiated instruction to accommodate all learners.
    • Created a positive educational climate for students to learn in.
    • Implemented technology in the classroom to enhance learning.
    • Followed policies and procedures set forth by the school and CMS.
    Literacy Specialist/Coach (K-5) 08/2010 to 06/2011 Robious Elementary School Midlothian, VA
    • Diagnosed and identified students with language arts deficiencies in grades K-5.  
    • Planned and provided interventions to students identified as having deficiencies in these areas.
    • Closely monitored literacy progress of all students in grades K-5.
    • Participated in ordering and disseminating language arts materials.
    • Worked in classrooms with teachers (co-teaching and modeling).
    • Planned and implemented motivational programs to promote reading.
    • Coordinated informational programs on reading and writing for parents.
    • Worked collaboratively with instructional personnel, administrators, and colleagues.
    • Administered Brigance testing to incoming Kindergarten students.
    • Collected, coordinated, and analyzed student data to help teachers plan effective literacy instruction.
    • Responsible for disseminating information and instructional strategies to staff in a timely manner.
    • Led literacy committee meetings and worked closely with grade level representatives.
    • Facilitated quarterly grade level meetings to discuss and assess students' writing.
    • Coached new teachers to implement balanced literacy instruction in their classrooms.
    Second Grade Teacher/Third Grade Teacher 08/2007 to 06/2010 Winterpock Elementary School Chesterfield, VA
    • Developed and implemented interesting and interactive learning lessons to increase student achievement.
    • Taught all academic core subjects using an interactive approach to ensure greater learning experiences.
    • Chosen for classroom looping (moved with 2nd grade to 3rd grade).
    • Communicated effectively with parents, students, colleagues, and administrators.
    • Differentiated instruction using small group lessons to meet the individual needs of students.
    • Incorporated technology into lesson plans to provide students with interactive learning tools.
    • Worked collaboratively with instructional personnel, colleagues and administrators.
    Kindergarten Teacher 08/2005 to 06/2007 Saint Edward-Epiphany School Chesterfield, VA
    • Designed lesson plans focused on age and developmentally appropriate material.
    • Created and enforced child-based hands-on curriculum to promote student interest and receptive learning.
    • Fostered caring relationships and maintained firm boundaries with students to create a safe, positive learning environment that inspired success.
    • Communicated with parents, colleagues, and instructional personnel.
    • Served as a mentor for new Kindergarten teacher.
    Third Grade Teacher 08/1996 to 10/1996 Boston Kleven Elementary School Woodstock, GA
    Kindergarten Teacher 08/1995 to 06/1996 WinterpockBoston Kleven Elementary School Woodstock, GA
    Education and Training
    Post Master's Endorsement: Literacy And Culture/Reading Specialist 2010 Longwood University Farmville, VA
    Master of Education: Early Childhood Education 1997 Kennesaw State University Kennesaw, GA
    Early Childhood and Elementary Education 1995 Temple University Philadelphia, PA
    Achievements

    Training and Leadership

    • National Board Certified Teacher - December 2019
    • Cooperating Teacher - Fall 2018
    • The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading - Jan Richardson
    • The Next Step Forward in Reading Intervention - Jan Richardson
    • Learning-Focused Instructional Framework Training
    • Teacher's College at Columbia University - Summer Writing Workshop
    • The New Units of Study for Teaching Reading: Grades K-2 (Teacher's College Reading Workshop)
    • R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence - Nominee
    • Multi-Tiered System of Supports - Representative
    • Literacy Committee Co-Chair - Blythe Elementary
    Certifications
    • State of North Carolina Professional Educator's License, Master's Level and Reading (K-12), National Board Certified
    Community Involvement

    St. Therese Catholic Church, Mooresville, NC

    Affiliations

    International Literacy Association, 2008-present



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    Summary

    High-energy Purchasing Agent skilled in negotiation & customer service. Listens actively to customer/suppliers questions and resolves issues and disputes tactfully and effectively.

    Highlights
    • Negotiation
    • Energetic
    • Leadership
    • Strategic Source Planning
    • Cost & Price Analysis
    • SAP
    • Excel
    • JD Edwars
    Experience
    Senior Buyer/Suppliers LTA Nov 2019 to Current
    Align Aerospace LLC Chatsworth, CA
    • Charge of procure all the Aerospace Nuts
    • Responsible for the suppliers LTA for all commodities( Bolts, Nuts, Screws, Washers, Etc)
    Manager, Strategic Supply Chain Jun 2017 to Oct 2020
    Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc. Valencia, CA
    • Manage/Develop the strategies for a portfolio of Hardware part families of $80M+ annual booking
    • Perform risk assessments of suppliers and identify the Company's preferred supplier and plan for future sourcing activities
    • Gather input of key stakeholders in the procurement groups to ensure their input/expertise has been considered
    • Execute/Define contracting method in support of the company's financial goals
    • Participate in supplier business review with senior level executive
    • Gather information as required to help monitor market conditions and communicate any potential issues that impact cost and/or delivery
    • Signed multiple LTA's increasing revenue by 20%
    • Able to deal with the legal aspects of negotiation
    Senior Buyer/Assistant Manager Feb 2008 to Jun 2017
    Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc. Valencia, CA
    • Assisting the manager in organizing, planning and implementing strategy
    • Supervise and motivate staff to perform their best
    • Highest cost saving in the all department for 2016-2017 over $3.0 million
    • Investment budget for (2016-2017) was over $50 million
    • Accountable for taking approved actions to protect the company's competitive cost position by developing procurement plans
    • Invest in products from suppliers in support of business plans and strategic objectives to meet annual company and individual goals
    • Ability to purchase any type of Aerospace product
    • Charge of the purchase of all the proprietary GE/Rolls Royce Product
    • Assume a leadership role by guiding and instructing less experienced personnel in the resolution of problems related to specifications
    • Prepare and negotiate long term agreements with partner suppliers
    • Collaborated with cross-functional teams to meet customer. requirements and market demands.
    Buyer 3PL Third Party Logistic Feb 2005 to Feb 2008
    Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc. Valencia, CA
    • Implementation team of the first 3PL(Third Party Logistics) contract that Wesco Aircraft Corp had awarded
    • In charge of 70 suppliers
    • Manage more than 8.000 part numbers
    • Planning, Forecasting and replenishments
    • Handled the a Min/Max program
    • Permanent relation between Bombardier/suppliers/sales/accounting
    • Make sure that Bombardier always have parts available for the assembly line
    • Implementation team of the Distribution Resource Planning system (DRP)
    • Responsible of making spot buys
    Purchasing Support Specialist Feb 2003 to Feb 2005
    Wesco Aircraft Corp Valencia, CA
    • Responsible of supporting senior level buyer, with guidance and direction in more complex purchase order administration task,including, but not limited to planning, preparing and administering purchase order, contract changes and other procurement instruments; and by committing the company withing established and authorized senior level purchasing limits
    • Accountable for maintain and apply a strong knowledge of the procurement processes of Purchasing policies and procedures,accepted business practices and ethical behavior
    • Participate in the procurement process, under the direction and guidance of a Buyer, by planning, preparing, and administering purchase order through vendor or on line ordering systems,contract changes and other procurements instruments, and by committing the company within authorized limits
    QC Inspector Jan 2000 to Feb 2003
    Wesco Aircraft Corp Valencia, CA
    • Inspection of product(Aerospace) visually and dimensionally and major dimensions, utilizing the proper hand tools and gages to verify conformity to the customer purchase order Review and confirms product is complete and accurate
    • Keep Records of inspections results and compliance
    Education
    2016 APICS Principle of Procurement.
    International Business 2013 Pierce College Woodland Hills, CA, United States
    Computer Science 2005 Pierce College Woodland Hills, CA, United States
    Business Administration 1998 Business Administration /Politecnico Jaime Isaza Cavid Colombia, South America
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    Core Qualifications
    Professional Experience
    06/2016 - Current THE GALLOWAY SCHOOL Atlanta, GA
    Fourth Grade Teacher

    * Design and implement Language Arts and Social Studies curricula


    * Direct Math and Reading small groups

    Gannett News Service Arlington, VA.
    Editorial Assistant
    • ResponsibJe for daily transmission of syndicated and Gannett columns.
    • Researched and wrote feature stories for Gannett's 82 daily newspapers.
    Fifth Grade Assistant
    • Facilitate teachers' needs in delivering curriculum Coordinate field trips and extracurricular activities Junior High Assistant 7th Grade football coach Head 8th Grade girls' basketball coach.
    01/2004 - Current
    Director
    08/2002 - Current The Westminster Schools
    Fourth Grade Teacher
    • Instruct differentiated math and reading groups in all aspects of curriculum.
    • Assist with implementation of social studies and language arts programs.
    • Design writing projects to supplement language arts courses.
    07/1997 - Current Columbia Healthcare Integrated Regional Labs Snellville, GA
    Field Service Representative
    • Handled questions and concerns of client base totaling $1.3 million in annual revenue Developed in-service training for new clients Assisted with development of toxicology program Division Sales Representative for Columbia/HCA, Norcross, GA Marketed Columbia/HCA services to territory consisting of 1,500 physicians Established market team to build relationships between physicians and hospital administration Enlisted the services of six new physicians to medical staffs at Columbia facilities.
    01/2002 - 01/2003
    Activity Staff Counselor
    09/2001 - 05/2002
    Substitute Teacher
    • Assisted staff at Westminster, Trinity School, and The Preschool.
    • Delivered instruction from Pre-K to 6th grade.
    • Open MRI of Georgia.
    07/1999 - 09/2001
    Sales Representative
    • Marketed MRI services to physicians throughout Atlanta.
    02/1994 - 07/1997 EWR, Inc Atlanta, GA.
    Sales Representative
    • Marketed biomedical waste services to health care facilities.
    • Established $275,000 in annual revenue with more than 250 customers.
    • Provide training to facilities on EWR' s services and OSHA regulations.
    • Sales person of the year 1994.
    05/1993 - 02/1994 Vector Marketing Norcross, GA.
    Senior Field Sales Leader
    • Marketed Cutco cutlery and cookware.
    • Promoted to assistant office manager to assist district manager with training.
    • Advanced through seven levels based on sales performance.
    10/1990 - 05/1993 Gannett Inc The Gainesville Times Gainesville, GA.
    Copy Editor
    • Responsible for editing stories for spelling, grammatical and style errors.
    • Worked with editors on placement of top stories.
    Education and Training
    May 1990
    Bachelor of Arts in Journalism speech and Spanish University of Richmond
    2009
    Masters in Educational Leadership Walden University
    Certifications
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    Professional Summary
    Skilled Elementary Teacher with a focus on working with students, parents, colleagues and administrators alike to teach and motivate students.
    Skills
    • DIBELS knowledge
    • Powerschool knowledge
    • mClass familiarity
    • Positive and encouraging
    • Kind and empathetic educator
    • SMART Board aptitude
    • Self-motivated
    Work History
    3rd Grade Teacher, 08/2019 to Current
    East Elementary School-Union County Public Schools Monroe, NC
    • Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social skills.
    • Assessed student progress by administering tests and evaluating results.
    • Planned lessons according to district standards to cover all requirements and prepare for standardized tests.
    3rd Grade Teacher, 08/2018 to 06/2019
    Indian Trail Elementary-Union County Public Schools Indian Trail, NC
    • Assessed student progress by administering tests and evaluating results.
    • Sourced supplies to fill gaps in student activities.
    • Planned lessons according to district standards to cover all requirements and prepare for standardized tests.
    • Developed activities and integrated technology to diversify instruction.
    • Created new lesson plans based on course objectives.
    3rd, 4th, And 2nd Grade Teacher, 07/2005 to 06/2018
    East Elementary School-Union County Public Schools Monroe, NC
    • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
    • Encouraged interactive learning by incorporating educational software and the Internet.
    • Planned and implemented creative lessons in accordance with district, county, state and federal guidelines.
    • Assessed students' reading levels using DIBELS Next and Leveled Reading Passages.
    • Determined student strengths and weaknesses through DIBELS and weekly assessments.
    3rd Grade Teacher, 01/2004 to 01/2005
    Rafting Creek Elementary School Sumter, SC
    • Set up lesson materials, bulletin board displays and demonstrations.
    • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
    • Planned and implemented creative lessons in accordance with district, county, state and federal guidelines.
    4th Grade Teacher, 01/2002 to 01/2004
    Dennis Intermediate School Bishopville, SC
    • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
    • Planned and implemented creative lessons in accordance with district, county, state and federal guidelines.
    Education
    Bachelor of Arts: Elementary Education, 2002
    Columbia College - Columbia, SC
    Certifications

    Certified in Elementary Education (K-6)

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    Summary
    Passionate and results-oriented educator with 15 years of experience committed to student development. Well-versed in communicating with students to foster academic and social growth within urban environments. Extensive background teaching in culturally and socio-economically diverse districts. Skilled in student needs assessment and addressing challenges with creative instruction to meet special needs objectives. Highly experienced with behavioral, autistic, and academically challenged youth. Proven history of leveraging exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to build a strong and trusting rapport with administrators, faculty, students, and family members. 
    Skills
    • Kagan training
    • SIOP training
    • Dyslexia training
    • Guided reading
    • Reading/writing workshop
    • Classroom management
    • Curriculum development
    • Instructional best practices
    • Differentiated instruction 
    • Student needs assessment
    Experience
    Teacher, 09/2004 to Current Irvington Public Schools Irvington, NJ
    • Provide engaging instruction for  2nd, 3rd, and 5th-grade students.
    • Administered 5th-grade PARCC Test. 
    • Student winner of the 2017 Essex County Pride Essay for 2nd Grade.
    • Provide one-on-one instruction, as well as small and large group instruction.
    • Developed Black History Month and Red Ribbon Week performances and delivered guidance and support for participating student.
    • Serve as an advisor for after school activities including tutoring 2nd-grade math and language arts, offering homework assistance, and oversaw the Girls' Mentoring club.
    • Participate in intervention and referral service meetings.
    • Planned and facilitated parent workshops.
    • Presented turnkey workshop information during staff meetings.
    • Member of the Black History committee and H.E.A.R.T Program.
    Tutor, 08/2004 to 10/2005 Sylvan Learning Center Fair Lawn, NJ
    • Instructed language arts/literacy tutor for students in grades 2-12.
    • Assigned lesson prescriptions for student mastery.
    • Determined student development levels and learning objectives.
    • Communicated with students, parents, and associates to facilitate student progress.
    Tutor, 04/2004 to 06/2004 Platform Learning Newark, NJ
    • Instructed small groups of homogenous skilled students in phonics, vocabulary, comprehension, writing, and math.
    • Developed and delivered engaging lesson plans and continuous encouragement. 
    • Ensured student comprehension of learning materials and addressed any challenges in an individualized manner.
    Fourth Grade Teacher, 09/2003 to 06/2004 Calvary Christian School Newark, NJ
    • Coordinated field trips and managed logistics for elementary and intermediate departments.
    • Wrote and directed the "End of the Year" play for the elementary department.
    • Implemented an after school tutoring program for 4th-grade students.
    • Supervised morning care for primary students and after school program for elementary and junior high students.
    Third Grade Teacher, 09/2002 to 06/2003 Paterson Charter School for Urban Leadership Paterson, NJ
    • Assisted at-risk students with academic subjects, including gym/health, music, art, and computer proficiency.
    • Designed academic remediation plans for individual students.
    • Monitored student progress and made actionable adjustments to lesson plans and goals, when needed.
    Education and Training
    M.Div: Theology and Missions with a Concentration in Urban Ministries, 2015 Alliance Theological Seminary Nyack, NY
    Alternate Route Teacher Preparation Program William Paterson University Wayne, NJ
    Bachelor of Science: English/Communications Lincoln University Lincoln University, PA
    Master of Science: Communications Exchange Program Temple University Philadelphia, PA
    Certifications
    New Jersey Standard Teaching License K-8
    Community Involvement

    St. John's Community Baptist Church - Volunteer, Newark, NJ          

    The Relief Bus - Volunteer, Elizabeth, NJ

    • Cooked, served meals, and provided prayer to the underserved population in New York City.      
    Activities and Honors
    New Jersey Education Association
    National Education Association
    National Association of Phi Delta Kappa Sorority, Inc.
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    Professional Summary

    Responsible and dedicated elementary school teacher with more than 20 years teaching experience.  Highly motivated and resourceful in promoting high expectations to all students.  Proficient in managing students effectively and maximizing learning opportunities in diverse classroom settings.

    Skills
    • Georgia Teaching Certificate with Elementary Education endorsement
    • Instructional best practices
    • Self-motivated
    • Purposeful lesson planning
    • RTI familiarity
    • DRA familiarity
    • TKEYS Credentialed Evaluator
    • Strong written and verbal communicator
    Work History
    Third Grade Teacher Dekalb County School System Panola Way Elementary - Lithonia, Georgia 08/2007 - Current
    • Developed lesson plans using Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies.
    • Diagnose student deficiencies and align proper interventions to promote progress for approximately 28 students.
    • Monitor data and adjust instruction to either reteach or enrich instruction based on students needs.
    • Implement Response To Intervention Tier 2 and Tier 3 strategies to promote student growth.
    • Communicate regularly with parents and guardians to discuss student's progress.
    • Encouraged interactive learning by incorporating educational software and the Internet.

     

    Third Grade Chair Dekalb County School System Panola Way Elementary - Lithonia, Georgia 08/2011 - 05/2014
    • Delegated duties and responsibilities to team members to ensure a cohesive unit.
    • Managed weekly grade level meetings, activities, events and data to develop action plans.
    • Communicated between administration and grade level the needs, concerns, and progress of students.
    • Took part in professional organizations and continuing education courses.
    • Drafted lesson plans and submitted them for review and feedback in a timely manner.
    • Served on the School Leadership Team.

     

    Books Out To Homes Chair (B.O.T.H) Dekalb County School System Panola Way Elementary - Lithonia, Georgia 08/2010 - 05/2012
    • Launched a non-profit program to foster and impact reading at home.
    • Designed, organized, labeled, and monitored a Leisure Reading Book Room.
    • Raised and generated funds for future book purchases, solicited teachers for classroom purchases, collaborated with Scholastic Book Fair representative.
    • Managed book sales during Parent Teacher Association meetings and school events.

     

    Third Grade America's Choice Literacy Representative Dekalb County School System Panola Way Elementary - Lithonia, Georgia 08/2007 - 05/2010
    • Assembled and organized Reading Workshop materials.
    • Coached grade level members and others on America's Choice Literacy Design.
    • Communicated between grade level, administrators and America's Choice representatives, the expectations, level of knowledge, provisions for support, mentoring or modeling needed by staff members.

     

    Literacy Committee Clayton County School System E.W. Oliver Elementary - Riverdale, Georgia 08/2003 - 05/2007
    • Plan and monitor school wide Dr. Seuss Birthday activities and Read-In-Night.
    • Generate sponsors for educational donations to support literacy activities, such as Bring One, Take One.

     

    Early Intervention Program Teacher K-3 Clayton County School System E.W. Oliver Elementary - Riverdale, Georgia 08/2001 - 05/2007
    • Assessed students' reading levels using DIBELS and Leveled Reading Passages.
    • Created and taught engaging math and reading lessons to meet the needs of At-Risk students using augmented and pull-out models.
    • Determined student strengths and weaknesses through DIBELS, STAR testing and weekly assessments.
    • Maintained accurate and complete records for 86 students preserving confidentiality.
    • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
    • Conduct parent/teacher workshops on reading and math strategies as well as test taking skills.
    • Conduct Student Support Team meetings.

     

    Student Support Team Chair and School Improvement Committee Clayton County School System E.W. Oliver Elementary - Riverdale, Georgia 08/2001 - 05/2006
    • Conduct meetings with staff to identify students in need of team support for academic or behavior improvement.  Provide strategies for academic and/or behavior deficiencies.
    • Schedule and conduct meetings with teachers, parents, and administration if needed.
    • Facilitate and support student retention meetings with teachers, parents, and team.
    • Contributed to the existing School Improvement Plan by reviewing statistics, programs, etc. for strengths and weaknesses.
    • Identified strategies, existing or new, that would facilitate student improvement.
    • Collaborated with peers to develop and maintain parent resources for student test taking skills and other skill building needs.

    Second Grade Chair Clayton County School System E.W. Oliver - Riverdale, Georgia 08/1998 - 05/2001
    • Developed lesson plans using Quality Core Curriculum Standards  for English Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies.
    • Monitor data and adjust instruction to either remediate or enrich based on student's needs.
    • Collaborated with Student Support Team on student's academic deficiencies in Reading and Math.
    • Instructed up to 22 students individually and in groups.
    • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
    • Met regularly with parents and guardians to discuss children's progress.
    • Communicated with team to analyze student data in order to differentiate lesson plans.

    Pre - Kindergarten and Kindergarten Teacher Clayton County School System E.W. Oliver - Riverdale, Georgia 08/1994 - 05/1998
    • Instructed up to 20 students individually and in groups.  Supervised in halls, playground, and on field trips.
    • Promoted physical, mental and social development by implementing classroom games and outdoor recreational activities.
    • Met regularly with parents and guardians to discuss children's progress.
    • Observed and evaluated students' performance, behavior, social development and physical health.
    • Planned and implemented creative lessons in accordance with the Quality Core Curriculum guidelines.
    • Determined student strengths and weaknesses through DIBELS, STAR testing and weekly assessments.

    Education
    Educational Leadership: Education Lincoln Memorial University - Harrogate, Tennessee
    Reading Endorsement: Education West Georgia College - Carrollton, Georgia
    Master of Science: Education Piedmont College - Athens, Georgia
    Bachelor of Science: Education Clark Atlanta University - Atlanta, Georgia
    Certifications
    • L-6 Educational Leadership
    • T-6 Master of Education
    • T-6 Early Childhood Education
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    Professional Summary
    Instructional Leader: Extensive experience developing literacy curriculum, instruction, and assessment; mentoring faculty; and leading professional development.
    Skills
    Curriculum designer
    Professional development specialist
    Expert in reading instruction
    Collaborative leader
    Grant writer
    Visionary

    Community facilitator

    Data analyst

    Multi-tasker

    Problem-solver

    Organized

    Flexible

    Work History
    Literacy Specialist, 09/2012 to Current
    Oswego City School District Oswego, New York


    • Use a multitude of literacy resources proficiently, including: Orton-Gillingham, Fountas-Pinnell, Comprehension Strategies, Harcourt, Common Core, Earobics as well as methodologies from authors affiliated with Heinemann, Scholastic, Pearson, Stenhouse and other publishing companies.
    • Create and assess a differentiated, balanced reading program for struggling elementary school readers. Program meets Common Core standards and Board of Education goals.
    • Collaborate with faculty to assess data to drive instruction. Provide guidance for addressing literacy deficiencies for students.
    • Co-lead, plan and oversee a school literacy family event (Spooktacular)  involving faculty and community members.
    • Facilitate district professional development of Yoga and Mindfulness for teachers and students.
    District Literacy Professional Development Specialist, 09/2002 to 09/2012
    Oswego City School District Oswego, New York

    • Facilitated PreK-12 literacy education through curriculum training and appropriation of necessary resources.
    • Spearheaded district writing program: secured grant monies, teacher training, keynote presenters, and curriculum resources.
    • Guided teacher implementation of balanced literacy, guided reading, literacy stations, and writing workshops.
    • Modeled engaging and dynamic literacy lessons to demonstrate a high-quality learning environment.
    • Coached teachers and paraprofessionals within the classroom setting.
    • Established instructional practices driven by statistical performance data. 
    Academic Interventionist, 09/1999 to 06/2002
    Oswego City School District Oswego, NY
    • Taught K-6 reading and writing to individuals and small groups.
    • Collaborated with teachers to assess needs, set objectives, and discuss strategies.
    • Gathered, organized, and analyzed data on student needs and progress.
    • Used a variety of assessment tools and strategies to improve instruction methods.
    Third Grade Teacher, 09/1995 to 06/1999
    Oswego City School District Oswego, New York
    • Planned and implemented creative lessons in an inclusive classroom,  meeting district and state standards.
    • Boosted cultural awareness by incorporating children's literature from cultures around the world.
    • Assessed student progress by administering tests and evaluating results.
    • Collaborated with administrators and special education consultants on classroom policies, lessons, management strategies, and discipline.
    • Pursued ongoing professional development by attending educational conferences and teacher training workshops.
    Enrichment Teacher, 09/1992 to 06/1995
    Oswego City School District Oswego, NY
    • Encouraged students with special academic interests to fully pursue those subjects.
    • Fostered team collaboration among students through group projects.
    • Created and taught engaging hands-on activities.
    • Developed students' computer and technology skills through demonstrations and practice.
    • Designed school-wide Post Office program, an Intergenerational Theater and Writing project, and a Science Fair.
    Program Analyst, 07/1987 to 08/1992
    New York State Council on the Arts New York, NY
    • Interacted with State Education Department and cultural organizations throughout New York State on arts-in-education programs.
    • Analyzed and evaluated artistic and pedagogic abilities of over 100 applicants annually.
    • Prepared narrative, financial and oral reports to panels, council members and the New York State Education Department.
    • Presented seminars and informed constituents of council policies.
    Ensemble Coordinator, 08/1983 to 07/1987
    Manhattan School of Music New York, NY
    • Supervised and organized student body in all performing groups.
    • Advised students in conjunction with faculty on performance opportunities.
    • Administered opera productions, orchestra concerts, student recitals, and master classes.
    • Acted as a liaison between faculty and departments.
    Education
    Certificate K-12: Yoga and Mindfulness, 2017
    Childlight Yoga - Dover, NH
    Master of Science: Literacy Education (K-12), 2001
    SUNY Oswego - Oswego, NY
    NY Certification #41
    Master of Science: Early Childhood Elementary Education, 1992
    Bank Street College of Education - New York, NY
    NY Certification #1
    Bachelor of Arts: Music, 1983
    Baldwin Wallace University - Berea, OH
    Accomplishments
    • Founder of Oswego Bookmobile, a summer reading program for approximately 600 students that distributes over 5,000 free books to disenfranchised neighborhoods in the Oswego community.
    • Creator of Oswego Writing Institute, a collaborative professional development experience with Teacher's College at Columbia University.
    • Secured over $100,000 in grant monies to support school and community projects.
    • International Reading Association grant recipient for Teacher as Researcher project titled: "Tableaux and Freezing Text: Exploring a Unique Approach to Understanding Words, Scenes, and Ideas."
    • Lead presenter for numerous literacy staff development sessions.
    • Presenter, New York Foundation on the Arts and New York State Council on the Arts.
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    Professional Summary
    A seasoned, yet energetic, Pre-K teacher with 19 years in early childhood education.  Hard-working, nurturing, caring, and compassionate who enjoys guiding my students to reach their full potential.  It is a privilege to instill in my students a sense of wonder and love of learning.
    Skills
    • Certified  Teacher
    • Strong collaborator
    • Create positive learning environment
    • Manage classroom for diverse populations
    • Effective time management
    • Age-appropriate lesson planning
    • Nurturing
    • Patient
    • Caring
    • Flexible
    Work History
    Pre Kindergarten Teacher, Current
    Western Heights Public School District - Winds West Elem Oklahoma City, OK
    • Created theme based lesson plans and a daily schedule to optimize student learning.
    • Set up lesson materials, bulletin board displays and demonstrations.
    • Promoted physical, mental and social development.
    • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
    • Communicated regularly with parents and guardians to discuss children's progress.
    • Planned and implemented creative lessons in accordance with district and state guidelines.
    • Created an enjoyable and interesting learning environment for 20 students each year.
    • Maintained accurate and complete records for 20 students.
    • Pursued professional development continually by attending educational conferences and teacher training workshops.
    • Created a classroom environment in which children could learn respect for themselves and others.
    • Selected age-appropriate stories and read them aloud during daily story time.
    Third Grade Teacher, 08/2000 to 05/2012
    Western Heights Public School District - Winds West Elem Oklahoma City, OK
    • Created a classroom environment in which children could learn respect for themselves and others.
    • Determined student strengths and weaknesses through DIBELS, STAR testing and weekly assessments.
    • Created and taught engaging math lessons and activities.
    • Preserved the confidentiality of student records and information at all times.
    • Assessed students' reading levels using DIBELS Next and Leveled Reading Passages.
    • Pursued professional development continually by attending educational conferences and teacher training workshops.
    • Encouraged students with special academic interests to fully pursue those subjects.
    • Created an enjoyable and interesting learning environment for 25 students each year.
    • Maintained accurate and complete records for 25 students.
    • Communicated regularly with parents  to discuss children's progress.
    • Built positive relationships with parents to work as a team in the educational process.
    • Fostered oral language development and critical thinking skills during literary discussions.
    Kindergarten Teacher, 09/1999 to 05/2000
    Western Heights Public School District - Winds West Elem Oklahoma City, OK
    • Instructed up to 23 students individually and in groups.
    • Set up lesson materials, bulletin board displays and demonstrations.
    • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
    • Communicated regularly with parents  to discuss children's progress.
    • Planned and implemented creative lessons in accordance with district and state guidelines.
    • Maintained accurate and complete records for 23 students.
    • Pursued professional development continually by attending educational conferences and teacher training workshops.
    • Created a classroom environment in which children could learn respect for themselves and others.
    Education
    Bachelor of Science: Early Childhood Education, 1999
    University of Central Oklahoma - Edmond, OK
    High School Diploma: 1973
    Tascosa High School - Amarillo, TX
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    Professional Summary
    Teacher focused on implementing highly effective instructional practices to improve student learning and academic performance. Enthusiastic Teacher with a knack for making learning exciting and enjoyable. Motivated by the belief that all children can be successful learners.
    Skills
    • Kind and empathetic educator
    • Creative lesson planning
    • Instructional best practices
    • Fast learner
    • Positive and encouraging
    • Standardized testing scoring
    • Self-motivated
    • Purposeful lesson planning
    • Texas Teaching Certificate with Elementary Education endorsement
    Work History
    4th Grade ELA Teacher 08/2014 to Current
    Hoyland Elementary, Spring ISD Houston, TX
    • Instructed up to 40 students individually and in groups.
    • Set up lesson materials, bulletin board displays and demonstrations.
    • Promoted physical, mental and social development by implementing classroom games and outdoor recreational activities.
    • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
    • Met regularly with parents and guardians to discuss children's progress.
    • Supervised an average of 60 students in classrooms, halls, cafeterias, schoolyards and on field trips.
    • Planned and implemented creative lessons in accordance with district, county, state and federal guidelines.
    • Created an enjoyable and interesting learning environment for 40 students each year.
    • Pursued professional development continually by attending educational conferences and teacher training workshops.
    • Fostered team collaboration between students through group projects.
    • Completed training courses to keep up-to-date with new teaching methods and developments in the field.
    • Enforced the school's student discipline code to deal with problem situations.
    • Drafted lesson plans and submitted them for review and feedback in a timely manner.
    • Determined student strengths and weaknesses through I-Station, STAR testing and weekly assessments.
    • Created a classroom environment in which children could learn respect for themselves and others.
    • Fostered oral language development and critical thinking skills during literary discussions.
    Third Grade Teacher 08/2006 to 07/2014
    Houston ISD Osborne Elementary

    • Instructed up to 30 students individually and in groups.
    • Set up lesson materials, bulletin board displays and demonstrations.
    • Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
    • Met regularly with parents and guardians to discuss children's progress.
    • Planned and implemented creative lessons in accordance with district, county, state and federal guidelines.
    • Created an enjoyable and interesting learning environment for  students each year.
    • Fostered team collaboration between students through group projects.
    • Pursued professional development continually by attending educational conferences and teacher training workshops.
    ELA/Reading Lead Teacher 04/2008 to 05/2012
    Houston ISD Osborne Elementary

    • Completed training courses to keep up-to-date with new teaching methods and developments in the field.
    • Pursued professional development continually by attending educational conferences and teacher training workshops.
    • Worked with other teachers and administrators to evaluate and revise elementary school programs.
    Education
    Bachelor of Science: Education 2005 University of Houston - Houston, TX
    Certifications
    Teacher Generalist (EC-4)