Enthusiastic individual with superb leadership and communication skills offering a strong
educational and professional background and more than 17 years of professional experience
in education, leadership and facilitating experience. Easily cultivates trusting and
productive relationships with students, parents, educators and administration.
Certified Teacher for General Education gr.1-8, Special Education K-12
ESL certified teacher/TELPAS rater 7 years teaching Special Education, 7+ years teaching
General Education Team Leader, 3 years
Knowledge of IEPs and Special Education Law
First Aid and CPR Certified
Trained in Herman Method reading and writing instruction
Team Building and Leadership
Managed collaborative team experience through planning, coordinating and designating as
Frisco ISDFrisco, TX1st Grade Teacher
Established positive relationships with students, parents, colleagues and
administrators.Implemented remedial programs for students requiring extra
help.Participated in regular training courses to keep up-to-date with new teaching
and developments in the field.Kept accurate records of student performance, maintaining
the confidentiality of student records and information at all times.Alerted
any concerns about student performance and progress.Worked cooperatively with special
education teachers to modify curricula for special education students according to
Individual Education Plans (IEPs).
Taught lessons encompassing a range of skill-building
activities for speaking, writing, reading and listening.Conducted small group and
classroom activities based on differentiated learning needs.
Frisco ISDFrisco, TX3rd Grade Teacher
Observed and assessed student performance and kept thorough records of progress.Tutored
children individually and in small groups to help them with difficult subjects.Scheduled
held parent-teacher conferences to keep parents up-to-date on children's academic
performance.Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers
school administrators.Collaborated with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons
promoting learning and student engagement.Differentiated instruction according to student
ability and skill level.Coached students and reviewed test material in preparation for
Frisco ISDFrisco, TXSpecial Education Teacher
Developed individual educational plans (IEPs) designed to promote educational, physical
and social development.Wrote and presented documents for ARD meetings.Encouraged
students to be understanding of others.Conducted small group and individual classroom
activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.Supervised and trained
Introduced new learning methods to ensure student engagement and understanding for all
Employed special educational strategies and techniques during instruction in the general
education classroom to improve the development of sensory/perceptual-motor skills,
language, cognition, and memory of all students.
Organized, planned, and taught Leveled Literacy Intervention as grade level reading
Implemented Workshop Model in Reader's, Writer's and Math Workshop to guarantee
Used both informal assessments and formal assessment data to guide instruction, small
group intervention, guided reading and prescriptive tutoring.
Collaboratively planned and conducted activities for a balanced program of instruction
that provided students with hands-on opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
Served as a mentor to students when academic problems, attendance concerns and personal
adjustments arose, meeting with or keeping in weekly or daily contact with parents to
Regularly met with parents to discuss student issues and weak areas.
Midwestern State UniversityWichita Falls, TX, United StatesBachelor of Science: Interdisciplinary StudiesInterdisciplinary Studies President and Member of Order of Omega Honors Society Member of Sigma Kappa Sorority
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