Dedicated, resourceful, and goal-driven professional teacher of 11 years seeking
to gain a new career in Sales. Science teacher with excellent communication skills. Organized and driven with the innate ability to stay on task. Uses effective and efficient methods of teaching while focusing on the individual needs of each student. I will apply these skills to become a successful sales representative.
Focused and driven
Dedicated team player
Schedule creation and maintenance
Comfortable with diverse populations
Effectively work with parents
Excellent classroom management
Innovative lesson planning
Academic performance evaluations
Standardized testing techniques
Flexible and adaptive
MS Office proficient
Friendly and cheerful
Introduced new learning methods to ensure total comprehension for all students.
Increased student participation and test scores by introducing relevant computer programs and exercises to encourage student interest and enjoyment.
Created Lab in a Bag targeting 3rd grade to create an engaging educational experience, and to make it easier for teachers to implement more science in their classrooms.
Created science curriculum targeting 5th grade students to create an engaging educational experience. Focused on key lessons for all readiness TEKS and science vocabulary.
5th Grade Science TeacherAug 2012 to Current Pearland Independent School District － Pearland, TX
Managed, facilitated, and taught four 5th grade science classes for 5 years - average class size 26 students
Enhanced student academic and social growth through varied teaching strategies
Analyzed past and present student data to develop tailored lessons based on student needs.
Created and enforced hands-on curriculum to promote student interest and receptive learning in science.
Earned positive verbal/written feedback from parents regarding classroom instruction and student learning success.
Successfully worked with diverse groups of students
5th Grade Science Department Chair
5th Grade Curriculum writing team member
Professional Development within the district and with Baylor College of Medicine
Wrote and shared 5th grade science lesson plans
Science intervention - during and after school
Served on various committees - CAC and CEIC
Member of the PTA
Book Studies with Presentations
Student Council Sponsor - 2 years
KIPPERS Sponsor - 2 years
3rd Grade TeacherAug 2006 to Jun 2012 Pearland Independent School District － Pearland, TX
Worked at Massey
Ranch, an International Baccalaureate (IB) World Campus, for six years - Primary Years Program
and taught a self-contained 3rd grade classroom for six years.
Fostered a sense
of curiosity, deeper understanding of varied subjects, and actively engaged students using six
IB units of inquiry.
academic and social growth through varied teaching strategies - whole group, small group, individual, teacher modeling, IB student profile and attitudes, and a positive attitude towards education.
Held after school
tutoring for 3rd grade students in both math and reading
worked with a wide variety of students - below level, on level, and
above level plus students with different behavioral challenges
Started a one
year extracurricular science enrichment after school for 44 3rd grade
exceeds expectations rating on my PDAS evaluation for six years.
Trained for and
administered the TAKS/STAAR test for six years with no testing irregularities.
Served as member
and leader of the science vertical team.
Served as a
member of the DEIC and CAC committees and the Parent Teacher Association
spelling bee at Massey Ranch for five years.
Participated in a
year long TAKScopes training hosted by Rice University.
Wrote the 3rd
grade science lesson plans for six years.
presentations for the 3rd grade students for six years.
lead the 3rd grade Lab in a bag.
hours of Gifted and Talented training plus a yearly 6 hour
Student TeacherSep 2005 to Jun 2006 Pearland Independent School District － Pearland, TX
Participated in a successful year long student teaching experience at Challenger
Observed and taught 3rd grade math and science to 41 students - a.m./p.m. classes.
Worked with a student who was visually impaired.
Substitute TeacherAug 2002 to May 2004 Angleton Independent School District － Angleton, TX
Substitute taught at the elementary, middle school, and junior high levels.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science, Interdisciplinary Studies2006University of Houston － Clear Lake, TX
*Generalist Early Childhood - 4th grade
*Science grades 4-8
Professional Development2010Rice University － Houston, TXStemScopes - Year long science TEKS training
Activities and Honors
Coordinated the school Spelling Bee for 5 years
DEIC, CEIC, CAC, and PTA member
Kippers - 2 years
Student Council - 2 years
organized 5th grade field trip for 3 years
Received top ratings on my teacher evaluation for 11 years
time management -
daily schedule for students and each subject area
management - conduct/work habits card, rules and expectations, consequences and rewards
- word, PowerPoint, Print Shop, teacher website, internet
communication - parent/teacher daily binder, conferences, email, phone calls, teacher website, peek of the week, graded papers, progress reports, report cards, notes/letter sent home, member of the
Parent Teacher Association
Lesson planning -
math, science, social studies, reading, language arts, and art