Certified 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.
Substitute teacher in the elementary and middle school setting. Completed 3 long term substitute experiences in 6th grade language arts/social studies, 8th grade special education, and 6-8 grade physical education.Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
August 1999 - May 2004. Employed as elementary special education teacher
August 2004 - May 2009. Employed as middle school special education teacher
Duties included supervising individual educational plans for 15-20 students. Other duties included individualized testing, creating lesson plans, working with parents, and classroom management.
June 2008 - July 2008. Summer school instructor for 2nd grade
September 2007 - December 2009. Head varsity volleyball coach
Degree in elementary education K-8 and special education K-12.
Endorsements in 5-8 middle level education language arts, social science, and natural science.
Learning Disabilities seminar. Autism and Asperger's Disorder seminar. Technology for Teaching and Learning Academy.
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