(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Dedicated middle school language arts teacher with over eleven years experience developing creative lesson plans and implementing instructional best practices is relocating to the Puget Sound region to continue providing academic excellence.

Grand Canyon University Phoenix, AZ Expected in 2010 Master of Arts : Education - GPA :

Graduated Summa Cum Laude - 4.0 GPA

Northern Arizona University Flagstaff, AZ Expected in 2002 Bachelor of Science : Special and Elementary Education - GPA :

Graduated Magna Cum Laude - 3.76 GPA


Current Arizona Teaching Certificate for Elementary Education K-8

Structured English Immersion K-12 Endorsement

Wigwam Creek Middle School - Litchfield Elementary School District - 6th Grade Language Arts Teacher
City, STATE, 07/2003 - 04/2013
  • Analyzed testing data to identify areas of weakness and target key concepts to focus on for lesson planning
  • Provided assistance for struggling learners in all academic areas in homeroom and before school tutoring
  • Worked collaboratively with the special education staff to meet the needs of students with disabilities
  • Excelled in parent teacher communication via email, online lesson plans, phone calls, and team meetings
  • Held the role of team leader from 2005 to 2009
  • Completed Reading Apprenticeship training provided by WestEd in 2009
  • Served as a district wide Reading Apprenticeship implementation model teacher
  • Developed student generated rubrics to assess writing as well as utilize 6 Traits of Writing rubrics
  • Utilized mentor texts for students to analyze and develop writing techniques for each type of writing
  • Designed lessons to elevate cognition levels to encourage higher level thinking
  • Established a positive rapport with students to foster a safe learning environment
  • Created cross curriculum projects with science and social studies teachers
  • Coordinated school site spelling bee from 2007 to 2013
  • Maintained and managed school and staff web pages as site Web Master from 2006-2013
  • In 2012, 85% of students met or exceeded the writing standard as assessed by AIMS
  • Extensive professional development hours focused on unpacking Common Core Standards
Washington Elementary School - Washington Elementary School District - 6th Grade Language Arts
City, STATE, 07/2002 - 04/2003
  • Created writing assignments for many levels of instruction
  • Co-chaired the 5th and 6th grade after-school art club
  • Worked with a diverse population of students, many of which were English Language Learners
  • Collaborated with five other team members to guide and deliver the curriculum
  • Attended a seminar conducted by Dr. Harry Wong on how to be an effective teacher

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  • Grand Canyon University
  • Northern Arizona University

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