Teacher with highly developed computer skills and in-depth experience using technology in the classroom to maximize the learning experience. Conveys subject material in an accessible and compelling manner. Highly responsive to the unique developmental needs of middle school aged students. Skilled at promoting active learning through multiple learning approaches and hands-on activities.
Arizona Principal Certification, Expected 2019 Elementary Education K-8 Certification
SEI Certification Adult Education Certification
Student Council Advisor
Boys Baseball Coach
ELA Adoption Committee Member
Social Studies Pacing Committee Member
Certified Advisory Council Representative
Alhambra Education Association Site Lead
6th Grade Social Studies Teacher08/2016 to Current Barcelona Middle School – Glendale, AZ
Created daily lesson plans for social studies and reading intervention
Maintained classroom management using a daily bell ringer, agenda, writing prompts and one on one check-ins
Assessed student learning formally and informally using a variety of assessments and grading rubrics
Implemented student activities and projects using collaborative and individual learning approaches
Participated in team meetings in order to collaborate on lesson plans and assess student progress
Strengthened comprehension skills such as making connections and predictions, and asking questions
Encouraged critical thinking skills through stimulating discussions, purposeful journal writing, and focused essay writing
4th Grade Teacher07/2013 to 07/2016 Barcelona Middle School – Glendale, AZ
Provided one-on-one attention to students, while maintaining overall focus on the entire group.
Prepared instruction materials including copying, construction of bulletin boards, grading work and setting up work areas.
Prepared daily lesson plans for activities.
Planned and supervised class projects, field trips and visits by guest speakers.
Established positive rapport with all students and parents through home calls, emails, and the Parent Teacher Club.
Integrated technology into the classroom as an instructional tool, such as the Smartboard.
Communicated objectives for all lessons, units and projects to students and their parents.
Administered and graded tests and assignments to evaluate students' progress.
Master of Education : Educational LeadershipExpected 2019Arizona State University-
Bachelor of Arts: Elementary Education 2013Arizona State University-