Open-minded Kindergarten Teacher specializing in early childhood development with students with special needs. A patient and flexible educator who collaborates successfully with children, parents and staff. Talented at incorporating a blend of traditional and progressive techniques, with the use of a variety of technologies in daily activities.
Work with the program director, program staff members and 1st and 2nd grade students twice a week. Create and Implement STEM lessons for this program in collaboration with a fellow teacher. Assist students with homework, math facts, reading/math/science lessons and technology activities. Supervise numerous field trips to theatrical presentations, public library, Potomac Science Kids program lesson, and other program presentations.
Create and implement developmentally-appropriate curriculum that addresses all learning styles. Collaborate with colleagues to develop new classroom projects and weekly lesson plans. Establish a safe learning environment for the children. Supervise children on field trips to local parks, fire stations and theatrical presentations. Attend numerous professional development workshops. Work closely with Judy Center staff. Integrate and develop STEM lessons quarterly.
Created and implemented developmentally-appropriate curriculum that addressed all learning styles for both the Judy Center Multi-Age Pre-K program and 5th grade Language Arts classroom. Established a safe learning environment for the children. Managed and taught many diverse students with numerous learning disabilities.
Assumed responsibilities for daily operation of classroom, developed weekly lesson plans, assigned duties to teacher associates and program aides. Preformed home visits and monthly parent meetings. Completed necessary client and agency forms and conducted developmental assessments.
Implemented curriculum program for sixth grade Family and Consumer Science. Tutored and assisted teachers with at-risk students in reading and mathematics
Performed secretarial duties for front desk of emergency department. Entered orders for all departments requested on patient charts by physicians and called departments to administer lab work, x-rays, EKG's and other medical services as needed.
Entered patient demographics into computer system, completed insurance billing, payroll, scheduled surgeries and appointments, daily deposits, ordered supplies, paid invoices, prepared quarterly taxes and W-2 forms, assisted physician with patients.
Completed all courses necessary to receive Masters degree in Special Education program, through Supervisor Oma Gail Simmons.
Graduated, Magna Cum Laude, Overall GPA: 3.707 Major GPA: 3.924
Graduated, Cum Laude with an overall GPA: 3.40
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