Versatile and dedicated educator with a focus on the individual needs of special education students. Empathetic and accommodating in the implementation of hands-on lessons and is successful at providing the structure special needs children require to flourish in an academic setting.
Trained in CPI
2 Years one on one
implemented Behavior Modification Plans
Collected running records data
Collected anecdotal records
Summer Urban Seminar in inner city Philadelphia
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapist , 08/2015
to Current Epic Developmental Services – 4 Neshaminy Interplex Dr, Suite 202,
Trevose PA 19053
Worked as an ABA Therapist thru Epic Developmental Services within the Souderton Area School District.
Communicated non verbally with children to provide them with comfort, encouragement and positive reinforcement.
Communicated with multiple educators to implement best practices strategies.
Taught reading, language arts and math in a self-contained Autistic Support classroom.
Collected data for running records.
Instructed students with disabilities, including autism an attention deficit/hyperactive disorder.
Implemented a token economy to encourage positive behavior.
Redirected students using Positive Behavior Support (PBS).
Physically and verbally interacted with students throughout the day.
Redirected poor behavior using the positive reinforcement method.
Worked with students utilizing augmentative communication devices.
Lead Toddler Teacher, 06/2014
to 06/2015 Goddard School – 1246 Bridge Road Skippack PA,
Created lesson plans.
Individualized lessons to cater to multiple learning styles.
Tailored educational goals to align with PA state standards.
Addressed behavioral and learning issues with parents and management.
Developed and taught lessons on relevant children's books, movies and themes to promote student interest.
to 06/2014 Payless Shoe Source
Carefully interviewed, selected, trained and supervised staff.
Clearly and promptly communicated pertinent information to staff, such as large reservations or last minute menu changes.
Recognized and formally acknowledged outstanding staff performance to boost company morale and productivity.
Promoted a positive atmosphere and went above and beyond to guarantee each customer received exceptional food and service.
Led and directed team members on effective methods, operations and procedures.
Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education ,
2005 Lock Haven Univerity - Lock Haven PA
Post Baccalaureate: Special Education ,
2008 Kutztown University - Kutztown PA