Dedicated, resourceful and goal-driven professional educator with a solid commitment to the social and academic growth and development of every student.
Aptitude to remain flexible, ensuring that every child's learning styles and abilities are addressed.
Superior interpersonal and communication skills to foster meaningful relationships with students, staff, and parents.
Areas of Teaching Proficiency
Creative Lesson Planning
Individualized Education Plans
Multidisciplinary Lesson Plans
08/2008 to 08/2017
Assistant DirectorABC Central Child Development Center － Greeley, CO
Responsible for all aspects of running a large preschool/child care center.
Responsible for leadership of staff, licensing and regulatory compliance, client marketing, enrollment, programming, and classroom and center management.
All areas of financial management, to include accurate billing of all tuition accounts.
Implementation of curriculum to support the developmental levels of each classroom.
Required to maintain my Colorado Director Qualification Letter, medication administration, CPR, First Aid, and Standard Precautions.
Certified Reliable Observer for CLASS as well as Inter-rater Reliable for Teaching Strategies Gold.
08/2007 to 05/2008
Gifted and Talented TeacherMadison Elementary － Greeley, CO
Taught gifted/talented and advanced students in accordance with the Colorado State Standards.
Planned all lesson plans as needed for the G/T curriculum.
Prepared Advanced Learning Plans for each student and implemented the requirements as needed.
Integrated technology through the development of units that included computer literacy skills; adapted activities to meet the needs of individual learners.
Communicated with school administrators, the student's home teacher, as well as parents to keep them updated on all projects and assignments being worked on.
Spearheaded a project that helped students coordinate and prepare for their appearance on the District's KIDS News Channel.
08/2006 to 05/2007
3/4 Grade TeacherUniversity Schools － Greeley, CO
Taught a 3/4 grade multi-age classroom in accordance with Colorado State Standards.
Responsible for preparing and implementing all lesson plans.
Used assessment data to implement appropriate lesson plans and to differentiate individual instruction.
Supported a balanced reading program through the implementation of writing and reading workshops.
Assisted each child with the development and conceptualization of their PLP (Personal Learning Plan/Portfolio).
Actively engaged students in the learning process through the use of diverse manipulatives.
10/2004 to 05/2006
4th Grade TeacherBella Romero Elementary School － Greeley, CO
Instruct 4th Grade curriculum, designing and developing programs to meet the academic, intellectual, and social needs of students.
Assess student performance through anecdotal records, student-teacher conferencing, peer evaluation, checklists, and student portfolios.
Employed kinesthetic, visual, and auditory approach to make lessons interesting and interactive; utilized various mediums, modeling, and organized student led group sharing.
Enhanced student academic and social growth by using varied teaching strategies and techniques: included whole group, individual, small group, and teacher modeling to provide a solid academic foundation and positive attitude toward education.
Fostered a sense of curiosity and a deeper understanding of varied subjects using thematic units within Math, Reading, Science, and Social Studies
Education and Training
Master of Arts: Elementary EducationUniversity of Northern Colorado － Greeley, CO
Professional Teacher License #221537
Bachelor of Arts: Social ScienceUniversity of Northern Colorado － Greeley, CO