Dedicated Special Education Teacher focused on building each student's strength and confidence, as well as giving students firm guidelines, regularity and dependability to foster their social and academic growth.
Valid and Current Teaching Certificate in Maryland & Virginia
Delta Kappa Gamma Society International
Certified cheer coach
Autism Coordinator08/2016 to Current Prince George's County Public SchoolsRiverdale, MD
Observe students to supply teachers with feedback regarding potential learning blocks and opportunities for support.
Supervise and provide training to instructional support staff assistants.
Implement positive behavior reinforcement and ABA programs to encourage student participation.
Maintain service coordinator relations.
Autism Team Lead Grades 9-1008/2014 to 06/2016 Prince George's County Public SchoolsRiverdale, MD
Developed and implemented therapeutic, instructional and skills assessment for autistic students.
Conducted student assessments, determine learning styles and design programs.
Routinely met with students' parents regarding in-class concerns and learning interruptions to discuss solutions.
Services for Students with Disabilities Coordinator08/2013 to Current Prince George's County Public SchoolsRiverdale, MD
Receive and secure testing materials from College Board.
Generate nonstandard administration reports for school-based testing.
Submit accommodation requests for College Board exams.
Special Educator/Case Manager08/2012 to Current Prince George's County Public SchoolsRiverdale, MD
Develop individual educational plans (IEP) designed to promote educational, physical and social development.
Enhance lessons using Smart Board technology and forms of digital media.
Establish and communicate clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects to both students and parents.
Conduct small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
Elementary Resource Teacher08/2011 to 07/2012 Arlington Public SchoolsArlington, VA
Led instruction resource services at the elementary level in English, math and social science.
Assistive technology in the classroom through the use of Picture Communication Symbols (PCS) and multimedia.
Balanced whole-group, small-group, and individual instruction to accommodate different academic levels and learning styles.
Teacher01/2011 to 08/2011 Hospitality High SchoolsWashington, DC
Prepared annual reports, students academic records, and lesson plans for students.
Maintained records of academic and social progress.
Coordinated presentations and demonstrations as part of the teaching curriculum.
Placement Specialist07/2010 to 12/2010 First Home CareWashington, DC
Scheduled and coordinated meetings, interviews, and appointments between parents, students, and District of Columbia Public Schools and Non-Public Schools.
Worked closely with interagency staff in the Department Youth Rehabilitation Services (DYRS) and Child and Family Services Administration (CFSA) to assure proper placement and data tracking of students placed by these agencies.
Special Education Teacher08/2008 to 07/2010 PHILLIPS ProgramsLaurel, MD
Successfully transitioned sixth graders into the middle school setting and seventh and eighth graders into the high school setting.
Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
Wrote and presented documents for Individual Education Plan conferences.
Admin ILoyola University MarylandBaltimore, MDAdministrator Certificate I
Master of Arts: Education and Human Development2010The George Washington UniversityWashington, DC, USA
Bachelor of Arts: History2008The University of MarylandCollege Park, MD, USA