Motivated, enthusiastic educator with 5+ years experience fostering a cohesive student learning atmosphere.
Experience working special needs students
Effectively work with parents
Clear public speaking skills
Positive atmosphere promotion
Behavioral/cognitive skills development
Employed special educational strategies and techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory/perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition, and memory.
Planned and conducted activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provided students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
Served as student mentor and counselor for students when academic problems and personal adjustments arose, meeting with guardians to reach solutions.
Regularly met with parents to discuss student issues and course weakness areas.
Student-Centered Curriculum Planning
Developed mid-semester evaluation for students to give feedback about current curriculum and suggest alternative course materials and subjects for remainder of year.
Charlotte Mecklenburg School- Sedgefield MiddleCharlotte, NCBehavior Modification TechnicianEstablished and enforced rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among a class of 18 students. Created and enforced child-based hands-on curriculum to promote student interest and receptive learning. Combined discipline plan with effective measures and various lesson plans to increase concentration, participation, and progress student accountability.
Charlotte Mecklenburg School- Sedgefield MiddleCharlotte, NCIn-School SuspensionReceived high remarks for the creativity of classroom lesson plans and instructional techniques from students, parents and faculty. Created and enforced child-based hands-on curriculum to promote student interest and receptive learning. Earned positive verbal/written feedback from parents regarding classroom instruction and student learning success.
Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools- Sedgefield MiddleCharlotte, NCExceptional Child AssistantDeveloped interesting course plans to meet academic, intellectual and social needs of students. Routinely met with students' parents regarding in-class issues and learning interruptions to discuss solutions.Performed student background reviews to develop tailored lessons based on student needs.
Education and Training
Benedict CollegeColumbia, SC, USBachelor of Science: Child and Family Development