Dedicated and enthusiastic professional with over four years' experience in education. Proven
expertise in establishing rapport and building trust among students, parents, administrators and
community members. Possess strong communication skills and ability to partner across departments
within and outside of an organization to meet the needs of students. Motivating students School improvement committee Interactive teaching/learning Interdisciplinary teaching Innovative lesson planning Effectively work with parents
08/2014 to Current
Bilingual Language Arts Sixth Grade TeacherKeller Independent School District － Keller, TX
Developed and implemented interesting and interactive learning mediums to increase student understanding of course materials and build community within the classroom Participate in the development of intervention plans for students within the classroom setting, during MVP time (tutoring hour) as well as after school tutoring Oversee Read 180 program participants and monitor their progress as part of their intervention strategy Implementation of newer educational technology programs in order to teach students new techniques to use within their presentations to showcase their knowledge some examples include: Prezi, Storyboard That, Edmodo, Thinglink, and others Participate in district Community Ambassador program and campus improvement committee.
01/2014 to 05/2014
Bilingual Substitute TeacherBirdville Independent School District － Haltom City, TX
Worked in elementary schools and substitute several classroom programs inclusive of: Early Childhood-6 mainstream, Spanish Immersion, Bilingual (Spanish) Early Childhood-6, and Special Education.
Provided key support for teachers on leave.
07/2013 to 01/2014
Bilingual 4th Grade TeacherIrving Independent School District － Irving, TX
Developed and implemented plans inclusive of: following Independent Education Plans (Special Education), Gifted and Talented curriculum, and mainstream English/Spanish language arts, writing and history Analyze data to plan and implement appropriate instruction to reflect accommodations for individual students Cooperate with other members of the staff in planning and implementing instructional goals and objectives Establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and their parents Participate in a wide range of district and campus professional development to include: Gifted and Talented coursework, wide range of education technology applications, as well as Love and Logic training.
04/2011 to 07/2012
Student Development AssistantTarrant County College － Fort Worth, TX
Coordinated community tours for prospective students, families and community visitors Created data intensive reports based on TAKS/STAAR test results for local feeder schools for supervisor to present to upper administration Collaborated with the FWISD Vital Link program to create a summer college exploration/ internship program for local middle school students.
06/2010 to 07/2010
Academic Advisor/ Spanish InstructorNorthern Arizona University － Flagstaff, AZ
Assisted students one-on-one with college preparation assignments such as: career exploration, school selection, resume writing, and letters of recommendation Taught students hybrid course: Introduction to Spanish and Hispanic/Latin American Studies.
07/2009 to 07/2010
Program CoordinatorNorthern Arizona College Resource Center Arizona University － Flagstaff, AZ
Oversaw the development of a start-up organization Managed a $200,000 federal Gear up grant Utilized research based best practices to create community workshops for parents and students as well as developed staff and advisor manuals Developed community partnerships and presented NACRC to organizations Received promotion from AmeriCorps VISTA position.
01/2009 to 05/2009
Math TeacherOrme School of Arizona － Mayer, AZ
Taught beginner English grammar and literature, World History and TOEFL Prep to international students Tutored Algebra and was promoted to remedial math teacher position Advised international students and tutored Spanish.
Education and Training
Tarrant County College
Employee of the Month Educational Support Services Department February 2010 AmeriCorps VISTA: Most Inspirational Employee December 2009Northern Arizona University
Bachelor of Arts: International StudiesElon University － Elon, NCInternational Studies
Presidential Scholar; Resident Assistant- RA of the Month February 2007 and October 2006; Global Experience Program: Costa Rica 2008 with internship, Winter Term: Paris 2007, London 2006; Elon Volunteers: Boys and Girls ClubAlamance County Community College
Association of Texas Professional Educators (ATPE)
LANGUAGES English and Spanish
Northern Arizona College Resource Center Arizona University
Orme School of Arizona
Tarrant County College
Northern Arizona University
Alamance County Community College
Job Titles Held:
Bilingual Language Arts Sixth Grade Teacher
Bilingual Substitute Teacher
Bilingual 4th Grade Teacher
Student Development Assistant
Academic Advisor/ Spanish Instructor
Employee of the Month Educational Support Services Department February 2010 AmeriCorps VISTA: Most Inspirational Employee December 2009 Bachelor of Arts : International Studies Presidential Scholar; Resident Assistant- RA of the Month February 2007 and October 2006; Global Experience Program: Costa Rica 2008 with internship, Winter Term: Paris 2007, London 2006; Elon Volunteers: Boys and Girls Club
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