My goal as an educator is to provide a stimulating and dynamic atmosphere where my students can mature emotionally, socially, and be motivated by the belief that they can be successful learners. I hope to secure a position where my range of experience as well as natural strengths are supported and developed in order to maintain a diverse learning evironment.
New Jersey Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing (K-5)
SMART Board and StarBoard aptitude
Creative and purposeful lesson planning
Thoughtful written and verbal communicator
Exuberant, encouraging and empathetic
Plays well with others
to 08/2013 Kent Place Summer Camp – Summit,
NJ (Anticipated return June 2014)
Collaborated with teachers and camp director to set up enjoyable themed projects and activities.
Promoted physical, mental and social development by implementing indoor and outdoor recreational activities.
Fostered an environment that encourages independence and demonstrated problem solving skills necessary for positive social interactions.
Co-supervised children (ages 3-4) in the Little Explorers camp program as well as the Extended Play program.
to 12/2012 Roselle Board of Education - Harrison School – Roselle,
Instructed up to nineteen students individually and in groups as a professional intern.
Set up lesson materials, bulletin board displays and demonstrations.
Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
Encouraged interactive learning by incorporating educational software and the Internet.
Planned and implemented creative lessons in accordance with district, county, state and federal guidelines.
Drafted lesson plans and submitted them for review and feedback in a timely manner.
Preserved the confidentiality of student records and information at all times.
Created a classroom environment in which children could learn respect for themselves and others.
to 08/2012 The Goddard School – Fanwood,
Collaborated with co-teachers to create and execute daily lesson plans for preschool age children.
Worked one-on-one in the classroom with students with special needs, ensuring involvement in daily lessons and objectives.
Responsible for documenting observations and logging student's development monthly in individualized progress portfolios.
Partnered with educational directors on school-wide events and projects.
Assisted in general classroom organization and management.
Met regularly with parents and guardians to discuss children's progress.
Voiceover Talent Agent10/2006
to 06/2009 Arcieri & Associates Talent Agency – New York,
Represented voice-over talent in areas of commercial, TV, film, & promos.
Networked on a daily basis with multiple clients to arrange time sensitive bookings, auditions and meetings with casting executives.
Reviewed contracts and negotiations for various talent projects.
Master of Arts: Elementary EducationMay 2013Kean University-
Bachelor of Arts: CommunicationsAugust 2005Kean University-
Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing - Elementary K-5
Substitute teacher in the following districts: Westfield, Cranford, Kenilworth & South Orange-Maplewood