(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Versatile Special Education Teacher with experience, from preschool to high school, with focus on individual student needs across academia and emotional development. Sensitive to the Holy Spirit, empathetic and accommodating in design and implementation of Christ centered hands-on lessons, catering to diverse learning abilities. Proficient in employing constant communication, patience and positive reinforcement in team efforts to deliver exceptional educational tools, while fostering disciples for Christ as well as academic achievement.

  • Teacher collaboration, with both 3rd grade and 2nd grade teams.
  • Profissant with The Wilson Fundation Reading Program.
  • Classroom expertise in Responsive Classroom.
  • Smart Classroom Technology, used in whole group lessons as well as small group lessons.
  • Classroom experience with large groups of 26 students, and still produced learning gains.
  • Excellent classroom management skills and often assisted other teachers with challenging students.
  • Strong classroom management skills in all situations.
  • Individual behavior management strategies for struggling students.
  • Implemented differentiated instruction strategies in all academic subjects which included independent work and assessments.
  • Classroom Instruction
  • Smart Classroom Master
  • Summer School Teacher
  • Teacher Collaboration
Morehead State University Morehead, KY Expected in 07/2010 Bachelor of Arts : Elementary Education & LD/BD - GPA :
  • Majored in P-5 in Elementary Education & P-12 in Special Education with an emphasis in Learning and Behavior Disabilities.
  • Graduated magna cum laude
  • Graduated with 3.8 GPA
  • Coursework in Special Education Testing, which included Key Math Testing and Woodcock Johnson Testing.
  • Coursework in Applied Behavioral Analysis.
Hollywood Christian School Hollywood, FL, Expected in 06/1995 High School Diploma : - GPA :
  • Graduated with 3.8 GPA
Ashland Community And Technical College Ashland, KY Expected in 05/2008 Associate of Arts : Education of Individuals With Multiple Disabilities - GPA :

Graduated with High Honor

Work History
Innovation Charter School - Classroom Teacher 2nd & 3rd Grade
City, STATE, 08/2016 - Current
  • Observed and evaluated students' performance, behavior, social development and physical health.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Enhanced student learning by optimizing wide range of instructional approaches and innovative classroom activities.
  • Created and implemented daily lesson plans and unit studies for Reading, Math, Science & Social Studies.
  • Applied understanding of student engagement with digital learning and wide range of instructional technologies to bolster content delivery.
  • Created and deployed assessment strategies to check student progress and identify areas in need of improvement.
  • Documented individual progress and performance optimization strategies in iready diagnostic data reports.
  • Held conferences with parents to address questions, discuss academic progress and encourage learning goals.
  • Encouraged interactive learning by incorporating educational software and online assignments.
  • Boosted student morale through positive reinforcement to motivate students.
  • Educated students in testing strategies for enhancing knowledge and testing performance.
  • Developed students' computer and technology skills through demonstrations and practice.
  • Developed and deepened relationships with students, family members and faculty to promote optimal student learning environments.
  • Attended and facilitated IEP meetings for students and families.
  • Implemented creative ways to foster curiosity for complex principles through hands-on learning and planned activities.
  • Enhanced student knowledge of technology by integrating various web-based applications for research and assignments.
  • Incorporated multiple types of teaching strategies into classroom including CUBES, Touch Point Math, Lyrics2Learn & iready..
Miramar Elementary School - Special Education Teacher for ESY
City, STATE, 07/2016 - 08/2016
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Delivered effective and differentiated classroom instruction to diverse range of developmentally challenged students.
  • Redirected students using Positive Behavior Support (PBS).
  • Coordinated special education students and teacher assistant schedules with master schedule.
  • Collaborated with students with multiple degrees of special needs to accomplish various tasks.
  • Gave one-on-one attention to students, while maintaining overall focus on entire group.
  • Worked with students across multiple classifications and degrees of special needs.
Deerfield Beach Elementary - Self-Contained Special Education Teacher
City, STATE, 08/2015 - 06/2016
  • Used TEACCH, program to run academic learning and classroom set up.
  • Conducted DIBELS testing, DAR testing, Touch Math.
  • Created learning and content strategies to meet needs of mentally and physically disabled students.
  • Redirected students using Positive Behavior Support (PBS).
  • Communicated nonverbally with children to provide comfort, encouragement and positive reinforcement.
  • Led activities that developed students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Created and managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals.
  • Worked in self-contained and resource environments to teach students variety of skills.
  • Worked with students with moderate to severe autism to increase life skills.
  • Gave one-on-one attention to students, while maintaining overall focus on entire group.
  • Taught reading, language arts and social sciences in self-contained ED and LD classroom.
  • Designed and implemented point system to encourage positive behavior.
  • Taught multiple subjects to students with intellectual or emotional disabilities.
  • Provided life skills programming for students with moderate to severe autism.
Life Long Learning Center - Manger / Lead Teacher and Tutor
City, STATE, 11/2010 - 05/2014
  • Conducted diagnostic testing for special education services which included the Key MathTest and Woodcock Johnson Test.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
  • Handled multiple calls from open to close to address customer inquiries and concerns.
  • Worked with teachers, students and parents to understand needs and provide tutoring, testing and educational services.
  • Increased customer satisfaction by resolving problems and product order issues.
  • Created and managed tutoring schedules for 30 tutors and students.
  • Prepared materials and curriculum for daily tutoring sessions.
  • Performed daily reviews assessing each tutors performance and developed improvement plans.
  • Applied strong leadership talents and problem-solving skills to maintain team efficiency and organize workflows to meet any daily demand.

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  • Morehead State University
  • Hollywood Christian School
  • Ashland Community And Technical College

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