Curriculum Specialist/Educational Specialist Pearson, 06/2014
to Current Pearson
Developed and facilitated Professional Development Workshops for enVision Math (2012), enVision Math Realize (2015), enVision Math Realize 2015 California, enVision Math Texas 2.0, Investigations, and Interactive Science.
Created interest in furthering knowledge of curriculum with additional Professional Development Workshops.
Elementary Education Teacher, 08/2008
to 06/2014 SANDWICH CUSD – Sandwich,
Worked with gifted students as well as students with IEP's experiencing significant behavior, academic, and medical issues.
Executed classroom strategies based on the theory of differentiated instruction to embed RTI within the daily curriculum.
Embedded RTI interventions during all academic areas of the daily curriculum.
Incorporated adaptive technology to assist with RTI interventions in the classroom daily.
Streamlined individual behavior plans for student's needs.
Established "Focus to Learn" (sensory integration activities) during daily curriculum.
Administered and entered AIMSweb reading, writing, and math assessments.
Administered MAP assessments in reading, language arts, and math.
Implemented the Daily 5/CAFE literacy curriculum framework.
Initiated and managed a new school-wide behavior program, Character Counts, the past four years.
Presented at school board meetings (Topics
General Education Teacher, 01/2008
to Current Aligned Curriculum on Sandwich CUSD
Developed power standard assessments in Mathematics, Language Arts, and Reading to align with Common Core standards for quarterly progress monitoring.
Provided training for new computer program, Tyler Technologies.
Literacy Coordinator for after school program.
Tutored for after school reading program embedding RTI interventions.
MASTER OF ARTS: 1 2012 University of Phoenix - Phoenix,
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE: 1 2008 Northern Illinois University - Dekalb,
ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE: 1 2005 Waubonsee Community College - Sugar Grove,
IL Energetic leader of education.
Student teacher advisor for general education.
Active committee participant and team player within the district.
Advocate for student success.