As a versatile and dedicated teacher with over 5 years' experience in special education and a focus on students' needs, I that ensure all students thrive and develop to their maximum potential. I employ a wide variety of techniques, including multi-sensory, manipulative, and inspiring hands-on lessons. By combining my devotion to each child with a firm behavioral management technique, I have delivered a proven track record of social and behavioral improvement.
01/2015 to Current
Direct Support ProfessionalHAMASPIK OF KINGS COUNTY
Support young adults in a residential/group home (IRA) from their day program until they are ready for bed.
Plan and organize daily recreational activities.
01/2010 to 01/2014
Classroom TeacherEZRA HATZVY ACADEMY
Supervised ABA programs and sessions for up to six students with autism or other behavioral difficulties.
Ran the group through all activities, including morning circle, sensory play, crafts, reading, meals and play times.
Worked on students' Hebrew and English reading and curriculum Supervised the paraprofessionals who assisted in the operation of ABA programs, providing goals, curriculums, lesson plans, and materials.
Worked with students individually to assess and improve each of their fundamental skills, using the ABLLS-R to design individualized ABA programs.
Wrote curriculum and individual goals, and created lesson plans using a multisensory approach.
Provided individual instruction to students of different ages and developmental abilities in many subjects including reading, math, and language development.
Leveraged a variety of methods (ABA, Orton-Gilligan) to insure the students' success.
Handled reading and math groups, as well as some class lessons.
Worked with a group of boys to prepare them in academic and social areas.
01/2008 to 01/2009
BAIS ROCHEL SATMAR
Taught first graders, reading, writing, math and other subjects in a typical classroom.
Master's: Education and Special EducationTuoro CollegeEducation and Special Education
Bachelor's Degree: Liberal ArtsLiberal Arts Excelsior College Bais Yakov Seminary, 2008 2009 Trainings: Spots for Math Training Course, by Mrs. Sara Gitty Weiss Zippety Zapper Language and Learning Training Course, by Helene Ribowsky PhD Helping The Whole Individual: How to Improve Communication, Self-Control & Emotional Health, by Jake Greenspan Play Therapy Workshop: The Art of the Relationship in Play Therapy: Deeper Issuers, by Dr. Garry Landreth