Experienced teacher worked with children who had any combination of emotional, physical or mental challenges. This experience in a general education classroom has helped students who are "at risk" be successful without the need of Response to Intervention.
Autism Authorizaton included
Specialized academic teacher of exceptional students (including autistic and severely communication delayed),
Teach all subjects appropriate to individual student's needs as indicated on the individualized education plan (IEP).
Creates a flexible program and environment favorable to learning and personal growth in accordance with each student's ability.
Frequent, intensive and individually planned small group and/or individual instruction in areas of need.
Establishes with the parent the goals, objectives, activities and materials appropriate for their child.
Participates in initial, annual, interim and three year review.
Monitors and records progress toward objectives.
Establishes ongoing evaluation procedure.
Plans and implements an instructional program for identified students based on needs reflected in individualized
Assess student progress toward IEP goals.
Assists in student identification process.
Serves as case carrier for 17 students with Individualized Education Plan (IEP).
Collaborate with state preschool teachers, psychologist, speech and language pathologist, nurse, occupational therapist, adapted physical educator, behavior interventionist and assistive technologist, outside agencies (IRC, CCS).
Provides appropriate physical and psychological environment to establish and reinforce acceptable behavior,
attitudes, social skills and self-image.
Create visual schedules and cards to assist Autistic students with transitions.
Utilize token boards and “first, then” cards to assist with work being completed.
Implement Antecedent, Consequence and Behavior to improve behavior management.
Expertise of individualizing curriculum with Preschool Learning Foundations.
* Special Education; PreK to 12th Grade long term substitute.
* Actively supported and assisted teaching professionals on effective work strategies with mild/moderate/severe students with disabilities.
* Utilized a diverse array of strategies and techniques to promote active learning promoting social development and positive self-image.
Contributed to teacher development, developed curriculum for all subjects for new teachers within district.
Created and executed intervention strategies resolving 100% of students "at risk" to mastery of early childhood education skills.
Worked with the district to devise a "No Bully" zone program, incorporating student behavior contracts, within grade
level, resolving 99% of administration discipline referrals.
Championed for school spirit and student participation.
Initiated the International Day Festival involving 250 to 300 students.
Infused the use of technology, collaborated with IT on the creation of teacher interactive web pages for implementation lesson plans/instruction.
Certificate for Desired Results Developmental Profile-Access, Riverside
Childcare Consortium, 2014
Certificate for Early Childhood Environmental Scales, Riverside Childcare
Certificate for Crisis, Prevention and Intervention training, First 5 Riverside, 2014
Certificate for CPR and First Aid expired 2014
Attended Social Story training, WestEnd SELPA, 2015
Attended Autism Behavior and Annual Conference, 2014
Attended Poverty training, Region 20 in San Antonio, TX 2010
Attended Dr. Jean Classroom Management, Region 20 in San Antonio, TX 2010
Attended Harry Wong seminar, Region 20 in San Antonio, TX 2009
Attended Handwriting without Tears, San Antonio, TX 2010
Attended Numbers Plus, Region 20, San Antonio, TX 2010
Attended High Scope Curriculum: Reading First, Scope and Sequence, Region 20, San Antonio, TX 2010
Classroom Discipline Group Instruction
Instructional Methods Learning Strategies
Multicultural population Parent/Teacher Conferences
Specialized Testing Special-Needs Students
Student Evaluations Time Management
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