Dedicated educator committed to creating an instructional program that demonstrates student learning and provides them with the opportunity to delve deeply into the subject and uses teaching strategies leading to high levels of student thinking and participation.Adept at classroom management and individualizing instruction based on students' needs and interests. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
Differentiated instruction specialist
Calm under pressure
09/1998 to Current
Elementary School Teacher/Art TeacherP.S.268 － Brooklyn, NY
* Implemented a variety of teaching methods such as lectures, discussions and demonstrations.
*Demonstrated knowledge of content and presented evidence on each of the components of the Danielson Rubric and the strands mandated by the Blue Print for Visual Arts.
*Established clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects.
*Differentiated instruction according to student ability and skill level.
*Displayed art work on bulletin boards, showcases and in my classroom.
*Assisted staff members in presentation of scenery for class and grade level assembly performances.
*Facilitated school participation in a variety of art and other related contests as well as art residencies and trips.
*Provided continuous enrichment for students through introduction of the Art Club.
*Created class thematic portfolios in order to organize and decorate for the school annual Art Extravaganza.
*Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.
*Scheduled and held parent-teacher conferences to keep parents up-to-date on children's academic performance.
Bachelor of Arts: Elementary EducationQueens College － Queens, NY, United States
Master of Arts: Elementary EducationQueens College － Queens, NY, United States
Over 20 credits in Art History, Modern. Art and Art Education
Languages: fluent in Russian
Licenses held: NYC license Teacher of Common Branches Grades 1-6