Caring and enthusiastic English teaching professional with an ability to adapt and
differentiate lessons for students with various learning struggles, educational gaps, or
language acquisition difficulties.
Texas certified in English/ Language Arts Grades 4-8 and Grades 8 - 12.
15 years of experience
Able to communicate in Spanish on an intermediate level.
Skilled instructor of English as a Second Language.
Reading comprehension and fluency expertise
Experience as a member of LPAC and with necessary forms, accommodations, and state laws regarding ELL students.
Bachelor of Arts: English and CommunicationsUniversity of Michigan － Dearborn, MI
Secondary Education Certification Program
Major in English, Minor in Communications-Speech
Graduated Summa Cum Laude
08/2012 to Current
English and ESL TeacherWestfield High School Spring ISD － Houston, TX
Classes taught include English I, English II, English III, English IV, AP
Language and Composition, English as a Second Language II, ESL
Reading, and Practical Writing
Extensive experience with ESL students, including sheltered classes
Sponsor for Speech and Debate team.
08/2006 to 06/2012
Sixth Grade Homeroom TeacherTrinity Lutheran Church and School － Klein, TX
Classes taught include Sixth Grade English, Seventh Grade English,
Reading, Computer, and Religion
07/2004 to 06/2006
Fifth Grade Classroom TeacherFirst Lutheran School － San Fernando, CA
Teacher for a self-contained classroom at the fifth grade level. Supervised after-school care and tutoring.
Assisted with direction of Summer Camp program for ages 4-12.
09/2002 to 05/2003
8th Grade English and Reading TeacherLincoln Middle School － Warren, MI
Experience with team teaching and interdisciplinary units
Differentiated units for various ability levels
AP, Coach, English III, English II, English IV, English I, English, Reading, Speech, Composition, Second Language Acquisition