Creative and innovative English/Drama teacher effective at resolving conflicts and behavior issues in the classroom. Flexible, versatile and skilled at maintaining a sense of humor under pressure.
Led 95% of my students at Keansburg High School to improve their standardized test scores during the 2013-2014 academic year.
Served as the advisor for the Drama Club for 4 years in a row while teaching in the New York Public High School system. I then served as the advisor of the Drama Club while teaching at Keansburg High School for 1 year.
Directed several school musicals, including Clue: The Musical, which was recognized with a Count Basie Award in 2014.
Continued to develop knowledge of English through continued education courses.
Helped students develop and improve study methods and habits.
Integrated technology into the curriculum to develop students' word processing and research skills.
Coached students and reviewed test material in preparation for HSPA state-wide standardized tests.
Used formative assessment as part of the delivery of instruction, and summative assessments that called for higher order of thinking on the part of the students.
Presented all class material and policies accurately and clearly for five classes each semester.
Met with parents and guardians to discuss students' progress at least once per semester.
Enforced both classroom and administration policies and rules at all times.
Established positive relationships with students, parents, colleagues and administrators.
Kept accurate records of student performance, maintaining the confidentiality of student records and information at all times.
Incorporated engaging texts to enhance literacy skills and foster a fun and engaging learning environment.
Drafted letters of recommendation for students' college applications.
Motivated pupils through music, thought provoking questions, and interdisciplinary concepts in science and social studies.
Captured the attention of her students within the first five minutes
Succeeded in maintaining order in all her classes, while showing extreme sensitivity to the needs of her students.
A nurturing teacher in charge who challenged students to think for themselves
Lesson plans are detailed, organized, attached to state standards, and always on time.
Uses formative assessment as part of the delivery of instruction, and summative assessments that call for higher order of thinking on the part of the students.
Established positive relationships with sellers, buyers, colleagues and administrators.
Used selling techniques to persuade people to buy and sell homes
Made cold calls
Phone and Internet marketing skills
Graduated cum laude
Minor in English
Member of Hillel House
Speech Department Academic Achievement Award
3.25 GPA Graduated cum laude
Graduated cum laude
Superb writing skills, excellent speaking skills, teaching, team player, MS Office and PowerPoint/Presentation skills, differentiated instruction, classroom management, enthusiastic people person, great organizational skills, advanced problem solving
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