Highly motivated, hardworking, positive Elementary School Teacher involved in all levels and subjects of student development and has earned trust and respect from students, colleagues and administration with 12+ years experience.
Teacher Certification EC-4
ESL Certification EC-12
Bilingual Certification (EC-4)
ESL Certification (EC-12)
Elementary Teacher (EC-4)
40 hours Curriculum and Instruction, University of North Texas
Provide ELL push in and/or pull out instruction to students and administer required language proficiency and academic achievement tests for determining placement, ongoing monitoring of student progress and determining when student is to be exited from program.
Assist in developing language acquisition support plans (ELL plans) for all ELL students and work with classroom teachers to implement plans.
Work in collaboration with classroom teachers in Kinder-5th grade to support differentiated instruction. Develop appropriate curriculum to help ELL students acquire the English language. Employ a variety of instructional techniques and teaching strategies to meet different aptitudes and interests of students, including whole group (co-teaching)/ small-group or individual learning. Assist in compiling and maintaining a profile summary (record of achievement and progress) for each student.
Assist in gathering and reporting data for reporting requirements and other required reports (to the Bilingual Department). Establish and maintain communication with parents of students in the program. Engage parents and families in their student's learning and contribute productively to the school as a whole. Participate in in-service and staff development activities and staff meetings as required or assigned. Attend IEP, Section 504, or other related meetings necessary for student assessment and/or compliance with federal and/or state law.
Attend and participate in established traditional school-sponsored activities (i.e, back-to school night, open house, Family Fun Science Night, and other activities customarily attended by classroom teachers and/or faculty members), which may be outside of regular school hours.
Maintained ongoing program of professional growth that satisfies personal expectations as a professional.
Communicate effectively with students, staff, parents, administrators and the community about the goals and initiatives of the Bilingual/ESL program. Provided campus and district staff development to teachers in the area of Second Language Acquisition. Collaborate with the campus administration to address the academic needs of teachers and staff. Coached teachers in the classroom with the new Gomez and Gomez Dual Language Enrichment Model and modeling effective instruction using a gradual release model. Conducted and utilized multiple state and district compliant assessments a data analysis to develop improvement plans collaboratively with parents, teachers and administrators.
Collaborated with all grade levels to implement numerous teaching methods/strategies to meet the academic needs of K-5 ESL students. Managed and measured student progress by using district, state, and campus assessment tools. Managed classroom with General, GT, behavioral issues, ESL, and IEP needs according to district and state policy. Managed classroom environment by creating a welcoming atmosphere in which students felt respected and ready to learn, Communicated and built relationships with parents. Collaborated with administration in the placement of students and state mandated testing, such as TAKS, TELPAS.
Parent Teacher Association - Board Member (PTA) 2005-Current
Association of Teacher and Professional Educators (ATPE) 2004-Current
Texas Teachers of English as a Second Language (TexTESOL)2004-20010
Hispanic Women's Network of Texas Denton Chapter (HWNGT) 2012
Texas Association of Bilingual Educators (TABE) 2004-2010
Bilingual Education Association of the Metroplex (BEAM) 2010
McNair Elementary Teacher of the Year Nominee 2009
ATPE Scholarship recipient 2008
Alonso Sosa Scholarship Recipient 2004
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society 2004-2006
Boys Scouts 2011-Current
Communities in Schools
T-Ball and soccer coach Girl Scouts 2004-2006
Girl Scouts 2004-2006
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