Seasoned ESS Teacher/SAT Chair with 17 years as an accomplished educator who cares deeply about student success. Creative planner who excels at motivating and inspiring students. Passionate educator bringing and committing experience as a High School ESS Teacher. Committed to keeping parents and guardians involved in students' education. Coordinates with administrators, families and students to help students reach their full potential. Knowledgeable about finding new ways to keep students engaged in the material.
Arizona Teaching Certificate
Behavior management techniques
Familiar with behavioral disorders
Flexible and adaptable
Organizational development knowledge
Purposeful lesson planning
Able to communicate in Native Language
Motivated to help others
Physically strong and agile
07/2000 to Current
ESS Teacher Kayenta Unified School District – U.S. North Highway 163, Mustang Blvd., Kayenta, Arizona 8603
Gave one-on-one attention to students, while maintaining overall focus on the entire group.
Redirected poor behavior using the positive reinforcement method.
Physically and verbally interacted with students throughout the day.
Coordinated special education students and teacher assistant schedules with the master schedule.
Redirected students using Positive Behavior Support (PBS).
Instructed students with disabilities.
Instructed students in academic areas.
07/2015 to Current
SAT ChairKayenta Unified School District – U.S. North Highway 163, Mustang Blvd., Kayenta, Arizona 860
Provided support to ESS teachers at the high school in order to implement measures for compliance with special education procedures promoting student success.
Scheduled all SAT meetings.
Developed an agenda for SAT meetings and invited appropriate parties.
Kept records of IEP and RED dates for all students and updated student class lists and files with the ESS secretary.
Lead SAT meetings and directed support for case managers to complete all required assignments.
Maintained SAT minutes of all meetings.
Ensured compliance of all IEP and RED packets on students.
Assisted ESS teachers in developing IEP goals and objectives when needed, and completing all IEP and RED paperwork.
Mentored and trained new ESS personnel regarding special education procedures.
Monitored all follow up cases and put closure on all cases with monitoring guidelines.
Attended all District SAT chair meetings.
Attended IEP meetings when needed, to clarify information and assisted with questions.
Managed the program and staff including schedules of tutor/technical assistants, coordinated District and State test schedules, home instruction, and the coordination with the ESS home school instructor.
Kept the principal informed by communicating regularly about staff, students, and program concerns.
Performed other tasks and assumed other responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor of Arts: Special Education Northern Arizona University - Flagstaff, Arizona