Enthusiastic individual with superior skills in working in both team-based and independent capacities. Bringing strong work ethic and excellent organizational skills to any setting. Going from a journey as a public school educator, a stay-at-home mom, a home educator for four years, to the welcoming of a new beginning with a successful team.
Prepared and conducted presentations and lessons based on the material approved by and provided by the Church.
Collaborated with learners and families to achieve learning objectives.
Performed research-led instruction, incorporating videos, movie, and screen casting through wireless internet signal and tabletop projector.
Worked closely with individual learners to target skill mastery and attain personal goals.
Created a physical environment conducive for learning and fostering personal relationships among peers and educators.
Established a structural foundation for classroom management, setting clear expectations for a successful learning encounter.
Communicated through written, telephonic, or face to face interactions with parents and caregivers regarding class, lessons, situations requiring attention.
Utilized Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Powerpoint to create documents and lessons.
Improved student participation by incorporating the use of multimedia through wireless interntet connection, laptops, and projector
Maintain current youth educator trainings and certification required by the Archdiocese of San Antonio.
Researched Christian-based middle school curriculum and resources.
Secured appropriate funding required for the purchase of curriculum materials and travel-related conventions and workshops.
Collaborated with other families to provide the best well-rounded education for our students, including health and building strong personal relationships.
Met with other families for learning cooperatives in a structured private-school-like setting one day per week.
Maintained a positive and nurturing well-paced classroom to enable my students to learn in a conducive environment.
Observed fellow teaching professionals, gathering valuable techniques to use in the classroom.
Employed assessment tools and strategies to improve instruction methods.
Delivered clear, informative lessons on all the subject matter framed to meet Texas Education Agency standards.
Worked with average of 26 students per class in a Bilingual Spanish/English classroom.
Delivered one on one instruction daily to students requiring personal assistance.
Observed and recommended additional methods of educational assistance to qualifying students.
Met with parents and guardians to discuss student progess and areas for improvement.
Adapted teaching methods and strategies to promote learning in students of differing skill levels and personal strengths.
Conducted small group classroom activities to target student needs more appropriately.
Facilitated activities that developed students' emotional, physical, and interpesonal growth.
Attended various professional development workshops centered on Texas Essentials of Knowledge and Skills, classroom management, and engaging learning activities and resources.
Used positive reinforcement and open communication to redirect poor behavior.
Met with parents through Parent-Teacher conferences to share perspectives on child's strengths and weaknesses.
Communicated objectives for all lessons and reinforced these to students and parents in clear and effective manner.
Administered tests, quizes and other assessment strategies to gauge students' understanding and mastery of knowledge and skills.
Improvised lesson plans when new scenario surfaced unexpectedly, such as a new student enters the class or a fire drill.
Reassured each student of their capacity to achieve the goals they set for themselves, instilling a love and belief in the person they were created to be.
State Board for Educator Certification April 20, 2001
Texas Teacher Certification May 10, 1997
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