Gifted and Talented Specialist who stays up-to-date on new learning technologies and trends in the education community. Highly motivated and enthusiastic educator skilled in differentiating curriculum to meet the needs of gifted students.
Talented Teacher with an exceptional ability to establish cooperative, professional relationships with parents, staff and administration. Clear communicator who prioritizes students' success, as well as their holistic development.
Strong written and verbal communicator
Positive and encouraging
Creative lesson planning
Instructional best practices
Gifted and Talented Specialist, 08/2007 to Current Cabot Public Schools – Cabot, AR
Instructed up to 300 students individually and in groups.
Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
Met regularly with parents and guardians to discuss children's progress.
Encouraged interactive learning by incorporating educational software and the Internet.
Planned and implemented creative lessons in accordance with district, county, state and federal guidelines.
Worked with other teachers and administrators to evaluate and revise elementary school programs.
Pursued professional development continually by attending educational conferences and teacher training workshops.
PreK Coordinator/ Extended Learning Opportunity Director, 07/2003 to 07/2004 Cabot Public Schools – Cabot, AR
Supervised PreK Program for Cabot Public Schools
Director of After School Enrichment Program
District Parent InvolvementCoordinator
K-4 Science Instructor, 01/2002 to 05/2004 Cabot Public Schools – Cabot, AR
Classroom Teacher, 08/1993 to 12/2001 Cabot Public Schools
Bachelor of Science: Early Childhood Education, 1990 Arkansas State University - Jonesboro, AR
Master of Science: Gifted and Talented, 1997 University of Central Arkansas - Conway, AR