Passionate Gifted and Talented teacher with expertise in curriculum and instruction , classroom management and relationship building. Analyzing data to drive instruction for student achievement and campus improvement. Seeking the opportunity to grow professionally in pursuing a data/instructional leadership role.
Able to establish strong rapport with coworkers
Dedicated to the education for all learners including teachers
Supports best practices
Serves as a resource
Support GISD mission
Greenville Independent School DistrictGreenville, TXGifted And Talented Teacher
Taught students in various stages of cognitive, linguistic, social and emotional development.
Employed a broad range of instructional techniques to retain student interest and maximize learning.
Assessed students to be identified as Gifted and Talented.
Continued professional development through district educational meetings, reading professional literature, and collaborating with other district employees in planning and developing the G/T program.
Meet the needs of G/T students with advanced curriculum, challenging instruction, enrichment units, and opportunities for growth.
Collaborate with classroom teachers as a resource to meet the needs of G/T students in the general Ed class.
Greenville Independent School DistrictGreenville, TXFirst Grade Classroom Teacher & Lead Teacher
Attended workshops on learning goals, classroom management, student motivation and engaging learning activities.
Instructed students of various backgrounds and learning styles by employing a variety of instructional resources.
Administered and graded tests and assignments to evaluate students' progress.
Created and implemented developmentally-appropriate curriculum that addressed all learning styles.
Integrated technology into the classroom as an instructional tool.
Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
Greenville Independent School DistrictGreenville, TXThird Grade Classroom Teacher
Tutored children individually and in small groups to help them with difficult subjects.
Observed and assessed student performance and kept thorough records of progress.
Implemented a variety of teaching methods such as lectures, discussions and demonstrations.
Established clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects.
Taught after-school and summer enrichment programs.
Scheduled and held parent-teacher conferences to keep parents up-to-date on children's academic performance.
Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.
Mentored and counseled students with adjustment and academic problems.
Collaborated with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning and student engagement.
Contributed ideas at staff meetings as well as committee meetings each month.
Improved students' reading levels through guided reading groups and whole group instruction.
Created lesson plans in accordance with state curriculum and school-wide curriculum standards.
Accepted coaching from fellow teachers and administrators and immediately incorporated feedback.
Taught students to exercise problem solving methodology and techniques during tests.
Education and Training
University of TexasArlington, Texas, United StatesMaster's of Education: Curriculum and Instruction
Emphasis in Literacy Studies
Certifications resulting from studies include MRT and Reading Specialist
Texas A & MCommerce, Texas, United StatesBachelor of Science- Interdisciplinary Studies: Elementary Education
Certifications resulting from studies include EC-4th, ESL as well as Gifted and Talented
Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented (TAGT)