interrelated resource specialist resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Talented Special Education Teacher focused on meeting student academic and emotional needs. Compassionate and caring with the capability of delivering personalized, hands-on support and lessons targeted on specific learning needs and strengths. Able to leverage strong communication skills and a patient nature to provide positive reinforcement in team-based, structured environments.

Skill Highlights
  • 15+ years of K-12 and college teaching experiences
  • Design and teach new courses
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in managing Visual Reality (VR) process to educate children and adults
  • Background in Teaching and Business Organization
  • Courteous demeanor
  • Conducts functional vocational and transition assessment
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills
  • Well rounded research in education
  • Strong track record of execution against strategic objectives
  • Urban public schools background
  • Excellent classroom management
Teaching (Special Education) and School Leadership: Georgia, California and Indiana States
Educational Background
Oakland City University Indiana, Expected in 2012 Ed.D : Leadership & Administration - GPA : Ed.D
UNIVERSITY OF INDIANAPOLIS Indiana, Expected in 2003 Bachelor of Science : Economics - GPA :
Indiana University Bloomington, Indiana, Expected in 2012 Ed.S : Leadership & Administration - GPA : Ed.S
Oakland City University Indiana, Expected in 2005 Master of Arts : Special Education - GPA :
Teaching and Training
  • Head of department for Math & Special Education.
  • Served as Co-Chair for school leadership committee.
  • Served as a coordinator for Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA).
  • Served as Instructor Strategist for RTI committee.
  • Engage and support district and school leaders in collaborative learning communities to foster continuous learning, productive interaction, and support transfer of the learning to practice.
  • Claire, O (2012). Barriers to successful inclusion: A review of the literature: Journal of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
  • Claire. O (2012). A comparison of general education teachers and special education teachers perceptions regarding co-teaching in an inclusion setting. Dissertation.
Professional and Public Affiliations
  • Member of National Association of Special Education Teachers.
  • Member of Learning Disabilities Association of America.
  • Member of Council of Exceptional Children (CEC).
Work Experience
Payette School District - Interrelated Resource Specialist
Payette, ID, 12/2018 - Current
  • Design and provide direct specialized instruction for K-5 Resource Students.
  • Collaborate with coaches and other homeroom teachers in planning for specific student learning outcomes based on assessed needs of individual students.
  • Work with teachers in using research based instructional and learning strategies with content specific differentiated instruction that meet academic needs of individual students.
  •  Schedules team meetings and works cooperatively with student study team members and others in developing instructional goals and strategies.
  • Employs various teaching techniques methods, principles of learning to enable students to meet their individual educational planning goals.
  • Creates positive learning experiences with emphasis in individualized instruction using appropriate sources including technology.
  •  Provides direction, supervision and evaluation of educational assistants as directed.
  • ​Complies with school board policies and all state/federal rules and regulations.
  • Conflict Resolution: Manage and resolve conflicts using Restorative Justice Techniques.
TwinRivers Unified School District - Special Education Teacher
City, STATE, 11/2016 - 11/2018

Grades 7- 12 Inclusion Setting

  • Direct Instruction: (1) Instructs students through lectures, discussions, visual aids, and other effective teaching methods for student comprehension; (2) monitors student's progress on a regular basis to review individualized education programs.
  • Consulting Services: provides consultation services as follows: (1) identification and assessment of behavior patterns in students; (2) utilization of evaluation data to modify instruction and curriculum; (3) application of effective classroom management techniques.
  • Coordination: (1) coordinates referral and assessment procedures; (2) coordination individualized education program team meetings; (3) coordinates instructional planning (i.e., development and implementation of individualized educational programs for individuals with exceptional needs); (4) coordinates with school psychologist and other related services assessors to complete assessments and develop reports; (5) Performs various administrative duties such as taking attendance, organizing classroom, and recording grades; (6) Implement classroom and school essential agreements.
  • Interpretation and Implementation of Laws, Regulations, and Other Compliance Requirements: (1) schedules and monitors referral procedures in accordance with legal requirements; (2) implement individualized educational programs and conduct review meetings in accordance with legal requirements; (3) processes information leading to approval of services by child, parent, or guardian; (4) provides leadership for assuring full compliance with legal requirements.
  • Parent Education: (1) provides parents with basic knowledge of assessment procedures in instrumentation and utilizing information gathered; (2) provides parents with basic understanding of remedial methods and techniques to relate with their own child's program; (3) provides parents with basic home enrichment in home management.
  • Staff Development: (1) assists in planning parent education workshops; (2) attends special education in-service training as required and participates in providing in-service education for regular school staff; (3) Attends faculty meetings and training sessions.
City, STATE, 10/1999 - 11/2016
  • Teaching and curriculum objectives

(1) Design and teach appropriate curriculum for Math, Economics and Business education classes. (2) Using appropriate materials to administer standardized ability and achievement tests, and interpret results to determine students' strengths, learning style and areas of need. (3) Served as Instructional Strategist for Response To Intervention (RTI) Committee. (4) Apply positive reinforcement method to re-redirect negative behaviors.

  • School Records and Inter-School Community Objectives

(1) Maintain accurate and complete student records, and prepared reports on children activities. (2) Developed individual educational plans designed to promote educational, physical and social development. (3) Maintain active and positive relationships with students, parents and staff. (4) Effective communication with all members of multidisciplinary team.

Strong Communicator, Team Player, Organized, Efficient, Cooperative, Reliable and Life Long Learner.

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School Attended

  • Oakland City University
  • Indiana University
  • Oakland City University

Job Titles Held:

  • Interrelated Resource Specialist
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Instruction Leader


  • Ed.D
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Ed.S
  • Master of Arts

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