Dedicated and enthusiastic professional offering a strong educational background with 17 years of teaching experience and a 13 year background in Nutrition Education. Demonstrated skill in individualizing instruction based on students' needs and interests. Excellent leadership and communication skills. Easily cultivates trusting and productive relationships with students, parents, colleagues and administrators.
K-6 Online ESL Teacher09/2016 to CurrentVIPKIDBeijing, China
Currently working as an independent contractor with VIPKID to teach English language and content classes online to Chinese students in grades Kindergarten through 6. The one-on-one full immersion classes utilize an American curriculum based on the Common Core Standards.
Elementary Teacher08/1999 to 04/2016Gwinnett County Board of EducationSuwanee, GA
Taught Kindergarten, Second, and Third Grade at four Gwinnett county Public Schools
Created standards-based resources to teach common core curriculum
Provided instruction to a diverse population, including ELL, Inter-related Resource, and Gifted students
Assisted students with specific learning disabilities (full inclusion model)
Improved student literacy through reading and writing workshop
Nurtured students' creativity through drama, music and art