Kindergarten teacher and Conscious Discipline trainer offering a strong educational background and more than 10 years of teaching and facilitating experience. Excellent interpersonal and organization skills. Dedicated educator committed to creating a classroom atmosphere that is stimulating, encouraging and supportive for all students.
Conscious Discipline Trainer
Title I knowledge
Behavioral/cognitive skills development
Goal setting and implementation
Flexible and adaptive
Experience working with special needs students
Problem solving skills
Clear public speaking skills
Created behavior management targeting special needs learners to create an engaging educational experience.
Team Building and Leadership
Created innovative classroom experiences through collaboration, research, and technology.
Teacher of the year
Delivered training modules to inter-departmental teams to ensure smooth adoption of new program.
Collaborated to develop Conscious Discipline Training
Employed special educational strategies and behavioral techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory/perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition, and memory.
Planned and conducted activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provided students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
Established clear objectives for all lessons/projects and communicated with students, achieving a total understanding of grading rubric and overall class expectations.
Kindergarten Teacher June 2006 to CurrentSummerfield Elementary － Riverview, Fl
Developed interesting course plans to meet academic, intellectual and social needs of students.
Developed and implemented interesting and interactive learning mediums to increase student understanding of course materials.
Routinely met with students' parents regarding in-class issues and learning interruptions to discuss solutions.
Performed student background reviews to develop tailored lessons based on student needs.
Established safety, connections, and problem solving to promote behavior management for maintaining order among a class.
Teacher of the year
Served on Instructional leadership team, Conscious Discipline Action team, and other committees.
Collaborated with others to develop and adapt innovative activities
Mentored interns and other teachers allowing them to observe and then conference to reflect
Bachelor of Arts : Elementary Education, 2004Michigan State University － East Lansing, MI, USACompleted a full year of internship from 2005-2006
Master of Arts : Reading Instruction in Elementary Education, 2012Grand Canyon University － Phoenix, AR, USA