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Professional Summary

Licensed Dyslexia Therapist familiar with client assessments, treatment planning and ongoing evaluations. Well-versed in effective intervention and assessment techniques. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals. Enthusiastic [Job Title] eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of [Task] and training in [Skill]. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in [Industry]. Experienced [Job Title] with over [Number] years of experience in [Industry]. Excellent reputation for resolving problems and improving customer satisfaction.

  • Intervention planning
  • Documentation requirements
  • Progress assessments
  • Planning and Coordination
  • Self-Motivated
  • Excellent Communication
  • One-on-one sessions
Midwestern State University Wichita Falls, TX Expected in 12/2020 Master of Education : Special Education With Diagnostician & Dyslexia - GPA :
East Texas Baptist University Marshall, TX Expected in 12/1993 Bachelor of Science in Education : Elementary Education - GPA :

Educational Diagnostician (EC-12)

Licensed Dyslexia Therapist

Certified Academic Language Therapist

English as a Second Language (PK-8)

Special Education (PK-8)

Early Childhood Education (PK-Kindergarten)

Elementary Self-Contained (1-8)

Elementary Reading (1-8)

Work History
Nhps - Kindergarten Teacher
New Haven, CT, 11/1994 - Current
  • Delivered lesson plans, implemented school curriculum and used data to create, monitor and establish personalized learning plan for each student.
  • Identified characteristics, needs, abilities and problems of each child through personal interaction and progress reports to optimize approaches.
  • Exercised good classroom management focused on positive behavior support by clearly articulating fair and consistent expectations along with appropriate natural consequences.
  • Reported to parents and administration about student progress.
  • Created, managed and participated in variety of learning environments and activities to support opportunities for students to develop full potential and achieve learning objectives.
  • Played games with students to increase understanding of subjects.
  • Applied evidence-based practices for classroom management to enhance learning results.
  • Integrated outdoor education into lesson plans.
  • Collaborated with other faculty and staff to promote rigorous learning opportunities, general well-being of school and collective interest of staff and student body.
  • Arranged parent-teacher conferences to address student progress and collaboratively set goals for areas of improvement.
  • Delivered structured lessons on readiness skills by emphasizing phonics, language skills, literature and handwriting.
  • Encouraged and prepared students to become independent readers through systematic, multi-sensory instruction in phonemic awareness and decoding skills.
  • Observed and assessed student performance and charted progress.
  • Collaborated in planning, organizing and implementing instructional programs to facilitate academic, intellectual and social development.
  • Introduced read-aloud literature to stimulate imagination and build comprehension and vocabulary.
  • Cultivated language skills through use of traditional poems, nursery rhymes and riddles to help students develop comprehension, vocabulary and love of language.

Gilmer Independent School District - Licensed Dyslexia Therapist
City, STATE, 08/2007 - Current
  • Evaluated, scored and interpreted assessments and screening measures.
  • Completed comprehensive assessments in addressing learning disabilities.
  • Performed small group and individual therapy based on client needs with focus on dyslexia and other learning disabilities.
  • Understood, used and remained abreast of best practices and therapy modalities within dyslexia field.
  • Met federal and state regulations for licensure and certification.
  • Worked with interdisciplinary treatment team to develop treatment plans.
  • Completed full diagnostic assessments to determine best courses of actions.
  • Carried out Claire-Claire-Claire duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Performed duties in accordance with applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
Gilmer Independent School District - Substitute Teacher, Pre-K-6
City, STATE, 01/1994 - 11/1994
  • Took over class for regular classroom teacher, managing assignments, student needs and recordkeeping.
  • Repeatedly requested as substitute teacher by teachers based on excellent past referrals and trusted performance.
  • Provided instruction for students in core subject areas.
  • Developed rules and set goals to maintain order in classroom.
  • Took notes and prepared reports on school Claire activities to provide to primary teacher.
  • Maintained Claire-to-Claire classroom management and discipline to promote learning initiatives.
  • Kept accurate and current attendance records and assignment sheets to maintain file compliance.
  • Administered and graded tests and quizzes and reported performance to primary teacher.
  • Followed classroom plans left by class teacher to continue student education and reinforce core concepts.
  • Assigned, explained and graded homework.
  • Leveraged classroom discussion strategies to engage students, promote topics and boost learning opportunities.
  • Upheld classroom routines to support student environments and maintain consistent schedules.
  • Organized and cleaned teaching areas after daily use to maintain high standards for returning teachers or other substitutes.
  • Supervised lunchroom and recess activities.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.

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School Attended

  • Midwestern State University
  • East Texas Baptist University

Job Titles Held:

  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Licensed Dyslexia Therapist
  • Substitute Teacher, Pre-K-6


  • Master of Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Education

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