I am a mindful Middle School Teacher accomplished in preparing students for the future through the use of new technologies. I encourage students to engage in group work and to solve problems as a team. I have been a Middle School Teacher for thirteen years with highly developed computer skills and in-depth experience using technology in the classroom to maximize the learning experience. I attempt to convey subject material in an accessible and compelling manner through the use of Google Classroom and Apple tv.
Expertise in Literacy and Writing standards
Diverse classroom settings
Creative learning strategies
Experience with special-needs students
Positive learning environment
05/2001 to 08/2001
Mail SorterUnited States Postal Service – Springfield, MA
Successfully sorted mail trays by zip code.
05/2002 to 09/2002
CashierBabies-R-Us – Braintree, MA
Completed all point of sale opening and closing procedures, including counting the contents of the cash register.
Handled all customer relations issues in a gracious manner and in accordance with company policies.
Welcomed customers into the store and helped them locate items.
08/2004 to Current
8th Grade Literacy TeacherLewiston Middle School – Lewiston, ME
Implemented reading and writing workshops to increase student literacy and support school reading programs.
Collaborated with a team of faculty to create strategies for at risk for students.
Planned, implemented, monitored, and assessed a classroom instructional program which was consistent with State Standards and Board of Education goals.
Bachelor of Arts: Elementary Education Stonehill College - North Easton, MA
Master of Arts: Technology in Education Thomas College - Waterville, ME