Skilled bilingual educator/behavior specialist with the ability to work with children/teens of various intellectual,behavioral and physical challenges Interactive teaching/learning , Motivating students, Effectively work with parents
*Behavioral/cognitive skills development
Career Achievements and Highlights:
*Augmented student learning through one-on-one instruction for non-English speaking students; partnered students with advanced bilingual student ensuring a comfortable learning experience and ability to actively participate in the learning process.
*Increased reading levels devoting additional time on Reading and language Arts within the classroom; effectively altered lessons to accommodate lower reading, language levels and implemented in After School, Saturday or Intensive Summer Programs.
*Maintained effective behavioral management within the classroom by incorporating motivational activities and positive reinforcement strategies.
*Provided supplemental in-class and cooperative ESL support to ELL students, developing and implementing diverse curriculum to effectively meet the needs of each student's learning style and ability.
*Assists in developing interventions, functional behavior assessments and behavior plans for the purpose of providing a safe and effective educational environment for students with challenging behaviors.
Multi-Subject TeacherFeb 2015 to Feb 2017 Broome Street Academy － Broome, New York
Teaches content and skills in subject area utilizing curriculum designated by School and other appropriate learning activities.
Instructs students in citizenship and basic subject matter specified in state law and administrative regulations and procedures by the School.
Develops lesson plans and supplementary materials compatible with the division's basic instructional philosophy and congruent with course / SOL standards; provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student and subgroups of students.
Evaluates academic and social growth of students, prepares report cards, keeps appropriate records to include attendance reports, checklists, census forms, and other recordkeeping activities as necessary.
Evaluates each student's progress in meeting the course standards.
Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive classroom environment.
Work with students who have a wide range of learning, mental, emotional, and physical disabilities.
They adapt general education lessons and teach various subjects, such as reading, writing, and math, to students with mild and moderate disabilities.
School and Culture Assistant August 27th - Jan 4, 2016.
Program developer, a facilitator of student groups and relationships, coordinator of program logistics and administration, and consultant to school staff and Administration around discipline, behavior and Restorative Justice systems.
Working directly with students to solve conflicts, discipline, and behavior situations with a student centered, restorative approach modeling these processes for school based staff; collaborate with teachers and Administrators to support schools in creating restorative climates for students, teachers, and staff; provide coaching and professional development to school staff around the integration of Restorative Justice into school practices; and serve as a thought partner for school Administration around creating effective and student centered behavior and discipline systems.
Summer School TeacherOpportunity Charter School － NY
Math/ English July 5 th thru August 4th 2015.
Teach courses pertaining to mathematical concepts, statistics, and actuarial science and to the application of original and standardized mathematical techniques in solving specific problems and situations.
Teach courses in English language and literature, including linguistics and comparative literature.
Taught also using Achieve 3000
Behavior Specialist September 8th thru June 26 th 2015.
Behavior Specialist is established for the purpose/s of effecting positive behavioral change in students; providing supportive interventions to families and/or students; and complying with Federal, State, county and District policies, regulations and/or procedures.
Teach or instruct youths in remedial education classes, preparatory classes for the General Educational Development test and literacy.
Teaching takes place in an after school setting.
B.A, EnglishInter American of Puerto Rico , Campus of BarranquitasEnglish
Certification Training in School Violence Prevention
Certification Reporting of Child Abuse
Certification as a Nursing Aide
Certification Professional Initial K-12, Board of Education NYC, in progress
Certification Professional K-12, Department of Education, Puerto Rico