Seeking the opportunity to coordinate the tutorial program while continuously evaluating its effectiveness to ensure success for all stakeholders.
Doctoral Dissertation: A Quantitative Study of Pre-Service Teachers' Preparation to Use Student Assessment Data to Inform Instruction
Master's Thesis: Looking Into Looping
Responsible for the development of teacher, administrator, and various educational leadership assessment items to be included on ETS' licensing exams from across the nation. Continuously reviewing state and national standards and frameworks for pre-service educators and educational leaders within the field.
Perform student background reviews to develop tailored lessons based on student needs. Instruct all levels of learners within a 3rd grade full-inclusion classroom. Pilot for the new mathematics series, Everyday Mathematicsand currently using Reading Wonders, both programs aligned to the Common Core Standards. Instructed 5th grade students within a co-teach general education classroom. Attained 99% proficiency with students on state high-stakes testing. Used Khan Academy and various Web 2.0 tools while instructing 7th graders in Pre-Algebra. Routinely meet with administrators and colleagues to discuss curriculum, instruction, and assessment components. Provide after-school math and reading tutoring services. Served in the roles of mentor, team leader, and cooperating teacher.
Committed to research-based literacy and math curricula. Taught all general education content areas within full-inclusion general education classroom. Worked daily with teams of teachers, learning support, and wrap-around services. Piloted new conceptual math program, Math Investigations. Served on data review and assessment committees.
Trained in the Strategies that work, improving comprehension levels of K-5th grade students. Modeled whole group lessons on reading comprehension strategies to staff and faculty at all levels. Implemented guided reading in 3rd and 4th grades. Administered DRA (developmental reading assessment) to students 3rd-5th grade. Provided remediation to Title I Kindergarten students. Facilitated and worked in the before and after-school reading tutorial program. Acted as a private tutor for families receiving Classroom Plus grant monies.
Summa Cum Laude Graduate, 3.95 cumulative GPA
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
National Education Association
Proposal submission for AERA Conference for Spring 2014. Received classroom grant money through Math & Science In Motion to enhance mathematics and science education in the classroom. Secured funding for elementary and middle school students to participate in the Stock Market Game, having the opportunity to compete against Senator John Gordner.
Instructional Media & Design , Study Island, SME (Success Maker Enterprise), Microsoft Office, Performance Tracker, EdLine, Tech Paths, PVAAS, eMetric, Web 2.0 tools, Turning Point Technology, Interwrite, SMART, Discovery Education, Blogs, Wikis
Children and community ministry
Special Olympics volunteer
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