(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Dedicated and responsive teacher with proven skills in classroom management, behavior modification and individual support. I am comfortable working with students of different skill levels to promote learning and boost educational success. Serves as role model by using growth mindset to develop young minds and inspire love of learning. Motivated teacher dedicated to children's educational needs and development. Well-versed in presenting comprehensive lesson plans and assessing students. Focused and diligent professional with in-depth knowledge of teaching best practices and strong moral values. Detail orientated and committed to providing a safe and engaging learning environment for students. I love providing hands-on learning and fun activities to motivate student learning and work well with children, parents, colleagues and supervisors.

  • Creative lesson plan development
  • CA teaching credential
  • Work ethic
  • People skills
  • Working collaboratively
  • Multitasking
  • Critical thinking
  • Flexible
  • Active listening
  • Team building
  • Time management
  • Planning
  • Differentiated learning techniques
  • Elementary education
  • Interactive teaching/learning
  • Positive atmosphere promotion
  • Classroom management
Education and Training
Hiram W. Johnson High School Sacramento, CA Expected in 07/1987 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Sacramento City College Sacramento, CA Expected in 06/1994 Associate of Arts : - GPA :
Sacramento State College Sacramento, CA, Expected in 06/1999 Bachelor of Science : Liberal Arts And General Studies - GPA :
Sacramento State Sacramento, CA, Expected in 06/1999 : K-12 Multiple Subject Credential - GPA :
Ymca Of Metropolitan L.A. - Owner/Operator Retail
Lancaster, CA, 02/2020 - Current
  • Set pricing structures according to market analytics and emerging trends.
  • Promoted business on social media platforms to maximize brand identity and generate revenue.
  • Enhanced operational performance by developing effective business strategies, systems and procedures.
  • Led startup and opening of business and provided business development, creation of operational procedures and workflow planning.
  • Supervised performance of workers with goals of improving productivity, efficiency and cost savings.
  • Joined components together to form completed units using glue, dowels, nails, screws, and clamps.
  • Verified dimension and evaluated fit quality of pieces to ensure adherence to specifications.
  • Cut, shaped and fitted materials and components using tools.
  • Selected crafting materials based on strength, size, malleability, color, texture and other characteristics.
  • Used cutting, molding , sewing equipment to fabricate art pieces and clothing
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
  • Exceeded customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
  • Resolved interpersonal conflicts by listening, finding common ground and building relationships.
  • Motivated and encouraged team members to communicate more openly and constructively with each other.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Drafted detailed specifications to plan and discuss projects with customers.
Mapel Care Home For Developmentally Delayed - Substitute Teacher, K-12
City, STATE, 03/2022 - 06/2022
  • Requested as substitute teacher based on excellent referrals and trusted performance.
  • Implemented lesson plans assigned by classroom teacher to educate students about key concepts.
  • Built and strengthened positive relationships with students, parents and teaching staff.
  • Engaged students and boosted understanding of material using focused instructional strategies and hands-on activities.
  • Taught reading, language arts, mathematics and other subjects utilizing course of study adopted by Board of Education.
  • Followed lesson plans provided by classroom teacher to facilitate appropriate learning experience for students.
  • Taught students during teacher absences and kept up with lesson plans and student assignments.
  • Educated students in various subjects to provide seamless transition during absence of head teacher.
  • Differentiated classroom and small group instruction to meet needs of students with various learning styles and abilities.
  • Established and enforced rules for behavior and procedures to maintain order among students.
San Juan School District - Educational Art Director
City, STATE, 10/2019 - 09/2021
  • Trained new creatives on responsibilities, agency procedures and client guidelines.
  • Collaborated with creative design team to complete projects on tight deadlines.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Boosted engagement and participation with attention to discipline and modeling appropriate behavior by teaching respect for classmates.
  • Devised lesson plans designed to enhance students' attention and engagement by evaluating and adapting coursework to individual needs.
  • Chose and implemented program curricula and collaborated with instructors to align teaching strategies to meet educational goals.
  • Researched curriculum options, sourced vendors and negotiated supply plans.
  • Encouraged student creativity with motivation, positive feedback and constructive criticism.
  • Planned, prepared and delivered instructional activities related to various art mediums.
  • Developed lesson plans to teach course materials according to schedule.
  • Created positive educational climate to promote student learning.
  • Designed lesson plans and modified according to student progress.
  • Earned positive feedback from parents regarding classroom instruction and student learning success.
  • Managed student behavior in classroom with appropriate behavior strategies.
  • Implemented diversified curriculum to meet student performance goals.
  • Developed and implemented skill-building activities to build students' abilities.
  • Stocked classroom with art supplies.
  • Hung art in classroom and around Mapel Home for the Developmentally Delayed periodically.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
Elk Grove Unified School District - Homeschool Educator
City, STATE, 08/2009 - 08/2017
  • Observed students for specific learning styles and planned activities to maximize learning.
  • Managed simultaneous needs of 2-6 children with organized schedules.
  • Destination Imagination team leader for 2 years and participated in the National level
  • Offered children rich and diverse learning opportunities through traditional and digital-based education as well as field trips, group gatherings and special events.
  • Developed lesson plans based on student strengths and weaknesses.
  • Maintained order and discipline with creative strategies focused on keeping young children occupied and entertained during important lessons.
  • Delivered effective education based on sound principles and clear objectives.
  • Supported digital online delivery of lessons and materials in home-based environment.
  • Implemented strategies to incorporate movement and exercise for children's' well-being.
  • Implemented assistive technologies for struggling learners.
  • Oversaw yearly budget to effectively purchase needed supplies, resources and memberships for children's educational needs.
  • Built and strengthened positive relationships with students, parents and teaching staff.
  • Remained calm and patient in student interactions to support individual growth and development.
  • Provided positive and welcoming experience when collaborating with adults and children.
  • Planned and implemented lessons using various teaching strategies to meet diverse student needs.
  • Motivated students to be more engaged in classes through applying positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Created lesson plans in accordance with state curriculum and school-wide curriculum standards.
  • Created lesson plans and chose supporting materials to promote positive learning experiences.
  • Participated in workshops, trainings and conferences to improve educational skills.
  • Planned and implemented lessons using variety of teaching strategies to meet diverse student needs.
  • Mentored students needing extra assistance in understanding lessons or concepts.
  • Created and enforced child-based, hands-on curriculum to promote student interest and receptive learning.
  • Maintained quiet, safe classroom to enable students to learn in conducive environment.
  • Worked outside normal hours to be available to answer parent and student questions.
  • Researched new teaching tools and resources to use in classroom.
  • Strengthened parent-teacher and parent-child communication by holding regular parent-teacher conferences.
  • Observed fellow educators in classroom to learn new teaching techniques.
  • Implemented assessment tools to evaluate student progress and identify weak points.
  • Combined discipline plan with effective measures and lesson plans to increase concentration, participation and progress student accountability.
  • Developed interesting course plans with multimedia learning tools to meet academic, intellectual and social needs of students.
  • Tutored children individually and in small groups to help with difficult subjects.
  • Closely monitored and recorded student progress to create detailed learning plans for struggling students.
  • Implemented creative ways to foster curiosity for complex principles through hands-on learning and planned activities.
  • Participated in educational workshops to learn new techniques to bolster student participation in class.
  • Conquered challenges of working with highly diverse student population to attain exceptional student achievement.
  • Collaborated with other teachers and staff members to provide best-in-class educational opportunities for over 6 students.
  • Interacted with parents, teachers and administrators s to maintain productive communication throughout program participation.
  • Established and enforced rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among class of 2-6 students.
  • Identified and documented learning achievements by reporting outcomes, performance information and program adjustments used to boost comprehension.
  • Met with administrators and department team members to work on curriculum planning and assessment methods.
  • Tutored students requiring extra help and gave additional practice work to help improve concept understanding.
  • Tested students' comprehension of subject matter through quizzes, tests and projects.
  • Taught multiple subjects to diverse class of 2-6 students.
  • Introduced and encouraged debate-style classroom setting to increase student active participation and critical thinking.
  • Created positive learning atmosphere by incorporating clear goals, discovery, a love for learning into the classroom.
  • Designed compelling lesson plans focused on literature and writing learning goals for multiple subject level classes.
  • Taught elementary students how to improve grasp of material and test performance.
  • Assessed students' understanding of subject matter through examinations and in-depth essay writing.
  • Applied effective teaching principles to directly impact students, improving standardized tests scores.
  • Designed lesson plans for K-7 grade students to increase interest in multiple subject classes.
  • Instructed students in complex concepts by using easy-to-understand terms and repetitive exercises.
  • Used various methods, including kinesthetic, auditory, visual methods, differentiated learning to teach students with different learning abilities.
  • Implemented student discipline measures, decreasing classroom disruptions.
  • Engaged students through positive reinforcement and increasing classroom interaction in course work.
  • Used positive engagement techniques and exciting materials to engage students during class lectures.
Company Name - Teacher
City, State, 08/1999 - 08/2004
  • Built and strengthened positive relationships with students, parents and teaching staff.
  • Differentiated instruction according to student skill level.
  • Helped students build learning and study skills to achieve educational goals.
  • Engaged students and boosted understanding of material using focused instructional strategies and hands-on activities.
  • Monitored student progress using exams and assignments to check for thorough understanding.
  • Assisted fellow teachers with assignment development, special projects, tests, administrative updates and grading.
  • Scheduled and held parent-teacher conferences to keep parents up-to-date on children's academic performance.
  • Created and enforced child-based, hands-on curriculum to promote student interest and receptive learning.
  • Worked outside normal hours to be available to answer parent and student questions.
  • Combined discipline plan with effective measures and lesson plans to increase concentration, participation and progress student accountability.
  • Developed interesting course plans with multimedia learning tools to meet academic, intellectual and social needs of students.
  • Attended and participated in department staff meetings to brainstorm ideas on educational issues.
  • Taught students to exercise problem solving methodology and techniques during tests.
  • Encouraged student critical thinking and discussion using variety of teaching techniques.
  • Maintained positive classroom environments by reinforcing rules for behavior and relationship-building actions.
  • Developed lessons, activities and materials to cover all required course material.
  • Maintained safe, clean, and organized classroom environment.
  • Instructed students individually and in groups, utilizing various teaching methods.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators.
  • Adapted teaching methods and instructional strategies to promote learning in students of differing skill levels.
  • Encouraged positive self-esteem and mutual respect for others while instilling joy of learning and discovery.
  • Met with parents and guardians to discuss student progress and areas for improvement.
  • Attended in-service training and professional development courses to stay on top of policy and education changes.
  • Involved parents in student education by cultivating strong relationships.
  • Tracked attendance, assignments, grades and class participation for all students.
  • Managed consistent, learning-focused classroom environments by establishing and communicating clear objectives for students.
  • Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social skills.
  • Worked with parents, administrators and counselors to develop improvement plans for struggling students.
  • Established and communicated clear learning objectives to foster student progress and academic performance.
  • Offered hands-on learning opportunities to develop student self-esteem and life skills.
  • Utilized various types of equipment and aids to enhance learning experience.
  • Maintained calm, positive classroom environment through gentle discipline and enthusiastic attitude to encourage learning and studying among student.
  • Improved student engagement by implementing student-centered classroom management techniques to foster academic curiosity.
  • Applied proactive behavior management techniques to facilitate classroom discipline.
  • Created lesson plans corresponding to yearly curriculum, incorporating broad variety of activities, hands-on experiences, basic academic skills and opportunities for creativity.
  • Taught groups of up to 36 students and provided individual support as needed.
  • Administered tests, quizzes and other assignments to gauge students' learning and knowledge of course materials.
  • Designed curriculum, lesson plans and instructional materials for classroom teaching.
  • Instructed students in standardized subjects as well as general learning strategies and skills for social development and character.
  • Helped students learn to persevere with challenging tasks and build resilience for later educational efforts.
  • Managed and organized class records and reports.
  • Administered and graded class tests to evaluate student progress and comprehension.
  • Administered lessons left by teacher to keep students on schedule.
  • Delivered clear, informative lectures on subject matter framed to meet state standards.
  • Gave quizzes and tests to assess student understanding of material.
  • Explored foundational learning concepts with students through hands-on activities, videos and class discussions.
  • Assessed student progress with course material through routine quizzes, final examinations and standardized assessments.
  • Administered tests and assessed results to evaluate student understanding of material.
  • Evaluated submitted assignments for clarity and skills, assigned grades and discussed results with struggling students to enhance understanding of course objectives.
  • Referred to district standards to plan lessons and prepare students to take standardized assessments.
  • Supervised students in classrooms when teachers were out for the day due to illness or vacation.
  • Liaised with team of professionals to implement comprehensive educational action plans for special needs and at-risk students.
  • Assisted students with understanding lesson material through example usage.
  • Worked with school administrators to develop classroom management policies for grade level.
  • Oversaw class field trips to keep students safe and educate about related topics.
  • Practiced techniques for improving behavioral or academic problems within classroom, cultivating good habits and complementing attention given by counselors and parents.
  • Explored different avenues of learning with students to help each prepare for later educational environments.
  • Identified early signs of emotional, developmental and health delays or problems in students and followed up with parents.
  • Liaised with teachers to develop cohesive educational plans and improve student support.
  • Brought in purchased and donated materials to round out supplies for classroom activities.
  • Oversaw and directed parent conferences, lesson plans and classroom activities.
  • Tested students with quizzes, essays and exams to gauge learning comprehension.
  • Graded tests and papers and uploaded grading information to district system.
  • Kept detailed records on student personal information, emergency contacts, attendance and academic and behavioral performance, providing regular reports to parents and administrators.
  • Assessed each student's grasp of class material presented in courses and workshops.
  • Implemented remedial programs for students requiring extra assistance.
  • Encouraged maximal development by providing opportunities for inquiry on classroom subject matter and exploration of related subjects, nurturing individual strengths and interests.
  • Designed and administered examinations on class material, combining written questions with hands-on techniques to facilitate learning at appropriate level.
  • Coordinated materials and instructional plans for immersive activities exploring concepts.
  • Readied classroom decorations and class materials for teaching full curriculum of subjects, fostering environment conducive to creativity and development of motor skills.
  • Observed rules and managed student compliance to maintain sense of normalcy in classroom.
  • Fostered non-academic personal skills necessary for social success, including personal hygiene and appropriate means of interacting with peers and authority figures.
  • Organized supplies and art and musical resources to foster creative and welcoming classroom environment.
  • Created study guides and supporting materials to reiterate lecture details and prepare students for tests.
  • Prepared and administered special programs for students needing remedial opportunities to achieve developmental goals expected of target demographics.
  • Consulted with in-house professionals and supervisors regarding classroom procedures to identify opportunities for improved learning experiences tailored to student needs.
  • Selected books for class reading time and read aloud, teaching verbal expression and basic academic skills through pictures and student interaction.
  • Developed lessons, activities and materials to cover required course material.

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  • Hiram W. Johnson High School
  • Sacramento City College
  • Sacramento State College
  • Sacramento State

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  • Owner/Operator Retail
  • Substitute Teacher, K-12
  • Educational Art Director
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