Multifaceted, Highly Qualified public school educator whose endorsements include a BA+ degree in
elementary/special education and human relations, gifted and talented ed., in addition to exercising
comprehensive knowledge of best practices using PLC modalities and RTI though systematic
anecdotal documentation. Ten-plus years of marked experience in the creation and deployment of
lessons that scaffold critical thinking and reflection of efficacy.
Braintree Elementary SchoolOctober 2012 to December 2013Per Diem Substitute Teacher Randolph, VT
n Instructed up to thirty students individually and in groups.
n Set up lesson materials, bulletin board displays and demonstrations.
n Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
n Encouraged students with special academic interests to fully pursue those subjects.
Park Shore Day CampJune 2012 to August 2012Group Leader Dix Hills, NY
aged 10-11 yrs.
old in a summer camp setting.
n Provided guidance and examples of safe practices when attending to any physically oriented
n Created an exciting and motivating atmosphere for all campers.
n Closely monitored individual physical, mental/emotional, and dietary needs of each camper
based on director feedback and privileged confidential file access.
Elementary/Gifted & Talented Ed Sachem School DistrictSeptember 2000 to June 2008Teacher Holbrook, NY
creativity and support academic enrichment.
n Fostered "outside the box" analytical strategies to arrive at solutions through critical thinking
n Integrated up-to-date general ed.
curriculum goals with more complex science/math based
methodologies to achieve a well rounded program.
n Spearheaded culminating, hands-on projects to engrain specific concepts.
Touro CollegeBachelors + (12 credits away from Master's): Reading/Special Ed.Bay Shore, NY
St. Joseph's College2000Bachelor of Arts: Elementary Ed./Special EdPatchogue, NYElementary Ed./Special Ed
n Nominated "Walt Disney's Teacher of the Year" by two students and parents for two
consecutive years (2001 & 2002).
n 5th grade field trip coordinator/liaison.
n Recipient of various awards throughout my firefighting career from years 1990-2008.
n Former Chairperson & Director for several highly successful fire department fundraisers and
n Fire Prevention & Safety Officer for fire dept.