Self directed, enthusiastic and innovative secondary science teacher with 9 years experience in teaching in an online environment. Flexible and committed to addressing student needs, making certain children will prosper and develop in adaptable educational surroundings. Active team member who successfully collaborates with all staff members to build quality relationships.
Curriculum Design and Development
Team Teaching Approach
Parent and Teacher Conferences
General Computer Skills
Science Teacher, Science Department ChairECOT － Columbus, Ohio
To improve the academic achievement of students by coordinating the efficient working of the department in accordance with the ECOT vision and mission.
Oversee Teacher Based Team (TBT) process and facilitate as necessary.
Collaborate with teachers to establish TBT times/days when all can attend as required by department principal.
Communicates with the Principal and/or Assistant Principal regularly about the needs, successes, and general operation of the department, as well as interdepartmentally.
Serves as a role model for other teachers, demonstrating the importance and relevance of learning, accepting responsibility, and demonstrating pride in professional growth.
Protects confidentiality of records and information.
Provides ongoing support and encouragement for all members of the department.
Encourages creative thinking, innovation, and experimentation within the parameters of the department's goals and student objectives.
Instructs students in accordance with state content standards through intranet and various other distance-learning methodologies.
Prepare and update classroom lessons to impact student engagement; provides quality lessons that are aligned to the state Biology standards.
Presents subject matter in a clear, concise, engaging, and age-appropriate manner; uses asynchronous and synchronous technologies.
Monitors student attendance and takes an active role in student attendance intervention plans.
Monitors student participation and progress, consistently working to increase academic achievement, and provide directive student feedback to encourage academic growth.
Grades student assignments and assessments and posts in the grade book in a timely manner.
Initiates communications with students and parents on a regular basis to discuss engagement and academic achievement while maintaining a positive, professional approach.
Refers students to school counselors as needed for personal/social, academic, and career concerns.
Creates, posts and guides students through weekly assignments.
Refer students and parents to appropriate technical assistance departments as needed.
Schedule and monitor live instruction sessions in Collaborate.
Research and obtain authorization for appropriate supplemental websites to enhance instruction; prepare supplemental resources to provide educational opportunities.
Serve as a site coordinator or proctor during state testing.
Meet with school administrators to review teaching performance and student academic achievement.
Participate in subject and data-based team meetings.
Attends regional parent/teacher conferences, social interactions and events, field trips, teacher convocation, professional development opportunities, and graduation ceremony.
Maintains a professional, organized work environment in home office using generally accepted business practices.
08/2009 to 06/2011
Secondary Science Teacher (Biology/Physical Science)TRECA Digital Academy － Marion , OHTRECA Digital Academy
Secondary Science Teacher 7-12.Grading and student feedback, progress reports, parent conferences, web conferencing sessions and synchronous instruction.Review curriculum and devise alternate approaches to presenting lessons to increase student understanding.Provide students and parent's alternate strategies and assistance with daily assignments and projects.Keep
student records and data up-to-date, including, student and family
information, attendance, and all student and parent contacts.Devise and implement virtual methods of creating and maintaining a "school community".Participate in the organization and administration of the State Testing.Work
with focus facilitator and school counselor to ensure students with
special needs and families are receiving appropriate communications and
that students are making adequate progress and established goals are
Extended Day TeacherSeven Hills Schools － Cincinnati, OH
Provide students with a fun and creative environment after their school day is complete.
Responsible for organizing and facilitating activities for children grades preschool through 5th that meet the needs of all types of students.
Help students with homework, and aid in getting them to extracurricular activities.
Managed 8th grade science classes while assuming all responsibilities of a full time classroom teacher; including, but not limited to, lesson planning, student assessment, parent communication, staff meetings, and individualized education.
Employed diverse techniques to aid a vision impaired student in active learning
during individual, group, and lab activities.
Exercised flexibility within the
classroom to support her learning.
Actively involved in students behavioral, social and academic development.
Employed positive relationship with students to develop a relationship, gain respect
and trust to ensure a productive learning environment.
Immersed learners with hands on learning through lab work and models.
Safety and Violence Course (2017)
Safety and Security Issues Facing Students (2017)
Blood Born Pathogen Module (2017)
TBT Module (2017)
Homelessness Module (2017)
ESL Module (2017)
Business Etiquette: Phone, Email and Text (2017)
Instructional Design: Creating Video Training (2017)
Time Management (2017)
PowerPoint for Teachers: Creating Interactive Lessons (2017)
Teaching Techniques: Data Driven Instruction (2017)
Understanding Poverty - (2007 and 2010)
Differentiating Instruction - (2008)
Child Abuse and Identification & Prevention Training for Educators (2011)