Seasoned teaching professional with a talent for gaining the trust and confidence of students and guardians. Seeking a full time position with a school where student success and well-being are the top priorities.
EC-8 Generalist, 4-8 Math, SPED, ESL, GT
Bachelor of Science: Biological SciencesUniversity of Texas - El Paso, TX2004
Master of Science: Reading InstructionReading Instruction St. Thomas University - Miami Gardens, FLCurrent
Kind and empathetic educator
Positive and encouraging
Strong written and verbal communication
Creative lesson planning
Instructional best practices
Sixth Grade RELA teacher Timberwood Middle School - Atascocita, TX08/2016 - Current
Modified the general education curriculum for special-needs students based upon a variety of instructional techniques and technologies.
Taught on-level and Pre-AP courses.
Facilitated tutoring before and after school.
ParaeducatorWillow Creek Elementary - Kingwood, TX10/2012 - 12/2015
Provided in-class and resource support for students in kindergarten through 5th grade.
Worked with K-1 year, 1st-3 years, 2nd-4 years, 3rd-3 years, 4th-3 years, and 5th-4 years.
Worked with students from Adaptive Behavior, Speak, Speak Social and General Education programs.
provided RTI to students in first and third grade for Reading and Math.
Collaborated with teachers to ensure that students reached their fullest potential.
Substitute paraeducator for ESY for SPEAK, Life Skills, and SCD.
Provided support for student that were verbal and nonverbal.
Continued professional growth by completing 150 professional development hrs.
Assisted in the transition of the literacy library.
Became certified in four additional teaching areas in order to better serve my student's needs.
Supervised over 300 students every morning before school.
Taught classes when teachers needed to attend meetings.
Third Grade TeacherNorthside Elementary School - Cleveland, TX08/2009 - 05/2010
Prepared students to take the state assessment for third grade.
Created weekly lesson plans to meet the diverse needs of all of my students.
Updated school website in order for parents to be informed of what their student would be learning for the week.
Met regularly with parents and guardians to discuss children's progress.
Encouraged interactive learning by incorporating educational software and the Internet.
Provided differentiation within lessons to address student needs.
TAKS Math TeacherCleveland Middle School - Cleveland, TX08/2008 - 06/2009
Taught Math for sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students.
Worked with students who had be unsuccessful at meeting state requirements for at least two years.
Facilitated tutoring for sixth grade students.
Cooperated with parents to support students' learning and healthy development in school and at home.
Integrated techology into lesson plans to meet the auditory, visual, and kinestic needs of students.
Library TeacherHarmony Science Academy - El Paso, TX08/2007 - 06/2008
created library that was student and teacher friendly.
cataloged all books into the checkout system.
Taught weekly library lessons for kindergarten through third grade.
Co-taught kindergarten class.
Tutored students in kindergarten to third grade to sharpen their skills.
Planned and implemented creative lessons in accordance with district, county, state and federal guidelines.
Boosted cultural awareness by incorporating children's literature from cultures around the world.
Selected age-appropriate stories and read them aloud during daily story time.
Third Grade TeacherHarmony Science Academy - El Paso, TX08/2006 - 05/2007
Pass rate of 93% in Reading and 88% in Math on State Assessment for students.
Created lessons that turned reluctant learners into successful learners.
Created Backpack for Food program for my students.
Brought students who were below grade level to grade level through tutoring, small groups, and hands on instruction.
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Companies Worked For:
Timberwood Middle School
Willow Creek Elementary
Northside Elementary School
Cleveland Middle School
Harmony Science Academy
University of Texas
Reading Instruction St. Thomas University
Job Titles Held:
Sixth Grade RELA teacher
Third Grade Teacher
TAKS Math Teacher
Bachelor of Science : Biological Sciences Master of Science : Reading Instruction
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