To obtain an instructional position in an educational organization that will allow me to use my expertise in providing special education services and support for diverse groups of students.
Special Team Leader
Assistant to Team Leader
New teacher mentor
Trainer of trainers
Testing Coordinator Assistant
WilsonAssessment for Decoding and Encoding
Developmental Reading Assessment Assessor
ELEPHANT format for creating Presents Level of Academic Achievement Functional Performance
In-depth knowledge of autism, emotional disturbance disorder, learning disability
Electronic mail systems
Google Applications (Google Docs, Google Earth, Google Pages, etc.)
Microsoft Office software (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher)
Internet applications (Blogs, Journeys, Tumblebooks, Weebly)
Eickenroht Elementary SchoolSpecial Ed Adaptive Behavior Teacher
Responsible for lesson planning, grading and assessment, classroom management, content delivery, monitoring behavior and implementing behavior intervention plan within the special education resource room for K-5.
Implemented CHAMPs strategies for classroom and behavior management Attended weekly grade-level and school-wide faculty meetings.
Adapted and modified general education curriculum content to individual student learning needs.
Attended and participated in multiple IEP meetings.
Assisted cooperating teacher in the development of appropriate IEP goals for students.
Collaborated with general education teachers, special education teachers, speech therapist, nurse, and social workers to address student needs.
Created lessons & activities for behavior centered lesson for social skills.
Instructed small group and whole class lessons in all content areas.
Generated individualized schedules for students and four teacher assistants.
Special Education Teacher Assistant
Taught social skills within the classroom.
Assisted Special Education teacher with grading papers, developing activities for unit lessons.
Instructed in small groups with students to reinforce skills.
Implemented positive behavior support plan to address multiple behavioral issues in classroom, including aggression, out-of-seat behavior, lack of peer cooperation and support, and non-compliance.
Hoyland Elementary School
Special Services ICS/Specially Designed Instruction Teacher August 2012- Present Develop, Implement, and Monitor Individualized Education Programs.
Designs lessons, create assessments with backwards planning, use classroom management strategies, and deliver instruction in a Special Services classroom for grades K through 5.
Differentiated and adapted curriculum materials for students' success.
Plan lessons and implemented instruction with small group and whole class lessons for Reading, Writing, and Math.
Collaborate with general education teachers in Professional Learning Community (PLCs) meetings for lesson planning and activities, which include students' individualized accommodations and modifications.
Provide phonics based instruction using Wilson Reading program Implement Read Naturally and Touch Math within workstations where small groups rotate through instruction.
Taught in Specially Designed Instruction- Pull out, In-class support, and Co-teach settings Accommodate and modify general education curriculum to individual student learning goals and abilities.
Attend and participate in multiple IEP meetings & ARD meetings.
Collaborate with cooperating teacher in the development of appropriate IEP goals for students.
Collaborate with general education teachers, special education teachers, speech therapist, nurse, and social workers to address student needs.
Create monthly schedules for paraprofessionals, other teacher (s) and myself based on student's schedule of services pages Team Leader 2013-2014 and acting Team lead while Leader is out on leave 2015-16 Provide assistance in organization local and state testing Provided tutoring support for students in grades 3-5 for Reading and Writing.
Maintain a safe and positive learning environment.
Implement CHAMPS strategies for classroom management, Fred Jones for close proximity and transitioning losing minimal instructional time.
Link Elementary SchoolAssistant to Team Leader
Prairie View A&M UniversityBachelor of Science: Special EducationSpecial Education
Special Education EC-12 (2009) *Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (2009)
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