*Dedicated Special Education Teacher focused on building each student's strengths and confidence. Committed to providing students with firm guidelines, regularity and dependability to foster social and academic growth.
Focused on meeting student academic and emotional needs. Compassionate and caring with the capability of delivering personalized, hands-on support and lessons targeted on specific learning needs and strengths. Able to leverage strong communication skills and a patient nature to provide positive reinforcement in team-based, structured environments.
Enthusiastic individual with superior skills in working in both team-based and independent capacities. Bringing strong work ethic and excellent organizational skills to any setting. Excited to begin new challenge with successful team.
-Represents the special education department on the school leadership team.
-Coordinates special education department and insures that the school is in compliance with districtwide special education directives.
-Coordinates Autism Core Team meetings, monthly data teams, transition meetings, file delivery, and storage of special education files at the school level.
-Work closely with district consulting departments such as Pupil Services, School Psychologists, Autism, Speech, Language, Deaf/Vision Ed, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, etc regarding services for our students.
-Worked as a liaison between the district instructional curriculum department and the school general education teachers coordinating Common Core standards implementation and change to new state curriculum standards.
-Presented new curriculum standards for three annual professional development summits to districtwide teachers.
-Facilitated school-wide PLCs during the regular school year
-Attended TN Department of Education LEAD Conference and presented information gathered at the conference to peer teachers at my home school.
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