Highly motivated and experienced candidate with expert proficiency in managing the strategy and direction of all aspects of lesson plan and curricula development seeks to transition a demonstrated record of success into a career role as a professor. Comprehensive understanding of the skills needed to cultivate a productive learning environment that ensures the success of the entire class, as well as each student. Skilled in establishing innovative approaches that are narrowly tailored to meet the needs of each individual. Well versed in designing professional development opportunities to raise the skill and expertise of teaching staff across all proficiency levels. Regarded for the ability to deliver outstanding results with the highest degree of expertise and professionalism.
THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA, Athens, Georgia (2000-2008) Education Program Specialist Active in the Distance Education program of Georgia's flagship institution of higher education.
Collaborated with students to promote comprehension of course content, while providing invaluable feedback on assignments and grading submitted work.
Specific coursework administered included: Assessing Individuals with Disabilities Methods of Teaching Academic Skills Learning Disabilities Behavior Disorders Issues in Special Education Practicum in Special Education.
GEORGIA SYSTEMIC TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAM (GTSEP), Athens, Georgia (2003-2004) Middle Grades Curriculum Team member Develop and implement activities to teach and reinforce principles for quality teacher education in all identified GSTEP areas: Process, Support, Ownership, Impact, Equity, Disposition and Technology.
Program worked with both Pre-service and In-service teachers.
Teaching Experience Public Education OGLETHORPE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION, Lexington, Georgia (1991-Present) Special Education Teacher Fulfilled a critical role educating students diagnosed with an array of disabilities, both in individual and group capacities.
Leveraged superior interpersonal skills and subject matter expertise to develop techniques to encourage the academic and psychological growth of each student.
Thoroughly documented all activities and measured the achievement of benchmarks as indicators of progress.
Formulated and implemented Behavior Intervention Plans and Individualized Education Programs designed to address the unique needs of each student.
Forged robust and beneficial relationships with students, medical professionals, teachers, and parents to establish a strong support network for each individual's personal enrichment.
Educational Grants Funded 5000, Lowe's Toolbox for Education (2010) 750, Improving Math Skills Through Cognitive Processing Games (2005 -2006) 2860, Understanding the Efforts of Middle Grades Pre-service and Mentor Teachers to Maximize Student Learning: A Needs Analysis, Georgia Systemic Teacher Education Program (2003-2004) 500, Developing Math Problem Solving Abilities with Teacher Created Learning Strategies (2003-2004).
Company NameJanuary 1998 to CurrentSpecial Education Teacher City, State
Lead the coordination and management of the Special Education department of large county in Northeast Georgia, encompassing 7 special educators.
Executed a broad variety of administrative responsibilities, including scheduling, case management, and ensuring strict compliance with all applicable laws and regulatory requirements, demonstrated record of successfully initiating new teachers, providing key mentoring and guidance.
Engaged in numerous supplemental activities designed to support and promote school objectives, including coordination of testing compliance for Special Education and ESOL students, active participation in the After School Tutoring Program, active member in mentoring program, service as Yearbook advisor and editor, cheerleading coach.
Professional Affiliations Member, Council for Exceptional Children Member, National Middle School Association Member, Pi Lamda Theta: International Honor Society and Professional Association in Education.
THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA2008Doctor of Philosophy Degree: Special EducationSpecial Education
THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA1991Masters Degree: Special EducationSpecial Education
THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA1984Bachelor of Arts: PsychologyPsychology
Mathematics Acquisition for Students with Disabilities Reading as an Impediment to Mathematics Success Differentiated Instruction Response to Intervention Publications and Presentations Diverse Learning Needs: Meeting the Challenge" 2005 National Middle School Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA Nylund, J., & Bender, W. N. (2003). Commercially available reading programs, In Bender and Larkin. Reading strategies for elementary students with learning difficulties. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press. Van Laeys (Nylund), Welch Marks, J., J., Bender, W.N., Scott, K. S. (1996). Teachers create learning strategies: Guidelines for classroom creation. Teaching Exceptional Children, 28(4), 34-38.
administrative, case management, coach, Council, editor, mentoring, scheduling, Tutoring
Resumes, and other information uploaded or provided by the user, are considered User Content governed by our Terms & Conditions. As such, it is not owned by us, and it is the user who retains ownership over such content.
How this resume score could be improved?
Many factors go into creating a strong resume. Here are a few tweaks that could improve the score of this resume:
Clear contact info
THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA
Job Titles Held:
Special Education Teacher
Doctor of Philosophy Degree : Special Education Masters Degree : Special Education Bachelor of Arts : Psychology
Create a job alert for [job role title] at [location].