Well-rounded and compassionate Special Ed Teacher adept at incorporating each student's unique needs and creating effective lesson plans to accommodate them.
YMCA Volunteer of the Year Award, Philadelphia Naval Base
Worked with over 50 special education students, grades 5th through 9th, for 6 years.
Experienced case manager in Child Protective Services with experience in communications (investigations, interviewing, court reporting, staffing, court documents, writing treatment plans)
Led instruction resource services at the elementary level in Wilson Reading System, University of Kansas Writing Strategy, Math-U-See, and Language/Vocabulary. Promoted language development skills through reading and storytelling.Worked with an average of 7 students per class.
Experienced Special Education teacher with Middle and High School at-risk students suppoorting a competency-based education, and small group instruction. Developed individual educational plans (IEP) designed to promote educational, physical and social development.
Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
Worked with an average of 6 tudents per class.
Planning and program management experience developing faith-based community programs. Recruited, trained, and coordinated ministers and lay leader volunteers in ministry-related opportunities (Bible clubs at Needmore Center, Families First, Literacy program, Christian Women's Job Corp, Sports Camps, Prisoner and Migrant Packets) in 38 member churches. )
Planned and implemented instruction for individual and group lessons for 2nd and 3rd graders using school-based curriculum, (including math/reading); conferred with parents; evaluated student performance.
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