Special Education Teacher
I am dedicated to enthusiastic and dynamic teaching as a means of creating and nurturing a lifelong love of knowledge in children. I employ best teaching practices. I am resourceful and committed, maintaining a continuous focus on the individual needs of special education students. I am skilled in addressing student needs, ensuring children will thrive and develop in an adaptable educational atmosphere. I employ excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills, behavior management techniques, and differentiation practices.
Served as summer school director for at-risk students. Worked with a team of educators to develop educational programs and enriching educational experiences for at-risk students of the Nebo School District.
Taught special education students, grades K-6, in a self-contained setting. Collaborated with parents, students, teachers, TAT team, LEA, and various service providers such as speech therapist, occupational therapist, APE, and school psychologist to identify and implement goals tailored to student need and ability. Served as science club chair.
Special Education Endorsement grades K-12+
Highly Qualified to Teach Status grades K-6
Volunteer Reading Tutor 2012-13, 2016, PTA Reflections Chair (local and council levels), 2004-2010; PTA Safety Chair 2008-2010; Safe Routes to School Coordinator 2008-2010; Alpine Elementary Art Docent 2006-2008, Public Education Grant Writer 2003-2010; Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) member and trainer, 2007-2012
Team Building, Goal Setting and Implementation, Grant Writing, Community Involvement
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