special education teacher coordinator resume example with 10+ years of experience

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Motivated and talented Special Education leader driven to inspire ALL students to pursue academic and personal excellence. Strives to create a challenging and engaging learning environment in which students become life-long scholars and learners.

  • Provide professional leadership in organizing, administering, supervising, and evaluating the effective delivery of special education services.
  • Establish an optimum learning environment within the special education team.
  • Ensure that all special education programs and activities conform to federal, state, and district guidelines.
  • Communicate effectively with all members of the special services department.
  • Support the philosophy and vision of special services in the organization within.
  • Ability to build good relationships with children, parents, Teachers and Social Workers.
  • Strong attention to detail and an inquisitive mind to understand each individual student.
  • Ability to work well with children from different backgrounds who have different abilities.
  • Excellent leader and mentor for divers students.
  • Conduct Focus Walks and provide feedback to teachers and administrators.
  • Facilitates communication and mediation with parents and advocates regarding the delivery of special education services.
  • Represent the school system in dealing with outside agencies and organizations concerned with special education.
University of Arkansas Monticello, AR Expected in 2015 M.Ed : Educational Leadership/Special Education - GPA :

Currently in Internship I and will finish by December 2015.

University of Arkansas Monticello, AR Expected in 2014 Certification : Special Education - GPA :
University of Arkansas Monticello, AR Expected in 2013 M.P.E.C : Physical Education/Coaching - GPA :

Masters in Physical Education and Coaching.

University of Arkansas Monticello, AR Expected in 2009 Bachelor of Science : Health/Physical Education - GPA :
University Of Nebraska At Omaha - Special Education Teacher/Coordinator
Omaha, NE, 08/2013 - Current
  • Maintained appropriate contacts with district, intermediate units and state special education leaders in continued compliance of special education programs.
  • Attended seminars, workshops and conventions to remain current on educational research and statistics impacting educational standards.
  • Planned and facilitated relevant, needs-based professional learning tools, resources and educational materials to enhance teaching skills.
  • Coached teachers to improve instructional practices through professional development, modeling instructional strategies and feedback.
  • Observed teachers to assist with planning and classroom instruction methodologies.
  • Collaborated with supervisors to examine effectiveness of program and instruction.
  • Met with parents and instructors to discuss student progress and behavioral or learning issues.
  • Recruited, trained and evaluated part-time staff and volunteers; directed professional development activities.
  • Discussed curriculum changes with department staff and principals to facilitate action plans.
  • Conducted data analysis based on performance scores to develop school improvement plan.
  • Administered annual student and employee follow-up surveys to discuss with advisory council.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Developed interesting and interactive learning methods tailored to help students with individual needs.
  • Encouraged student empathy of others to build confidence and improve self-image.
  • Developed IEP to leverage developmental practices and educational theories to achieve educational objectives.
  • Enhanced lessons using Smart Board technology and computers.
  • Assisted with classroom observations to identify developmental delays and behavioral issues.
  • Reviewed standardized test results to assess student progress and academic performance.
  • Maintained focused, inclusive and supportive learning environments.
  • Offered students personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
Hazen School District - Special Education Teacher/Administrator
City, STATE, 01/2013 - 05/2013
  • Developed and taught classroom English and Math.
  • Maintained thorough records of student attendance and grades.
  • Kept abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature and attending professional conferences.
  • Initiated thought-provoking classroom discussions to help students develop their critical thinking abilities.
  • Visited classrooms to evaluate teacher instructional techniques as part of annual evaluation cycle.
  • Presented resources and opportunities to teaching staff for further professional development and curriculum training courses.
  • Facilitated staff meetings to convey policy changes and hear employee input.
  • Oversaw day-to-day work of classroom teachers, administrative staff and school personnel to expertly serve students' needs and meet district and state standards.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
University Of Arkansas - Graduate Assistant
City, STATE, 07/2011 - 01/2013
  • Maintained a teaching load of seven undergraduate courses each semester in the areas of Physical Exercise and Early Education.
  • Challenged and motivated students through in-depth lectures and discussions.
  • Lectured and communicated effectively with students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Initiated thought-provoking classroom discussions to help students develop their critical thinking abilities.
  • Counseled undergraduates in regard to educational and professional goals.
  • Organized recruitment and admission events for prospective students in the Educational Leadership department.
  • Analyzed data to assist professors with various projects.
  • Educated undergraduate students on diverse learners and disabilities.
  • 2016/2017 Teacher of the Year
  • 2020 Distinguished Leader for Diverse Students

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School Attended

  • University of Arkansas
  • University of Arkansas
  • University of Arkansas
  • University of Arkansas

Job Titles Held:

  • Special Education Teacher/Coordinator
  • Special Education Teacher/Administrator
  • Graduate Assistant


  • M.Ed
  • Certification
  • M.P.E.C
  • Bachelor of Science

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