Special Education Teacher Resume Example

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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Motivated and enthusiastic administrator eager to learn, grow, and contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.

  • Unsurpassed work ethic
  • Project Management- led teams and managed projects
  • Budgeted special education program
  • Results- oriented
  • Created professional development and trained staff
  • Consulted with diverse districts, advocates, community resources, families, and clubs
  • Human Resource Management
  • Devised strategies to improve educational quality and helped implement
  • Skilled in identifying programs and brainstorming potential solutions
  • Collaborated with other team members and worked independently
  • Met aggressive deadlines
  • Adapted to technology, procedures, and policies
University of Saint Mary of Minnesota Wausau, WI, Expected in 08/2019 Licensure : Education Administration - GPA :
  • Director of Special Education and Pupil Services (EC-A)
  • Principal (EC-A)
Cardinal Stritch University Milwaukee, WI Expected in 05/2016 Master Of Applied Science : Inclusive Education - GPA :
  • Cross-Categorical Special Education (EA-A)
  • Cross-Categorical Special Education (MC-EA)
  • Specific Learning Disabilities (MC-EA)
  • Regular Education (MC-EA)
  • History (MC-EA)
University of Wisconsin- Parkside Kenosha, WI, Expected in 05/2013 Bachelor Of Applied Arts And Science : History, Minor-Spanish - GPA :
Work History
Grand Canyon School District - Special Education Teacher
Grand Canyon, AZ, 09/2020 - Current
  • Met compliance for special education students’ schedules, IEPs, credits, and transcripts
  • Revised, updated and created student plans, BIPs, FBAs, IEPs, and schedules
  • Coordinated special education students and teacher assistant schedules with master schedule
  • Identified and monitored budget expenses for accuracy
  • Collected and analyzed data for progress reports, report cards, BIPs, FBAs, and IEPS
  • Created and managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals
  • Adapted to instruction via remote, concurrent, and in person
  • Proficient in Google Workspace (sheets, classroom, hangout, meet, calendar, docs, slides, form, sites, drive, and jamboard)
  • Stayed current with continuous changing special education laws
Grand Canyon School District - Special Education Teacher
Grand Canyon, AZ, 08/2018 - 09/2020
  • Lead Teacher in a self-contained program
  • Participated in designing and creating self-contained behavioral program Project WIN (What I Need)
  • Created, reviewed and edited program handbook, checklist, and training materials for accuracy, compliance, policy, and procedures
  • Managed and coordinated new/ongoing employee orientation, training, and personal development for project W.I.N. employees
  • Consulted and collaborated with three districts in planning Racine County Special Needs Fair
  • Optimized student educational strategies with clear advice on course choices, progression and career options
  • Proficient in DPI Audits
  • Compiled budgets for W.I.N. program
Grand Canyon School District - Education Curriculum and Coordinator
Grand Canyon, AZ, 08/2017 - 09/2018
  • Administrator supervising teachers
  • Consulted with districts, community members, teachers, families with student observations, data, growth, and needs
  • Performed human resource management and payroll functions
  • Applied current knowledge of Federal and State special education laws and regulations in the monitoring of IEPs for all students
  • Monitored and reviewed students, parental and district complaints and grievances, investigations, and reports of abuse, neglect, and misappropriation
  • Assisted teachers as needed in obtaining, preparing, or modifying educational material appropriate to student needs
  • Provided leadership and effectively implemented best training practices and adult learning principles in planning and creation of professional development
  • Reviewed monthly operations to assess compliance with budgets and determine necessary adjustments for future plans
Racine Unified School District - Special Education Teacher
City, STATE, 08/2013 - 08/2017
  • Lead professional development for special education teachers for Lexia, Unique, DLM assessment, and MAP assessment
  • Delivered effective and differentiated classroom instruction to range of neurodiverse students
  • Modified general education curriculum for special-needs students using various instructional techniques and technologies
  • Worked in a variety of settings: Inclusion, Co-teaching, Self-contained, multi-age
  • Organized and collected data to use for monitoring student progression towards individual goals

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School Attended
  • University of Saint Mary of Minnesota
  • Cardinal Stritch University
  • University of Wisconsin- Parkside
Job Titles Held:
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Education Curriculum and Coordinator
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Licensure
  • Master Of Applied Science
  • Bachelor Of Applied Arts And Science