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

Versatile Special Education Teacher with a focus on individual student needs across academia and emotional development. Empathetic and accommodating in design and implementation of hands-on lessons, catering to diverse learning abilities. Proficient in employing constant communication, patience and positive reinforcement in team efforts to deliver exceptional educational tools, fostering academic achievement.

  • Supervision
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Team management
  • Team building
  • First Aid/CPR
  • MS Office
  • Child development
  • Elementary education

Student counseling

  • Special education
  • Group and individual instruction
  • Disability assessment testing
  • Lesson Planning
  • Post-secondary education
  • Conflict resolution techniques
  • Student records management
  • Student progress reporting
University of Phoenix Arizona City, AZ, Expected in : Curriculum And Instruction - GPA :
  • Continuing education in curriculum and instruction development
  • Coursework in coaching, mentor and supervisory
Old Dominion University Norfolk, VA Expected in : Special Education - GPA :
  • Coursework in law, assessments and collaboration
  • Continuing education in behavior management
  • Professional development completed in [Special Education
Hampton University Hampton, VA Expected in 05/1987 Bachelor of Science : Therapeutic Recreation - GPA :
Work History
Desert Choice Schools - Special Education Teacher//Specific Learninf Diabi
Goodyear, AZ, 09/2017 - Current
  • Delivered effective and differentiated classroom instruction to a diverse range of developmentally challenged students.
  • Coordinated special education students and teacher assistant schedules with the master schedule.
  • Created learning and content strategies to meet the needs of mentally or physically disabled students within the general education environment.
  • Redirected students using Positive Behavior Support (PBS).
  • Created and managed IEPs to define student learning objectives and educational strategies, in addition to applying instructional knowledge and methods to support goals.
  • Cultivated connections and strong student rapport to foster classroom engagement, in addition to recording student progress to inform parents and school administration.
  • Designed and implemented ABC point system to encourage positive behavior.
  • Taught students in variety of settings, including self-contained and inclusion resource environments.
  • Modified general education learning objective of the curriculum for special-needs students using various instructional techniques and technologies.
  • Instructed students in groups of 5 academic areas and groups of 5 for reading groups.
  • Worked with students with moderate to severe autism to increase life skills.
Ymca Twin Cities - Teacher's Assistant
Rochester, MN, 11/2010 - 09/2017
  • Partnered with the teach to plan and implement lessons following school's curriculum, goals, objectives and philosophies.
  • Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills.
  • Supported instructor with test administration, curriculum development and assignment grading.
  • Supervised residential and day treatment children during class and on field trips.
  • Attended training classes, parent conferences, and faculty meetings to stay up-to-date on student progress.

Little Angel - Day Teacher & Assistant Directory
City, STATE, 09/2009 - 11/2010
  • Established and optimized program schedules to cover planned needs while capitalizing on opportunities to improve student learning.
  • Collaborated on strategies to enhance student learning and behavior alongside parents and teaching staff.
  • Upheld sound financial principles to keep program operating within budget levels, maximizing resource utilization while minimizing costs.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Modernized instructional plans and educational approaches to enhance student learning.
  • Strengthened community engagement strategies to boost program outreach across the community.
City Of Chesapeake Public Schools - Track and Field Coach
City, STATE, 02/1996 - 06/2000
  • Promoted proper stretching, warmups and conditioning exercises to prevent sports injuries.
  • Motivated athletes to become stronger, more agile and more effective through training habits and proper nutrition.
  • Encouraged everyone to cultivate strong work ethic by demonstrating diligence, patience and respect for others.
  • Supervised academic progress of student-athletes and scheduled tutoring services for those with declining grades.
  • Implemented exercise programs and training strategies, which bolstered individual and team performance.
  • Directed ambitious practice sessions to boost athletic abilities and teamwork.
  • Reminded athletes and coaching staff to display and promote good sportsmanship with competing teams on and off field.
  • Evaluated individual knowledge, skills and strengths and assigned team positions to maximize talent areas.

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School Attended

  • University of Phoenix
  • Old Dominion University
  • Hampton University

Job Titles Held:

  • Special Education Teacher//Specific Learninf Diabi
  • Teacher's Assistant
  • Day Teacher & Assistant Directory
  • Track and Field Coach


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