Provided one-on-one Special Instruction services to children receiving Early Intervention Services within NYS.
Provided instructional services and assisted in behavioral management of a profoundly emotionally disturbed adolescent population in a residential setting.
Volunteered within a homeless shelter servicing children in need of supplemental educational assistance and life skills.
In depth knowledge/experience with early childhood speech delays and impulse control issues.
Dean's Honor List Four Years at Undergraduate Level
Graduated Summa Cum Laude at Graduate Level
Awarded New York State Certificate of Merit ny the Assembly of New York for service and dedication to enrich the lives of others in the community
Borough and City-Wide Winner of The Ezra Jack Keats Bookmaking Contest three years running. Acted as Contest Coordinator, workied with students throughout all phases of the writing process and assisted them in "publishing" their works. Resulted in winning entries held across NYC Public Schools.
Provided one-on-one in home instruction to an early childhood population with special needs.
Administered evaluations and assessments to target learning/instruction goals and to chart progress.
Worked regularly with parents to address their concerns and to suggest ways for them to best address their children's needs.
Met regularly with fellow providers to collaborate and ensure IFSP goals were being addressed and met.
Wrote a proposal resulting in a large monetary grant allowing for a hands-on art program that linked our school to the surrounding arts community. Resulted in being able to expose our children to culture they had never before experienced; museums, performances, mediums.
Devised an ongoing curriculum for visual and performing arts for grades K-5.
Set monthly and annual goals for programs.
Provided parent workshops.
Contracted and worked with artists in residence.
Distributed funds across various budget codes in order to support program initiatives.
Taught grades 2, 3, and 4 within a multi-cultural classroom setting.
Responsible for the implementation of a results-based curriculum.
Worked as an elected team member on a School-wide Projects Committee, organized school events and helped formulate the School Plan.
Taught After-school programs of Introductory Art and Bookmaking to children in grades K through 5.
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