Pre- Kindergarten teacher offering a strong educational background and more than 2 years of teaching and facilitating experience. Excellent interpersonal and organization skills. Motivated to help children become happy, healthy and well-behaved. I am an educator, who is engaging and enthusiastic in handson learning with children. Adopts a nurturing and encouraging approach to child guidance. Also I am committed to each child's successful cognitive, physical and emotional progress.
Georgia Teaching Certificate with Early Childhood Education endorsement
Student Teacher January 2013 to February 2013Moulton Branch Elementary School - Valdosta, GA
Co Taught one class of twentysix students in all subjects.
Solo taught with no assistance of mentor teacher for four weeks.
Planned, created, and taught a unit on Volume and Measurement, which included differentiation strategies, and classroom technology, formative and summative assessments.
Implemented effective lesson plans based on Common Core and Georgia Performance Standards.
Used results to differentiate instruction and modify instruction Created and implemented an interactive board for small group skill practice Rotated students in centers for small group instruction Attended faculty meetings, parent teacher conferences Assisted certain code red drills, tornado drills, and fire drills.
Attended inservice days and Lowndes County Techno Expo.
Established positive collaborative relationships with staff, students, teachers, administrators, and parents.
Gained knowledge and utilized a variety of classroom management styles: used a free program called Class Dojo, the students can receive positive and negative dojos.
The parents can sign up as well and get reports on their child sent via email.
January 2012 to December 2012Lake Park Elementary - Lake Park, GA
Co- Taught one class of twenty-two twenty-six students in all subjects.
Observed and assisted mentor teacher in implementing all subjects through lesson plans determined by the Georgia Performance Standards and Common Core Georgia Performance Standards Planned and implemented five lesson plans which included guided reading, differentiation strategies, classroom technology, summative and formative assessments Implemented a CBM (Curriculum Based Measurement) plan which included a series of mini-intervention lesson where a particular student is given one-on-one assistance through mini lessons to achieve higher success in a specific subject.
Analyzed data based up on pre and post assessment of student's skills.
I worked with a student on threedigit subtraction Provided tutoring sessions for a visually impaired student in reading and writing Kept a notebook of everything I did with her Utilized a variety of classroom management styles.
Conduct book: students would write their behavior down and the teacher who they were with at the time Established positive collaborative relationships with students, teachers, administrators, parents and school staff.
August 2011 to December 2011Cook Primary School - Adel, GA
I was placed in a kindergarten classroom.
This was my first semester in a classroom setting.
I really loved this grade level, there was so much that you could do with the kids.
I really enjoyed calendar time and reading children's books to the students.
Taught an average of 20 children per school year.
Sanitized toys and play equipment each day to maintain safety and cleanliness.
For a physical education lesson, I took the students outside and we did a jump rope lesson together.
They enjoyed being outside and learning at the same time.
At this age jumping rope is very difficult to do.
Pre-K Lead Teacher August 2013 to CurrentFayetteville Learning Academy - Fayetteville, GAObserved and assessed student performance and kept thorough records of progress. Set and communicated ground rules for the classroom based on respect and personal responsibility. Tutored children individually and in small groups to help them with difficult subjects. Scheduled and held parent-teacher conferences to keep parents up-to-date on children's academic performance. Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators. Created lesson plans in accordance with state curriculum and school-wide curriculum standards.
High School Diploma : 2007Fayette County Highschool - Fayetteville, GACollege Prep
Bachelor of ScienceValdosta State University - Valdosta, GAEarly-childhood Education