A motivated, compassionate and versatile child advocate professional with over 3 years experience working in a student-
focused learning environment dedicated to working tirelessly with students to help them overcome various academic and
Substitute Teacher January 2013 to Current
Team Building and Plan Development (2016) Planned and conducted with the school counselors a hands on Career Day with over 35 professionals.
Provided students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate future professions.
The goal was to ensure that students understood they could empower their own future (2014) Created and planned collaboratively with school counselors an annual Career Day for students to gain knowledge on different careers and to become aware of the endless opportunities that await them.
Over 31 professionals visiting classrooms.
Counseling Served as student mentor and counselor for students when academic problems and personal adjustments arose, meeting with guardians to reach solutions for over a year (600 hours).
Core Qualifications Counseling, Teaching and Tutoring Excellent classroom management Experience working special needs students Clear public speaking skills Goal Setting and Implementation Active listening skills Working with multicultural populations Conflict resolution training Program Development, Behavioral/cognitive skills Interdisciplinary teaching development Positive atmosphere promotion Protective Services (CPS) knowledge Specialized Testing Behavior modification Student Evaluations Case planning and DSM-V knowledge P.S.
169 & I.S.
227 Brooklyn, NY Mentor and counsel students with adjustment and academic problems.
Present educational material employing diverse teaching strategies designed to effectively address each student's learning style and ability, including lecture, discussion, demonstration, cooperative learning, and individualized instruction.
Collaborate with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning and student engagement.
Implement educational continuity by implementing established lesson plans, while exercising professional judgment to introduce new material when appropriate or necessary.
Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order Use variety of teaching techniques to encourage student critical thinking and discussion to enforce child-based hands-on curriculum to promote student interest and receptive learning.
Observe and assess student performance and kept thorough records of progress.
Set and communicate ground rules for the classroom based on respect and personal responsibility.
Identify early signs of emotional, developmental and health problems in students and followed up with parents.
Tutor children individually and in small groups to help them with difficult subjects.
Taught after-school enrichment programs.
Teacher March 2016 to CurrentBrooklyn, NY
Implemented student discourse by using Fountas and Pinnell Used variety of teaching techniques to encourage student critical thinking in Math and Reading.
Designed lesson plans focused on age and level-appropriate material.
Teacher April 2013 to CurrentSaturday Academy
169 Brooklyn, NY Used variety of teaching techniques to encourage student critical thinking and discussion in Science , Math ESL and ELA for Saturday Academy every session.
4 per year) Created and enforced child-based hands-on curriculum to promote student interest and receptive learning.
Specialized Training Advised and coached students for the ELA, MATH and SCIENCE state exams.
Prep Counselor April 2013 to January 2016Al-Noor School - Brooklyn, NY
Applied the positive reinforcement method to redirect information about colleges.
Inspired students to translate their academic interests into the real world by taking positive actions.
Reviewed admissions folders for students admitted to college programs.
Initiated thought-provoking classroom discussions to help students develop their critical thinking abilities.
Counseled 11-12th graders in regard to educational and professional goals.
Collaborate with other program staff and participate in staff meetings to share information regarding participant progress.
Education and Training
Master of Science : Play Therapy, 2016Brooklyn College - Brooklyn, NYPlay Therapy
Advanced Certificate Program (Currently acquiring)
Master of Science : School Counselor, 2014Touro College - New York City, NYSchool Counselor
Bachelor of Arts : Children Studies, 2011Brooklyn College - Brooklyn, NYChildren Studies