High-energy Teacher with solid background educating students in English, Language Arts. Social Studies and Science. Maintains organized and disciplined classroom environments devoted to student learning. Caring, compassionate and ambitious teacher in addressing individual student needs and promoting positive educational experiences. Forward-thinking Teacher, Data Specialists and Instructional Coach with 35 years of experience in education. Skilled in delivering scheduled lectures and collecting educational information for use in presentations. Committed to serving as mentor and liaison for students. Dedicated, motivated, attentive and adaptable Teacher skilled in management of classroom operations, effective in leveraging student feedback to create dynamic lesson plans that address individual strengths and weaknesses. Proven skills in classroom management, behavior modification and individualized support. Skilled at introducing new technologies into classrooms for optimized student interest and responsive. Comfortable working with students of all skill levels to promote learning and boost educational success. Serves as role model by using growth mindset to develop young minds and inspire love of learning. Committed to closely monitoring progress for long-term success. Strong communication skills and drive to excite students about learning. Specializing in creating stimulating environments that help students achieve full potential and enjoy learning. Communicates effectively and maintains strong relationships with scholars, families and colleagues. Knowledgeable about planning activities, field trips and projects to diversify instruction and immerse students in subject material. Enthusiastic Teacher with superb leadership and communication skills with strong desire to build positive student rapport and educate in complex subject matter. Develops and uses variety of assessment data to refine curricula and instructional practice. Skilled team player skilled at working with all levels of faculty, administrators and parents to resolve problems and conflicts professionally. Enthusiastic Teacher with superb leadership and communication skills. Easily cultivates trusting and productive relationships with students, parents, teachers and administration. Successful at working closely with students and parents for comprehensive education. Resourceful Teacher supporting variety of methods to instruct students in and outside classroom. Dedicated to motivating others and knowledgeable in safety procedures and IDOE testing requirements. Skilled in lesson-plan design, monitoring student progress and implementing modern systems to optimize learning. Dedicated to comprehensive student education and long-term success. Studious and passionate worker with extensive knowledge of teaching and updating teaching procedures. Committed to mentoring students to enhance participation and increase overall success. Outgoing and friendly with fantastic attention to detail. Practiced Teacher with 35 years of experience implementing English/Reading curriculum within multi-cultural classrooms. Recognized for excellence in supporting development of culturally diverse student population and developing individualized plans for various learning levels. Proven background improving student literacy and math levels through innovative activities and lesson plans. Strategic in blending organizational skills thorough educational background. Works well with children, parents, colleagues and supervisors. Compassionate with teaching. Skilled in lesson-plan design, monitoring student progress and implementing modern systems to optimize educations. Dedicated to comprehensive student education and long-term success. Systematic and driven with strong attention to detail and dedication to developing and managing successful analytical processes. Very experienced in technology and presenting Professional Development to staff and co-workers, Administrators, effective in Google Classroom/GSuite, and various other apps and programs.
I coached Boys' Basketball 6th-8th grade at Tolleston Middle School for 13 years winning 12 City Champioship Titles and 12 undefeated seasons.
Coached 8th Grade Girls Basketball and Volleyball to City Championships and undefeated seasons at Tolleston.
Provided two Youth Empowerment Summits at West Side Leadership Academy and at Tolleston Middle School. Brought in a Gary native and Horace Mann graduate (currently a TV producer in Floridia via B.E.T. in New York) to host the program and radio station WGCI.
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