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

National Board Certified Teacher with distinguished history of introducing new technologies to classrooms and collaborating with technology teacher for dynamic lesson planning. Skilled at remote and in-person instruction and long-term classroom planning. Knowledgeable about IEP planning and K-12 Reading Instruction. More than 20 years of experience developing and implementing diverse curriculums covering wide range of subjects. Highly skilled at motivating students through positive encouragement and reinforcement of concepts via interactive classroom instruction and observation. Successful in helping students develop strong literacy, numeracy, social and learning skills.

  • Test Proctoring
  • Student-Centered Learning
  • SMART Board Aptitude
  • Positive Learning Environment
  • Instructional Best Practices
  • Innovative Lesson Planning
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Age-Appropriate Lesson Planning
  • Student Progress Reporting
  • Group and individual instruction
  • DRA familiarity
  • Inquiry-based learning
  • Classroom management
  • Elementary education
  • DIBELS knowledge
  • Social-Emotional Learning training
  • K-12 reading Instruction
  • Department Leadership
  • Parent-Teacher Collaboration
  • IEP Support
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Reading groups and instruction
  • K-3FAP support
Western Governor's University North Carolina, Expected in 12/2020 Master of Science : Curriculum And Instruction - GPA :
  • Awarded Excellence Award for Exemplary Work in Educational Psychology
Ohio University Athens, Ohio, Expected in 08/2003 Bachelor of Science : Early Childhood Education - GPA :
Ohio University Athens. OH, Expected in 08/2009 Generalist Endorsement 4th And 5th Grade : Elementary Education - GPA :
Work History
Department Of Health And Human Services - Teacher
Perrysburg, OH, 08/2011 - Current
  • Taught in a variety of grade levels, including pre-k, first grade, second grade and fifth grade.
  • Drove student learning by establishing clear classroom plans and group objectives, as well as actionable strategies to achieve each goal.
  • Helped students develop self-esteem and life skills by utilizing the Sanford Harmony Social Emotional curriculum for fostering healthy conflict-resolution, critical thinking and communication.
  • Established and enforced rules of behavior to drive social development and maintain positive interactions.
  • Assessed student learning progress and comprehension with formative assessment and standardized examinations.
  • Promoted exploration of building blocks of learning by leading diverse, hands-on activities.
  • Built positive relationships with parents to involve families in educational process.
  • Planned lessons according to district standards to cover all requirements and prepare for standardized tests.
  • Stayed abreast of changes to school and district policies as well as new trends in education by attending professional development courses and in-service trainings.
  • Implemented classroom management improvements to enhance class morale and engagement.
  • Collaborated with administrators on classroom policies, management strategies and discipline.
  • Served as Grade Level Chair and developed team communications and information for PLCs.
  • Acted as a member of the School Improvement Team.
  • Supported student teachers by mentoring on classroom management, lesson planning and activity organization.
  • Reviewed curriculum and devised alternate approaches to presenting lessons to increase student understanding.
  • Piloted the Jan Richardson reading program to address state Reading and Writing standards.
  • Exceeded growth on EVAAS
Catholic Schools - Classroom Teacher
Austin, TX, 08/2004 - 05/2011
  • Designed daily lesson plans customized to student needs.
  • Communicated student progress, academic difficulties or behavioral concerns to parents, guardians and administration using tact and professionalism to improve student academic performance.
  • Met with parents to review Individualized Education Plans for at-risk students.
  • Collaborated with administrators on classroom policies, management strategies and discipline.
  • Acted as grade level chairperson, planning and facilitating weekly PLC's.
  • Administered mCLASS reading tests and determined student reading levels based on assessment findings.
  • Piloted the Reading First federal education plan.
  • Participated on the School Improvement team, assisting with goal setting and implementation.
Michael Gray Foundation Of Dreams - Lead Teacher
Oak Park, IL, 08/2003 - 06/2004
  • Improved academic performance by diversifying teaching techniques.
  • Administered assessments for each child and tracked results.
  • Reviewed facility environment, removed concerns and optimized for children's safety.
  • Monitored students' academic, social and emotional progress and recorded in individual files.
  • Provided open and loving environment where children direct learning process.
  • Consulted with parents to build and maintain positive support networks and support continuing education strategies.
  • Applied play-based strategies, including crafts and games, to provide diverse approaches to learning.
  • Designed and conducted a well-received professional development workshop for Dare County staff in June of 2017.
  • Student Involvement - Volunteered as faculty member representative for Battle of the Books supervising weekly after school meetings.
  • Technology Integration - Participated in technology training courses and trained colleagues in new technology concepts and practices applicable for the classroom.
  • Curriculum Implementation - Taught reading, language arts, social studies, mathematics, science, art and physical education to pupils utilizing course of study adopted by the Board of Education.

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School Attended

  • Western Governor's University
  • Ohio University
  • Ohio University

Job Titles Held:

  • Teacher
  • Classroom Teacher
  • Lead Teacher


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Generalist Endorsement 4th And 5th Grade

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