TEACHER OF ECONOMICS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP DIONNE WARWICK INSTITUTE OF ECONOMICS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Energetic teacher specializing in Economics and Entrepreneurship instruction. Focused on implementing highly effective instructional practices to improve student learning and academic performance.I am a Caring Teacher demonstrating skill in strategic classroom management and effective discipline. An enthusiastic teacher with a knack for making learning exciting and enjoyable. Motivated by the belief that all children can be successful learners. I am a Skilled Elementary Teacher with a background in improving student performance. I am focused on working with students, parents, colleagues and administrators alike to teach and motivate students.
New Jersey Teaching Certificate with Elementary Education endorsement
Kind and empathetic educator
Strong written and verbal communication
Positive and encouraging
Creative lesson planning
Instructional best practices
Purposeful lesson planning
Meets New Jersey's NCLBs Highly Qualified Teacher requirements
Teacher of Economics and Entrepreneurship Dionne Warwick Institute of Economics and Entrepreneurship, 09/2003 to Current East Orange Board of Education – 715 Park Avenue East Orange, NJ 07017
Instructed grades 3,4,5 students individually and in groups.
Set up lesson materials, bulletin board displays and demonstrations.
Adapted teaching methods and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
Planned and implemented creative lessons in accordance with district, county, state and federal guidelines.
Supervised an average of 25 students in classrooms, halls, cafeterias, schoolyards and on field trips.
Created an enjoyable and interesting learning environment for over 250 students each year.
Created and taught engaging economics and entrepreneurship lessons and activities.
Created Market Day to allow students to become entrepreneurs for a day, create products and sell them to the student customers.
Created a classroom environment in which children could learn respect for themselves and others.
President, 12/1977 to 12/2003 E.P.C. International Inc. – Roseland, NJ
Oversaw a family owned advertising specialty company.
Managed the sales and administrative team.
Negotiated pricing with vendors regarding wholesale billing and marketing procedures.
Created and implemented 5 award winning corporate promotional programs.
Master of Arts: Urban Education, 1975 Rutgers University - New Brunswick, 08901, NJ
Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education, 1973 Morgan State University - Baltimore, MD