I am a prospective educator looking to obtain a position that allows me to employ my knowledge of working with students with special needs. I am a well-rounded and compassionate educator adept at incorporating each student's unique needs and creating effective lesson plans to accommodate them. I am eager to use my creativity to promote an environment of inclusiveness and high academic achievement.
06/2016 to Current
Teaching FellowNew York City Teaching Fellows － Brooklyn, NY
Created and taught rigorous lessons to students who have mild to severe disabilities
Learned strategies and completed workshops with a focus on classroom management
Acquired the necessary skills to facilitate a stable and inclusive learning environment
Created and taught differentiated lessons in a 12:1:1 alternately assessed setting
04/2008 to 06/2016
Educational Assistant NYC DOE － Queens, NY
Facilitated and tailored academic lessons in mathematics, language arts, science and music to better suit the unique needs of students.
Served as liaison between student and inclusion program supervisor.
Collaborated with Program Coordinator to assess appropriate academic modifications for students.
Maintained a stable learning environment in classrooms with 20-25 students.
Serviced technical needs of school staff by providing SmartBoard assistance.
Worked in a 12:1:1 setting with students who are alternately assessed using Unique Learning curriculum
Assisted in the formal assessment of students using SANDI
Master of Arts: Adolescent Special EducationPace University － New York, NY, United States
ED 640 Secondary Method:Learn to Teach
ED 670 Trends and Issues in Special Education
July 2016-Currently Attending
Bachelor of Arts: Corporate Communications EnglishBaruch College/CUNYWeissman School of Arts & Science － New York, NYGPA: GPA: 3.4
MAC, Microsoft Office,Classroom Management, Lesson Planning, SmartBorad Technology. Lesson Differentiation
Awarded Deans List Spring 2009
Contributed to Dollars & Sense Magazine "Is Green the New Black?"