Paraprofessional Skilled at working on the personal development of the child. Supporting the whole student while focusing on their success in the classroom as well as their relationship with others.
Experienced interacting with students of all ages, their parents as well as the general public. On numerous occasions was able to help students achieve their educational goals.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS Over ten years experience of working with children with disabilities of all ages and backgrounds. Currently volunteering while improving my skills as a school counselor. Increased the implementation of the counseling program. High level of tolerance and patience when dealing with students. Driven special needs elementary school paraprofessional with the ability to work with children of various intellectual, behavioral and physical challenges.
Summary of Qualifications
over 10 years experience working with special needs students
Effectively work with parents
Active participation in monthly bullentin board creativity.
Behavioral/cognitive skills development
Positive atmosphere promotion
Developed a all girls DIVA club that resulted in an engaging educational experience.
Employed special educational strategies and techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory/perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition, and memory.
Served as student mentor and counselor for students when academic problems and personal adjustments arose, meeting with guardians to reach solutions.
Volunteer school counselor09/2015 to CurrentP.S.159Brooklyn, NY
Improved my learning and practice in counseling children.
Provided supportive 1:1 and/ or group counseling that catered to the child's need.
Collaborated with the school counselor, parents, teachers, and other faculty.
Implemented chancellor regulations in order to deal with pertinent matters.
Paraprofessional Assisted the classroom teacher in reinforcing lessons.
Enhanced instructional behavioral objectives to help children gain the necessary Skills that are consistent with the goals of the school.
Worked with individuals in small groups as assigned by the classroom teacher.
Undertook specialized projects.
Helped Supervise children in class, during lunch, recess and on field trips.
Enforced school and classroom rules to help teach students appropriate behavior.
Helped teachers with generating monthly bulletin boards.
Tracked students attendance.
Calculated student test grades.
Paraprofessional, Teacher Assistant05/2006 to CurrentP.s. 159Brooklyn, NY
Substitute paraprofessional for special education, Substitute teacher assistant.
06/2005 to 05/2006Brooklyn, NY
Education and Training
Master of science: Education School Counseling2015LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITYBROOKLYN, NYEducation School Counseling
Bachelor of Science2007LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITYBrooklyn, NY
School counselor provisional certification 2015 - 2020
counselor, counseling, teacher, special needs students, urban classroom setting and creativity.