Enthusiastic Regular Education and Gifted Teacher with superb leadership and communication skills. Easily cultivates trusting and productive relationships with students, parents, teachers and administration.
Florida Teaching Certificate covering content areas in grades Kindergarten through 6th grade
Fluent in Spanish
Organizational development knowledge
Flexible and adaptive
Calm under pressure
Skilled with Technology (Microsoft Applications, Animoto and Prezi)
Sabal Point Elementary Longwood, FL Teacher 06/2004 to Current
Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects.
Encourage students to persevere with challenging tasks.
Collaborate with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning and student engagement.
Contribute ideas at 4-6 team and staff meetings each month.
Take appropriate disciplinary measures when students misbehave.
Improve students' reading levels through guided reading groups and whole group instruction.
Observe and assess student performance through the use of data and keep thorough records of progress.
Accept coaching from fellow teachers and administrators and immediately incorporate feedback.
Differentiate instruction according to student ability and skill level.
StarChild Academy Apopka, FL Teacher/Supervisor 12/2002 to 06/2004
Observed and assessed student performance and kept thorough records of progress.
Set and communicated ground rules for the classroom based on respect and personal responsibility.
Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and childcare center owners.
Collaborated with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning and student engagement.
Took appropriate disciplinary measures when students misbehaved.
Used children's literature to teach and reinforce reading, writing, grammar and phonics.
Trained teachers to effectively manage their students' behavior.
Master of Science: Psychology 2011 University of Phoenix, Orlando, FL, United States
Bachelor of Science: Elementary Education 2004 University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, United States