Taught fourth grade from 2004 to present at Lakeside Elementary, Broward County, FL. Taught fourth grade from 1997 to 2004 at Chapel Trail Elementary, Broward County, FL. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: 2006 received wireless cart training to allow my students use of a class set of laptops. 2005 trained to use the BEEP (Broward Enterprise Education Portal) website and take advantage of the sites numerous teaching and learning resources. 2004 received training in Media Resources to help students with research. 1997-2002 yearly training for FCAT Reading, Writing and Math exams and how to incorporate test preparation into the daily curriculum. 2001 training in Accelerated Reader Program (allows students to use the computer to take tests on books theyâ€™ve read and earn points). 1997-2000 ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) training PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP: 2004-present Wrote and published a workbook called Unlock the Secrets of Fourth Grade that is sold to schools in 3 counties. 2004 Co-wrote & received a Broward County Grant for our Writing: Vocabulary program. 2001-2004 Board member for the PTA and in charge of organizing dads for all PTA events. 2000-2004 Taught FCAT Reading Parent Orientation to all 4th grade parents. 2001-2002 Wrote FCAT curriculum teacher handbooks for all 4th grade teachers for Writing and incorporating FCAT Reading and FCAT social studies into all subject areas. 2000-2001 Rewrote/revised the 3rd grade curriculum for Broward County summer school. 2001 Taught FCAT Reading presentation to over 100 teachers in Broward County. 2001 Instructed teachers how to set up and use computers for the FCAT. 1999-2000 Served as grade chair. 1998 Helped to write FL Recognition Report which helped the school earn over $48,000.