I have held the following teaching positions in public and private schools in Massachusetts, Florida and California over the past 10 years: -4th, 5th & 6th Grade Social Studies & English/Language Arts -6th, 7th & 8th Grade Social Studies, Math & Health Education - 7th grade -10th grade Math -10th Grade Advanced Placement U.S. Government & Politics -11th Grade U.S. History These positions have provided me with the following experience: -Created and implemented 4th - 6th grade social studies and English/Language Arts curriculum linked to Sunshine State Standards - Organized, developed and facilitated writing workshops - Created and facilitated History Alive! Night - Created and implemented curriculum for 6th - 8th grade social studies, health and math linked to Sunshine State Standards as well as NCSS (National Standards for Social Studies), NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Standards) and National Health Education Standards - Team-Taught in inclusive special-needs classroom and ESOL classroom - Communicated with parents and school personnel regarding students' progress - Creatively taught math concepts at home to small groups of students - Planned and implemented AP curriculum in a 10th grade classroom. - Created and implemented curriculum for 10th grade Voluntary Community Service course. - Planned and implemented curriculum in 11th grade classroom I have also worked with the administration to create safe learning environments and to improve the literacy of students in all content areas. Here is an overview of my specific experience: -Liaison for Reading Literacy Leadership Team -Peer Mediation Program Co-Director -Trained new and veteran teachers for National Board Certification, in reading strategies, general teaching strategies and classroom management and for state teaching certification exams. - Assisted in teaching and behavior intervention for alternative school program I have held teaching licenses in Massachusetts from 2002 – 2005 and Florida from 2002 – 2010.