Math and Language Specialist 2014-Present English Language Development Specialists 2009-2014 ESL / Sheltered Math Instruction Teacher 2000-2009 Bilingual Support Teacher 1998-1999 ESL Teacher 1995-1996
I incorporate SIOP / GLAD / Sheltered Instructional Strategies into my teaching. I provide opportunities for my students to interact with each other whole group, small group, & pairs in order to justify their reasoning, critique the reasoning of others and explain their thinking.
COSA 2013 English Learners Alliance Conference Eugene, OR COSA 2014 English Learners Alliance Conference Eugene, OR 40th Annual COSA Seaside Conference 2014 Seaside, OR Northwest Mathematics Conference 2014 Portland, OR PPS Best Practices Institute 2014 Portland, OR ODE Professional Learning Team Conference 2014 Portland, OR ORTESOL 2014 Portland, OR COSA 2015 English Learners Alliance Conference Eugene, OR
University of Oregon 1991-1995 George Fox University 1998-1999 Lewis and Clark College 2001-2002
Created lessons, visuals, vocabulary cards, sentence frames, game boards and other resources for content-based English Language Development curriculum aligned to Portland Public School District’s K-2 science curriculum. Created multilingual Visual Directions and Language Frames for Home Mathematics. Wrote sentence frames linked to Portland’s adopted math curriculum, Bridges in Mathematics. Created and facilitated Portland Public Schools ESL Department Staff Development. Created and facilitated Portland Public Schools Math Department Staff Development.