2017- Graduated with Master's from Rutgers University in Physical Science Education. Summa Cum Laude. September 2012-Present 8th Grade General Education Teacher, Central Middle School, Branchburg, NJ Planned and instructed eighth grade Physical Science classes. Assumed full teaching responsibilities for a full school year. Used strategies to maintain positive classroom management. Worked with students of different learning styles and needs. Long Term Substitute, Woodrow Wilson Middle School, Clifton, NJ September 2011- June 2012. Planned and instructed eighth grade Physical Science classes. Assumed full teaching responsibilities for a full school year. Used strategies to maintain positive classroom management. Worked with students of different learning styles and needs. Co-planned and taught classes with a Special Education teacher. Professional Intern, Schor Middle School, Piscataway, NJ January- May 2011. Planned and instructed seventh grade Life Science classes. Used strategies to maintain a positive classroom environment. Worked with students with different levels of need. Assessed and analyzed student’s progression. Developed self- evaluation and reflection skills. Pre-Professional Intern, Conackamack Middle School, Piscataway, NJ January- May 2010. Planned and instructed sixth grade Earth Science classes. Assumed teaching responsibilities once a week. Planned and participated in small group and whole class instruction.
Inquiry based, student centered learning, differentiation instruction, hands on/ minds on, student discovery
Rutgers University 2014-2017 Summa Cum Laude GPA 4.0 Kean University 2007-2011 Merit Honors Scholarship Senior Class Scholarship Dean’s List 2007- 2011 Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society of Lambda Alpha Sigma
Rutgers University Graduate School New Brunswick, NJ Major: Science Education Cumulative GPA: 4.0 Graduated with Honors Summa Cum Laude, May 2017 Kean University, Union, NJ Major: Elementary Education (K-5 5-8), Earth Science Dean’s List 2007- 2011 Cumulative GPA: 3.925 Graduated with Honors Summa Cum Laude, May 2011
My goal is to be a nurturing educator who encourages personal growth of content, skills, motivation, and enthusiasm in an Elementary and/or Middle School Science classroom.