7th grade science teacher garfield re2 school district Rifle middle school 08/2012-current Hired as a full time teacher following student practicum; teaching 7th grade science, reading, and an intervention extension class with classrooms of up to 28 students each. Earned high marks for quality and creativity of classroom teaching, lesson plans and instructional materials used in teaching diverse subjects. This included technology integration across the curriculum and experiential learning, Taught general science education as well as individuals with learning challenges and special needs within a mainstreamed classroom. Actively served on a variety of school committees and task forces focused on RTI and curriculum development. This included active participation in PAIRS group. 5-8th Teacher Access roaring fork 7/2013-current Second shift after-school program provides middle school students in the Roaring Fork and Re-2 school districts with enrichment activities up to four days a week with an emphasis on character development and life skills. Classes provide students with a safe and enriching environment where they can thrive academically and creatively. Science Club: offering science experimentation and exploration Space Exploration:offering opportunities for space exploration 5-8TH Teacher/coordinator ell STEM Summer Camp June 2014 ELL STEM camp during the summer of 2014 to invigorate our ELL students to be involved and successful in their science classes. This gave them the chance to grow more comfortable with science vocabulary, experimentation, and critical thinking.
Meticulous Science Educator; adept in microbiology, biology, anatomy, and integrated sciences. Maintains high standards of professionalism and collegial collaboration. Consistently takes on challenges and creates new opportunities to spread knowledge of science and scientific practices to close the academic gap in science education.
Spearheaded Summer STEM ELL Camp June 2013- Responsibilities included budgeting, lesson planning, field trip organizing, supply requisition, and teaching. PAIRS is a group of highly regarded professional teachers who set the example for the school, are vital in deciding the direction of the school, and building a community within the school. PAIRS activities include being observed by other teachers for modeling classroom management, lesson development, differentiation, and much more. This opportunity also allowed me to work one on one with, and be observed and critiqued by, the co-founders of the PEAK Learning Systems. Attended PEAK Learning Systems Vail Summer Institute conference June 2013. Teaching for Excellence
Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction, co Bachelors of Science & Secondary teaching certification 2011- Graduated with a 4.0 GPA Adams State University, alamosa, co masters of Science -Graduate integrated science 2012- currently seeking- current 4.0 GPA
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