-Common branch teacher- 12 years -Funded reading specialist- 3 years -Teacher specialist for UFT Teacher Center- 11 years -Facilitated and presented at borough and city-wide literacy events, institutes and seminars sponsored by the UFT, NYSED, NYC DOE, Bronx Literacy Network, Project Read... - Trained UFT-TC consultants in literacy -Co-authored and coached courses for the LAST -Responsible for creating G4/5 literacy program and materials for Chancellor's District summer school. - Coordinated professional development at 2 schools in Chancellor's District; both schools removed from SURR list.
1. Tell them what they are going to learn and how it can help them become a better reader. 2. Model the strategy in action. 3. Collaborative use of the strategy in action. 4. Guided practice of the strategy with gradual release of responsibility. 5. Independent use of the strategy.
-Adjunct Professor at CUNY; developed and taught Literacy Leader Certificate Program. -Trained instructors city-wide on certificate concepts to ensure uniformity of delivery. -Certified facilitator for NYSED Reading Academy. -Certified teacher mentor for Mentor Teacher Intern Program.
Undergrad at OSU and Hunter College. MA from NYU (Reading Specialist) 30 additional credits from FDU
I retired 10 years ago but consulted up until last year when I became guardian of my 18 month old grandson.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Vocabulary, Specialty, Social Studies - History, U.S. History, European History, Arts & Music, Drama, EFL - ESL - ELD, Other (ELA), Critical Thinking, Literature, Character Education, Writing, Oral Communication, Reading Strategies, For All Subjects, Informational Text