Qualified professional with 13 years of English Language Arts teaching experience. Currently serving as a Peer Collaborative Teacher (Teacher Leader).
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Recognized in The Riverdale Press (2016) twice: http://riverdalepress.com/stories/Eighth-graders-focus-on-election-issues,61023? AND http://riverdalepress.com/stories/By-Lisa-HerndonlherndonriverdalepresscomI-was-a-frustrated-parent-single-mother-raising-three,61191? • Awarded as “Teacher of the Year” at The New School for Leadership and the Arts in 2010-2011 school year. • Selected to participate in an educational documentary sponsored by Frontline and PBS, a television program show that evaluated and compared the success of middle school students at MS 244 to other NYC middle schools. • Appointed by the principal at MS 244 as Peer Collaborative Teacher - Lead Teacher (2017). • Nominated by the Principal for the Big Apple Award (2016)
EDUCATION HISTORY Master's of Arts Degree, Major in Literacy Teacher (Grades 5-12) Herbert H. Lehman College, Bronx, NY Master's of Arts Degree, Major English Education (Grades 7-12) Herbert H. Lehman College, Bronx, NY Bachelors of Arts Degree, Major English Education Herbert H. Lehman College, Bronx, NY TEACHING LICENSES Professional License in Literacy, (Grades 5-12) Professional License in English Language Arts, (Grades 7-12) Professional License in English Language Arts, (Grades 5-9)
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English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Reading, Specialty, Math, Social Studies - History, EFL - ESL - ELD, Other (Specialty), Other, Other (Social Studies - History), Other (ELA), For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Writing, Oral Communication, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Early Intervention, Close Reading