I have taught both public and private school for seventeen years. I am certified in gifted and talented education. I have an extensive background in art & design. My creativity is infused into all aspects of my teaching.
I implement the TCRWP program, teaching in mini lessons, partner work, small group and inquiry studies.
• Corporation for National Service-Americorps Award (6/02, 6/03) • The New York City Teaching Fellows-Fully compensated Master’s program (6/01-8/03)
EDUCATION 7/14-8/14 Hunter College, Advanced Certification, Gifted & Talented Education New York, NY Special Education, Grades K-12 2001-2003 Hunter College, Master’s in Education, Summa Cum Laude, September 2003 New York, NY 1979-1983 Syracuse University, School of Visual and Performing Arts Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major -Surface Pattern Design, May 1983 Syracuse, NY LICENSES New York State Permanent Certification, Grades Pre K-6 September 2004 New York City Department of Education, Teacher of Common Branch Subjects, Grades 1-6
I am a mother of a fourth grade gifted and talented student who attends a public school in New York City. I am a trained writing coach for The Future Problem Solving organization. I currently teach third grade~ gifted and talented students. I integrate test preparation into all facets of the school day. My students have consistently come in the top 5 schools in New York State.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Grammar, Specialty, Science, Environment, Other (Science), Social Studies - History, Other (Specialty), Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), Other (ELA), Gifted and Talented, For All Subject Areas, Writing, Oral Communication, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Poetry, The New Year, Tools for Common Core, Informational Text, Test Preparation, End of Year, Close Reading