• Elementary School Educator with 18 years of professional experience • Strength in Differentiated Instruction, ReadyGEN, DIBELS, Fountas & Pinnell Benchmark Assessment, Math in Focus, FUNdations, visual arts, and classroom management • Skilled in adapting to students’ diverse learning styles • Extensive background working with multicultural students and their families • Six years of experience as a mentor teacher • Outstanding communication, organizational, and project-management skills • Inquiry team member • Grant writer and member of the school sustainability team
Inquiry-based learning is a teaching method that focuses on student investigation and hands-on learning. I believe my primary role is that of a facilitator, providing guidance and support for students through the learning process.
New York State Assembly Citation for Outstanding Leadership & Commitment, May 2011. I have been featured in the following publications: The Arts in Education Project,” Annenberg CBP Channel, Spring 2005. “Inspiration” WFUV, 40.7 FM, April 11, 2004. “News from The Waverly School of the Arts,” Project Arts Newsletter, pp8, 2004. “The Arts in Education Project,” Annenberg CPB Channel, Spring 2003.
Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education, N-6, Masters of Science in Education in Literacy, Pre Kindergarten, Kindergarten and Grades 1-6, Teaching Certificate New York State Public School Teacher Pre Kindergarten, Kindergarten and Grades 1-6.
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English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Reading, Specialty, Math, Basic Operations, Numbers, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Character Education, Writing, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Halloween, Valentine's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Black History Month, Earth Day, Handwriting