Teacher Facilitator in Chicago-charged with creating and providing professional development workshops for teacher leaders across the district Convergence Project-Based Learning Teacher Leader Experience teaching in urban public schools (neighborhood and charter) in Chicago Experience with teaching English Language Learners and Diverse Learners.
As a constructivist, I believe in project-based, collaboration rich, and technology driven instruction, the type of learning that enables children to build critical thinking skills necessary for 21st century success.
District recognition for teacher leadership and curriculum development as a contributor to the district-wide Common Core curriculum design initiative.
I have been very fortunate to have had wonderful educational experiences ranging from private institutions to nationally recognized Blue Ribbon elementary and high schools. I earned my Bachelors Degree at DePaul University's business school as well as a Master's Degree in Elementary Education. I have also studied at the University of Chicago and DePaul University to fulfill requirements to gain my Middle School Marketing and History endorsements as well as to begin my Reading Specialist Certification.
YouTube Channel showing videos on collaborative conversations, opinion writing, social norms for collaboration, close reading, and using dialogue. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2XDibJsleRN9O0VTtUXIYA