V. Intercultural High School Educator 2005- Present (Quebec, Canada) Specialized in teaching reading, written language, oral language, science, history, and geography to intellectually disabled students grades 7 to 9; V. Elementary School Educator 2004-2005 (Quebec, Canada) Taught reading, math, written language, oral language, science, social studies, social skills, handwriting, and technology to intellectually disabled students aged 9 to 11; Summit School Assistant Educator 2004 (Quebec, Canada) Taught reading, math, language arts, handwriting, and technology to intellectually disabled students aged 9 to 12; Collaboration 2002 Curriculum Designer 2002 (McGill University, Montreal, Canada) Designed a science curriculum for high schools in Quebec with graduate students from McGill University and teachers from Quebec high schools; Prince Georges County YMCA Educator 2000-2001 Assisted children with their homework during an after-school program and was responsible for teaching toddlers through the play process; Technology Resource Assistant Educator 2000 (Maryland, U.S.A.) Instructed high school educators how to use the Internet and video visualizer in order to enhance their teaching techniques; Kellogg Diversity Team Member 1999 (Bowie State University, Maryland, U.S.A.) Improved diversity on campus through designing on-campus activities; Charles County Substitute Teacher Substitute Teacher 1998-2000 (Maryland, U.S.A.) Substitute taught at both the elementary and middle school level
varies depending on the needs of the children
Bowie State University Department of Education Honor Student Spring 2001 JC Penny Golden Rule Award (in conjunction with $1,000 grant) 1997 Awarded for volunteer work at Dr. James Craik Elementary School $1,000 grant was offered to Dr. James Craik Elementary School in order to continue the mentoring program I established for underprivileged students Paul Barnett Mentor Award 1996 Awarded for volunteering as a mentor to elementary students
June 2003 Master of Education Educational and Counselling Psychology McGill University, Montreal, Canada June 2001 Bachelor of Science Elementary Education Bowie State University, Maryland, U.S.A.
Professional Learning Community Project Member 2010-2013 (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) Analyzing ways to provide meaningful, sustainable professional learning with the goal of increasing elementary students performance in a particular domain and articulating areas where cohesiveness needs to be elevated Publications: June 2002 Student Teaching the Student Teacher ISBN: 1-4033-0910-8 This intimately written memoir guides the reader through the author's blunders and prudent observations. Throughout this insightful piece, support is offered for the intimidating aspects of the student teaching experience that so many new educators face.
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Basic Operations, Other (Math), Earth Sciences, Social Studies - History, World History, Special Education, Geography (University), Geography, Life Skills, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, Character Education, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Mental Math, Speech Therapy, Decimals, Place Value, Tools for Common Core, For All Subjects, Informational Text, Early Intervention