Teacher, tutor, and trainer with 17 years of experience; Proven ability to create lessons and resources, deliver effective training presentations and write curriculum that addresses the needs of diverse learners. I have taught grades pre-k-6 grade as well as mixed aged special education resource classrooms .Also coach and provide professional development to educators in all subject areas grades pre-k through 12th grade.
The facilitator and coach on your side. My goal is to teach myself out of a job and watch you succeed on your own. I learn everyday and constantly adapt in order to help meet the needs of all learners.
Bilingual Directors Award 2010 East Whittier City Employee of the Month 2010 East Whittier City School District Teacher of the Year 2010 Ceres Elementary Teacher of the Year 2009
Supervisor Certification Standard- New Jersey Department of Education, NJ 2013 Teacher of Students with Disabilities Standard- New Jersey Department of Education, NJ 2012 Elementary School Teacher K-5 standard- New Jersey Department of Education, NJ 2012 Teacher of Supplemental Instruction: Reading and Mathematics K-8- NJ Dept. of Ed., NJ 2012 CE Administrative Services Credential- California Commission of Teacher Credentialing, CA 2012 Autism Authorization – WHITTIER COLLEGE, Whittier CA 2011 MA in Educational Leadership – AZUSA PACIFIC UNIVERSITY, Azusa, CA 2008 Level 2 Education Specialist Credential – AZUSA PACIFIC UNIVERSITY, Azusa, CA 2007 MA in Special Education – AZUSA PACIFIC UNIVERSITY, Azusa, CA 2004 CLAD/EL Authorization – AZUSA PACIFIC UNIVERSITY, Azusa CA 2004 Clear Multiple Subject Credential, Los Angeles, CA 2004 MBA in Executive Management – ST. JOHN’S UNIVERSITY, New York, NY 2001 BA in Science, Technology, and Society – RUTGERS UNIVERSITY & NJIT, Newark NJ 1997
Curriculum Writer, Freelance 2015-Present Orton-Gillingham Community Tutor Certificate 2015-Present ELL Site Leader, Facilitated ongoing staff workshops 2009 – 2012 Student Teacher Mentor, Pacific Oaks College 2009 – 2012 Principals Exchange- Advanced Teaching Practices, Participant 2006 – 2012 LEA Program Quality Reviewer 2009 – 2010 District Special Education Rep. SB 472 Math Training 2009 – 2010 Opera for Educators-Opera in the classroom 2009 – 2010 Project GLAD Training 2009 – 2010 Writing Committee, Special Education representative 2008 – 2009 Nancy Fetzer Writing Connections Training 2008 – 2009 Writer of District Wide Writing Benchmarks 2009 Chairperson, School Site Council, 2007 – 2008, 2009 Crisis Prevention and Intervention Training (CPI) 2017 Facilitator of Professional Development workshops 2004 – 2006 Technology Committee Grant Writer and Recipient 2004 – 2006 Contemporary Art Start- Art Education Training 2003 – 2005