Experienced Special Education Teacher with a demonstrated history of working in the primary/secondary education industry. Skilled in Microsoft Word, Google Drive, Secondary Education, Public Speaking, Spanish, and Time Management. Strong education professional with a Master's Degree focused in Secondary Education and Teaching from Johns Hopkins University School of Education.
I have taught as a 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade Inclusion teacher for three years on the Big Island of Hawaii. For two years while I was teaching, I was also working on my Master's degree in Secondary English at Johns Hopkins University (online). I also have experience in cultural learning through Teach fir America. I now private tutor middle school for Math, Reading, and English remediation.
Homeschool, Private Tutor
2018 - 2018
Provides academic assistance to the assigned student
Assists student in achieving a better understanding of a specific subject area and with improving
academic capabilities in designated areas.
Provides evaluations and other reports as requested.
Documents student progress.
Assists students with the development of study skills necessary for academic success.
Helps foster positive attitudes toward learning and studying.
Motivates and supports students’ achievement and success.
Establishes and maintains rapport with the assigned student(s).
Hawaii State Department of Education, Special Education Teacher
2014 - 2017
6-8th Grade Inclusion and Social Studies Resource Teacher
Wrote Individualized Education Plans (IEP) annually for a caseload of 10-15 students
Conducted Individualized Education Plan annual meetings and transition meetings for eighth grade students
Collaborated with colleagues, stake-holders, administration, and families for student needs, strengths, and areas of growth
Taught Resource Social Studies (6-8), Study Skills (6-8), Inclusion Classroom (6-8)
Taught Curriculum with Common Core Alignment
Teach for America, 2014 Corps Member
2014 - 2016
Selected from a competitive pool to join national teacher corps of recent college graduates and professionals who commit two years to teach in urban and rural public schools
Participate in intensive summer training program to develop the skills and knowledge needed to lead students to academic achievement
Engage in a full schedule of professional and cultural development activities, including seminars in instructional planning, classroom management, learning theory, literacy, and diversity training.