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Tutor profile: Cassandra J.

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Cassandra J.
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About Cassandra

About Cassandra
I received both my Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Mathematics from Jackson State University. Dreading the reality of cubicle life, I left my pursuit of a degree in electrical engineering to enter the wonderful world of teaching via Teach for America! During the beginning of my teaching career, I often sought the input of my students for creative ways to make learning math fun. My love for students, coupled with my lifelong fascination with games/game shows, motivated me to use the games to create a classroom management...

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
I entered the teaching profession as a secondary high school teacher in 1995 via Teach for America, where I completed my first 2 years in rural North Carolina. I taught Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Advanced Trigonometry and Calculus 1. In 1997, I moved to Atlanta, GA and taught Algebra 1, Geometry, Integrated Math 1-3 and Math Support. I taught middle school (6th and 7th Grade Common Core math) in Georgia as well from 2006 - 2008. I moved to the United Arab Emirates in 2014, and during the 4 years there, I taught Geometry, Algebra 1, and 6th and 7th...
Education
Jackson State University
Mathematics
Master's Degree
1994 - 2007
Jackson State University
Mathematics
Bachelor's Degree
1988 - 1993

Work Experience

Work Experience
Los Angeles Unified School District, Secondary Mathematics Teacher
2018 - 2019
~ Established and maintained cooperative working relationships with students, parents, and schools. ~ Created daily lesson plans, graded/recorded students’ work, and established a rewards and discipline system. ~ Developed, designed, and facilitated learning and achievement through guidance and implementation of strategies to supplement training efforts with the use of CPM Algebra 1 resources, Quizizz and other online resources. ~ Collected data using formative and summative assessments and used that data to drive instruction.
ADNOC Schools - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Middle and High School Mathematics Teacher
2014 - 2018
~ Implemented instructional and culturally relevant activities that contributed to a climate where students were actively connected ~ Delivered the highest quality in educational services; improved the grades and confidence of students ~ Played integral role in educating Arabic/Expat students for the future through perseverance, patience, and practice ~ Met regularly with math team to discuss students’ progress and initiated corrective measures when needed to improve student performance through differentiation
Atlanta Public Schools, Secondary Mathematics Teacher
2008 - 2014
~ Facilitated “Promethean Training” for staff development conference at Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy High School ~ Conducted “Inquiry Based Learning” workshop at staff meeting for Carver School of the Arts ~ Implemented instructional activities that contributed to a climate where students were actively connected. ~ Established and maintained cooperative working relationships with students, parents, and schools. ~ Delivered the highest quality in educational services, and improved the grades and confidence of...
New Birth Christian Academy, Middle and High School Mathematics Teacher
2006 - 2008
~ Appointed as Department Chair due to leadership abilities and community involvement. ~ Established and maintained cooperative working relationships with students, parents, and schools. ~ Delivered the highest quality in educational services and improved the grades and confidence of students. ~ Created daily lesson plans, graded/recorded students’ work, and established a rewards and discipline system. ~ Collected data using formative and summative assessments and used that data to drive instruction.

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