As an educator, I am looking to support my students academically while empowering them to change their own worlds. Teachers are agents of change, and as an agent of change I would like to find a school district where I can lead and grow not just my own practice, but the practice of other educators.
Teacher | Fowler School District | 07/2017 – 05/2018
Provides instruction to 6th, 7th and 8th grade students in a self-contained special education classroom. Creates and implements individual education plans to meet the academic, social, and emotional needs of students. Consults with related service providers to support the needs to students. Supervises paraprofessional staff to implement instruction and support the various needs of students.
Site Supervisor | CollegeBoard/ETS | 09/2016 – Present
Manages the test center setup, including testing materials and room assignment. Recruits and oversees staff before, during, and after test day. Coordinates with school staff to ensure that the testing site is prepared for test days. Supports the check in of students on test day and maintains security on test day. Facilitates transfer of testing materials back to ETS to ensure timely and accurate reporting of student scores.
Teacher | Student Therapy | 07/2015 – 07/2017
Contract Special Education Teacher at Collier Elementary School District in the Littleton Elementary School District. Provided instruction to kindergarten through fourth grade students in a self-contained classroom. Provided students referred to a self-contained classroom with the opportunity to process inappropriate behaviors.
Teacher | Denver Public Schools | 08/2012 – 07/2015
Provided instruction to kindergarten through second grade students in a self-contained classroom for one year. Provided instruction to fourth through sixth grade students in a Mild/Moderate Environment for 2 years. Designed and implement rigorous and engaging academic lessons using various curriculums to best meet my student’s needs. Created and implemented plans to develop positive school and social behavior through recognition, reward, and regular training of age-appropriate, pro-social behavior. Supervised paraprofessional staff to implement instruction and support the various needs of students
Master of Education | In Progress | Grand Canyon University
Major in Education Administration. Expected May 2020
Master of Education | August 2012 | University of Denver
Major in Curriculum and Instruction, Specialization in Urban Education
Bachelor of Arts | December 2010 | University of Phoenix
Major in Elementary Education
Standard Professional | July 2030 |Arizona
Teacher – Elementary K-8, Approved Areas – Structured English Immersion PreK-12
Standard Professional | July 2030 | Arizona
Cross-Categorical Special Education K-12, Approved Areas – Structured English Immersion PreK-12
Exceptional Needs Specialist | December 2022 | NBPTS
Certified NVCI Trainer | October 2018 | Crisis Prevention Institute
Renewal in process
Google Certified Educator Level 1 | November 2020 | Google
Level 2 and certified trainer in process