Elementary School Teacher
604 Harmony Lane
Pleasantville, CA 94588
Elementary School Teacher with over eleven years of quality experience applying elementary teaching skills to increase student learning. Nine years of "hands-on" classroom experience. Organized, creative, enthusiastic and dedicated to the profession of teaching. Helps others and finds teaching students very rewarding. Reputation for a great sense of humor, dependability, and values and expertise reflected through age-appropriate activities and communication with parents. Recongized for demonstrating the highest respect and professionalism for other staff members, and showing enthusiasm for student development.
EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALS
CLEVELAND STATE UNIVERSITY, Cleveland, OH
B.S., Early Childhood Education (Pre-K to 3rd Grade)
GPA: 3.84, Major GPA: 3.91 Dean's List
LAKELAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Kirtland, OH
Associate, Early Childhood Education
Roosevelt Elementary School, Columbus, OH
2002 - Present
Student Teacher - First Grade
Worked with individual students to increase their reading level by providing one-on-one tutoring. Used reading recovery strategies with students, which enabled them to excel their reading ability and move up into a higher level of reading. Attended parent conference and several PTA sponsored events.
• Utilized Reading Recovery Strategies.
• Devised and implemented cross-curricular units.
• Created literacy centers.
• Participated in multi-age activities.
• Integrated technology across curriculum.
Cleveland Sight Center, Cleveland, OH
2001 - 2002
Substitute Pre-School Teacher
Assisted classroom teacher in various capacities and provided individual instruction to visually impaired students. Worked well with the staff and parents.
• Individualized instructions to meet the student's specific needs.
• Managed the classroom when teacher was unavailable.
• Attended field trips and summer camp.
Doyle Pre-School, Cleveland, OH
1992 - 2001
Acted as assistant director, managing all aspects of the school. Purchased a computer and several age-appropriate software titles and began a computer program in the classroom. Introduced students to various learning programs to demonstrate the functions of a computer.
• Acted as Lead Teacher in the pre-school classroom.
• Met with parents and collaboratively worked with each student.
• Developed, planned, and implemented creative lessons plans.
• Worked as a team player.
The Kids Pre-School, Columbus, OH
1991 - 1992
Assisted students by providing individualized instruction. Observed each student to assess interests, background, learning styles, parent preferences, and designed the classroom to address each student's needs.
ADDITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS AND SKILLS
Volunteer, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital - Reach Out and Read Program
Nominated as "Outstanding Student Teacher" - May 2002.
Golden Key National Honor Society Member.