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My name is Stephanie, and I am currently working for YCCS (Youth Connection Charter Schools); this charter school educates students that are trying to graduate from high school but have been dismissed from a regular high school setting. This is an alternative high school. I have a bachelor's degree in human development and a master of arts in cross/category special education. I teach all subjects with a modified curriculum to my student because they are self-contained. I have tutor students in after-school programs in reading, language arts, and mathematics. The style that I prefer teaching is direct instruction. For language arts, and in math, I have taught everyday mathematics to grades 4th and 5th and math thematic to middle school students.
The students that I work with have severe learning disabilities and some have mild cognitive delays. I have worked at Easter Seals with all levels of autism. I am looking forward to working with students who need support to be successful in their academic achievements.
I have worked with students grades 3rd - 12th in the classroom and as Tutor working one on one to help students achievement in all subjects . I am currently working with high school students that are ADD and ADHD and EBD, ED at an alternative high school. I have nine years working experience as a certified special needs teacher .
I currently co-teach Math Thematics in grades 6th, 7th 8th grades. I also have been trained to teach balanced literacy based on the style created by Nancy Caulkin. I have experience working one on one with students giving the individualized attention students my need. I find that working one on one with students helps students to stay focused and on task to be successful in their academic academic achievement. I have experience teaching science in grades 3rd thru 7th grade. I have working knowledge in World History and U.S History for grades 6th and 7th grade. I have taught social studies for grades 2nd , 3rd and 4th and 5th grades.
I am qualified to teach special needs students because I have a Masters of Arts degree in Cross/Category Special education I have been teaching LD, EMH, Autistic, EBD students for seven years. I am a certified teacher in the state of Illinois holding a Type 10 standard certificate for LBS 1.
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