Rivier College , Nashua, NH (Education)
Cambridge College, MA (MEd)
Teaching for me is not a job, it is a passion. From an early age I would conduct class to my dolls and torture my younger brother to be one of my live subjects. Teaching is not a profession in which one can simply be trained, but one must have the innate ability to be able to connect with the youth they are molding. I attended Rivier College to receive my undergraduate degree in Education and received my masters in Education from Cambridge College. While these degrees state that I am legally qualified to teach the youth of America, my life experiences and overall personality are what gives me the success rate I have with my students.
As a new teacher back in 2002 I was ready to tackle the seemingly impossible task of running my own classroom. I made sure I had the most professional outfit, I had the latest books and technology as my resources but my students did not care about any of that. They were concerned with who I was as a person; was I nice, why did I care about them, could they trust me? I quickly learned that I was not a good teacher because I was trained at the best school or received the highest marks,but because I was compassionate. I truly believe in what I do for my students, I care about the people they will grow to become and I value their role in our community. All the other stuff just falls into place after that. My students ultimately learn because they know I care, which makes them care.
I currently teach 3 sections of Biology to a group of special education students. The main focus of the course is MCAS prep.
I am a certified English teacher. I have taught English for special education students at all grade levels for 13 years. I am well versed in ELA MCAS prep, reading comp, writing, and literature analysis.
I have 13 years teaching experience ranging from Elementary to the high school level. Since my background is special education, I am able to tailor my teaching methods to the individual student. I am also the mom to 4 very energetic boys so I have lots of patience. Teaching for me is not a job, it is a passion. From an early age I would conduct class to my dolls and torture my younger brother to be one of my live subjects. Teaching is not a profession in which one can simply be trained, but one must have the innate ability to be able to connect with the youth they are molding. I attended Rivier College to
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