SUNY College at Fredonia (Elementary Education)
SUNY College at Fredonia (MEd)
I have a lifelong love of teaching and a teaching career that began 20 years ago. I am a certified teacher for prekindergarten through sixth grade. I have experience teaching first grade, fourth grade, fifth grade, and sixth grade. I also have experience with English Language Learners and Special Education students. I am currently a fourth grade teacher and love every minute of every day of teaching my students and that is why I would love to continue working with and helping more students through tutoring.
I have extended my own education in several ways, as well, in order to be a more effective teacher. I am trained in Positive Behavior Intervention Systems, Crisis Prevention Intervention, and Trauma Informed Care. I am also trained as a Peer Coach and Mentor for other teachers and provide professional development for my colleagues. I have a passion for teaching and learning!
I have experience in the following areas: Small Group Reading Intervention Instructor; eight years teaching experience with first grade beginning readers; Common Core English Language Arts training through Expeditionary Learning; teaching Common Core Curriculum in Math and ELA; professional development on Common Core Math and ELA curriculum; training on DIBELS reading program.
I have many years of experience spanning over several grade levels. I love working with students and helping them to reach their full potential. A little extra time and patience goes a long way! I have a lifelong love of teaching and a teaching career that began 20 years ago. I am a certified teacher for prekindergarten through sixth grade. I have experience teaching first grade, fourth grade, fifth grade, and sixth grade. I also have experience with English Language Learners and Special Education students. I am currently a fourth grade
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I have taught Common Core approved curriculum in ELA and Math for two academic years. I have had additional training in Common Core ELA curriculum through Expeditionary Learning. I have had received professional development in Common Core curriculum in ELA and Math.
I have been a certified elementary educator for 20 years. This experience includes long term substitute positions in fifth and sixth grade, eight years teaching first grade and ten years teaching fourth grade. I also am a Peer Coach and Mentor providing support and professional development to my colleagues.