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University of Pennsylvania (History)
City University of New York, Hunter College (MEd)
Pace University - New York, NY (MEd)
I find teaching to be the most rewarding profession and sincerely look forward to helping many more students succeed. As a young child, I was inspired by my own teachers who showed me that learning was a fun, creative experience that incorporates multiple modalities. I formed close relationships with my teachers and looked up to them as role models who really cared about me. I have incorporated my beliefs as a young student into my teaching practice as an elementary school teacher for the past seven years.
I am a New York State certified teacher in grades 1-6 as well as a New York State School Building Leader from Kindergarten through 12th grade. I recently completed my second masters degree in Educational Leadership and Administration in order to make an even larger impact upon students' lives. I find teaching to be the most rewarding profession and sincerely look forward to helping many more students succeed. As a young child, I was inspired by my own teachers who showed me that learning was a fun, creative experience that incorporates multiple modalities. I formed close relationships with my teachers and looked up to them as role
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I completed 6 Fine Arts courses including Figure Drawing 1 and 2, Mural Art, Drawing 1, Painting 1, and Painting 2 at the University of Pennsylvania. I also completed Figure Drawing and Painting at the School of Visual Arts in New York. I studied Figure in the Landscape and Still Life from a Different Perspective at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.
I taught an enrichment cluster in drawing and painting for 3 years to elementary school children. I also took a Teaching Art course for Elementary Educators at Hunter College as part of my master's degree in Education that I completed in 2008.
I have been a New York City public school teacher for the past 6 years. I have taught 5th grade for all of those years, including an honors class for 2 years and an Integrated Co-Teaching class with Special Education and English Language Learners.
I currently hold a Master's degree in Childhood Education, Grades 1-6 from Hunter College as well as New York State Teacher Professional Certification in Grades 1-6.
I have tutored fourth and fifth grade students for the past 2 years, and I have a proven track record of success.
I have a Bachelor's degree in History from the University of Pennsylvania and have experience tutoring an 11th grade student in Regents prep for the U.S. History Regents. I have experience teaching essay structure and response to literature to 9th, 10th, and 11th graders. I have also done extensive SAT prep work with high school juniors and seniors, including preparation for the writing section of the test.
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