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Special Education State University

Windsor, New York, 13865, United States
November 30, 2017

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Professional Summary

Taught Direct Consultant, Consultant, and 15:1:1 core classes to students Kindergarten through twelfth


Taught 8:1:1 and 12:1:1 self contained classrooms.

Developed individual educational plans (IEP) designed to promote educational, physical and social


Established and communicated clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects to both students and


Wrote and presented documents for Individual Education Plan conferences.

Led instruction resource services at the elementary, middle, and high school levels in Math, English

Language Arts, Science, and Social Studies.

Administered the New York State ELA, Math, and Science standardized tests.

Successfully transitioned sixth graders into the middle school setting and eighth graders into the high

school setting.

Enhanced lessons using Smart Board technology and computers.


First Aid and CPR Certified Material Development - Created a k-12 math

Led instruction resource services at the curriculum targeting all types of learners to

elementary, middle, and high school levels in create an engaging educational experience

Math, English Language Arts, Science, and Proficient in disability assessment testing

Social Studies. Lesson Planning: - Introduced new learning

Started the Elementary Inclusion Program methods to ensure total comprehension for all

and led it for ten years. students. Developed new learning center

Worked with special education students, lessons for reading assistance.

grades kindergarten through twelfth, for Team Building and Leadership - Created

twenty years. collaborative classroom experience through

Education Strategies- Employed special workshops, with supportive colleagues. -

educational strategies and techniques during Coached students in Special Olympic

instruction to improve the development of swimming events.

sensory/perceptual-motor skills, language,

cognition, and memory.

Work History

Special Education Teacher, 01/1995 to Current


Communicated nonverbally with children to provide them with comfort, encouragement and

positive reinforcement.

Created strategies to meet the needs of mentally and physically disabled students.

Implemented and taught a life skills program.

Designed and implemented a point system to encourage positive behavior.

Coordinated special education students and teacher assistant schedules with the master schedule.

Led activities that developed students' physical, emotional and social growth.

Physically and verbally interacted with students throughout the day.

Gave one-on-one attention to students, while maintaining overall focus on the entire group.

Organized instruction material, including constructing bulletin boards and setting up work areas.

Attended monthly staff training sessions.

Redirected poor behavior using the positive reinforcement method.

Established a safe play environment for the students.

Taught reading, language arts and social sciences in a self-contained ED and LD classroom.

Instructed students in 5 academic areas and 4 reading groups.


Master of Science: Reading, 1998

Oneonta State University - Oneonta NY

Continuing Education in Child Development

Bachelor of Science: SPECIAL EDUCATION, 1994

Plattsburgh State University - Plattsburgh, NY

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