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Phoenix, AZ
Posted:
March 15, 2018

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BRINDAVANI TALLUR M.Sc., M.Ed.,

Brindavani TallurVuddar, 2025 Desert Willow Apartments, APT #325, W. Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ

85015

Email: ac4tqg@r.postjobfree.com; Phone: 646-***-****

International Science Educator:

Job Objective

Seeking a challenging assignment as a Educator with a growth oriented organization of international scope where I can use my innovative ideas in curriculum development, student motivation, classroom management so on will certainly help me to do my profession more efficiently and profitable for the organization as well.

My philosophy as an educator is “Every child is unique in talent, aspirations and dreams; we shall practice as many learning styles as the number of students to make all dreams to be fulfilled and all aspirations achieved”.

Summary

Academically enriched and Arizona Certified Educationist (Educator ID 4944216) with over all 23 years of experience including six years of teaching experience in United States. Determined and decisive professional with modern teaching expertise in making Science meaningful for the students. Experienced in employing variety of teaching strategies, framing curriculum standards for middle and high school students, with Strong analytical skills. Hardworking and Optimistic in nature, Enthusiastic to work with equals and superiors always try to tackle with new challenges with the ability to plan work and time effectively.

Areas of expertise

a.Cooperative Learning

b.Hypermedia Technology

c.Conflict management

d.Activity based learning experiences

e.Interpersonal skills

f.Methodical and rigorous approach in achieving tasks and objectives

Educational Qualifications

a)M.Sc., Chemistry from Gulbarga University 1989-1991

b)B.Ed., from Annamalai University 1996

c)M.Ed., from Alagappa University 1998

Achievements

a)Certificate of appreciation in honor of dedication & commitment to students from Warren Harding High School.

b)University Second Rank for securing second highest in Masters Examination.

Experience as an Instructional designer

a) March 2011 – August 2012 Hurix Private Ltd., Mumbai,India

Worked as a senior Instructional Designer for Hurix solutions Pvt.Ltd. which is now associated with HCL info systems. Where I will be converting textual content into digital. As a senior instruction designer I will be authoring story boards by inputting the visuals and co-coordinating with Graphic Designers and Production team until the nugget / an educational video reaches the stake holders. In broad, develop the educational videos for CBSE, A.P state board and Maharashtra Board for grades VI to XII in Chemistry for School Solutions.

Teaching Experience

b)PAN American Charter High School, 2020, W.Indian School Road, Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Currently working as a high school science teacher in Pan American Charter High school since 25th July, 2016. Teaching Physics for grade 12, Chemistry for Grade 11. In addition to regular class room teaching I am preparing my students for AZ MERIT and AIMS after school hours.

c)August 2013 - June 2016 Kamalarani Sanghi Public School, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Worked as a Science department head and Educator in Kamala Rani Sanghi Public school, Hyderabad, India. During this tenure I taught Physics and Chemistry for high school and excelled all my experiences in preparing my students to succeed academically and personally. I prepared them to achieve all the skills required for global challenges.

d)August 2012-June 2013 Nelson. C. Nix Educational Center, Orangeburg, South Carolina, USA

Worked as a Science teacher at Nelson.C.Nix Educational Center for academic excellence August 2012- June 2013. In addition to teaching Physical science and Chemistry, I interact with the students after school and council them in realizing the importance of education and guide them choosing their career.

e)August 2010 – August 2012 - The Indian school, Hyderabad, A.P, India

Apart from classroom teaching of science for grade 9 & 10th students I head the science department at large where coordinated with highly motivated team of educators and specifically the complete attention was paid to individual students’ needs and justified my role in developing the positive learning environment.

f)August 2007 -June 2010 - Warren Harding High school, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA:

Certified as an educator for grades 9-12 teaching chemistry and physical science. Apart from regular teaching, Involved in framing science curriculum standards for Bridgeport board of education and tutored students in Supplemental Opportunity for Academic Readiness programme where the slow learners were focused. I especially employed methodologies such as scaffolding of information, modeling, cooperative learning, and technology-enhanced instructions and also to track student progress and achieve targeted outcomes followed continuous assessments rigorously.

g)June 2000 to May 2007 at Annie Besant Women’s College, Hyderabad, India

Served the institution as a Chemistry lecturer handling theory, practical classes for Intermediate level. And worked as a teacher trainer in Vailankanni College of education which is a sister concerned college of Annie Besant women’s college. Mentored teacher trainees and developed professionalism and passion for teaching. Developed effective working relationships with young teachers to efficiently collect content information and feedback. Managed all the Content related work associated with the project. Succeeded in building a team committed to achieve the objectives.

h)February 1995-March 2000 in Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's Public school, Kurnool,

The responsibilities include teaching English and science for grades 1 to 5 and also assisted in developing the balanced curriculum for the school to meet the expectations of the parents and the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan.

As a teacher I practiced the trends along with expectations that have certainly changed with more focus on child centered education inspiring confidence into young creative minds and encouraging them to walk on the path of achievement.

i) November 1993 – June 1995 in Montessori Junior college, Kurnool, A.P India

I started my career to teach chemistry for grade 11 and 12 where I provided a depth and breadth of knowledge and understanding and at the same time prepared students for a world that is ever-changing. And assured that they are up to the challenge.

Content writing/Team leading

a)Modified the Connecticut State’s curriculum embedded tasks as to allow students of all ability levels to succeed, and to feel comfortable performing. (These embedded tasks are experiences that all students will be tested on in the Connecticut Academic Performance Test, a required exam for all tenth grade students in the state’s public schools.)

b)Lead the Science data team, devised common formative assessments and determined skill set remediation needed for all Basic Science students, analyzed data that will lead to instructional shifts, to be implemented during the next school years.

c)At the district level, as a part of the curriculum revision project for Basic Science created a pool of questions that are currently being used to produce district wide midterm and final exams.

d)Prepared Chemistry study material for grade 10-12 students which helped the students in building confidence to face the competitive exams.

e)Prepared and coordinated a team for developing curriculum at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Kurnool.

f)Authoring Story Boards in CBSE Chemistry Grade 11/12 for the school solutions project, reviews logging bugs until nuggets are released.

Professional Orientation

a)Trained in Vernier Probe from District Science department.

b)Active Volunteer of Bridgeport Parent Teacher Student Organization.

c)An active member of Bridgeport Community forum

d)Lead the data team of grade 9 Physical science to focus on basic skills to be developed in the curriculum.

e)Member of Bridgeport Science Curriculum Committee at state level.

f)Member of New teacher Orientation Committee.

Social activities

As Community Project Mentor a village was adapted and surveyed for the resources (human and non-human) and during which intensive awareness programs were held to uplift the socio-economic status of that community. During that period conducted several awareness programs to help the community in resolving and solving problems and challenges like child marriage, Adult education, Child labor. Member of moderation board committee where teacher trainee’s projects are evaluated at university level.

Professional Development

Science District Professional Development

NEASC: Focus School Wide Rubrics and Self-Study Process - HHS

Improving Instructions Based on Cambridge Assessment (HHS), Best Practices of Lesson Design (HHS)

Reading Apprentice Strategies

Connecticut Energy uses

Science safety

Ecological model of a class room

References:

1)Mr. Daniel Babina, Science Coordinator, Warren Harding High School

Email: ac4tqg@r.postjobfree.com

2)Dr David A squires, Associate Professor of Educational leadership, Southern Connecticut State University Email: ac4tqg@r.postjobfree.com

3)Ms Kathie Sochacki, BEST District Facilitator Bridgeport Board of Education, Connecticut

Email: ac4tqg@r.postjobfree.com

4)Ms Sharon Pivirotto, Evaluation staff Mediator, Bridgeport Board of Education, Connecticut

Email: ac4tqg@r.postjobfree.com

5)Cornellius.V.Pratt, Princiapl, Nelson.C.Nix Educational center for Excellence

Email : Cornelius V. Pratt @ocsd5.net



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