Juanita Davis Plicque, MEd
Science Instructor (6-12)
Highly Qualified Science Teacher with more than 14 years of experience teaching both elementary and secondary levels in a wide range of environments. Expert in planning and implementing curriculum based on principles of science. Hands on experience in creation of engaging lessons in order to develop critical thinking skills. In depth knowledge of establishing and maintaining student behavior standards. Conversant with implementing coherent instructional plans.
Certifications: Professional Florida Teacher License, Middle Grades General Science 5 -9, Biology 6-12, Chemistry 6-12(pending), Physics 6-12(pending)
Passing Scores: General Knowledge, Professional Education Subtest – FTCE, Middle Grades General Science 5-9, Biology 6-12 Subject Area Exams
Areas of Expertise
Advanced Biology Concepts
SCIENCE TEACHER, 2007-Present
CSUSA – Duval Charter Westside (2016-2017) School For Accelerated Learning & Technologies (2012- 2013) Alternatives Unlimited (2012–2013) Eagle Academy – Faith Christian Center (2009-2010) Broach Center (2008-2009) Crossroads School (2007-2008)
General Science, Biology, Physical Science, Earth Science, Space Science, Life Science, Multi-Cultural Studies, Critical Thinking/Study Skills, Civics and Health, Environmental Science, Marine Science, Character Development, Reading
Designed and implemented a curriculum from scratch for secondary school students along with corresponding instructional materials, which resulted in successful term kick-start activities.
Controlled student behavior within the class and provide special instruction to students who may have trouble understanding difficult concepts.
Cultivated rapport with students and parents by attending extracurricular functions and keeping parents updated with positive e-mails and phone calls.
Received a “B” or higher rating on students’ classroom evaluations.
Increased student test scores by15% in one year.
SUBSTITUTE TEACHER/TUTOR, 2005–2007; 20011 - 2012
Kelly Educational Staffing (2005-2006) Education First for Students (2006-2007) Fathers HARBOR Academy (2011-2012)
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Test Preparation
Maintained effective classroom management strategies and applied advanced teaching capabilities in all subject areas.
Worked with counselors, teachers, parents and support staff to promote positive student behavior.
Ensured that classroom instruction is handled according to the school's policies, goals and objectives.
Assisted students in acquiring better understanding of targeted weak areas within a subject or a subject as a whole.
Master of Education in Secondary Education Science
University of North Florida
Bachelor of Science in Biology, Minor in Chemistry
Southern University, New Orleans, LA