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Teacher Elementary School

Location:
Blackwood, New Jersey, United States
Posted:
September 14, 2018

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LISA STEFANO

* ****** **., ****** *******, NJ ***21

609-***-**** ac61zl@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY

Elementary School Teacher offering a strong educational background and more than 30 years of teaching and

facilitating experience. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Easily cultivates trusting and

productive relationships with students, parents, teachers, and administration. Dedicated and student-focused

teaching professional who is committed to providing a well-balanced, supportive, and engaging learning

environment for all students.

ACTIVITIES AND HONORS

Governor’s Teacher Recognition Program- Teacher of the Year 2013-2014 school year.

Drug Enforcement Administration Certificate of Appreciation plaque for outstanding contributions in the field of Drug Law Enforcement assembly present November 28, 2017.

Weekly participation and collaboration in weekly PLC meetings.

Numerous training programs and conferences can be produced upon request.

NJEA/NEA member.

Mentor program at our local school.

SKILLS

State of New Jersey Certificate

Standardized Testing (PARCC)

Bloom’s Taxonomy

Learning Assessments

Technology Integration

IEP/504/I&RS knowledge

Guided Reading

Differentiated Instruction

Writer’s Workshop

Classroom Management

Curriculum Development

Common Core Standards

30+ YEAR - ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHING CAREER

Caroline L. Reutter School - Franklinville, NJ September 2010-Present

Fifth Grade Teacher/Sixth Grade Teacher

2010 reconfigured to a 5th and 6th grade building at Caroline L. Reutter School.

2010-2014 taught 6th grade ELA/Science/Social Studies.

2014-Present teaching 5th grade ELA/Science/Social Studies.

Employed a wide variety of fiction/non-fiction textual materials to encourage students to read independently.

Taught students to exercise problem solving methodology and techniques during tests.

Differentiated instruction according to student ability and skill level.

Incorporated children’s literature to teach and reinforce reading, writing, grammar and phonics.

Worked after hours to be available to answer parent and student questions.

Created Science and Social Studies units/lessons in accordance with state curriculum and school-wide curriculum standards.

Incorporated Notice and Notes to enhance literacy program.

Scheduled and held parent-teacher conferences to keep parents up to date on children’s academic performance.

Conducted DRA Testing/Progress Monitoring to confirm students are reading on grade level.

Accelerated Reading Program.

Main Road Elementary School – Newfield, NJ September 1988-June 2010

Sixth Grade Teacher

Implemented a variety of teaching methods such as lectures, discussions and demonstrations.

Established clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects.

Encouraged students to persevere with challenging tasks.

Set and communicated rules for the classroom based on respect and personal responsibility.

Tutored children individually and in small groups to help them with difficult subjects.

Taught after school and summer enrichment programs.

Employed a broad range of instructional techniques to retain student interest and maximize learning.

Improved students’ reading levels through guided reading groups and whole group instruction.

Created lesson plans in accordance with state curriculum and school wide curriculum standards.

Main Road Elementary School – Newfield, NJ September 1986-June 1988

Basic Skills Teacher

Observed and assessed student performance and kept thorough records of progress.

Tutored children individually and in small groups to help them with difficult subjects.

Collaborated with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning and student engagement.

Implemented remedial programs for students requiring extra assistance.

EDUCATION

Master of Arts in Student Personnel Services, 1994

Rowan University, New Jersey

Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education, 1986

Rowan University, New Jersey



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