Nadia U. Gunter
To obtain a teaching position in a secondary school where I can impart knowledge and enthusiasm for life-long learning to diverse students.
Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ
Bachelor of Arts Degree, May 2003
Double Major: Secondary Education and Social Studies
GPA: 3.2 Deans List, Rider University
Mercer County Community College West Windsor, NJ
Associate of Applied Science, December 2001
Double Major: Humanities and Liberal Arts
Community Service Assistant: Certification: Addiction Specialist
US Air Force 1990-1994
May 2019- Present
Bo Robinson, Trenton, NJ
Assigned to behavioral health units. Working with individuals and communities to improve the perception of the incarcerated. Encouraging residents to discuss emotions and various experiences. Holding lectures to foster positive action plans and encourage insight gained to help residents return to the community.
Feb 2017- Mar 2019
Feb 2017- June 2017
Sept 2009 to June 2016
Carrier Clinic, Belle Meade, NJ
Responsible for close and personal care to addicted and socially maladjusted youth. Facilitated small group discussions, lectured and practiced de-escalation and conflict resolution scenarios. Mentored and supported Residents with personal, family, and academic concerns. Maintained all supporting documentation of Resident overall treatment.
Paul Robeson Charter School, Trenton, NJ
Long term substitute
Responsible for teaching 7th and 8th grade urban students US I and II. Integrated contemporary reading materials to enhance the lesson. Participated in professional develop of Courageous Conversations dealing with racism and adolescent suicide.
Riletta Twyne Cream Family School, Camden, NJ
Educator grade 6 - 8
Responsible for teaching World History and US History I to 6th, 7th and 8th at risk students. Wrote and amended USI, USII, and Economics Curriculum. Developed creative lesson combining CCSS with non-traditional resources. Prepared daily SMART board presentations for various topics. Planned monthly field trips to support hands-on learning for socioeconomically disadvantaged students. Used SGO assessment to monitor student progress. Served as 8th grade chair 2014-2015.
Sept 2007 to June2009
Levitt Middle School, Willingboro, NJ
Educator grade 7
Responsible for teaching Geography to academically diverse suburban students. Integrated a variety of in school resources to enhance classroom experience. Supported colleagues with team effort collaborations and cross curriculum activities. Offered additional support with after school study group.
Sept 2006 to June 2007
Youth Consultant Services at Independence High School, Irvington, NJ
Educator grade 9 -12
Responsible for teaching United States History I & II, African American History, and World History to urban students. Coordinate interactive lesson plans, activities, and projects for challenged learners and socially maladjusted youth. Successfully acquired assets from alterative resource streams to enhance the learning experience
Sept 2004 to June 2006
Academy Charter High School, Lake Como, NJ
Educator grade 11 - 12
Accountable for teaching Civics, Sociology, and US II to urban youth. Incorporated Comer philosophy to facilitate diversified learners. Encouraged students to excel in various public speaking forums. Supported colleagues with cross curriculum activities.
Sept 2003 to June2004
Brookfield Academy at Jamesburg Correctional Facility
Educator grade 9 - 12
Designed and orchestrated interactive lesson plans of a variety of disciplines for developmentally delayed ADHD and incarcerated youth. Modified lesson plans and individualized various daily lessons to accommodate students varying academic needs. Interacted with various teams involved with students’ progress and overall personal transitions.
•Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
•Experienced in constructing and implementing Understanding By Design lesson plans.
•Adept in administering and applying scores from Diagnostic Reading Assessment DRA 2 Assessment.
•Competent in implementing classroom technology including SmartBoard, iPhoto, and Notebook.
•Knowledgeable of Charlotte Danielson Evaluation Framework and Process
•Knowledgeable of PARCC testing
•Versatile team player that thrives in challenging situations that require flexible thinking and effective communication.
•Knowledgeable in writing Social Studies Curriculum objectives using Blooms Taxonomy.
•Expert in planning and instructing relevant lesson plans which incorporate a wide variety of technology, motivational techniques and strategies to encourage active learning.
•Certificated in Group therapy