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Special Education Elementary School

Detroit, MI
April 26, 2016

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Evette M. Tripp

**** *. ***** *****, *******,, MI 48213



An effective retired special educator with years of experience meeting the needs of diverse learners is looking for a teaching position the field of education;


Completed coursework for an on-line EdD in Teacher Leadership, Walden University, Baltimore, MD

Masters in the Art of Teaching, Marygrove College, Detroit, MI

M.A. in Education Administration, Marygrove College, Detroit, MI

B.S. in Psychology and Special Education, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI

Associates in Science, Muskegon Community College, Muskegon, MI


Detroit-Allen Academy-High School, and Detroit-Cesar Chavez-Intermediate Academy

Futures HealthCare, LLC-Dearborn, MI

Collaborative Education and Resource Room Teacher

Muskegon Heights Public Schools Academy (MHPSA)- Middle School

Mosaica- MHPSA Muskegon Heights, MI Resource Room Program Teacher

Grand Valley University, TRiO Upward Bound Program Allendale, MI Administrative Personnel-Events and Activities Coordinator, Administrator, and Tutor

Mason Elementary/Middle, Ralph Bunche Elementary/Middle, John Trix Elementary/Middle, Wayne Elementary, Damon J. Keith Elementary, and Burbank Middle Schools

Detroit Public Schools Detroit, MI Special Education-Learning Disabilities and Cognitively Impaired Teacher, Resource Room Teacher, and Physically or Otherwise Health Impaired Teacher


Worked as administrative personnel to handle the daily operations of the TRIO Program-supervised dorm for residential summer program component, monitored and gave feedback regarding weekly grades to high school program participants, supported teaching and administrative staff through drafting and editing communications to parents, service providers, team members, completed documents necessary for food and nutrition reimbursement, planned and coordinated events and activities-Induction Ceremony and Awards Program

Worked on Building Leadership Team, Local School-Community Organization (LSCO), Union Committee, and School Improvement Team

Tutored and worked with students-Grades 1-5 in Supplemental Education Services and after-school programs

Taught and coached 3rd-6th graders in Academic Games-Basic Equations

Organized and implemented Project Read, Instrumental Enrichment, and Self Esteem Through

Culture Leads To Academic Excellence (SETCLAE) Programs


Provided direct services, support, and instruction to special education students in the general education curriculum in self-contained settings; Identified student deficits and strengths and wrote and implemented individual students’ goals, objectives, and education plans;

Consulted and assisted general education teachers in planning, making adaptations and accommodations, district and state testing, and grading for special education students in resource programs;

Team taught with general education teachers, in “push in” support for special education students requiring direct special education teacher instruction in the areas of language arts, mathematics, and science; Assisted colleagues and parents with curriculum, classroom activities, adaptations, and student behavior concerns;

Supervised and supported aides working, individually, with students with physical or otherwise health impairments;

Assisted teachers and the school social worker in developing and implementing behavior intervention strategies/plans; Tracked student discipline; Scheduled and conducted Individualized Educational Planning Team (IEPT) meetings;

Participated on resource coordinating team to assist with intervention strategies to address educational needs of referred regular and special education students;

Mastered electronic systems for student database, testing performance, and IEPT reporting process: Zangile, edPerformance, Power School, and SpedTrack

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