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Dual Language Teacher

New York, New York, United States
October 18, 2016

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M.A., Bilingual Childhood Education, CUNY, City College, 2011

B.A., English Language Arts, CUNY, Hunter College, 2006

Study Abroad Program in Spanish Literature, ANTONIO DE NEBRIJA UNIVERSITY OF SPAIN, 2005

A.A., Applied Sciences Early Childhood Education, CUNY, Borough of Manhattan Community College, 1999


Bilingual Teacher Education License

UFT Teacher Center, Pathways to Teaching Program

RTI (intervention methods) for English Language Learners Institute DOE

Dual Language, Critical Features and Tools for Planning/Improving Dual Language Programs at Fordham University

Kaufman FastTrack Entrepreneur- Business Training Program Certification NYCSB

Microsoft Office Specialist Certification


OACE Office of Adult and Continuing Education July 2016- Present

Plan and implement lessons for adult ESL students

Create community involvement thorough outreach activities to promote the ESL program

Parker Anderson Afterschool Program Fall 2015

Implement afterschool program for grades K-5th

Plan and develop lessons in math and robotics

HOPE Worldwide coordinator 2014-July 2016 (volunteer)

Organize events to outreach underserved population in NYC

Create, allocate and supervise team responsibilities

Create new business through community involvement and active public relations programs

Develop marketing campaigns to obtain stability and promote Hope worldwide

PS 54 Fordham Bedford Academy

Dual Language / ESL teacher, 2012-2015

Implemented instructional programs in English and Spanish for grades Kindergarten and 3rd


Managed classroom environment for 26 children in a bilingual setting

Managed extended school day ESL classroom environment for 3rd grade students

Managed and created lesson plans for NYSESLAT( state test) afterschool program

Managed and created lesson plans for parent-student Art in the classroom afterschool program

Created differentiated lesson plans for individual and whole group instruction through literacy, math, science and social studies.

Evaluated and redesigned Ready Gen reading program to address the Spanish component of the Dual Language Program

Implemented various literacy programs: Descubre el español by Santillana, Estrellita, IRLA

Recorded student’s assessment progress and implemented data to create lesson plans

Organized students learning centers to maximize accessibility and learning time

International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Teacher, summer 2012


Implemented instructional programs for bridge class from grades K- 2nd

Managed classroom environment for newly arrived refugee students

Created lesson plans for individual and whole group instruction

Supervised and managed five teacher assistants in the classroom

Museum Magnet School (PS 191/ Hudson Honors Middle School, New York, NY)

Paraprofessional, 1990-2012

Worked with overall instructional programs for elementary school children from grades Pre-K through 6th including special education.


Worked one on one and with small groups implementing the Phonics Great Leaps Reading Program

Assisted in implementing the Lincoln Center Institute Aesthetic Education curriculum and Studio in a School program which bring art education into the classroom

Utilized and differentiated the Teacher’s College Program in reading and writing

Assisted children with the Everyday Math Program activities and games

Implemented assessment and inquiry strategies to help the teacher develop appropriate lessons and curriculum planning

Created anecdotal records and observations to aid in the evaluation of students’ abilities, strengths and deficiencies in order to plan for differentiated instruction

Translated schools’ documents (i.e. parent letters, flyers, and memos, etc.)

Created bulletin boards and banners to enhance and display the children’s work and other aesthetic displays throughout the school

Collaborated with the schools planning team to create two annual school shows by designing and building a stage and children’s costumes

Public School 75M, New York, NY

Student teacher, February 2010- May 2010

Observed and assisted in a variety of ways the dual language program (Spanish- English, 50/50)

Worked alongside the classroom teacher to enhance and teach science lessons using the Foss Module

Taught literacy, math and social studies lessons

Guided small reading groups using a variety of reading programs.


Microsoft Office programs ( Outlook, Excel, Power Point, and Word)

Proficient in Spanish

Artistic abilities in designing, sketching, painting, mixed media, clay sculpting and display of art work

Member of the school’s ad hoc social committee and related activities at PS 191

SUS( services for the underserved) non- profit organization volunteer, translate to support advocacy meetings and documents for DD community members


Dean’s List

Scholarship granted for the Spanish Literature Study Abroad Program in Spain, 2005

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