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Bronx County, New York, United States
Posted:
January 18, 2017

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MICHELLE L. SOLOMON

*** ****** ***** #***

BRONX, NY 10475

(347) ***-**** (347)***-**** Email: acycor@r.postjobfree.com

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

**/****-**** ****** ****** 153X THE HELEN KELLER SCHOOL, Bronx, NY Science Cluster teacher grades K-2, Tenured since 2007

Taught the mandated science curriculum for the state of New York.

Used hands-on experiences for all students utilizing the scientific method.

Successfully taught the use of scientific tools such as; thermometers, magnifying lens’ digital microscopes, measuring tapes and balance scales utilizing the metric system.

Collaborated with teachers in grades K-2 on the science curriculum.

Worked with teachers in upper grades on special science projects.

Successfully used live plants and animals in the classroom to teach the curriculum. (including hatching live chickens)

Performed activities on family night at school on many occasions.

Co coached our award winning Robotics team.

Successfully taught S.E.M. (school enrichment model) classes of various subjects including robotics and photography

Planned and coordinated with upper grade science teacher on the science fair.

Co wrote garden program grant with science teacher from P.S. 176X

Continued to use new levels of technology to teach science including interactive white board and digital microscope

Used various methods of assessments for students including alternative assessments for special education students.

Continually used literacy and math in science lessons on a daily basis.

Incorporated the practice of environmental science into the current curriculum such as, recycling and composting.

Arranged trips for students for scientific exploration.

Worked closely with the upper grade science teacher to help prepare the lower grade students for the 4th grade Science exam.

Helped P.S. 153’s productions and graduations with the sound system.

Participated and completed 3 year S.T.E.M.(science technology engineering and math) training program with S.T.E.M. grant program of New York City

1/2003-05/2003 PUBLIC SCHOOL 291 Bronx, NY

Student teacher

Practiced caring out education curriculum for grades 1st and 3rd

Performed whole class, small group and cooperative learning instruction

Learned and practiced reading assessment exams.

Helped in the school’s Professional development research

07/2001-06/2002 GOOSEBAY NURSERY SCHOOL, Bronx, NY General Education teacher

Carried out education curriculum for a U.P.K

Integrated special education classroom

Directed assistant teacher and teacher’s aides to fulfill curriculum

requirements and daily schedule

Assessed children daily and monthly on a social, physical, and educational

level

05/2000-07/2001 PHILIP H. MICHAEL DAYCARE CENTER, Bronx, NY

Preschool teacher

Fulfilled education curriculum for preschool children ages 4- 4.5

Directed assistant teacher and teacher’s aides on a daily basis

Assessed children daily and monthly on a social, physical,

cognitive and academic level

Group teacher (Afterschool)

Lead after school and summer educational activities for

Children ages 7&8

Was In charge of Computer Club for after school program

Assistant Group, Teacher

Implemented preschool curriculum as Assistant teacher for

preschool children ages 3-5

1996-1997 COMPUTAR INC. HOLY SPIRIT CATHOLIC SCHOOL, Bronx, NY

Computer teacher

Implemented curriculum in computer education for Kindergarten

Through 8th grades on Macintosh computers. Curriculum consisted of:

Word processing, Spreadsheet, Graphic arts Hyperlink and Database programs

Taught students proper keyboarding skills.

07/1990-08/1990 ADEENA’S ART CAMP FOR LITTLE PEOPLE, Bronx, NY Teacher’s Aide

Assisted art teacher in implementing art curriculum for two to five year olds utilizing different art mediums such as: clay, paints and paper.

07/1988-08/1988 BRONX RIVER ART CENTER, Bronx, NY Teacher’s Assistant

Assisted art teachers in implementing art curriculum for six to eleven year olds in the following classes: Photography, Ceramics, Painting and Printing

SOCIAL WORK EXPERIENCE

1998-2000 SAINT DOMINIC’S HOME, Bronx, NY

Family Support Worker

Tutored emotionally disturbed children age10 in subject areas such as: Math English, Spanish Social Studies and Science

Taught basic life skills to emotionally disturbed children age 10 such as: shopping, traveling in the city and appropriate social behavior.

Assisted families of emotionally disturbed children and teens with adult in home supervision and interacted with social service agencies.

Respite Worker

Gave parents of emotionally disturbed children and teens a respite by engaging children in social activities and escorting children to necessary appointments.

EDUCATION

LEHMAN COLLEGE, Bronx, NY

M.S.Ed Elementary Education September 2010

LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Queens, NY

Emergency Medical Technician Defibrillation Program

LEHMAN COLLEGE, Bronx, NY

B.A. Psychology Minor: Art

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

SEEKERS CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP 1989-1993

Vice President and Treasurer

LEHMAN COLLEGE CHRISTIAN PLAYERS

Playwright, Director, and founding member

W.H.L.C. COLLEGE RADIO STATION 1987-1989

Program Director

CERTIFICATIONS

New York State Permanent Teaching license and certificate

E.M.T-D CERTIFICATION 1995-1998

AWARDS

2008 CITY COUNCIL CITATION City of New York

1997 CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT AWARD

Computar Inc.

1990 OUTSTANDING CHRISTIAN SERVICE AWARD, SEEKERS CHRISTAN FELLOWSHIP

Urban Youth Alliance Inc.

COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER ACTIVITES

Over the past 25 years I have been an active member of 3 churches and the organization Urban Youth Alliance Intl. and have held the following positions:

Member of Governing Education Committee The 1st Office intern and College Christian Club Harvest Field Christian Church Staff member

Audio Visual Ministry Worker Urban Youth Alliance Intl.

Crossway Christian Church Outreach worker

Harvest Field Christian Church (distribution of food toys and services to Vacation Bible school worker impoverished families)

Sanctuary Christian fellowship Love Gospel Assembly, Crossway Christian Church

Sanctuary Christian fellowship, Convoy of Hope and W.O.W ministries

I also have done the ACS Breast cancer walk with my coworkers over the past 5 years



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