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Social Media Special Education

Laguna Niguel, CA
July 29, 2020

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Zachary Hammer

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Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

EDUCATION M.S., Special Education August 2016- August 2018 Pace University, New York, NY

BA, Psychology September 2013-May 2016

BA, Journalism September 2013-May 2016

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

EXPERIENCE Middle School TEACHER 09/2016 – Present P.S. 169 Robert F. Kennedy, Manhattan, New York

Develop and modify IEP’s to accommodate students’ academic and behavioral goals

Coordinate with multiple disciplinary teams to implement specific programs and parent training

1:1 meetings and support for at-risk students, coordinating with social workers and outside agencies

Coordinate with administration and staff for parent and community outreach

Fundraising for classroom and school-wide programs through community outreach

Implementation of special programs (Debate Team, Newspaper) to enrich student life

Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), SMART Board Technologies, Apple products, Google Products

Professional Development:Alternative Access to Reading and Writing, Word Work: Making Every Minute Count, Superheroes: Engaging Students, IEP Workshops, PBIS, Literacy Workshop, TCIS. Boys and Girls Club, Laguna Beach, California 05/2014- 09/2015

Planned, organized and implemented social and educational clubs within the program

Participated in daily staff meetings to develop and strategize daily and weekly events

Provide and offer guidance, discipline and role modeling for students

Collaborate with offsite Boys and Girls Club about programs and events spread across the consortium

Headed program events and field trips creating a safe environment for students OTHER

EXPERIENCE VOLUNTEER – THE BOLTWOOD PROJECT: Community Service Outreach Learning Program University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 09/2015 – 05/2016

Gained education within human service organizations working with adults with disabilities

Provide stable relationships with the participants, creating positive social interactions

Attend seminars highlighting current issues, political and social, surrounding disabilities

Develop and promote fundraising events

AmherstWire September 2015- May 2016

Writer, Amherst, MA

● Contributed articles in timely manner

● Researched and created an immersive written and photography experience

● Contributed photography to the University of Massachusetts, Amherst newspaper

● Attended weekly pitch meetings


● Planned, devolved, and led complex projects from inception through completion

● Managed proper planning and implementation of successful curriculum and projects

● Conduct research to better develop and fostering lasting relationships.

● Developed and wrote key plans centered around student’s individualized focus

● Proactively identified areas of risk, concern and developed a plan with attention to the details of the situation

● Social media use and engagement including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and blog writing References Upon Request

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