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Los Angeles, CA
October 29, 2020

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California Single Subject Preliminary Teaching Credential in Foundational Math OCT 2019

University of California, Los Angeles June 2017

Master of Education, with social justice emphasis

California Multiple Subject Preliminary Teaching Credential with a BCLAD in Spanish

Master Thesis – Amusing Music for Math: Exploring Music as a Tool for Math Fluency and Self-Esteem

Vera Strayer Fellowship – Awarded to UCLA students committed to urban elementary education


University of California, Los Angeles June 2015

Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, with a minor in Education

Educators for Tomorrow Scholar – The Influence of Hip-Hop Culture on High School Freshmen Grades and College Perceptions

PUC CALS EARLY College high school June 2011



PUC CALS Charter Middle School, teacher Sep 2017 – Aug 2020

Developed, differentiated and integrated curriculum material from various sources, including Eureka Math and Maneuvering the Middle, to emphasize critical thinking skills as well as engaging lessons across math and science

Implemented Community Circle regularly to address and teach social emotional skills

Researched and incorporated best practices from other successful teachers, including but not limited to, creating an immediate feedback system and encouraging opportunities to build intrinsic motivation

Nearly tripled SBAC projected scores from beginning to end of year, my first year

2nd highest 6th grade Math SBAC scores across PUC district, my second year

Consistently improved student surveys, highest scores my third year

New Heights Charter School, Teaching Partner/YPI Instructor aug 2016 – sep 2017

As Teaching Partner, collaborated/planned with 5th grade teachers in two classrooms, including delivering whole class lessons as well as tutoring Response to Intervention groups

As Youth Policy Instructor, taught mixed grades during Guitar Club, tutored 5th Grade in HW time

Griffith Joyner Elementary School, student-teacher march 2016 – May 2016

Observed routines and particular elementary classroom management techniques

Ford Blvd. Elementary School, Student-Teacher Oct 2015 – March 2016

Collaborated with mentor teacher in planning and delivering lessons to first graders

Justice Corps – Stanley Mosk Courthouse, Volunteer aug 2014 – May 2015

Assisted litigants, in English and Spanish access of resources at the self-help resource center

Conferred with lawyers to review and edit litigant paperwork

Maintained courtesy and neutrality in response to litigants varying emotional responses

IMHOME, Volunteer sep 2012 – May 2015

Built relationships and tutored kids in transitionary shelter home for parents

Purchased and cooked meals for families

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