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Resource and Social Studies Teacher

Severn, MD
October 15, 2021

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William Miller III

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Severn, Maryland 21144



OBJECTIVE: To obtain a position where I can use my communication and proofreading skills, and geographical knowledge and contribute to an organization’s continued success.


New Jersey City University, Jersey City, New Jersey

Master of Arts in Special Education, May 2006

University of New Haven, West Haven, Connecticut

Bachelor of Arts in English with a Writing Concentration January 1994


September 2019- Present- Resource Teacher at Fairmont Heights High School

6501 Columbia Park Road, Landover, Maryland 20785

*Develop and implement individualized education program for each special

education student. Identify and implement goals tailored to the student’s

individual needs and abilities.

Modeled and consulted with teachers on modifications and accommodations to instruction and materials ensuring the diverse

needs of every student are successfully realized.

* Employed distinct techniques to promote active learning including

individualized instruction, problem-solving, assignments, and small group

work. Exercised flexibility within the classroom addressing students’ needs

through special accommodations.

Actively involved in students’ behavioral, social, and academic development

aiding students in developing emotionally, feeling comfortable in social

situations and awareness of socially acceptable behavior.

-September 2018 to June 15, 2019- Resource Teacher- Arundel High School,

1001 Annapolis Road, Gambrills, Maryland 21054

Modeled and consulted with teachers on modifications and

accommodations to instruction and materials ensuring the diverse

needs of every student are successfully realized.

Teaching ninth and tenth graders the proper techniques to annotate a

chunked text, while preparing to take the statewide PARCC assessment.

Modifying and clarifying instructions on how to write an opening paragraph

and a thesis statement, special and general education students.

Worked, closely, with IEP coordinator on developing Individualized

education plans for 14 to 15 caseload students.

-March 30, 2017 to June 2018- Resource Teacher- Green Brook Academy,

151 Vosseller Avenue, Bound Brook, New Jersey 08805

Taught Emotionally Disturbed and Oppositional Defiant students pre-

reading and pre-writing strategies, in order for them to progress in this

particular English/Language Arts curriculum.

Modified all subject lessons for middle school students for better comprehension.

Helped develop Behavior Intervention Plans and Individualized Education Plans for 8th and 9th grade students.

-September 2015 to March 27, 2017- Fedcap School, 8 St. Cloud Place,

West Orange, New Jersey

Taught 7 to 9 Emotionally Disturbed and Learning Disabled students reading

strategies, on how to critically read and formulate answers to passages in

the I-Ready reading program.

Developed graphic organizers for 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th graders, so they

will visualize how to construct an opening paragraph for narrative and

persuasive essays.

Maintained accurate, student records and prepared reports on students and activities required by laws, district policies and administrative procedures.

Taught socially acceptable behavior, employing techniques such as behavior modification and positive reinforcement.

Taught children how to positively interact with one another on various educational and social projects that foster acceptable behavior.

-September 2006 to June 23, 2015- Special Education/Resource Teacher- Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School, 667 Westfield Road, Scotch Plains, New Jersey 07076

Taught and implemented reading strategies to 9th grade students, in order for them to navigate the Social Studies curriculum content.

Taught writing strategies and identifying graphic organizers for freshmen and seniors, so they will write efficient, grade-level essays, and answer document-based questions.

Maintained accurate IEP reports and records, as a Case Manager, required by law, district policies, and administrative regulations.

Conferred with parents, IEP team and co-teachers to develop individual educational plans designed to promote students educational and social development.

Instructed through discussions and demonstrations, and lectures in one or more subjects, such as English, U.S History and World History.

Communicated with parents to nurture a supportive and cooperative relationship between home and school

Helped athletes to achieve a high skill level and an appreciation for the values of discipline and sportsmanship, and increase the level of self-esteem, as the Assistant Varsity and Freshmen football coach.

Oversee the safety conditions of the facility or area in which football is conducted at all times when the student-athletes are present.

Taught student-athletes the basic principles of the game of football.


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