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Special Education Puerto Rico

Clifton Heights, Pennsylvania, United States
April 24, 2012

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Diana I. Ramos

**** *** ***.

Warrington, PA ****6

(787) ***-****

Professional Profile:

With my experience in education and my other experiences in my professional background I have obtained knowledge and skills that will be of use to help and give support to the community.


• Communication skills, to give, receive information and feedback in order to provide a more complete result.

• Interpersonal skills that include the ability to demonstrate respect and awareness for others, good judgment in responding to conflict and flexibility to adapt to changes in one’s work environment.

• Accountability skills that include but are not limited to the ability to contribute my very best, with a focus on continues improvement and excellence.

• Maintain client focus, to understand and anticipate client’s wants and resolve client’s needs to the best of my knowledge.

• Strong knowledge of special education law and practices.

• Computer knowledge and skills.

• Bilingual in Spanish and English.


Elwyn Seeds 2011 to Present

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Bilingual Service Coordinator

Facilitate transitions of children from the (0-3) Early Intervention program to Elwyn SEEDS and from Elwyn SEEDS to School District according to PA state guidelines and timelines. Coordinate and lead IEP meetings and other meetings with families and staff, as needed. Adhere to all PA State and Federal Early Intervention laws, guidelines, and regulations. Work with families, team members, agency personnel and other service coordinators to initiate, coordinate, and facilitate smooth, positive transitions when families enter or leave the program. Work in partnership with special education staff and families to establish positive rapport and trusting relationships through on-going verbal and written communication. Utilize effective program solving skills, clear communication and appropriate interpersonal interactions to build and maintain positive, professional working relationships with peers and supervisors.

Middle Bucks Institute of Technology 2010 to 2010

Jamison, Pennsylvania

Special Needs Coordinator/Counselor

Provide support/transitional services to special needs students enrolled in career and technical education; monitor performance and provide intervention strategies as required; participate in MDEs and the development of IEPs, the development of career and technical performance plans, and the placement of students development to teachers related to curriculum modification, adaptations, and instructional strategies; coordinate internal and external support services. “implemented specially designed instruction, modified assessments and curriculum, served as coach for career and technical teachers in the classroom to provide support implementing IEP in a technical setting.

Diana I. Ramos

2153 Elm Ave.

Warrington, PA 18976

(787) ***-****

Department of Education

San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico 2007 to 2010

Special Education teacher

Prepared course objectives and outline for course of study. Assigned lessons and corrected homework. Administered tests to evaluate pupil’s progress. Supervised IEP’s meetings. Maintained discipline in classroom. Participated in faculty and professional meetings, educational conferences and teacher training workshops. Counsel students in school adjustment and academic problems. Followed curriculum guidelines and requirements of state and school.

Woman Healing Star

Lancaster, PA 2004 to 2007

Administrator/Case Worker

Manage the agency and program budget. Check time sheets and make the pay roll for small agency. Order and pay for agency’s supplies. Supervised different aspects of the agency. Provided specialized human services to female Ex-Offenders, such as case management, and educational services. Participated in program activities to serve clients. Made presentations within the community. Maintained all records and case notes, dictations and correspondence in an orderly form within each file. Develop and maintain relationships with families and outside systems.

Summit Quest Academy

Ephrata, Pennsylvania 2003 to 2006

Counselor Aide

Direct intervention with the mental health residents, responsible for ensuring that any of their concerns regarding treatment are address. Incorporate daily level system of behavior process. Served as a resource professional for coalition, agencies, organizations, parents and community, providing technical assistance in the area of drug abuse education and prevention. Complete reports to state agencies and other funding sources as required.

Department of Education,

San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico 2001 to 2003

Special Education teacher

Planned curriculum and lessons to meet individual needs of students. Created learning materials geared to student abilities and interest. Worked with student to increase motivation. Met with parents in order to provide support and guidance in using community resources. Administered and interpreted the results of ability and achievement tests. Developed individual educational program for students at different learning ability levels, including educable, trainable and severely impaired. Served as a resource professional to children ages 7 to 18. Provided students and parents with progress notes and recommendations. Perform other duties appropriate to the position of special education teacher.

Diana I. Ramos

2153 Elm Ave.

Warrington, PA 18976


Grataco’s Law Office

Caguas, Puerto Rico

Legal Secretary 2000 to 2001

Scheduled appointments, gave information to callers, took dictation and otherwise relieved official of clerical work and miner administrative detail. Filed correspondence and other records. Greeted visitors, ascertained nature of business and conducted visitors to employer and appropriate person. Prepare legal papers and correspondence of legal nature, such as summonses, complaints, motions and subpoenas, using typewriter, word processor and personal computer. Reviewed law journals and other legal publications to identify court decisions pertinent to pending cases.


Bayamón, Puerto Rico 1998 to 2001

English and Math Title I Teacher

Worked with students to increase motivation. Created learning materials geared to student’s ability and interest. Planned lessons to met individual needs of students. Meet with other teachers to create a work plan for each individual student.

Braxton School of PR

Caguas, Puerto Rico 1996 to 1998

English and Math Title I teacher

Create an effective classroom environment in which the student will feel motivated and willing to learn new skills.


BA at Metropolitan University, Cupey, Puerto Rico

Major: Special Education

M.Ed at Metropolitan University, Cupey, Puerto Rico

Major: Educational Administration and Supervision

Minor: Curriculum


Project Blue Print, Red Cross Trainings, YWCA training for Woman and Violence, Valuing Diversity, Mindfulness Meditation, Business Design and Management Course, Family Preservation, The Effects of Abuse/Neglect on Child Development, Casework Process and Case Planning, Child Protective Services, Child abuse and the law, Male Issues and Violence, Latinos in Treatment: Impact of Culture, Conflict Management and Confrontation Skills, HIV/AIDS, 12 Steps in Addictions Counseling, Criminality & Addiction, Teen & Adolescent Inhalant Abuse Conference: The Danger Right Under Your Nose, Understanding Subculture Language, Leading the Challenge Prevention Conference, HIV/AIDS Treatment Update, Domestic Violence: Intervention with Child Welfare and Addiction, Confidentiality, Tuberculosis and Sexual Transmitted Diseases

References: Furnished Upon Request

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