98 Willow Street
Marysville, PA, 17053
Home Phone: 717-957-4621
2011 –present Elementary Fourth Grade Teacher, Harrisburg Academy
Plan, develop, and execute daily lessons in the subjects of Language Arts, Math, and Social Studies. Communicate and collaborate effectively with other professionals through phone contacts, face to face and email. Maintain academic and attendance records. Organize and facilitate student activities for the 4th grade overnight camping trip. Organize and facilitate an annual educational fair. Organize other field trips throughout the year. Deliver presentations to small groups of parents. Manage a classroom website for students and parents.
2006-2011 Kindergarten Teacher, Harrisburg Academy
2005-2006 Elementary First Grade Teacher, Harrisburg Academy
2003-2005 Special Education Teacher, Cumberland Valley School District
Provide specially designed instruction in language arts and math to students with learning disabilities in grades K to 3. Create and implement Individual Education Plans for each student. Collaborate with parents and other professionals regarding the progress of students.
2000-2005 Emergency Relief Houseparent, Milton Hershey School
Manage a household of 8-10 students during a weekend. Assist students with daily chores. Follow a schedule of activities. Contribute to the development of Individual Education Plans based on the students strengths/needs. Dispense medications as needed. Maintain a safe home environment for the students. Guide students through steps to resolve conflicts. Maintain open communication between students, sponsors, teachers and houseparents.
1992-1998 Early Intervention Specialist, The Infant Development Program
Provided developmentally appropriate activities to children from birth to age three. Efficiently scheduled and managed a caseload of 15 to 18 clients. Created and implemented Individual Family Service Plans for each client. Collaborated with other professionals to provide the most optimum therapy. Co-taught a parent/child play group. Effectively presented information to small informal groups as part of an outreach goal.
1987-1992 Special Education Teacher, Hanover Public School District
Competently instructed elementary and secondary Learning Support-Part Time students in all academic areas.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Special Education, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, 1986
Trainings and Workshops
Responsive Classroom Training
Kid Writing, Wilson Reading Program, Developmental Reading Assessment
Autism and Asperger’s Workshop
Additional Graduate Courses:
Assessment of Children
LICENSES & CERTIFICATES
Pennsylvania State Teaching Certificate, Instructional II,1991