Karla Sherman

98 Willow Street

Marysville, PA, 17053

Home Phone: 717-957-4621

Email: ksherman1965@gmail.com


                      EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE

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


Pennsylvania State Teaching Certificate, Instructional II,1991

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