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Pam Taylor

pamtaylor_2000@yahoo.com Objective: Full time employment utilizing my literacy skills Capabilities


Strong self awareness of own skills and abilities Creativity in creating new learning situations to match childrens needs Love to teach Have current experience with elementary, middle school and adult education, Have the ability to think outside the box when assisting children to learn Competent with multiple computer programs including but not limited to Word 95-12, Excel, Power Point, Corel Draw, Word, Print Master Gold, Internet, SAP, Publisher, Blackboard, Detailed Oriented Strong interpersonal relationship skills

Experience North West Regional College, Meadow Lake, SK (September, 2012- November, 2013) Program Coordinator for Adult Basic Education Peer coaching Budgeting for all programs related to adult education ($1.2 million) Proposal writing Accountability to multiple government ministries Supervision of teaching staff and evaluation Individual program planning for students Facility supervision Purchasing of texts and supplies for all locations Curriculum development of specialized programs Northern Lights School District, Sandy Bay, SK (August, 2011- June, 2012) Literacy/Numeracy Catalyst Teacher K-2 Peer coaching Intervention for students falling behind academically Organization and implementation of guided reading program Tier 2 instruction of the Response to Intervention program Academic diagnostic testing Record keeping Data collection Oral Language, phonemic awareness and reading intervention instruction Northern Lights School District, Sandy Bay, SK (August, 2010- June, 2011) Grade 5 Teacher Engaging students in the love of learning All Tier 1 instruction of the Response to Intervention program Lesson plan, unit plans and year plans Classroom Management Report cards

Record keeping

Northern Lights School District, Sandy Bay, SK (August, 2009- June, 2010) Literacy/Numeracy Catalyst teacher Grades 4-6 Peer coaching Intervention for students falling behind academically Organization and implementation of guided reading program Tier 2 instruction of the Response to Intervention program Academic diagnostic testing Record keeping Data collection Central Okanagan School District, Kelowna, BC (2001-2009) Certified Educational Assistant Planning for intervention Implementing Individual Educational Plans Behaviour intervention Academic intervention Record keeping Shuswap School District, Salmon Arm, BC (2001-2002) Certified Educational Assistant and American Sign Language Interpreter (substitute) Planning for intervention Implementing Individual Educational Plans Behaviour intervention Academic intervention Record keeping American Sign Language interpretation for students with hearing impairment or Deaf Liaison between staff and student needing the interpreting Education

University of New England


2012-2014

Masters of Science in Education Literacy Concentration EDU 600 Teacher as Leader EDU 610 Differentiation Theory and Strategies EDU 615 Motivational Theory and Class Management EDU 740 Supporting Literacy Development for All Learners EDU 741 Literacy Assessments as Teaching Tools EDU 742 Study Skills & Content Literacy Instruction for All EDU 743 Connecting Reading with Writing for Success EDU 744 Meeting Student Literacy Challenges EDU 695 Portfolio (In Progress) Kelowna, BC University of British Columbia Bachelor of Education (Psychology, History and English) Kelowna, BC Okanagan University College Certified Educational Assistant

2005-2009 2000-2001

Accreditations & Professional Development LEAN training for streamlining functions of an organization RtI response to intervention training and implementation P.A.R.T. Professional Assault Resistance Training Parts 1 & 2 C.E.R.T. Critical Emergency Response Training Cognitive Coaching Parts 1 & 2 A.S.I.S.T Suicide prevention training Peer Coaching Defensive driving for 15 passenger bus Key Math 3 TOLD Primary and Intermediate Professional Associations International Reading Association 2011-current Saskatchewan Reading Council 2011-current Local Library Board 2010-2012 District Library Board 2010-2011 School Community Council 2009-2011 District Literacy Steering Committee 2009-2010, 2011-2012 School-based Climate Committee 2010-2012 School-based Behavioural Team 2009-2012 School-based Professional Learning Community (Member) 2009-2011 Saskatchewan Teacher Federation (Member) 2009-current British Columbia Teacher Federation (Member) 2001-current British Columbia Teachers College (Member) 2001-current Awards and Publications: 2012 Awarded Teacher of Excellence for my work in Sandy Bay, Sask, as a Literacy Numeracy Catalyst Teacher. This award is for going above and beyond the regular expectations 2010 Published in Query: Saskatchewan Reading Council Journal, for my article Understanding Poverty and Literacy, Volume 41:2. 2012. Additional Information & Interests My daughter, reading, teaching, outdoor activities and painting References