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VALERIE ANN STROCCO

6329 Caminito Marcial San Diego, CA 92111 (619) 252-1219 valeries@sandiego.edu EDUCATION University of San Diego Single Subject Credential Program: Social Science Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology Minor: Philosophy Womens Varsity Soccer Team-Awarded Full Scholarship

2010-Present 2003 1999-2003

TEACHING EXPERIENCE La Jolla Learning Works 04/2012-Present Academic Coach 03/2010-12/2010 Address areas of cognitive weakness with reading remediation using Seeing Stars and Visualizing and Verbalizing programs Develop students writing skills using the 4-Square Writing Method and the Step Up to Writing program Conduct Readers Theater reading sessions Prepare students for all levels of the ISEE using specific test taking strategies Assist students with Middle School Social Studies, English and Math homework Work one-on-one with students to develop independent work habits and study skills that support their individual learning styles Help children understand, remember, and demonstrate academic knowledge and skills more effectively Offer supplemental instructional materials and games to develop academic skills La Jolla Country Day School 11/2008-Present Substitute Teacher for the Middle and Upper School Maintain classroom routines and a calm, productive learning environment Point Loma High School 09/2011-12/2011 Literacy Practicum Teaching Experience Two sections of U.S. History and one section of A.P. Human Geography Assisted teacher with attendance, classroom management and grading Prepared and presented lesson plans Worked one-on-one and with small groups of diverse students to develop literacy skills Correia Middle School 02/2011-05/2011 Curriculum Methods Practicum Teaching Experience Three sections of 8th grade Algebra Delivered full-group instruction in subject areas and aided teacher in administrative duties Developed classroom management skills Worked one-on-one and with small groups of diverse students to assess student progress Created and administered original assessment tools COACHING EXPERIENCE La Jolla Country Day School 11/2007-Present Womens Varsity Soccer Assistant Coach/Middle School Girls Soccer A Team Head Coach Motivate team members to create goals for themselves and for the team as a whole Provide a soccer website as a means to allow players to reflect on their learning experience by blogging San Diego Fusion Soccer Club 02/2012-02/2013 Girls Under 9 Head Coach Develop skill-enhancing drills and run practices 2012 Hotspurs Labor Day Tournament Champions, 2012 Presidio Cup Champions

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE La Jolla Town Council 01/2011-03/2012 Executive Director Built, maintained and enhanced memberships Organized the 1st Annual LJTC Day at the Races event, monthly Poker Night and Shop Local Shop La Jolla discount program Wrote articles for local newspapers informing the public on the Town Councils progress throughout the year Continuously updated website, Facebook and Twitter accounts Sent out e-blasts with monthly meeting Agendas, SunSetter notifications and Shop Local Shop La Jolla discounts and promotions Mission Creek Commons, LLC. 09/2006-03/2010 Commercial Real Estate Project Assistant Assisted the development of a professional office/retail condo project from conception to completion, including the entitlement, permitting, bidding and funding processes as well as supervision of construction 1020 Prospect, LP. 01/2006-09/2006 Property Management Assistant/Office Assistant Assisted Property Manager with facility management for entire four-story building, prepared leases and other related documents, enforced building codes, managed a/c controls and office keys Prepared initial setup of 12 individual professional office suites. Assisted office tenants by scheduling meetings and providing administrative support Diocese of San Diego 06/2003-02/2004 Data Entry/Office Assistant Assisted with the daily functions of the Annual Appeal office including data entry, updating parishioners information in the database, printing reports and filing Mattel, Inc. 10/1998-12/2005 Retail Marketing Associate Set up marketing displays for Mattel and Fisher Price for over 20 stores in the San Diego Region Communicated with store managers to ensure sufficient merchandise was supplied at all times Supervised two employees, delegated responsibilities, coordinated teams daily and monthly schedule

SKILLS 30 Day Emergency Substitute Teaching Permit CPR Certified E Soccer Coaching License Real Estate License ID# 01869922 Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and QuickBooks Excellent organizational skills consisting of planning, utilizing resources, and time management

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT La Jolla Christmas Parade and Holiday Festival 2011 Float judge San Diego Sealions Soccer Team 2003-2011 Worked at charity events such as the Kick for Hope Soccer Tournament and the California Liver Walk Volunteer soccer coach