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Tuere Williams

9104 Cherry Lane, Laurel, MD 20708 Email: Phone: 240-988-3932

Pre-school Teacher
Ive been eagerly teaching for over ten years. Im a dedicated and student-focused teaching professional
who is committed to providing a well-balanced, supportive, and engaging learning environment for all
students. Aptitude to remain flexible, ensuring that every childs learning style and abilities are
addressed. Hardworking and trusted educator who strives to collaborate with all members of the school
community to meet the needs of students.
Areas of Teaching Proficiency I nclude the Following:
Creative Lesson Planning ~ Individualized Education Plans ~ Student Motivation ~ Classroom
Management ~ Literature Circles
Bachelor of Science (Graduated 2009) Southeastern University - Deans List 2008/2009
Major: Early Childhood Education

Science of Early Effective Childhood Education Certification Georgetown University 2008

Professional Development:
Early Childhood Literacy Columbia University- Teachers College 2010
Special Education Certification Program-TNTP American University 2011-2012
Math Training End to End Solutions- DCPS OSSE training 2011-2012

Special Education Masters Degree and Certification American University 2011-now
E.L. Haynes PCS (2004 Present) Lead Pre-School Teacher
Created and executed rigorous lesson plans across all disciplines for kindergarten and pre-k students with
classes ranging in size from 20 to 25 using appropriate common core content standards. Additional
responsibilities include:
Tutored and mentored students and administered reading fluency assessments;
Led, trained and mentored four assistant teachers that assisted in the classroom;
Conducted parent conferences to effectively communicate students progress;
Effectively maintained interest and provided interactive atmosphere, enabling students to
significantly hone learning skills;
Instituted positive classroom management strategies and disciplinary programs that effectively
handled challenging behaviors;
Utilized various teaching strategies that encouraged student participation; and
Performed various administrative functions to effectively communicate with the staff and
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Kiddie Academy (2002-2004) Lead Daycare Teacher
Trained new staff to meet the state qualifications and worked primarily with two year olds but at times
worked with students up to twelve years old. Key responsibilities include:
Conducted and maintained activity plans developed for pre-school age children;
Taught basic Spanish, math, socio-emotional skills, and toilet-training;
Created lesson plans that were age appropriate, hands-on and engaging;
Effectively maintained licensing requirements and followed all state regulations;
Led children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and preparing craft components;
Effectively communicated students progress by preparing reports on observations and presenting
to the supervisor and parents;
Participated in periodic administrative meetings to discuss progress and challenges noted in
students development;
Assisted supervisor in maintaining records and day-care devices;
Performed various administrative tasks and housekeeping duties; and,
Prepared and served snacks and arranged rooms and furnishings for lunch and relaxation

Summer Camp Teacher, E.L. Haynes PCS, worked with pre-k -1 graders on intriguing ideas with
experts from around DC. 2004-2012

Hospitality Services, Front Desk Clerk, Milwaukee, WI 2000 - 2002

Member NAYCE- National Association of Young Childhood Education 2006-2010
World Traveler-Traveled to Aruba, Mexico, Jamaica and parts of USA to site see and observe children
who live in poverty, and then I would join organizations that donate money to help those children.
Service Learning Trips- My pre-k children have gone to the zoo and cleaned cages, gone to elderly homes
and read to the elderly, gone to deliver sandwiches to food pantries and gone to help clean up the blocks
around our school to be positive community members. 2005-now
Greenpeace 4 Years of being a member of Greenpeace 2006-2010

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