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CORINE D.

MATARASSO
17 Buckingham Court (203) 322-8663
Stamford, CT 06902 CMatarasso@StamfordCT.gov
PROFILE
Sixth Year Educational Administration Certification (092) combined with graduate degree credentials, extensive
classroom experience and numerous leadership roles to pursue academic excellence, positive change and a supportive
and innovative school climate.
EDUCATION
UNIVERSITY OF BRIDGEPORT, Bridgeport, CT
Sixth Year I ntermediate Administration and Supervision
Master of Science in ELEMENTARY EDUCATION

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK F.I.T, New York, NY
Bachelor of Science in MARKETING
CERTIFICATIONS
I ntermediate Administration & Supervision (092), State of Connecticut
Elementary Education K-6 (013), State of Connecticut
TEACHING EXPERIENCE

K. T. MURPHY SCHOOL, Stamford, CT
FI RST GRADE TEACHER- Grade level leader 2007 - Present
Establish and implement behavioral management program in which students remain work-oriented;
focus on the task at hand; and are members of a positive, empowering academic environment.
Engage in positive interactions with students to develop a rapport, gain respect and trust, and ensure
a productive learning environment.
Implement America's Choice and new district reading curriculum.
Implement Everyday Math Program.
Facilitate Instructional Data Team meetings.
Collect and analyze student data to monitor progress and drive instruction.

FOURTH GRADE TEACHER 2006 - 2007
Plan and implement diverse lesson plans, identifying and incorporating all learning styles.
Promote positive and interesting learning environment with supportive peer structures.
Implement Comprehensive Tool kit.
Design and implement Math Units.
Collect and analyze student data to monitor progress.

LONG TERM SUBSTI TUTE TEACHI NG ASSI GNMENTS 1998-2006
CO-TEACHER, Fourth Grade Special Education I nclusion
READI NG FI RST TUTOR, K-Grade 3
SECOND GRADE TEACHER

SARAH WALKER JCC NURSERY SCHOOL, Stamford, CT 2002 - 2004
PRESCHOOL CO-TEACHER
Provide direct supervision to students within a private Preschool program.
Collaborate with administration during a two-year preparation for NAEYC accreditation.
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LEADERSHIP
CO-CHAI R, Community Conversation Forum 2013
Spearhead a Pilot initiative at KT Murphy School that was subsequently successful as a district-wide
model to close the achievement gap.
Establish a forum for open communication with community stakeholders including parents, students,
PTO members, School Governance Council, Data Team, Parent Leadership Training Institute, Domus
and other stakeholders.
Build strategic alliances with stakeholders to facilitate the first school-based conversation in
Stamford.
COMMI TTEE CHAI R, Stamford Conversation on Education, 2011
Chair initiatives beginning with a review of data-driven outcomes, followed by setting goals and
action plans.

LEADERSHIP TRAINING
Attended GE LAP Conference, GE Summer Conference, GE Immersion Institute, and GE Tech Boot
Camp.
Graduate of Parent Leadership Training Institute (PLTI), civic initiative of the Connecticut
Commission on Children.
Enrolled in Administrator Aspirant Program 2014-2015

OTHER LEADERSHIP ROLES
Member of the KT Murphy PTO Executive Board.
Selected to the KT Murphy School Governance Council.
Member of the KT Murphy School Data Team
Served on Principal Hiring Committee
Served on Superintendents Budget Advisory Committee
Member of the Math Curriculum Writing Committee
Presented District Math and Teacher Evaluation Professional Development
SEA Union Representative.
Provided multiple Professional Development sessions for teachers of grades pre-K through 8
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Readers Workshop and practices for New Beginnings Family Public Charter School in Bridgeport, CT

CONTINUING EDUCATION AND AWARDS
Completed B.E.S.T. Portfolio
Responsive Classroom Level II
PLC (Professional Learning Communities) Trainer
Reading First Trained
TESOL Summer Institute, SPS 2014
American Achieves Education Champions Fellowship Nominate
Stamford Spotlight on Teacher Excellence Award 2013