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New York State Professional Teaching Certification
Literacy Education for Early Childhood and Childhood (B-6), August 2015 - Pending
New York State Initial Teaching Certification
Early Childhood and Childhood Education (B-6), May 2014

Roberts Wesleyan Rochester, NY

Masters Degree in Literacy, August 2015
Literacy in Early Childhood and Childhood Education (B-6)
Overall GPA: 4.00/4.00, Fall 2014 & Spring 2015 Deans List
Niagara University Niagara University, NY
Bachelor of Arts in Education, May 2014
Early Childhood and Childhood Education (B-6)
Concentration: Liberal Arts (English, Math, Social Studies), Minor: Literacy
Overall GPA: 3.93/4.00, Deans List 6 semesters, Summa Cum Laude

6/14 Present

Schoolhouse of Brockport Brockport, NY

Preschool Teacher for UPK Program Ages 3-5
Teach weekly themed curriculum
Manage classroom of seven to eight students
Create lessons and activities to introduce alphabetic letters and corresponding
Participate in student nursery lesson skits

5/14 6/14

Brockport Central School District Brockport. NY

Substitute Teacher Grades UPK 8
Taught within various classrooms, ranging from UPK to 8th grade
Taught within both General Education and Special Education/Consultant Teacher
Took over teacher responsibilities and taught following the lesson plans left by the

3/14 4/14

G.J. Mann Elementary School- Niagara Falls, NY

Student Teacher Grade 1 General Ed. Classroom (20 students, 6-7 yrs. old)
Took over teacher responsibilities within the classroom
Planned and taught daily lessons aligned with the Common Core Curriculum
Assisted in assessing students
Worked with the two ESL students and made appropriate accommodations

1/14 2/14

Maple Avenue Elementary School Niagara Falls, NY

Student Teacher Grade 5 General Ed. Classroom (27 students, 10-11 yrs. old)
Took over all teacher responsibilities within the classroom
Planned and taught daily lessons aligned with the Common Core Curriculum
Created assessments for the students
Worked one-on-one and assessed IEP and 504 students
Participated in Parent-Teacher Conferences and attended staff meetings

Fall 2013

Cataract Elementary School Niagara Falls, NY

Teaching Assistantship Kindergarten (24 students, ages: 4-6 yrs. old)

Developed a nursery rhyme lesson/activity, introducing rhyming to students

Created an interactive Thanksgiving math lesson focusing on addition to create
the same sum

Spring 2013

G.J. Mann Elementary School Niagara Falls, NY

Teaching Assistantship Grade 1 Inclusion (23 students, ages: 5-7 yrs. old)
Developed and provided necessary materials for an interactive science lesson
about parts of a plant and their growth
Worked one-on-one with academically challenged students on their reading and

Fall 2011 Fall 2013 Niagara Falls City School District and Brockport Central School District
Niagara Falls, NY/Brockport, NY
Observer Grades Pre-Kindergarten 5th grade
Worked one-on-one with various students to help students better comprehend
Led small group instruction given materials and instruction by teacher
Related Experience:
Roberts Wesleyan College Rochester, NY
1/15 - Present
Literacy Clinic Teacher Grade 2 (5 students)
Co-teach a weekly, small group, literacy instruction and
Assess students to discover their strengths and weaknesses to then direct
instruction accordingly
Work on various literacy aspects with the students; phonics, vocabulary,
comprehension, fluency, writing
Developed engaging ice cream lesson, integrating science and reading together
5/13 6/13

Brockport Central School District Brockport, NY

Substitute (Teacher Aide)
Substituted within grades; UPK, 2nd grade, 3rd grade (6:1:1 classroom), 4th grade,
5th grade (15:1:1 classroom), 6th grade (8:1:1 classroom) and 7th grade
Taught 7th grade Health class for two periods
Worked with middle school age students with severe behavioral problems
Took 5th grade Special Education students to Sensory room as needed
Worked with 3rd grade student with non-verbal Autism
Recorded and completed 7th grade work for each subject area to then work with
students who needed extra guidance and instructional support
Worked one-on-one with a 2nd grade student with Autism


Niagara University Education Department Niagara University, NY

Office Assistant
Work with Undergraduate and Graduate Education schedules on Microsoft Xcel
Create and organize Education major students files
Work with and complete various projects/assignments for Education Professors
Work with Datatel program to look up specific students and faculty advisors



Volunteer, Epilepsy Foundation Christmas Party - 2014

Volunteer, Westside Challenger Baseball League - 2014
Member, Delta Epsilon Sigma National Honor Society for Catholic Colleges and
Universities 2013, 2014
Member, Pi Lambda Theta National Honor Society for Education Majors 2013,
Recipient, Margaret A. McGrath Scholarship (2011 2014)
Public Relations Coordinator, Niagara University Future Teachers Association
2011 - 2014
Organized and raised funds to purchase and donate Wish List items, Golisano
Childrens Hospital (Rochester, NY) 2013
Donated and participated, 5K Dash for Destinie: charity for Genesee Valley
Rotary Camp (Hamlin, NY) 2013