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Eugenia Semyanko

eugenia.semyanko@yahoo.com

PROFILE     Conscientious special education teacher Desire to help students reach their full potential Able to work with test data, assess outcomes, and change teaching strategies accordingly Actively incorporate technology, differentiate instruction, and engage students EDUCATION University of New England, Biddeford, ME, Anticipated Graduation Date, May 21, 2011 Major: M.S. Ed., Literacy Education K-12 Saint Joseph College, West Hartford, CT, Graduated, May 18, 2008, GPA: 3.76 Major: Special Education cross-endorsed with Elementary Education Certification CERTIFICATIONS CT Teacher Certification: Special Education K-12 (165), Renewal Date: June 30, 2011 Elementary Education K-6 (013), Renewal Date: June 30, 2011 CT Five Year Renewable Coaching Permit, Renewal Date: March 15, 2012 WORK EXPERIENCE John F. Kennedy School, Windsor, CT 8/26/2008-Present  First and Second Grade Special Education Teacher  Plan and teach differentiated lessons during reading and writing in class instruction  Plan and implement lessons for small groups of students who need targeted instruction  Instruct students in reading, writing and math strategies  Administer standardized tests and analyze results  Assist in developing learning programs for students  Taught in two separate after school reading intervention programs Roger Wolcott School, Windsor, CT 6/30/2009-7/30/2009  Pre-K Summer School Teacher  Implemented lessons and activities for eight students with a range of disabilities  Taught routines  Organized learning centers for students  Led social activities for students STUDENT TEACHING EXPERIENCE Frank M. Kearns School, Granby, CT 11/14/07- 12/21/07  Placement in second grade classroom  Taught in whole classroom and small group setting  Utilized the Everyday Math Program to teach whole class math lessons  Created dynamic lessons on writing story endings using the Empowering Writers Format  Encouraged cultural awareness by teaching about holiday celebrations around the world

Led reading groups and assessed students’ reading abilities

Frank M. Kearns School, Granby, CT 9/4/07- 11/13/07  Placement in first and second grade resource room  Small group instruction in math, reading, social studies, and writing  Assisted in developing an alternative writing program for second grade students  Developed math lessons on counting by 5’s and 10’s, counting money, and subtraction  Observed I.E.P. meetings and presented information at a Child Study Team meeting  Administered and scored the Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills COACHING EXPERIENCE Enfield High School, Enfield, CT  Assistant Track and Field Coach  Coached javelin, discus and shot put events  Designed and implemented practice plans for throwing events  Assisted in leading practices and meets  Helped students set and reach personal goals  In charge of orders for team warm ups and sports gear EDUCATION WORK/FIELD EXPERIENCES Private Teacher Assistant Salmon Brook Day Camp, Granby, CT Holcomb Farm Day Camp, Granby, CT Teacher Assistant Gengras Center, West Hartford, CT Paraprofessional for Granby Board of Education Camp Shriver, Enfield, CT Camp Chase, Burlington, CT ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS Fluent in spoken and written Russian, working knowledge of SmartBoard technology, Boardmaker, and Writing with Symbols 7/07-8/07 2/10/ 08- 5/10/08

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