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Mae Marie Guerra

Mae Marie Guerra


1/8/14 Phone: (mobile) 310-259-1391 E-mail: maemarie512@gmail.com Website: http://mae.guerra.com Objective To obtain a teaching position that utilizes my ELL/SWD, science, math, literacy and instructional design background. Specializing in STEM instruction utilizing the latest research based instructional design approaches.

Education The University of Colorado at Denver Master of Arts Program Education, Instructional Technology and Design 27 graduate credit hours The University of Texas at Austin Graduation date, August 2002 Bachelor of Science in Applied Learning and Development Double Major - Life and Earth Science, Reading Experience Educational Specialist - Pearson Education, North America May 2013 October 2013 Los Angeles, CA - English Language Learner and Student with Disabilities annotator for the Common Core System of Courses (CCSoC) Pearson application. Collaborated with the CCSoC coaching team in Los Angeles, CA to guide teachers in the LAUSD implementation of the district wide iPad launch. Coached teachers of the navigation and alignment of the CCSoC standards within the Pearson application on the iPad. Adjunct Math Instructor - Community College of Denver August 2010 May 2013 Auraria Campus, Downtown Denver - Taught remedial mathematics using Pearsons hybrid on-line course curriculum, MyMathLab Plus. Duties include: planning lectures, providing labs in accordance with the college course outlines, submitting grades and records accurately and promptly in accordance with the college grading policy and procedures, communicating and providing timely feedback to student concerns.

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Applied Technology/Math/Literacy Teacher - Aurora Public Schools August 2009 July 2012 Aurora Hills Middle School, 6th & 7th grade - Provided math instruction using the Connected Mathematics curriculum in a constructivist learning environment. Taught literacy skills using readers and writers workshop with an integration of differentiated instruction and instructional technology approaches such as blogging and digital storytelling. Math Teacher/Volleyball Coach - McAllen School District August 2008 August 2009 Deleon Middle School, 6th grade - Provided math instruction using the Promethean Active board, Flipchart presentations with learner response systems and other instructional technology strategies. Taught McGraw Hills Glencoe mathematics using scaffolded instruction techniques. K-8 Public School Teacher - Denver Public Schools August 2007 August 2008 ~Valverde Elementary, 4th grade - Used student data to drive instruction in all subject areas. Completed an action research study with Pearsons WriteToLearn program, click on the following link to read the study, Case Study August 2006 August 2007 ~Place Middle School, 7th grade Life Science - Provided hands-on investigations using the Science and Life Issues curriculum in which students use personal and societal issues to introduce and explore science concepts. Created a classroom environment that is student centered and conducive to learning. August 2005 August 2006 ~Gilpin Elementary School, 1st grade - Provided differentiated instruction in the Everyday Mathematics program, Avenues, Making Meaning, and Scott Foresman reading programs. Maintained accurate record keeping assessing individual student educational needs. August 2004 August 2005 ~Cole Middle School, 8th grade mathematics - Taught math investigations through the inquiry-based Connected Mathematics curriculum. Interacted in a fair and impartial way with students, promoted and assessed student academic achievement, encouraged student dialogue and analytical thought, and maintained class discipline. Teacher, 1st grade - Austin Independent School District August 2002 August 2004 Linder Elementary - Planned and presented activities contributing to students development. Taught reading through the Balanced Literacy Program. Provided constructivist learning with learner-centered activities.

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Certifications Gifted and Talented Certification, January 2009, McAllen ISD Texas State Board for Educator Certification, endorsed in grades 1-8 Texas Certification Endorsements in Elementary Self-Contained, Elementary Reading, Elementary Life and Earth Science Grades 1-8 Colorado Teacher License Endorsement in Elementary Education English Language Acquisition Certification, May 2006 - Denver Public Schools Skills Curriculum Experience and Knowledge - WriteToLearn, Avenues, Everyday Math, Reading Advantage, SEPUP Science Curriculum, Connected Mathematics, Making Meaning Curriculum, Math Investigations, Orchestrating Reading Success and Guided Reading, proficient user of Microsoft Office Additional Qualifications Received training in the Common Core System of Courses in July of 2013 in Los Angeles, CA Data driven math instruction expert, as evidenced by the 2010 and 2012 CSAP scores in 6th grade math with 4 - 90 minute classes. In this data, the student growth median was at 94 in advanced mathematics. In regular math classes the median was at 93 and 88, and 74 in special education mathematics. The highest student growth was 99; one year worth of growth is 50. In 2012 with 5-55 minute math classes, CSAP data was at a median of 66. 2012 - 107 students with 5 classes, 55 minutes each class = median growth 66 2010 - 82 students with 4 classes, 90 minutes each class = median growth 81 Earned the Texas Education Excellence Grant Award in 2009, in which over 85% of my 6th grade math students passed the TAAS test and 42% earned advanced on the state test in a title 1 school Negotiated a donation of 15 new laptops to Valverde Elementary School for the purpose of a school wide action research study for the 2008-2009 school year with Pearsons WriteToLearn program Attended the 2006 science summer workshop in Denver Public Schools titled, Science Education for Public Understanding Program for middle school teachers Attended the Denver Public Schools Reading First Institute in June 2005, 63 PD hours Attended the 2004 International Reading Conference in Reno, Nevada Attended the 2004-2005 Colorado Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference in Denver, CO

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