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Claudia Trillo
OBJECTIVE To create lifelong meaningful experiences and foster a love for learning for all diverse learners.

Georgia State University, College of Education
Bachelor of Science in Education in Early Childhood Education
ESOL Endorsement
Cumulative GPA: 3.87 Magna Cum Laude
Piedmont College, School of Education
Education Masters of Arts
Cumulative GPA: 4.0
Piedmont College, School of Education
Educational Specialist of Curriculum and Instruction
Cumulative GPA: 4.0

Atlanta, GA
Graduation Date: December 2011

Demorest, GA
Graduation Date: December 2015
Demorest, GA
Graduation Date: June 2017

Early Childhood Education (P-5) through Georgia State University
ESOL Endorsement through Georgia State University
Gifted Endorsement through Gwinnett County Public Schools endorsement program
Certificate Level 5
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Lead Teacher, Harris Elementary School, Gwinnett County Public
July 2013-Present

Plan and implement lessons appropriate for the English proficiency of students
Teach multiple grade levels across all content areas
Use different approaches to teaching to reach all diverse learners
Collaborate with teachers in their planning and assessing of student growth
Manage all English Learners proficiency plans
Present staff development meetings to support teachers

First Grade Classroom Teacher, Harris Elementary School, Gwinnett County Public Schools Jan 2013-May 2013

Developed lesson plans using strategies appropriate for First Grade

Created a culturally responsive classroom
Collaborated daily with colleagues to share ideas and exchange materials
Participated in professional learning opportunities
Fulfilled all duties and responsibilities of classroom teacher

First Grade Supply Teacher, Harris Elementary School, Gwinnett County Public Schools

Reading Teacher, Summer Education Program, Latin American Association

Aug 2012-Jan 2013

Provided an environment conducive to learning

Evaluated students progress and growth
Planned lessons with colleagues
Delivered instruction using strategies to engage all learners
Assumed all responsibilities of a classroom teacher; monitoring students, participating in student meetings, and all duties
June 2012-July 2012

Assisted in the preparation of the Summer Education Program

Collaborated in the scheduling and design of the program
Evaluated student reading abilities and planned lessons for multi-level classes
Taught Latino students of the primary grades
Organized diverse learning opportunities for students


Gwinnett County Public Schools, Vision Consultant for Fourth Grade Units of Writing Study

May 2016-Present
Collaborate with other teachers to develop a curriculum guide and map for teachers in the district
Create assessment tools for writing and setting up the provisions of the writing workshop for Fourth grade teachers
Gave insight and perspective to the new writing curriculum in regards to its impact on English Learners
Using the created lessons for the Units of Writing, added differentiation and modifications to fit the needs of English learners

Gwinnett County Public Schools, Committee Chair for International Night

Organized and developed the International Night program

References are available upon request.

Aug 2015-April 2016

Held monthly meetings with grade level members to discuss plan for the evening
Provided leadership and ensure committee members are aware of the roles and responsibilities of committee members

Georgia Association for Latino Elected Officials, Cesar Chavez Contest Committee Member

Dec 2016-Present

Worked within the committee to develop the qualifications for students to apply for the contest
Designated the areas for the event
Contacted school leaders and district officials to discuss implementation of the essay contest

Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc., Chapter President

Apr 2008- Dec 2011

Helped put together various events on campus as well as community service initiatives
Provided educational programs and promote cultural awareness as well as maintain academic excellence

Running Wild Wildcats, Coach and Mentor
Hands on Atlanta, Volunteer
Georgia Association for Latino Elected Officials, Cesar Chavez Contest Committee Member

Sept 2013-May 2014

Aug 2007-Aug 2010
Jan 2016-Present


HOPE Scholarship
Chosen to introduce the Honored Speaker at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation ceremony at Georgia State University
Deans List and Presidents List at Georgia State University
Chosen by the administrative team to be recorded teaching a lesson as part of a national award application for the school

References are available upon request.