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Taryn Bramel

443-2805500 |

Special Education preschool through 8th grade
Elementary Education preschool through 4th grade

West Chester University| West Chester, Pennsylvania | Expected Dec, 2016
Major: Early Grades Preparation, PreK-4th grade B.S.Ed with Certification
Major: Special Education PreK-8th grade B.S.Ed. with Certification

Teaching Experience
Student Teacher | Mary D. Lang Kindergarten Center | Pennsylvania | Oct Dec
Differentiated instruction to support the needs of ESL/ELL and advanced students.
Utilized developmentally appropriate practices for hands on, movement based learning,
and whole class participation responses to support student learning.
Collaborated with cooperating teacher to effectively co-teach academic content.
Incorporated interactive Smart Board, iPad and QR coding technology to directly support
student learning and encourage interactive learning.
Participated in PLC. weekly in-service training related to Sheltered Instruction Observation
Protocol (SIOP), Mindfulness practices, and Responsive Classroom.
Student Teacher | Center for Exceptional Learners | Eleuthera, The Bahamas | Aug
- Oct 2016
Adapted to an unfamiliar environment and embraced cultural differences to effectively
Developed an IEP and Evaluation Report to inform direct instruction and supports for
individual students
Collected, analyzed and maintained data on formal, informal and progress-monitoring
Created daily lesson plans for math, reading, grammar, science, social studies, and
writing during 7 weeks of full time teaching.
Participated in team meetings to collaborate on lesson plans and assess student progress.
Assistant/Lead Teacher | Chesterbrook Academy | Nov 2012 Jun 2016
Support the overall needs of the school as a whole through flexibility, responsibility and
maintaining an understanding of school wide safety policies, emergency procedure, and
behavior management plans.
Developed hands-on, exploratory lessons based on student needs using manipulative
materials, sensory objects, and audio/visual resources in accordance with approved
Effectively communicated with parents to develop positive relationships that support
student learning in school and at home.
Worked with a diverse group of students with different backgrounds and learning styles
and abilities.
Developed after school program, schedules, and activities for students K-4 th to provide
homework help, art/science enrichment, and extracurricular activities.

Relevant Experience
Education Study Abroad | Mary Immaculate University | Limerick, Ireland | Fall
Adapted flexibly to new situations and embraced working with people, teachers and
students from different cultures.
Use of strong listening and communication skills to navigate through new situations and
Studied an alternate system of education and the role of play in early development.
Initiated classroom field experience in an Irish preschool classroom.

Interactive Field Experience

Second through fifth grade | Autism Support Classroom | Spring 2016
Implemented lessons differentiated based upon individual student needs using research
based processes to explicitly support student learning.
First grade | General Education Classroom | Spring 2015
Provided small group guided reading, whole group read aloud and literacy centers
instruction as part of a balanced literacy approach.
Planned lessons that were based upon curricular guidelines and Pennsylvania core
Preschool | AM/PM Program Classroom | Fall 2014
Planned developmentally appropriate activities that meets the needs of the whole child.
Analyzed student skills and classroom environment using the Work Sampling Rating
System and the Early Childhood Environmental Rating Scale (ECERS).
Combined Grades Third - Fifth | Intensive Learning Support | Spring 2014
Developed an Individualized education plan (IEP), Behavior Intervention Plan, behavior
contracts and Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) utilizing a variety of data collection
Second Grade | General Education Classroom | Fall 2013
Used Pennsylvania Core standards to align and inform clear objectives for lessons in Math
and Literacy.
First Grade | Inclusive Classroom | Spring 2013
Analyze autistic support practices, inclusive instruction, speech therapy and classroom
management techniques in classrooms with students of various skill levels and

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