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Kate E.

Wanzer
Kwanzer1@gmail.com | 233 East 96th Street Apt. 4RE | New York, NY 10128 | (917) 513-6426

Education
Hunter College, City University of New York
Master of Education in Early Childhood, Birth-2nd Grade, 2015

Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus


Master of Education in School Counseling, 2011

Binghamton University, State University of New York


Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, 2007

Certifications and Associations


New York State Provisional Certification, Birth-2nd Grade, January 2016
New York State Provisional Certification, K-12 School Counseling, 2011
Child Abuse and School Violence Prevention Certification
First Aid and CPR Certification

Teaching Experience
Boys & Girls Harbor Preschool, New York, New York 08/14-Present
Head Teacher
Plan and instruct age appropriate lessons that incorporate hands on activities and a variety of manipulatives to accommodate
all styles of learning
Follow NYCDOE UPK standards and maintain student portfolios including checklists, work samples, and anecdotal
observations
Form positive and collaborative relationships with parents, teachers and administrative staff
YM & YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood, New York, New York 09/13-08/14
Associate Teacher
Worked collaboratively with head teacher to create and instruct developmentally age appropriate lessons that promote social,
emotional, intellectual and physical development in children
Met with parents and guardians to discuss their childs progress and needs, determine educational goals, and suggest ways
they can promote learning and development
Followed NYCDOE UPK standards and assist with the collection of student work sampling and monthly anecdotal
observations

Chelsea Piers Kids Early Childhood Learning Center and Preschool, New York, New York 09/11-08/13
Social Emotional Development Teacher
Developed schools first social and emotional development program
Planned and implemented weekly lessons for two preschool classrooms. Lessons were designed to enhance the healthy social
and emotional development of children. Curriculum included lessons on feelings, respect, citizenship and responsibility
Provided teachers with additional behavioral and classroom management strategies
Chelsea Piers Kids Early Childhood Learning Center and Preschool, New York, New York 03/09-08/13
Associate Teacher
Assisted head teacher in creating a safe and fun environment that promoted exploration and creativity
Provided a caring, positive, and supportive learning environment to a culturally and linguistically diverse class
Designed and administered a weekly class newsletter to promote further family involvement within the classroom community
Related Work Experience
P.S. 375 Mosaic Preparatory Academy, New York, New York 07/15-08/15
Student Teacher
Taught and co-taught a summer literacy enrichment program for 2nd graders
Led small group guided reading lessons focused on decoding, fluency and comprehension
Worked cooperatively with the speech pathologist to enhance students understanding of phonemic awareness through the use
of Sounds In Motion program

P.S.11 The William T. Harris School, New York, New York 01/10-05/10
School Counseling Intern
Led and co-led weekly counseling groups for elementary students grades K-5. Topics included social skills, academic issues
and bullying
Taught and co-taught a weekly 4th and 5th grade guidance class focusing on social skills, career exploration, and citizenship
Participated in Individual Education Program meetings to develop appropriate educational goals and objectives for students
and worked collaboratively with a variety of school professionals to ensure students academic success