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SHERILYN CUMMINGS

Cell: 240.755.7022 | 918 Palmer Rd., Fort Washington, MD 20744 | srcummings1@gmail.com

EDUCATION | STUDENT GROWTH


CORE COMPETENCIES
Curriculum/Lesson Plan Project Coordination Team Collaboration
Development
Teaching / Tutoring Research & Problem Event Planning &
Resolution Management
Student Relations Program Coordination Process Improvement

Education

M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction: Reading Specialist, 2014-Present, George Mason


University
Overall GPA 3.89

B.A. Philosophy, 2009, Howard University


Overall GPA 3.72

A.A. General Studies, 2007, Prince Georges Community College


Overall GPA 3.9

Qualifications

Committed, ambitious and resourceful educator with a strong passion for achieving
educational, emotional and social goals for every student
Accommodating, talented and hardworking individual with the skills and talents needed to
create rigorous and engaging lessons that capture students attention and imagination
Skilled communicator able to build and foster relationships with students, staff and parents

Professional Overview

DC PREP ACADEMY BENNING CAMPUS, WASHINGTON, DC 2014-Present


Grade Level Lead
Organized and planned key events for grade level
Regularly analyzed grade level data and planned initiatives to support students
Maintained a line of communication between teachers and administration
Coordinated with team members to analyze student data
Successfully used data to inform instruction
Attended and participated in numerous professional development opportunities

2nd Grade Social Studies/Science/Literacy Teacher


Created rigorous and engaging lessons to meet students needs
Coordinated with team members to analyze student data
Organized and led a family outreach to feed families within the community
Developed positive relationships with families
Successfully used data to inform instruction
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Attended and participated in numerous professional development opportunities

SEPTIMA CLARK PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL, WASHINGTON, DC 2011-2013


Kindergarten Teacher
Managed and maintained a classroom of 21 boys
Created and executed lessons in English and Social Studies
Built relationships with parents and guardians
Planned well managed field trips
Successfully used data to inform instruction
Differentiated instruction according to students needs
Attended and participated in numerous professional development opportunities

Septima Clark Fellow 2010-2011


Developed and implemented Social Studies using the I Do, We Do, You Do teaching model
Assisted lead teacher in managing classroom
Assisted with lesson planning and teaching
Participated in parent-teacher conferences
Helped plan instructional field trips

FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION, WASHINGTON, DC 2010-2010


Clerk
Organized and filed documents
Assisted attorneys with cases
Attended Senate hearings

HOMELESS OUTREACH INC., TEMPLE HILLS, MD 2007-2008


Event Organizer
Decorated and prepared venues for events
Assisted with packaging and distribution of goods
Effectively led a seven-member team that was responsible for planning and organizing
events

Achievements

Passed Praxis I and II exams


Howard University Transfer Scholarship
Prince Georges Community College Honors Academy Scholarship Recipient
MD Delegates Scholarship Recipient