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Lizette Macias

960 S. La Verne Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90022



Phone: (323) 714-9635 E-Mail: lizette.macias91@gmail.com
Objective
To obtain a teaching position where I can utilize my multiple talents to support the needs of diverse
learners.

Education
University Of California Los Angeles June 2016
Masters in Education with a Preliminary Multiple Subject Credential
Bilingual, Cross-cultural, Language and Academic Development Certification (BCLAD)

University Of California Los Angeles June 2013


Bachelors in History and Art History

Certifications: CBEST, CSET, RICA, CPR

Teaching Experience
Camino Nuevo Charter Academy Los Angeles, CA August 2016-Present
5th Grade - Teacher
• Awarded the certificated of Equity
• Developed and planned lessons in English and Spanish using the 70/30 dual immersion model.
• Facilitated instruction for diverse population of students that include students with IEP’s, ESL
students and non-readers.
• Engaged in co-planning and co-teaching with the special education resource specialist.
• Specialized in developing small group instruction for reading comprehension strategies.
• Lead discussions during professional development meetings on reading comprehension
strategies.
• Collaborated with my school administrator to leas a math PD on aggressive monitoring.
• Organized and cooperated with students’ families to create fundraising events.

Extera Public Schools Los Angeles, CA August 2015-June 2016


5th Grade – Apprentice Teacher
• Facilitated instruction for diverse population of students that include students with IEP’s, ESL
students and non-readers.
• Assumed gradual responsibility for planning and instruction for whole class and small group
settings.
• Developed lessons that included the use of technology, which support students in developing 21st
century skills.
• Planned and ran parent workshops on reading, math and health.
• Collaborated with colleagues to create a community event called the Boyle Heights History Hike.

Clinton Elementary Compton, CA April 2015-June 2015


3rd Grade - Student Teacher
• Facilitated instruction for diverse population of students that include students with IEP’s, ESL
students and non-readers.
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• Specialized in developing small group interventions for non-English speakers and non-readers.
These interventions focused in teaching students basic reading strategies for decoding and
comprehension.
• Assumed gradual responsibility for planning and instruction for whole class and small group
settings.
• Developed lessons that included the use of technology, which support students in developing 21st
century skills.

Ford Boulevard Elementary School Los Angeles, CA October 2015-February 2015


1st Grade Dual Language Class - Student Teacher
• Instructed diverse population of students including students with individualized needs and ESL
students.
• Provided English and Spanish Instruction in Language Arts and Math using the 50/50 model.
• Assumed gradual responsibility for planning and instruction for whole class and small group
settings.
• Organized small intervention groups that supported struggling readers with literacy and
comprehension skills.

Greenwood Elementary School Montebello, CA October 2013-June 2014


5th grade- Student Teacher
• Mentored students in the AVID and GATE programs.
• Collaborated with all the 5th grade teachers to organize end of year events.
• Conducted reading fluency test for the “Project Literacy Program.”
• Provided additional support for students who were reading and writing below grade level by
teaching them the necessary skills in grammar and reading comprehension.

Community Involvement
Dodgers T-ball Team April-May 2012-2018
Assistant Coach- Evergreen Park
• Prepared instruction that taught the fundamentals of baseball for children ages 5-7.
• Created a fun yet structured learning environment that emphasized team collaboration and
positive reinforcement.

Summer Night Lights Program June-August 2012


Volunteer- Mayor Villaraigosa’s Gang Prevention Program
• Organized fun and safe activities that help reduce gang violence during the summer in poor
urban communities.
• Facilitated activities such as arts and crafts and sports for community children.
• Mentored and encouraged high students to go to college by teaching them about college
requirements and financial aid.
• Interacted with the local community members of East Los Angeles during program hours.
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Professional Development
Cal State Fullerton Teacher Induction Program Fall 2017-Present

LAUSD- Best Practices for Serving Struggling Students November -2018

Teachers College Summer Institute- Writing Workshop June-2017

Skills
Computer: Proficient in Microsoft, Mac, Word, Power Point, Excel, illuminate
Languages: Fluent in Spanish