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184 Sonata Circle, Pooler, GA 31322 Cell: 912-655-1268

Portfolio Professional Profile Dedicated educator with five years experience developing creative lesson plans that utilize modern instructional techniques and implement instructional best practices. Maximizing learning opportunities through the use of technology and innovative strategies in diverse classroom settings. Applying concepts from professional development trainings and higher education to increase student knowledge and understanding. Experience introducing a broad range of subjects and developing student's literacy skills. Strong classroom management skills infused with student motivating techniques. Committed to excellent parent-teacher relationships through effective communication and involvement. Core Qualifications Strong collaborator Tailoring curriculum plans Learning style assessment Differentiated instruction Thematic study techniques Positive discipline system Interactive teaching/learning Positive learning environment Creative questioning Inquiry-based learning Student-centered learning Initiating R.T.I.

Technology School website production/editing Renaissance Place Destiny Cataloging System Promethean Board Class Performance System & e-Instruction iOS, iPod, iPad Digital image production/editing Digital Cameras/Recorders Web 2.0 Sites Social Media and Networking Connect Ed Folletts TitleWise

Education Georgia Southern University, M.Ed. Instructional Technology 2012 University of Georgia, B.B.S. Real Estate 2004 Certifications Media Specialist P-12 Early Childhood Education P-5 Middle Grades Language Arts 4-8 Professional Experience Pre-Kindergarten Teacher August 2010 to Current West Chatham Elementary School First class of Bright from the Start Pre-Kindergarten Program WCES Combined discipline plan with effective measures and various lesson plans to increase concentration, participation, and progress student accountability Consistently received positive teacher evaluations from supervisors, parent feedback, and individual students Routinely met with students' parents regarding in-class issues and learning interruptions to discuss solutions Successfully improved student participation in the classroom through integration of creative role-playing exercises

PAMELA TYSON Pre-Kindergarten Teacher August 2007 to August 2010 Pulaski Elementary School

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Collaborated with a team of faculty to develop school fund raising projects for charity committee Used variety of teaching techniques to encourage student critical thinking and discussion in Math and English after school tutorial Established and enforced rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among a class of 20 students Planned, implemented, monitored, and assessed a classroom instructional program which was consistent with Bright from the Start State regulations and goals Fostered meaningful relationships among students through student field-trips, small group work, and family projects Developed and taught lessons on relevant children's books, poems, movies, and themes to promote student interest Committees West Chatham Elementary School (WCES) Literacy Committee Communication Committee Pre-Kindergarten Grade Level Chairman 2010-2011 School Improvement Team 2010-2011 Pulaski Elementary School (PES) Pre-Kindergarten Grade Level Chairman 2009-2010 Media and Literacy Committee 2009-2010 After School Tutorial 2008-2010 Charity Committee 2007-2009 Professional Organizations Professional Association of Georgia Educators (P.A.G.E.) American Library Association (A.L.A) American Association of School Libraries (A.A.S.L.) Classroom 2.0 Additional Experience Director of Property Management & Commercial Coordinator April 2004 to April 2005 Coldwell Banker Upchurch Realty Production Assistant September 2003 to April 2004 SouthWire Receptionist, Marketing, and Administrative Assistant April 1999 to July 2003 The Ford Plantation