I am a 40 year veteran educator (starting at age 18 ) that specializes in understanding the learning style of my students and tailoring my tutoring to meet the needs of the students. I also assess and monitor progress.
I am a teacher and a tutor and teacher who graduated from college over 30 years ago and went back to school and completed a formal teaching program at my middle fifties. I have taught in private and public school. I also have tutored pre k through adult.
Teacher-Special Education K-12
Confident, Talented, Motivating, Enthusiastic, and Compassionate Professional committed to providing
students with learning and preparation skills for any student, not just special needs, that are required to realize
a future of accomplishment and success. Possesses the talent to foster an engaging and thriving learning
environment. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills necessary to develop relationships within an
elementary and secondary academic environment.
Teacher specializes in English as a vehicle to prepare students for college and after graduation. Also enhances
and tailors curriculum to meet the needs of the student.
Curriculum Design and Development (Lesson Student Motivation
Planning) Integrating Technology
Classroom Management Organizational and Administrative Skills
Completed student learning goal for 2016-17 of increasing percentage of goal upwards of 25% of the student population in the reading area of special needs students.
Founded Praise Learning Center in 2004-Present. A multigenerational Learning Center based on learning
styles of students with a self-paced curriculum. With the program, there were 4 students that received their high
school diploma through the credit retrieval program.
Upward Bound- Nevada State College June 2017-Present
English Teacher-Summer School/Saturday School
Planned curriculum, conducted assessments, instructed students on details and examples in literary texts, and articles, fiction and nonfiction, poems and other primary source tests. Provide information on college applications, and essays. Promote research on scholarships and other forms of financial resources. Instruct students on ACT test preparation in English including vocabulary, grammar, reading, and writing argumentative essays.
Mojave High School-CCSD August 2016 to Current
Special Education Teacher- Self-Contained Serious Emotional/SLD-English
North Las Vegas, Nevada
Planned curriculum, conducted assessments, instruct students on details and examples in a text when
explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text. Determine the meaning of
words and phrases as they are used in a text and the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words
or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area. Use combined knowledge of all letter-sound
correspondences, syllabication patterns, and morphology (e.g., roots and affixes) to read accurately unfamiliar
multisyllabic words in context and out of context. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis
skills in decoding words.
Clark County School District September 2015 to August 2016
Las Vegas, Nevada
Worked as a general education and special education teacher in elementary, middle , and high school.
Volunteer-English Language Teacher (Call Program Flamingo Library) October 2015-March 2016
Assisted and taught students basic vocabulary, sentence structure and phonics in a workbook that specifically assessed and practiced basic English language writing and grammatical principles to students to assist them in learning how to speak the English language .
Clark County School District October 2015 to November 2015
Las Vegas, Nevada
Worked at rogers Elementary School by assisting in classroom management, taught class full time for 4 weeks;
substituted in the class, attended professional development classes, teacher grade level classes, and planned
New Start High school. January 2017 to March 2015
Planned curriculum; met with host teachers, and other teachers; connected and supported students, worked
one-on-one to assist SPED students in the areas of math, science, and literacy.
Praise Learning Center September 2004 to Current
Planned, programmed, tutored, and administered program for up to 20 students in the following types of
programs: credit retrieval , homework help, and skill building, mentoring and entrepreneurial/life skills for
student population from Public and private school. Also operated a program with parents of students that need
help with college courses and GED preparation.
Education and Training
Western Governors University
Bachelors of Arts Special Education
Bachelors of Arts History
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