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Reading Specialist Resume


Desired Industry: Education/Teaching/Training SpiderID: 80685
Desired Job Location: Itasca, Illinois Date Posted: 2/25/2018
Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent Availability Date: Immediately
Desired Wage: 70000
U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
Job Level: Experienced with over 2 years experience Willing to Travel:
Highest Degree Attained: Masters Willing to Relocate: No


Objective:
Highly motivated, goal-oriented, and strategic professional, offering extensive experience in providing quality education to

students through effective teaching and classroom management as well as educational leadership.

Expert at conceptualizing and implementing differentiated reading instructions in alignment with the current pedagogical

methodologies and techniques to promote student-centered environment, positive learning, and academic excellence. Adept at

identifying and addressing specific student needs, while driving and improving student motivation through multiple intelligences,

curriculum planning, and student goal-setting. Technically proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word and PowerPoint), and Google

Docs and Slides.


Experience:

Education AND CREDENTIALS

Master of Arts in Reading Specialist, 2011
Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, IL

Master of Arts in Teaching and Leadership
St. Xavier University, Chicago, IL

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education,
with Concentration in Mathematics
Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL
Deanís list

College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL
Presidentís List | Deanís List | Member, Phi Theta Kappa



Teaching experience

Lowell School, Wheaton, IL
First Grade Teacher Aug 2008ĖPresent
Effectively establish and foster a student- and learning-centered environment
Develop and implement differentiated lesson plans, while facilitating student assessments, monitoring grade books, and handling

student behaviors
Utilize classroom newsletters in maintaining communication with the parents
Work closely with colleagues in team and PLC meetings on a weekly basis as well as participate in staff meetings and district

institute on a monthly basis
Act as the building union representative, in charge of communicating staff concerns and problems with building administration
Earned nomination for the districtís Distinguished Teacher Award for the school year 2015 to 2016

Second Grade Teacher Aug 2006ĖJun 2008
Initiated Daily Five while dealing with student monitoring and behavior management
Assumed responsibility in implementing guided reading groups

Mohawk School, Bensenville, IL
Third Grade Teacher Aug 2005ĖJun 2006
Created and implemented a variety of lesson plans to address specific needs of students
Maintained active involvement in numerous meetings regarding curriculum and differentiation throughout the year

Reading Teacher Aug 2003ĖJun 2005
Utilized the Early Success and Soar To Success Reading programs to offer reading classroom support through guided reading groups
Provided the Illinois Snapshot of Early Literacy (ISEL) to all kindergarten pupils as well as the Developmental Reading Assessment

(DRA) to all grades one to five students
Took charge of identifying students needing extra reading support by collaborating with classroom teachers
Presided over a family literacy night and facilitated professional development within the area of reading
Launched and executed a Phonemic Awareness Curriculum within the classroom in partnership with a Michael Heggerty in Bensenville

Earlier Positions Held:
First Grade Teacher
Teacher on Special Assignment



Professional Development

Fountas and Pinnell Reading Assessment
Success for Struggling Readers
How to Successfully Implement Literacy Learning Centers in Grades K-3
Fountas and Pinnell: An Introduction to Guided Reading


Education:


Education AND CREDENTIALS

Master of Arts in Reading Specialist, 2011
Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, IL

Master of Arts in Teaching and Leadership
St. Xavier University, Chicago, IL

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education,
with Concentration in Mathematics
Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL
Deanís list

College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL
Presidentís List | Deanís List | Member, Phi Theta Kappa


Affiliations:


Professional Affiliations

Member, National Education Association | Member, Illinois Education Association
Member and Building Representative, Wheaton-Warrenville Education Association


Skills:

Areas of Expertise

Learning Plan Modalities and Evaluation
Behavior Management
Educational Leadership
Program Administration
Self-Assessment and Reflection
Progress Monitoring and Improvement
Individual Educational Program
Parent and Teacher Collaboration


Additional Information:


Activities

Member, Parent and Teacher Association (PTA) ó Lowell School, Wheaton, IL
Participant, Jamboree, Trivia Night, 5K Run, and Culture Fair


Reference:
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