Results-driven educator with M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction eager to offer cross-functional instructional, leadership, and communications talents toward supporting an employer in achieving key academic objectives.
Top performer who demonstrates experience in solutions-focused Curriculum Planning, Classroom Management, Objective Disciplinary Practices, Recordkeeping / Data Management, Program Support, and Regulatory Compliance.
Integral leader who builds solid relationships with students of varying academic and cultural backgrounds, and effectively interfaces among various parents / guardians, faculty, administrators, peers, leadership teams, and community members.
Out-of-the-box thinker who offers superior attention-to-detail and sharp analytical skills toward achieving key objectives.
Former Cross-Cultural Solutions Tanzania (East Africa) Volunteer who developed educational programming for local women and children with HIV and AIDS, including facilitating integral support groups and mentoring orphaned children.
Member of the NCTE and Chicago Teacher s Union; considered Highly Qualified under rigorous NCLB guidelines.
Projected to begin Ed.D. in Disability & Equality & Educational Psychology in January 2011 at National-Louis University.
M.Ed., Curriculum & Instruction National-Louis University
Concentration in Incorporating the Arts in Education
B.A., Secondary English Education University of Illinois at Chicago
Graduated with Honors & Departmental Distinction, Minor in Theater
State of Illinois Type 09 Standard Certification
Special Education (Learning Behavior Specialist I) • English Language Arts • Drama / Theater Arts
Scholastic Leadership Activities
Literacy, Leadership, Restorative Justice & Discipline Team • Student Development Team
School Accreditation Committee • Accreditation Modifications Plan & Evidence Report (Author)
Leadership Team for Culture of Calm Initiative • Restorative Justice & Discipline Committee (Chairperson)
Teacher English, Reading & Drama / Theater Arts
Plan and present dynamic World Literature, A.P. English Literature and Composition, A.P. English Language and Composition, Survey of Literature, British Literature, Reading Workshop II, Drama I, and Drama II instruction.
Employ effective teaching methodologies designed to facilitate creative and engaging lesson plans and generate significant increases in student performance on rigorous testing, including developing core curriculums for multiple subjects.
Improve student success by collaborating with Special Education teachers to provide the least restrictive environment for special needs students, along with serving as former English Department Chair and Course Team Leader for several courses.
Implement literacy strategies and incorporate arts and technology to enhance student engagement and achievement.
Participate in IEP meetings to develop key student goals, along with liaising among experienced educators to modify curriculums and lesson planning and facilitate professional development workshops in wide-ranging academic areas.
Expertly assess comprehensive student proficiencies to produce balanced and objective individual performance evaluations, along with tactfully communicating students strengths and weaknesses to parents and / or guardians.
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I am currently seeking a challenging [ Insert Job Title ] role, and am submitting my resume for your review.
I am excited to build a rewarding career with your school, and am confident that my professional skills, academic credentials, and industry training can help to achieve your objectives. I can offer solid experience in Curriculum Planning, Classroom Management, Program Development, and Regulatory Compliance, and am well-versed in all facets of Performance Evaluations, Disciplinary Practices, Recordkeeping / Data Management, Student / Parent Communications, and Community Relations.
To complement my background, please note that I will be commencing a rigorous Ed.D. in Disability and Equality in Education and Educational Psychology in January at National-Louis University. I also have a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from National-Louis University and a B.A. in Secondary English Education (Honors Graduate) from the University of Illinois at Chicago. I hold State of Illinois Type 09 Standard Certification and professional endorsements in Special Education (Learning Behavior Specialist I), English Language Arts, and Drama / Theater Arts.
Currently, as an English, Reading and Drama / Theater Arts Teacher with Manley Career Academy High School, I utilize my broad scope of talents toward presenting a myriad of general and A.P. instruction, including developing core curriculums for multiple subjects, creating engaging lesson plans to achieve significant increases in student performance, and liaising among experienced educators to facilitate professional development workshops in wide-ranging academic areas. As this is just a sampling of my job history, please kindly refer to my enclosed resume for additional experience.
You will find me to be a results-focused professional who can contribute a track record of organizing innovative educational initiatives, defining key instructional priorities, and meeting targeted academic goals. In addition, I can plan, coordinate, and complete multiple tasks within deadline-driven environments while streamlining educational processes to increase student productivity, classroom efficiency, and quality of academics. For the sum of these reasons, I believe I will prove to be an incredible asset to your school.
I look forward to hearing from you, and thank you in advance for your consideration.
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