...I have BS in Special Education and a MS in Curriculum and Instruction. As a Resource Room teacher it was my specialty to teach test study skills and reduce anxiety with test taking. I have been a NYS certified Special Education teacher for the past 22 years and have taught a multitude of children with different abilities and disabilities grades 7 - 12. (read more)
...At my last job in Fairbanks, AK I ran a School Age Programs Department that specialized in After-School Programs and K-12 tutoring services. I became a teacher because I love being a part of the "lightbulb moment," when all the student's hard work pays off and they "get it."
As a student, despi... (read more)
...I have a minor in Spanish. Since graduation, I have taught Social Studies for a regional summer school and have worked as a Special Education Teacher.I will be certified to teach Elementary School as of January 2012 in New York State. I am currently taking an additional science class to satisfy all of my requirements for teacher certification. (read more)
...I have also raised 4 children. I like sharing my excitement in learning new things with my students and giving the tools to be successful learners themselves. I have used Saxon phonics, NY state's Common Core skills modules, and older phonics programs throughout my career. (read more)
...Among these experiences, I have also led music workshops with students at all grade levels, giving feedback and musical input and supporting their progress every step of the way. My philosophy towards teaching is to take my time with individual students to give them the time and work they need t... (read more)