OBJECTIVE: To obtain a full-time position as a special education or elementary professional.
EDUCATION Rhode Island College, Providence, RI B.S. in Elementary Education and Special Education May ••••• GPA: •••••; Dean’s List
Kappa delta Pi International Honor Society in Education, Member (since April •••••)
Community College of Rhode Island, Warwick, RI Elementary Education and Special Education coursework (••••• – •••••) GPA: •••••, completed ••••• credits
CERTIFICATIONS State of Rhode Island Special Educator (Mild to Moderate) – Elementary and Middle Level Professional Certificate (Expected May •••••) State of Rhode Island Elementary Teacher Professional Certificate (Expected May •••••) State of Rhode Island Teacher Assistant Professional Certificate (Received •••••)
EDUCATION EXPERIENCE Student Teaching – Special Education (Spring •••••) Dr. E. A. Ricci Middle School, North Providence, RI - 6th grade resource • Modified assignments for students with special needs. • Re-taught lessons to small groups and individuals with special needs. • Prepared and taught a whole group social studies lesson on the earthquake in Haiti with a PowerPoint presentation. • Created and administered a math unit on multiplication patterns for a small group of students with special needs based on assessments. • Administered tests: WIAT-II (individual student) and various content area (whole class) • Participated and shared observations in several RTI (Response to Intervention), Evaluation, and IEP team meetings.
Student Teaching – Elementary School (Spring •••••)
John F. Horgan Elementary School, W. Warwick, RI, 3rd grade Collaborative Classroom • Instructed 3rd grade curriculum by designing and developing programs to meet the academic needs of the students. • Guided and managed the classroom’s daily activities and routines. • Prepared a language arts lesson with a small reading group. • Designed a PowerPoint Presentation on the Southeastern region with activities for whole class instruction. • Created a unit on Rhode Island that focused on history, maps, and ethic culture •••••History – Roger Williams and the Native American population Maps – virtual road trip of the state that incorporated symbols/map key and location of cities and towns of RI with a PowerPoint presentation.
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EDUCATION EXPERIENCE (continued) Practicums - Special Education (••••• – •••••) Orchard Farms Elementary School, Cranston, RI • Conducted assessments to develop an Individual Education Plan in two academic areas of need to a 5th grade student with an IEP with comprehension and writing difficulties.
Narragansett Elementary School, Narragansett, RI • Developed assessments to complete a Curriculum Based Assessment, such as observing, recording data, and analyzing data, in order to create a curriculum intervention plan.
Lillian Feinstein Elementary School, Providence, RI • Studied the characteristics and needs of various speech and language disabilities and identified appropriate classroom strategies to support development.
Washington Oak Elementary School, Coventry, RI • Developed an FBA (Functional Behavioral Assessment) for a 3rd grade student to develop a Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP).
Kennedy Elementary School, Providence, RI • Worked with a group of students to develop their reading and writing skills with guided reading lessons and activities.
Practicums - Elementary Education (•••••) Washington Oak Elementary School, 4th grade, Science: Foss Kit, Coventry, RI • Prepared and taught four 4th grade lessons in Science – Earth Materials to ••••• students.
Fallon Memorial Elementary School, Mathematics: Investigations, Pawtucket, RI • Prepared and taught four, 3rd grade mathematic lessons in the area of geometry to a small group of students.
Harris Elementary School, Developmental Reading and Writing, Woonsocket, RI • Prepared and taught six guided reading lessons to five students in the 2nd grade.
Marieville Elementary School, Social Studies 3rd grade, North Providence, RI • Prepared and taught four lessons to •••••, 3rd grade students in the area of social studies on the subject of heroes.
Harris Elementary School, Developmental Reading: 5th grade, Woonsocket, RI • Prepared and taught six lessons in reading and writing to five students.
Volunteer Washington Oak Elementary School, Coventry, RI - ••••• – present • Assisted teachers in grades K through 3rd with various tasks such as working with small groups, making copies of worksheets, and helping students in classroom centers. Alan Shawn Feinstein Middle School, Coventry, RI - ••••• – present • Organized the school’s literacy room by repairing and arranging the books in order of academic levels.
TECHNOLOGY • Document Camera, I-Clickers, Overhead projectors, FM System, PC Tablet • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint