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CV, American Mathematics Instructor Targeting the Middle East

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 6463
(03/04/1971, female)
List top 5 skills: classroom management, committed to excellence, curriculum development, flexible team player, technology integration
Short Bio:

I am secondary math teacher certified to teacher in grades 7-12. I am American and very enthusiastic about helping the youth reach for the stars. I have a BA in math, an M.Ed. in Education and am TESOL certified as well. I have taught Algebra, Geometry and Pre-Calculus and many of my students have received college credit for the courses they have completed with me. I focus of real-world problem solving, and creating environments where students persevere in solving problems on their own or with their peers.

Current location: 

Kansas, United States - View on map

Spoken languages: 

English Advanced

Locations I am interested in working:

Bahrain, kuwait, Oman, qatar, saudi arabia, United Arab Emirates



Education

GLOBAL LANGUAGE TRAINING – London, England

150 hour TEFL Course  –  October, 2012

CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION – Hartford, Connecticut, USA

Provisional Educator Certificate – expiring July 25, 2017

UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX – Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Master of Education in Curriculum and Technology, January, 2007

NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION – New York, USA

Provisional Teaching Certificate, February, 2003

CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION – Hartford, Connecticut

Alternate Route to Certification  –Graduate, May, 2001

CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY – New Britain, Connecticut, USA

Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with specialization in Actuarial Science, 1998

UNIVERSITY OF GUYANA – Guyana, South America

Chemistry Major – 1989 to 1991

 Teaching Skills / Knowledge


 Curriculum Development  Course Development
 Differentiated Instruction  Technology Integration
 Productivity Software (Word ® , Excel ®, Access ®, PowerPoint ®, Publisher ®)  Electronic Grade Books
 MIMIO ® (Smart) Boards  TI-83/84 Graphing Calculators
 Document Cameras  Web-Editing Software

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 Data-Driven Decision Making  Working Collaboratively

Teaching Achievements

Certified Teacher with 8+ years’ experience in private and public education across the K-12 system

Wrote grants to raise enough money to bring a Chamber Theater Production of Eureka!  to my school. The production shows students how important math is to everyday life in an engaging and funny performance. (http://www.chambertheatre.com/ourshows/math)

Highly experienced in the use of educational technology and productivity software. In my current position, I am in charge of maintaining auxiliary student data for my data team. This is the data that drives many of our decisions and my technology skills make this process smooth and efficient.

Technology Integration Expert. I integrate technology use into as many lessons as possible where it enhances student understanding of concepts.

Professional Experience/Achievements 

Middletown High School                                                      Middletown, Connecticut, USA

Mathematics Teacher (Grades 9-12)                    April 2007 – Present

Duties and Accomplishments

Prepare and teach courses catering to all learning styles on a rotating block schedule, following curriculum informed by data-team decisions.

Teach using the newest of technologies, and integrate appropriate technologies into teaching and learning.

Participate in instructional data team which analyzes student work pre- and post-instruction, adjusts instruction as needed, sets and monitors SMART goals for the team.

Subjects I teach or have taught include Algebra (I and II), Geometry (Advanced and College bound) and Pre-Calculus, with class size up to 28 students.

Use authentic assessments, teamwork and multimedia to stimulate and motivate students.

Create, maintain Microsoft ® Excel spreadsheets which house Student Benchmark and other assessment data for my instructional data team; analyze student achievement data.

Prepare and teach evening math course for students who struggle with the challenges of regular school routines.

Madina Academy                 Windsor, Connecticut, USA

Teacher (Grades 5-8)    January 2001-June 2001, February 2005 – April, 2007

 Duties and Accomplishments

Prepared and taught courses on a rotating block schedule of one hour each, following the curriculum specified for each subject.

Subjects I have taught include Earth Science, Life Science, Mathematics, and Language Arts, with class size up to 18 students.

Participated in at least one committee to organize school-based events during the school year.

Prepared comprehensive lesson plans which were perused periodically by principal for compliance with set standards.

Created and used authentic student assessments to help improve achievement and motivate students

Student achievement was above average in all subjects for all years compared with the national average.