707 E 46th St.
Austin, Tx. 78751
18840 Park Grove Ln.
OBJECTIVE: To be an integrated part of a community-based school that promotes students needs and facilitates learning. 2nd-5th grade bilingual preferred.
EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, in progress. Graduation: Dec. 2006
The University of Texas at Austin
Elementary Generalist, Grades PK-4 ESL
October 2006: Anticipated TExES exam date
EXPERIENCE: Intern II, Spring 2006. 4th Grade
Used centers for math, science, social studies, health, and writing to complement the child-based hands-on curriculum. Implemented a positive discipline plan that promoted student responsibility, problem solving skills, and student accountability.
Intern I, Fall 2005. Kindergarten
Hart Elementary, Cooperating teacher Mrs. Emily Danford
Helped promote a positive learning environment for students while building letter, number, fine-motor, social, artistic, and linguistic skills. Grade: Kindergarten
Summer Camp Counselor, Summer 2005
Dittmar Recreation Center, Director Alex Bastida
Taught group childrenÕs self-defense classes twice weekly. Ages 4-12.
HOSTS Program, Fall – Spring 2005
Zavala Elementary School, Director Cheryl Gibson
Helped students develop reading skills by working on student letter-sound recognition, vowel recognition, fluency, rhyming abilities, and comprehension of text. Grades 1-3
Group/Private Instructor, 1996-2002
Martial Arts Center of Plano, Director Earl Portnoy
Taught private lessons and group classes to children and adults. Ran summer and winter programs and helped maintain school schedule. Assisted in seminars and demonstrations as well as remote teaching situations.
ACTIVITIES: ¥ BESO – Bilingual Education Student Organization 2004-2006
SKILLS: ¥ Extensive knowledge of computer and technological systems
¥ Experience with musical instruments and knowledge of how to effectively integrate music into the classroom.
REFERENCES: Available upon request