Woodside Elementary School
Elementary Teacher (K-6)
River Vale, NJ September 2010 - present
Earned high marks for the quality and creativity of classroom teaching, lesson plans and instructional materials used in teaching diverse subjects (e.g., language arts, mathematics, science, social studies and history).
Developed innovative approaches that were repeatedly held up as the model standard for meeting district goals in areas including technology integration across the curriculum, experiential learning, literacy and diversity.
Taught general education students as well as individuals with learning challenges and special needs within a mainstreamed, inclusive classroom.
Consistently commended for ability to redirect students exhibiting behavior problems by replacing disruptive, unproductive patterns with positive behaviors. As a result, selected to lead district-wide in-service on classroom management.
Actively served on a variety of school committees and task forces focused on curriculum development, textbook review, fundraising and anti-bullying efforts.
Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators/staff.