Twenty-two years of teaching experience in a variety of classroom environments instructing an ethnically diverse population of children, ages four through sixteen and conducting teacher workshops for teachers.
Success in designing and implementing unique programs to overcome learning difficulties by building strategies in reading, writing, math, social studies, health, life and study skills.
Ten years experience in developing and presenting teacher-training workshops in a comprehensive balanced literacy approach followed by the integration of technology into the language arts, science, health, and social studies curriculums.
Extensive knowledge of literacy-based instructional strategies and scientifically-based reading research practices, including Learning to Read through the Arts, the Comprehension Assessment of Reading Strategies and Power Writing.
Knowledge of educational computer software, such as, teacher and student productivity tools, multimedia presentation programs including graphics, and the integratraton of these tools with multi-disciplinary learning activities.