I am Marist College graduate with a BA in Spanish Literature and Social Work. I have a Masters degree from Touro College in Childhood General/Special Education. I am focused and dedicated and have taught elementary school, middle school and high school students on a variety of subjects.
Learner centered, innovative teaching professional with a genuine interest in students' cognitive and social growth. Actively involved in all areas of education including curriculum development, professional communities, teacher mentoring, student career preparation, and exploring technology.
Combine strong passion for English and writing expertise to motivate and inspire students, while creating a fun and challenging learning environment. A self-driven leader with excellent communication and interpersonal skills who enjoys effectively collaborating with all levels of staff members and fosters quality relationships with students and parents.
I appreciate diverse life-long learning methods including social media, online communities, associations, podcasts, webinars, videos, and good old-fashioned hardcover books. I demonstrate an ability to support individual learners with special education needs through differentiated instruction. Engaging teaching style that has consistently increased classroom participation and student grades. I am multilingual with proficiency in English, Spanish and Italian.
Spanish and Social Work
M.S. Ed. Childhood General/Special Education