I have 7 years of experience designing curriculum and teaching in a variety of settings. My areas of specialty include writing, mathematics, and science, and I enjoy applying technology to solve learning problems. I can provide the following services:
Experience: 6-10 years
Availibility: 40+ hours/week
Type of work: Part-time contracting, Full-time contracting, Permanent part-time position, Permanent full-time position
Work location preference: Local, Remote, Available to travel
City and State: San Diego, CA
Masters degree at Secondary Education, Arizona State University
Bachelors degree at Writing, University of Puget Sound
Certificate at California Teaching Credential
(from 2018 to Present)
Instructional Coach, ● Support teacher growth by identifying areas of highest leverage to enact change based on observation and data. Provide feedback and supply actionable strategies to increase instructional effectiveness.
The Summer Learning Collaborative
(from 2017 to 01/2018)
Curriculum Writer, ● Crafted and revised science and engineering curriculum usable by any one of the nonprofit’s 200 teacher-counselors, regardless of educational background or experience. ● Analyzed the Next Generation Science Standards to create rigorous and engaging lesson sequences reaching 2,300 students to combat inequitable summer learning loss in low-income communities.
High Tech High Charter Network
(from 08/2014 to 07/2017)
8th Mathematics and Science Teacher, ● As a resource for international educators adopting Project-Based Learning in regions including Israel, Canada, and the Netherlands, opened classroom to observation and served on informational panels. ● Built and maintained a website to augment projects rooted in Physical Science, resulting in a 16 % increase of students scoring proficient or advanced on the annual statewide assessment. ● Developed a digital communication strategy for parents to increase percentage of assignments turned in on time, which assisted students at risk of repeating the grade to meet graduation requirements. ● Coordinated exhibitions of student learning with universities, galleries, and local professionals, resulting in 100 % of students attending an individual internship day in a field of interest.
Glendale Elementary School District
(from 06/2012 to 05/2014)
7th Mathematics Teacher, ● Leveraged bilingual background to proactively create an inclusive learning environment for Spanish-speaking students and families by translating written and spoken contact for grade 7 teachers. ● Differentiated instruction for diverse populations including English Language Learners, Gifted, and IEP, resulting in students passing the statewide test at a rate 7 percentage points higher than 2011 .
University of Puget Sound Trail Newspaper
(from 08/2011 to 01/2012)
Writer, ● Researched local developments to propose news items and interviews, with published articles on topics including university budgets, student leadership, and campus development plans.