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Michael Berg

Math Teacher (Middle and High School)

Stamford, CT

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Work Experience

Academically Talented Math Teacher (Long-Term Substitute)

West Rocks Middle School
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Norwalk, CT
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April 2015 to Present

* Revise and implement a dynamic curriculum for talented and gifted middle school children incorporating activities, explorations, and projects in probability (6th Grade), patterns in math (7th Grade), and game theory (8th Grade). 
* Strategies include flipping the classroom and peer review of assignments and projects.

Math Tutor

After School
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August 2008 to Present

Tutor high school and middle school students in Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1 & 2, Geometry, Trigonometry, and Pre-Calculus; and SAT/ACT and New York State Math Regents Preparation.

Courier

Eddy Messenger Service
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Stamford, CT
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February 2003 to Present

Pick up and deliver critical documents and packages in a timely manner for such clients as accounting and law firms, financial services companies, consumer products companies, beverage distributors, and architects.

Substitute Teacher

Katonah-Lewisboro, NY, and Easton-Redding, Weston, and Norwalk, CT, Public Schools
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October 2013 to April 2015

* Substitute teacher in the Mathematics, English, Science, Social Studies, Foreign Language, Physical Education, and Special Education departments.

Math Teacher (Leave Replacement)

Carmel Academy
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Greenwich, CT
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August 2012 to June 2013

* Taught 8th Grade Algebra, 7th Grade Pre-Algebra, and 6th Grade Math. 
* School administrator for both brainingcamp.com and tenmarks.com (mathematics enrichment websites). 
* Integrated technology in the classroom, including Smart board and graphing calculators.

Math Teacher

Brennan-Rogers School
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New Haven, CT
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November 2011 to June 2012

* Taught 8th Grade Algebra, 7th and 8th Grade Pre-Algebra, and 7th Grade "Course 2." 
* Integrated technology in the classroom, including ēno board and Elmo.

Substitute Teacher

Darien, Fairfield, Stamford, and Trumbull, CT, and Valhalla, NY, Public Schools (middle and high schools); Carmel Academy (private school in Greenwich, CT)
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September 2010 to November 2011

* Substitute teacher in the Mathematics, Science, Business, English, Social Studies, Physical Education, and Special Education departments.

Math Teacher

Central High School
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Bridgeport, CT
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August 2008 to June 2010

* Taught one honors and three "regular" Geometry courses in addition to an SAT prep class in math. 
* Integrated technology in the classroom, including Smart board and graphing calculator. 
* Moderated a weekly Advisory session. 
* Created and analyzed common formative assessments with my data team. 
* Served on the assessment committee as part of the school's anticipated NEASC accreditation. 
* Assisted the Mathematics department coordinator in developing the geometry and statistics curricula for the […] school year.

Manager, Accounts Receivable Management

Columbia House Company (now DGNA)
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New York, NY
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February 1997 to February 2000

* Prepared and administered a $200 million accounts receivable budget. 
* Compiled, analyzed, and interpreted accounts receivable clearance and turnover reports in order to forecast bad debt expense. 
* Implemented email distribution of these daily sales reports, increasing productivity by 15%.

Financial Analyst

P.F. Collier, L.P.
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New York, NY
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February 1990 to May 1994

* Developed annual sales budgets and consolidated profit & loss statements for 14 sales regions, which also entailed financial modeling and variance analysis. 
* Computed weekly payroll for 5 national sales managers, as well as commissions vs. draw for over 100 salespeople. 
* Processed expense reports and monthly settlement statements for the national sales managers. 
* Resolved 28 disputed accounts payable totaling […] coordinating remittance to restore and enhance company's relationship with a major vendor.

Education

M.Ed. in Math Education

University of Bridgeport -
Bridgeport, CT

January 2007 to January 2008

Continuing Education

University of Connecticut -
Stamford, CT

January 2005 to January 2006

Continuing Education

Norwalk Community College -
Norwalk, CT

January 1988 to January 2006

M.B.A. in Finance

University of Maine -
Orono, ME

1989

B.S.B.A. in Marketing

Boston University -
Boston, MA

January 1978 to January 1982

Skills

Among others: Smart board; […] graphing calculators; Excel; Standardized test preparation.

Awards

Teacher of the Month

September 2008

* This was my very first month teaching at Central High School.

Achievement Award

June 2010

* "In appreciation for [my] contributions to a successful year […]

Certifications

CT - Initial

July 2011 to June 2014

Mathematics, 7-12

NY - Initial

September 2010 to August 2015

Mathematics, 7-12

Groups

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

September 2008 to Present

Additional Information

* Member, Sigma Alpha Pi - The National Society of Leadership and Success. 
* Member, Beta Gamma Sigma - The National Honor Society of the Financial Management Association. 
* Dean’s List. 
* Civic Activities: City of Stamford, CT 
- Tax Assessment Appeals Board - Chairman […] Member […] 
- Election Day Moderator - Chief polling place official […] 
* Eagle Scout. 
 
"I'm good at what I do and have been told by several of my teacher colleagues that I teach math at a 'high level.' I strive to bring that excellence to the classroom every day and encourage my students to not only be successful in math, but in life as well."