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Associate Instructor

Associate Instructor

Manchester, CT

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Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience

Associate Instructor

International Magnet School Global Citizenship
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South Windsor, CT
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September 2014 to Present

Responsibilities 
I work with intervention students to help them reach grade level in reading and math. 
 
Accomplishments 
I use a developmentally appropriate program the is engaging and geared towards the academic needs of the student. I build a great rapport with the students.  
 
Skills Used 
Professionalism 
Flexibility 
Knowledge of many different programs

Instructor CREC Saturday Academy

University of Hartford Magnet School
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January 2012 to Present

• Prepared grade 3 students for CMTs (Math and Language Arts)

Associate Literacy Instructor

University of Hartford Magnet School
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West Hartford, CT
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September 2010 to Present

• Implemented Intervention Action Plans using specified supplemental programs 
• Small group instruction in Math, Reading Comprehension, Fluency, and Sight Word Recognition 
• Provided classroom support in Math and Writing 
• Assessed, evaluated and documented student progress 
• Prepared written reports on individual students 
• Communicated with teachers, literacy specialists, administrators and CREC personnel

Early Childhood Instructor

CREC Soundbridge
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Wethersfield, CT
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September 2009 to August 2010

• Collaborated closely with specialists to meet objectives and goals for hearing impaired students 
• Adapted curriculum to maximize use of hearing and to develop spoken and language abilities

Long-Term Substitute Special Education Teacher, K-1st grade

Vogel Wetmore School
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Torrington, CT
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September 2008 to February 2009

• Taught students with the following disabilities: Autism/PDD, Emotional Disturbance, Speech, Learning Disabled 
• Conferred with specialists to ensure success of IEP goals regarding individual student progress 
 
Long-Term Special Education Instructional Assistant, 2nd and 3rd grade 
• Instructed students individually and in small groups to reinforce learning activities 
• Implemented instructional and behavior management strategies for special education students 
 
40 Highland Lake Road, Torrington, CT 06790 Phone (203) 815-8396 Email: chalkcatherine@gmail.com

Fifth Grade Team Teacher

Horizons at Greens Farms Academy
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Greens Farms, CT
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May 2008 to August 2008

• Used Literature Response Journals and Ralph Fletcher Writer's Notebook 
• Collaborated with grade level colleague to develop and implement curricula in language arts and mathematics 
• Utilized STAR Reading and Math Assessments to guide instruction

Prekindergarten Teacher

The Unquowa School
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Fairfield, CT
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September 2006 to May 2008

• Maintained weekly classroom website 
• Created stimulating lessons that challenged higher level students 
• Organized and crafted thematic units 
• Inspired students through an active, differentiated learning environment

Instructional Assistant, Autistic classroom

Early Childhood Center
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Fairfield, CT
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June 2006 to August 2006

• Used one-on-one instruction using Applied Behavior Analysis 
• Collaborated with the special education teacher in meeting social, physical, and academic needs children with autism spectrum disorders

First Grade Student Teacher

Burr Elementary
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Fairfield, CT
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October 2005 to December 2005

• Adjusted student work for higher and lower level students 
• Used balanced literacy for small and whole group instruction 
• Devised and taught a multisensory science unit 
• Attended all faculty meetings and professional development offered by the district

Fifth Grade Student Teacher

Read School
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Bridgeport, CT
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August 2005 to October 2005

• Implemented a multi-sensory Native American unit 
• Conferred with Social Workers and Psychologist regarding students 
• Utilized appropriate learning materials and equipment for differentiated learning instruction 
• Employed consistent classroom management plan to set guidelines for reinforce positive behaviors

Pre-kindergarten Teacher

Bright Horizons
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Trumbull, CT
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June 2001 to August 2005

• Prepared developmentally appropriate study topics 
• Supported students with special needs through partnering with parents and local schools

Education

Master of Science in Elementary Education

Southern Connecticut State University
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New Haven, CT

Bachelor of Science in Child Development

Southwest Texas State University
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San Marcos, TX