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Michael Berg

Math Teacher (Middle and High School) - Stamford, CT
Substitute Teacher at Darien, Fairfield, Stamford, and Trumbull (CT) Public Schools ...
Courier at Eddy Messenger Service
Math Teacher at Central High School
University of Bridgeport, M.Ed.
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Work Experience

Substitute Teacher

Darien, Fairfield, Stamford, and Trumbull (CT) Public Schools (middle and high schools)
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September 2010 to Present

* Substitute teacher in the Mathematics, Science, Business, English, Social Studies, Physical Education, and Special Education departments. 
* After school: Tutor college, high school, and middle school students in Algebra, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, and Calculus, and CMT, CAPT, and SAT/ACT 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.

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 2009-2010 school year. 
* After school: Tutored college, high school, and middle school students in Algebra, Geometry, and Calculus.

Student Teacher / Intern

Bassick High School
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Bridgeport, CT
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September 2007 to May 2008

1/2008 - 5/2008 
* Co-taught Algebra II Honors and Algebra II with the Mathematics department coordinator. 
* After school: Taught an SAT prep class in math and also tutored high school and middle school students in Algebra and Geometry. 
 
9/2007 - 12/2007 
* Intern: Substitute teacher in the Mathematics, Science, Business, English, Social Studies, and Special Education departments. 
* After school: Tutored high school and middle school students in Algebra and Geometry.

Intern

Stamford High School
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Stamford, CT
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January 2007 to June 2007

* Substitute teacher in the Mathematics, Science, English, World Languages, History/Social Studies, and Special Education departments. 
* Assisted the Mathematics department head on special projects. 
* After school: Tutored high school and middle school students in Algebra, Geometry, and Calculus.

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 $21,000, 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; TI-83/84/92 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 [2009-2010]."

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 (2004-2005); Member (2003-2004). 
- Election Day Moderator - Chief polling place official (2001-2006). 
* 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."