Lesley University, Cambridge, MA
Master of Education May 2013
- Dual Major: Moderate Disabilities and Severe Disabilities
Brandeis University, Waltham MA
Bachelor of Arts May 2010
- Major: American Studies
- Dual Minor: Education Studies, Anthropology
EXPERIENCE IN EDUCATION
Cabot Elementary School: Newton, MA January 2013-Present
Uses the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis to support students with moderate and severe disabilities in an inclusion classroom setting as well as in the home and community. Responsibilities include collaborating on and implementing behavior plans, recording and analyzing data, providing academic and social accommodations for students, and curriculum development/modification.
Cabot Elementary School: Newton, MA September 2012-May 2013
Inclusion Student Teacher (Graduate)
Served as a student teacher under an elementary school inclusion facilitator. Assisted with academic and social pull out groups, whole class lessons, teacher/aide/behavioral therapist training and support, curriculum development and modification, developed IEPs and facilitated IEP meetings.
Association for Children with Down Syndrome: Plainview, NY September 2010-August 2011
One on one therapist in an early intervention program for a two year old student with autism. Responsible for: ABA therapy, daily caretaking, skill assessments, IEP preparation, assistance with class socialization and curriculum development.
Practicum in Art Education: Waltham, MA Spring 2008
Assisted lead teacher with sixty elementary school children in painting/drawing/sculpting projects. Fostered a general appreciation for art within the Rose Art Museum environment.
Zervas Elementary School: Newton, MA Fall 2007
UndergraduateStudent Teaching Intern
Served as student teacher in twenty-two student third grade inclusion classroom. Lead writing workshops, assisted with class lessons. Co-evaluated child assessments for fourth grade placement and assisted with curriculum development and modification.
Lemberg Childcare Center: Waltham, MA Spring 2007
Worked with fifteen two and three year olds with and without disabilities. Helped create lesson plans, lead story time, designed stimulating sensory activities.