Teaching Resume

Education
 
M.A.T  Elementary Education,  Brown University                              2015
B.A  Spanish  Colorado College                                                           2008
Professional Experience

Instructional Coach: Boston Ballet Education and Community Initiatives         2018-present

-Mentors new teachers on cultural competency teaching ballet in Boston Public School

-Introduces constructivist pedagogy to dance curriculum and develops social emotional pd for staff

-Teaches beginning ballet, composition and improvisation to youth artists ages 9-12

Teaching Artist: the Cambridge Performance Project                                         2017-present

-Teaches six weekly classes in modern dance, shadow puppets and ballet through Cambridge Public Schools

-Organizes performances, rehearsals, costumes, choreography for student show case twice a year

Teaching Artist Residency : Urbano Project  Jamaica Plain, MA                    Fall Semester 2016

-Taught release dance technique, somatic awareness, movement invention and creative writing

- Designed curriculum on postmodern performance and social justice for high schoolers

 

GED Teacher: The Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence Providence, RI              2013-14

-Led read alouds and conferred with beginning readers on word meaning, fluency and reading

comprehension skills and strategies, coached individual and community dialogues on resiliency

-Co taught creative writing and discussion group on critical race theory

 

ESOL Teacher: Full Service Community Schools Family Literacy  DIIRI   Providence, RI      2011-2013

- Taught culturally responsive language curriculum and writing workshops for ELL adults

-Translated for parent teacher conferences, facilitated class news letter on equity and discrimination

 

After School Enrichment Staff & ELL Aide : Paul Cuffee School  Providence, RI           2011-2012

-Taught yoga/ modern dance technique classes and mentored middle and high school youth

- Provided push in and pull out math tutoring and translation for two sixth grade ELL students

      

ESOL Tutor: Vermont Migrant Education Program, Vergennes, VT                                              2009- 2011

-Tutored ESOL and GED for undocumented youth,  advocated for issues of social equity

-Translated legal and medical appointments; designed pre-literacy activities for mothers and toddlers 

References Upon Request