Special Education Teacher With 6 Years Of Experience

Special Education Teacher With 6 Years Of Experience

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I graduated Summa Cum Laude from Westminster College in 2013 with degrees in Early Childhood and Special Education. Since then, I have taught third grade at a local private school and 8th grade learning support at Seneca Valley. I teach reading, math, English, and study skills. I also support my students within the inclusion setting for science and social studies.

I enjoy collaborating with families to provide academic support and mentorship to students. Developing engaging activities which are developmentally appropriate is rewarding for me.


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10 years in business
Serves Pittsburgh, PA
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When I begin working with a new student, I like to give both the family and the student brief surveys in order to see what the student's current needs are. Building rapport with the students is key to long-term success. I also typically perform baseline assessements to help me identify the student's strengths, weaknesses, and learning style. From there, I have more information to better structure our upcoming sessions. 

I am a certified teacher in the areas of Early Childhood Education, Special Education, Middle School Math, and Middle School English Language Arts. I graduated from WEstminster College in 2013 and immediately began working as a classroom teacher. This summer, I will also be finishing up my Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction through Gannon. I have been tutoring since I began teaching and I also tutored elementary school students while I was attending college. 

I always enjoyed helping others and working with children. In high school, I took a Preschool Practicum class and so enjoyed being able to develop hands-on lessons and activities and watching the students carry them out. Teaching is a natural fit for my personality, and it is one of my greatest passions in life. 

I have worked with students ranging from preschool through 8th grade. I have experience working with students with special needs, including ADD/ADHD, OCD, autism, vision and hearing impairments, intellectual disabilities, traumatic brain injuries/concussions, emotional support needs, and medical health issues.


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