Resume

Venice L. Richards
My E-portfolio created at Touro College
 Edse 601

 email:venice.richards@gmail.com
 Website:tourostudent.vrichards.googlepages.com


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SUMMARY OF Qualifications

 

The acquired ability to teach, motivate and empower the minds of youth in an educational setting by using thematic, holistic and active learning strategies in integrating their curriculum.  Qualifications and skills inclusive to the development and planning of extra-curricular activities.

Credentials

City University of New York at Touro College, New York, NY

Masters degree in General Education and Special Education – Anticipated August 2006

State University of New York at Old Westbury, Westbury, NY

Bachelor of Art - May 2001, English Language Studies (Major)

Suffolk Community College, Brentwood, NY

Associates-May 1999, Liberal Arts

New York State Certified Provisional Teacher (English 7-12), August 2003

New York City Licensed Teacher (English 7-12), August 2001

Employment

Cornelius Court Alternative Suspension Program, Uniondale, New York

         Teacher, 02/06 - Present

n                   Responsible for teaching Language Arts, Reading, Social Studies, keyboarding and math.     

n                   Implement balanced literacy, meta-cognition strategies and teaching expository writing  

          across text types to the gifted and talented population as well as at risk students.

n                   Prepare literacy materials for classroom use and assist with distribution and

          collection.

n                      Maintain New York State teaching standards within all subject areas.

n                      Provide individual and group counseling to at risk students as needed.

n                   Administer and grade practice ELA and Regents exams during rigorous test preparation.

n                   Maintain student attendance and progress reports within compliance of New York State. 

 

School District 18, I.S. 232, Brooklyn, New York

         Sixth, Seventh, and Eight Grade, Core Teacher, 09/01 – 02/06

n                   Responsible for teaching Language Arts, Reading, Social Studies and setting routines in    

          core teaching block program in a heterogeneous classroom.     

n                   Implement balanced literacy, meta-cognition strategies and teaching expository writing  

          across text types to the gifted and talented population.

n                   Prepare literacy materials for classroom use and assist with distribution and

          collection.

n                      Maintain America’s Choice teaching standards within 90-minute modules.

n                   Provide individual and group counseling to at risk students as needed.

n                   Administer and grade practice CTB and ELA exams during rigorous test preparation.

n                   Maintain student attendance and progress reports within compliance of New York State 

         and New York City. 

       Black History Month Coordinator 01/04 -03/04

n        Implement and assume responsibility for all activities as assigned by principal.

n        Prepare reports as required within program deadlines.

n        Responsible for ordering necessary supplies and materials for scheduled events.

       Drama Teacher 10/02 – 02/06

n       Coordinator and production leader.

n       Work in collaborative efforts with principal and other school staff in the production

       of fun and interesting plays for the school and community.

n       Responsible for ordering theatrical and lighting supplies, audiovisual equipment and

      costumes.

 

       Spelling Bee Coordinator and Poetry Corner News Letter, 09/01 – 02/06

n       Collaborate effectively with other classroom teachers in developing and implementing

       word study activities linking learning to new standards.

n                   Responsible for implementing and administering Spelling Bees on 6th, 7th and 8th level.

n                   Prepare reports and newsletters within program timeliness.

 

Liberty Day Care Brooklyn, New York

Director 09/01 – 02/06

n                   Educational advisor and informant of New York State ELA and Math Standards.

n                   Plan and implement seasonal events and daily activities.

n                   Responsible for interviewing and hiring new staff.