Portfolio Samples

Below are samples of resources I've created and utilized within my classroom thrus far throughout my career as an educator. Please feel free to download by clicking the links below!

Literacy


Science


Distance Learning


Mathematics


Connecticut Writing Project


Experiences

Freelance Producer

April 2021 - Present
Teach Starter, Inc.
  • Develop enrichment materials for teachers to utilize along side of their instruction.
  • Produce engaging objective-focused content on various digital platforms.
  • Actively utilize feedback to ensure curriculum standards are supported.
  • Knowledgeable on various State Standards such as CCSS, NGSS, and TEKS.

Administrative Associate

April 2021 - Present
Braata Productions Non-for-Profit Organization
  • Correspond closely with clients from around the world to coordinate yearly events such as Carbites and Bankra.
  • Utilize digital management tools such as Asana and Airtable to organize tasks and effectively communicate with vendors and performers.
  • Actively connect with members of the community to engage them in celebration of extraordinarily diverse traditions and cultural expressions of the Caribbean people.
  • Create processes on how to utilize internal software for other teams within the company to follow as needed.

2nd Grade Elementary Education Teacher

August 2017 - March 2021
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Savin Rock Community School in West Haven, CT
  • Implemented and taught curriculum across all academic subjects.
  • Differentiated and modified instruction according to students' various academic needs.
  • Participated in extra curricular groups to plan, organize, and host school events such as the Rockin' Holiday Festival and CANstruction.
  • Designed virtual lesson plans for distance learning utilizing programs like Seesaw, Zoom, G Suite for Educators, Canva, and more.
  • Co-leading and planning instructional materials for a multicultural committee that aims to organize opportunties for students to become more exposed to various cultures and diversify ways in which multicultural learning may occur within the general education curriculum.

Lead Curriculum Design Intern

December 2020 - March 2021
C.H.O.Y.C.E.S. LLC
  • Create, analyze, and critique units of study for social justice based lesson plans of multiple subject areas to help gradually construct a multicultural curriculum kit.
  • Collaborate with a variety of departments on special projects to support on-going company events.
  • Schedule and organize daily meetings and lead conversation to highlight the progress task based projects and further assist other departments.
  • Mentor and train other curriculum design team members as they join the company to ensure they're advocated for and have a successful transition.

Co-teacher

Summer of 2016, 2017, 2019, and 2020
Little Labs for Big Imaginations at Fairfield University, Fairfield CT
  • Created and implemented writing workshop lesson plans focusing on various writing genres for students between grades 2 - 6.
  • Designed and lead interactive live Zoom based lessons to help foster a collaborative and enriching virtual community.
  • Integrated technological opportunities for students to showcase their mastery and knowledge of skills.
  • Celebrated and showcased student work to fellow educators at a panel presentation at NCTE 2018.

Graduate Intern

September 2016 - June 2017
Stratford Academy Johnson House, Stratford CT
  • Worked as a building intern and substitute in multiple grade levels.
  • Completed case study field work in a 3rd and 5th grade classroom.
  • Preformed duties such as assisting classroom teachers in lesson planning, creating bulletin boards, served as part-time/full-time coverage for teachers.

Student Teacher

January 2017 - May 2017
Stratford Academy Johnson House, Stratford CT
  • Created, initiated, and differentiated for unit lesson plans using district curriculum and guidelines in multiple subjects such as math, science, social studies, and literacy.
  • Participated in faculty meetings and planning learning communities to build upon teaching strategies and learn best practices.
  • Co-taught along side of cooperating teacher by planning unit lesson plans, working with individual students, attending parent/ teacher conferences, and participating in classroom instruction.
  • Assisted with grading, assessments, assignment-making, and engaged in administrative practices.

Graduate Assistant

February 2017 - May 2017
Fairfield University GSEAP, Fairfield CT
  • Assisted undergraduate Elementary Education candidates in applying for internship placements and provided certification guidance.
  • Attended Fairfield University's admitted students open house ceremony and represented the elementary education program.

Observational Fieldwork

January 2015 - May 2016
Fairfield University, Fairfield CT
  • Worked as a classroom assistant at Cesar A. Batalla, Hall School, and Beardsley School.
  • Prepared educational activities, such as lesson plans, for groups of students in a classroom setting.

Private Elementary Tutor

January 2015 - February 2016
Fairfield County Areas, CT
  • Assisted students in completion of assignments covering topics such as reading, writing, math, and sciences.
  • Created educational and positive learning environment to aid students' concentration.
  • Coordinate with parents to provide custom assignments tailored to students' needs.

Classroom Assistant for Horizons National

June 2015 - August 2015
Greens Farms Academy, Westport CT
  • Volunteered at Green Farm Academy's six week program to assist students in academics such as reading, writing, and math.
  • Worked with pre-school students and prepared them for upcoming academic year.
  • Participated in one-on-one sessions to help ELL students integrate with their fellow peers, both academically and socially.

Action for Bridgeport Community Development

June 2015 - August 2015
Park Avenue Headstart, Bridgeport CT
  • Volunteered in the Headstart educational program for inner-city children.
  • Helping students prepare for school by working on each child's social, emotional, cognitive, and physical skills through high quality education.

Computer Science Tutor

September 2013 - May 2014
Fairfield County Areas, CT
  • Explained advanced computer science topics to students in an easy-to-digest manner.
  • Reviewed student's programming assignments and ordered feedback for improvement.
  • Provided example problems for students' preparation for exams.

General Manager

June 2012 - 2020
Mindy K Deli & Catering, Old Saybrook CT
  • Scheduled employee work times and business events, as well as schedule and preform interviews for potential employees.
  • Oversaw employee during work hours to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Purchased and organized business culinary supplies and services.

Certifications and Workshops

Provisional Connecticut Teaching Certification Grades K-6

July 2020
Fairfield University

Reciprocal Oregon Teaching Certification Grades K-6

June 2021
TSPC

Google Educator Certification Level 1

Anticipated
Google for Education

National Convention for Teachers and Educators

Fall 2018
Fairfield University's Connecticut Writing Project

Crisis Behavioral Management

Spring 2017
Stratford Academy Johnson House

Community Involvement

Organizations at Savin Rock Community School
An active lead member of the Multicultural Curriculm Committee. Also involved with planning, organizing, and participating in holiday school fundraisers, such as the Savin Rock Rockin' Holiday Festival and Trick or Treat Street.
Organizations at Stratford Academy Johnson House
Actively participated in Stratford Academy's Positive Behavior Intervention School (PBIS) committee. Helped plan and organize "College to Career" week at Stratford Academy Johnson House.
School Building Project in Laos
Ran a fundraiser to raise awareness and money for the education of underprivileged children in Laos. Donated basic school supplies to children and organized the establishment of a school building.

Technical Coding Skills & Proficiency

HTML & CSS

Javascript

Haskell

Python

Educational Software Skills & Proficiency

Seesaw

G Suite for Education

Microsoft Office

Canva

Adobe Creative Cloud

Project Management Application Skills & Proficiency

AirTable

Asana