Resume

Experience

2022 - Present

Director of Education

Mighty Writers

Philadelphia, PA

  • Manage, coach, support, and evaluate the programming team at all Philadelphia locations in collaboration with MW's director of impact;           

  • Provide thoughtful oversight and programmatic integrity across all MW program tracks by facilitating staff evaluations, conducting site observations, and monitoring student progress;                               

  • In collaboration with the Executive Director, define and monitor progress toward annual program goals in alignment with MW's vision and mission;                          

  • Ensure teaching collateral is regularly reviewed and compiled into a resource guide;

  • Serve as a curriculum coach to the programming team, proving expertise and oversight and ensuring programmatic quality control.

2021 - 2022

Upper School English Teacher

The Agnes Irwin School

Bryn Mawr, PA

  • Plans coursework to introduce students to diverse literature.

  • Prepares comprehensive English curriculum for multiple classes.

  • Utilizes multimedia strategies and technology to convey information in fresh and interesting ways.

  • Plans dynamic lessons to increase student comprehension of books and literary concepts.

2020 - 2021

Elementary English Teacher

Mastery Charter Schools

Philadelphia, PA

  • ​Plan and prepare daily lesson plans and materials on writing, literature, grammar, and vocabulary development for a cohort of 50+ students

  • Implemented and modified instruction for both virtual and in- person students

  • Adapted and modified instruction to suit learning styles of students, including physical, behavioral, mental, and ESL challenged students

04/2019 - 10/2019

4th Grade Teacher

The School District of Phila.

Philadelphia, PA

  • Promoted exploration of building blocks of learning by leading diverse, hands-on
    activities.

  • Planned lessons according to district standards to cover requirements and prepare for
    standardized tests.

  • Assessed student learning progress and comprehension with routine tests and
    standardized examinations.

2018 - 2019

3rd Grade Teacher

Belmont Charter Network

Philadelphia, PA

  • Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social skills.

  • Drove student learning by establishing clear classroom plans and group objectives, as well as actionable strategies to achieve each goal.

  • Taught lessons encompassing skill-building activities in speaking, writing, reading and listening.

2018 - 2019

4th Grade Teacher

Uncommon Schools

Brooklyn, NY

  • ​Implemented reading and writing lessons.

  • Assessed and reported on each student's reading progress in accordance with policies developed by the network.

  • Supervised small reading groups of students.

05/2016 - 08/2016

Summer Teaching Fellow

Uncommon Schools

Brooklyn, NY

  • Observations: observing Mentor teachers or other teachers in their classrooms

  • Teaching or co-teaching: executing lesson plans with scholars either independently or with the help of a Mentor Teacher

  • Attended professional development sessions hosted within the region by either Summer Academy Directors or the STF team

Education

2020 - Present

Murray State University

English Pedagogy

Doctor of Arts

Murray, KY

05/2020

Saint Joseph's University

Writing Studies

Master of Arts

Philadelphia, PA

05/2017

Bloomsburg University

Education

Bachelor of Science

Bloomsburg, PA

Professional skills

Writing Coursework
Literature Analysis
Online Instruction
Curriculum Development
Modern classroom technology
Classroom Management

Certifications

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace Certificate (05/2021) USF Corporate Training and Professional Education

  • Instructional 1 (08/2018 - 08/2024) Pre K - 4th Grade

Volunteer Work

Mentor for PEN America