Educator

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Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY   Bachelor of Music

K-12 Music Education and Voice Performance 

American International College, Springfield, MA  Master of Early Childhood Education

PreK-2  Education with Moderate Disabilities

Endicott College, Beverly, MA  Master of Organizational Management

Elementary Administration

Educator Licenses Massachusetts: 

K-12 Music, PreK-2 Early Childhood, PreK-6 Principal

Work Journey Highlights

Music Educator- Smith School (Lincoln Public Schools) Curriculum Lead Teacher- Music 

Lincoln, MA                                                                            

  • Created a scope and sequence with music team that reflects the Lincoln learning standards.
  • Created and implemented a third-grade recorder unit.
  • Created music centers for Kindergarten and first grade to support creative play and individual choice in music education.
  • Created cross-curricular learning projects to enhance classroom instruction and other specialist disciplines.
  • Began a Ukulele program for fifth-grade ensemble requirement.
  • Performed an original musical (reader’s theater) with first grade.
  • Performed integrated continents project with second grade.
  • Created a multimodal recorder curriculum for the third/fourth grade that uses creative access points to support students performing on the recorder.
  • Musically directed four middle school productions of fifty to ninety students.
  • Arranged and prepared musicians to play for musical productions.

Kindergarten Educator- Smith School (Lincoln Public Schools)

Lincoln, MA                                                                            

  • Created a comprehensive multicultural curriculum in the Kindergarten classroom.
  • Wrote a grant to create and record songs for the New Phonics program.
  • Wrote a grant to update all listening centers to have digital music accessed by iPods/iPads.
  • Integrated music, reading, and technology to increase decoding and comprehension skills.

Kindergarten Educator- Early Learning Center (Chelsea Public Schools)

Chelsea, MA                                                                                

  • Created a comprehensive multicultural curriculum in the Kindergarten classroom.
  • Developed math, writing, phonics, art, science, listening, and computer centers.
  • Created comprehensive work sample portfolios to show growth and development of students.

Music Educator-West Intermediate School, Boutwell School (Wilmington Public Schools)

Wilmington, MA                                                                          

  • Rehearsed and managed a fifth-grade choral ensemble of 175 students.
  • Created an authentic recorder curriculum to incorporate into the existing music curriculum.
  • Performed thematic concerts that enhanced grade level curriculum.

Music Educator-E.E. Little Elementary (North Reading School District)

North Reading, MA                                                                        

  • Designed a culturally sensitive music curriculum in the elementary school.
  • Enhanced music education by teaching recorder and beginning piano curriculum units.
  • Taught beginning brass, woodwinds, and percussion lessons to upper-level students.
  • Served on the community outreach committee.

Music Educator- Enfield Elementary (Ithaca City School District)

Ithaca, NY                                                                                         

  • Designed a multicultural curriculum sensitive to the school community.
  • Performed outreach concerts in the community with the students.
  • Served on the multi-cultural committee, performing arts committee, and technology committee.