Professional ​

Innovative, solutions-focused professional that is looking forward to working with students in a student-centered learning environment. Elite communicator skilled in cultivating and strengthening relationships.  Promotes a love of learning both in and out of the classroom.    

Soft Skills

Collaboration & Communications 

Needs Assessment                          Team Leadership      

Customer Service  

Student Teacher.  Alfred A. Lima Elementary School (4th Grade) - Providence, RI



• Implemented lesson plans for all academic areas based on Common Core curriculum.

• Individualized lessons according to students’ interests, strengths, and needs.
• Participated in parent-teacher conferences.
• Participated in IEP team process and helped to implement individualized special education interventions.



Practicum (Science).  Henry Barnard School (4th Grade) - Providence, RI



​• Collaborated with colleagues on a six lesson unit about motion.
• Motivated students with innovative lesson plans.


Practicum (Math).  Henry Barnard School (5th Grade) - Providence, RI



• Utilized technology including a SmartBoard into lessons.• Collaborated with teacher and fellow practicum students on a six lesson unit about fractions.

Practicum (Reading/Writing).  Ella Risk Elementary School (2nd Grade) - Central Falls, RI



• Motivated students in small group work with lesson plans for reading and writing.


Technological Skills

​ELMO Proficiency
Smart Board Proficiency 
Adobe Suite Proficiency
Microsoft Office Proficiency 

Master of Arts, Teaching. Rhode Island College - Providence, RI​

4.0 G.P.A.

​Elizabeth S. Carr Scholarship Recipient – 2017/2018 and 2018/2019



Bachelor of Arts, Communications/English. State University of New York at Albany - Albany, NY​

Associate of Arts, Liberal Arts. Nassau Community College - Garden City, NY

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