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Andrew King
XXXX XXX XXX, Bedford Park, IL 60499
Professional Summary

Highly trained Multisensory and Intellectual disability specialist with strong assistive technology skills and a successful career in both classroom instruction and professional development in elementary and high school environments. Proactive and organized with passionate commitment to implement first-rate educational instruction. Goal-oriented educator dedicated to high levels of academic progress to meet instructional goals. Successful grant writer and grant writing instructor.

  • MIcrosoft Office Boardmaker Wilson Language System Level I Certification and currently pursuing Level II Certification Orton-Gillingham Multisensory Methods trained Assistive Technology evaluation and implementation knowlege Extensive knowlege of assessment and assessment strategies Basic sign language skills
Learning Behavior Specialist Aug 2013Present Chicago Public Schools Chicago, IL
  • Confer with parents and staff to discuss educational activities, policies, and student behavioral or learning problems.
  • Collaborate with teachers to develop and maintain curriculum standards, develop mission statements, and set performance goals and objectives.
  • Evaluate curricula, teaching methods, and programs to determine their effectiveness, efficiency, and utilization, and to ensure that school activities comply with federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Set educational standards and goals, and help establish policies and procedures to carry them out.
  • Plan and lead professional development activities for teachers, administrators, and support staff.
Multisensory Specialist Mar 2006Aug 2013 Chicago Public Schools Chicago, IL


  • Plan and conduct teacher training programs and conferences dealing with new classroom procedures, instructional materials and equipment, and teaching aids.
  • Research, evaluate, and prepare recommendations on curricula, instructional methods, and materials for students with a variety of learning abilities.
  • Conduct or participate in workshops, committees, and conferences designed to promote the intellectual, social, and physical welfare of students.
  • Advise and teach students using Wilson Language System and Orton-Gillingham multisensory approaches.
  • Recommend, order, or authorize purchase of instructional materials, supplies, equipment, and visual aids designed to meet student educational needs and district standards.
  • Develop tests, questionnaires, and procedures that measure the effectiveness of curricula, and use these tools to determine whether program objectives are being met.
Assistive Technology Evaluator/Specialist Aug 2000Mar 2006 Chicago Public Schools Chicago, IL
  • Observe and evaluate students' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  • Instruct students individually and in groups, using various assistive technology devices, discussions, and demonstrations.
  • Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials to prevent injuries and damage.
  • Confer with parents or guardians, other teachers, counselors, and administrators to resolve improve academic performance.
  • Create reports and participate in IEP and due process meetings.
  • Develop IEP goals and provide IEP goal-writing instruction to staff.
  • Attend  and conduct professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops to maintain and improve professional competence.
Lead Special Education Resource Teacher Jan 1996Aug 2000 Dumas School - Chicago Public Schools Chicago, IL
  • Modify the general education curriculum for special-needs students based upon a variety of instructional techniques and instructional technology.
  • Teach socially acceptable behavior, employing techniques such as behavior modification and positive reinforcement.
  • Develop and implement strategies to meet the needs of students with a variety of diverse conditions.
  • Employ special educational strategies and techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory- and perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition, and memory.
  • Use computers, audio-visual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations.
  • Administer standardized ability and achievement tests and interpret results to determine students' strengths and areas of need.
  • Lead grant writing instructor and grant writer.

Professor - Special Education Aug 1998Dec 1998 Chicago State University Chicago, IL
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions of Methods and Materials in the Remedication of Learning Disabilities.
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to graduate students on topics such as children's literature, learning and development, and reading instruction.
Master of Science : Special Education May 1996 Chicgo State University Chicago, IL
Bachelor of Arts : Special Education Dec 1993 Chicago State University Chicago, IL
Member, Toastmasters International, Motivational and Table Topics speaker, 2013-2014
Member, International Dyslexia Association, 1997- Present
Committee Member, Illinois State Board of Education LBSII:  Technology Specialist Content Advisory Committee, 2002
Member, Illinois Computing Educators (ICE), 2012-present

$300, Chicago Foundation for Education Study Group Grant
$50,000,State of Illinois, Positive Youth Development, We Learn Through 4-H
$1000, City of Chicago, Department of Human Services, Communities Support Initiative:  African Clothing Through the Years
$1000, National Office of Disabilities/JC Penney Award:  Involving the Disabled/ 4-H for All
$600, Chicago Foundation fo Education:  Sewing up Your African Heritiage

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Previous Companies:

  • Chicago Public Schools
  • Dumas School Chicago Public Schools
  • Chicago State University

Previous Job Positions:

  • Learning Behavior Specialist
  • Multisensory Specialist
  • Assistive Technology Evaluator
  • Specialist
  • Lead Special Education Resource Teacher


  • Chicgo State University
  • Chicago State University

Level of Education:

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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