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Liam Johnson

Highly effective educator with proven success rate in providing instruction in literacy with a focus on remedial reading in both elemenatry and adult facilities. Proactive and organized with passionate commitment to first-rate instruction in reading, writing and speaking.  Motivated leader in literacy with strong organizational and prioritiztion abilities.

  • Instructing
  • Education and Training
  • Learning Strategies
  • Time Management
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Communications and Media
Literacy Teacher Aug 2009Present Palm Beach County School District West Palm Beach, FL
  • Write and execute lesson plans applicable to a variety of learning styles based on Common Core State Standards
  • Observe and evaluate students' work to determine progress and make suggestions for improvement.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects. Communicate those objectives to students.
  • Use computers, audio-visual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations.
  • Prepare and implement remedial programs for students requiring extra help.
  • Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
  • Meet with other professionals to discuss individual students' needs and progress.
  • Attend professional meetings, conferences, and workshops to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by laws or administrative policies.
  • Collaborate with students, parents, teachers, school administrators, or counselors to determine student needs, develop tutoring plans, or assess student progress.
  • Administer, proctor, or score academic or diagnostic assessments.
Online Tutor Sep 2008Jun 2010 Brainfuse New York, NY
  • Provide feedback to students using positive reinforcement techniques to encourage, motivate, or build confidence in students.
  • Provide private instruction to individual or small groups of students to improve academic performance, improve occupational skills, or prepare for academic or occupational tests.
  • Prepare lesson plans or learning modules for tutoring sessions according to students' needs and goals.
  • Assess students' progress throughout tutoring sessions.
  • Organize tutoring environment to promote productivity and learning.
  • Research or recommend textbooks, software, equipment, or other learning materials to complement tutoring.
  • Teach students study skills, note-taking skills, and test-taking strategies.
Adjunct Faculty Jun 2004Jun 2005 Interboro Institute New York, NY
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Taught Developmental Reading and Writing, English Composition and World Literature.
  • Kept abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as children's literature, learning and development, and reading instruction.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
  • Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues.
  • Advise students on academic and vocational curricula and on career issues.
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
  • Select and obtain materials and supplies such as textbooks.
  • Participate in campus and community events.
English/ Social Studies Teacher Sep 2000Jun 2003 New York City Department of Education New York, NY
  • Taught Language Arts and Social Studies and   adapted teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Used a variety of strategic processes in shared/guided and independent reading.
  • Guided students in locating, analyzing, evaluating and presenting information orally and in written form.
  • Developed constructive and cooperative working relationships with staff members and administration.
  • Discussed correct and effective written communication with particular attention to grammar, punctuation, spelling, sentence structure and vocabulary as they relate to successful composition of the paragraph.
  • Explained standards and appropriateness of writing through the development of well written paragraphs in journals, essays, letter (business and personal) and research papers.
Master of Science: Urban and Multicultural Education Jan 2004 College of Mount Saint Vincent Riverdale, New York
Bachelor of Arts: Liberal Arts Jan 2000 College of New Rochelle New Rochelle , NY
Highly Qualified as per Florida State Standards Florida State Elementary Education Certificate
A Sistah's Retribution, L. D. Hall - December 2010
Rainbows and Me, La'Sean Robinson & Cheyenne Robinson *Children's Book - May 2011
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Previous Companies:

  • Palm Beach County School District
  • Brainfuse
  • Interboro Institute

Previous Job Positions:

  • Literacy Teacher
  • Online Tutor
  • Adjunct Faculty
  • English
  • Social Studies Teacher


  • College of Mount Saint Vincent
  • College of New Rochelle

Level of Education:

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Highly Qualified as per Florida State Standards\nFlorida State Elementary Education Certificate

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