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Grayson Parker
Professional Summary
A reflective educator with over a decade of classroom experience, who honors and celebrates all students as unique and capable.  A highly collaborative professional who embraces mainstreaming for the benefit of all students and the school community.  Strong leadership qualities, demonstrated by serving as a Teacher Leader,  School Reform Coordinator and BTSA support provider early in teaching career.  Firm but fair, I promote the socio-emotional and intellectual growth of diverse students in a safe and nurturing classroom environment.  Skilled at differentiating instruction based on students abilities and skill levels in a multi-age classroom.   Committed to delivering quality, research based, developmentally appropriate curriculum using best practices that promote higher level thinking skills for academic growth.  Empower students to build confidence, expand imagination and create a love of learning.  
  • Passionate about different abilities
  • Dedicated & detail oriented
  • Reflective & empathetic
  • Collaborative & process driven
  • Creative & compassionate
  • Hold high standards for myself & my students
Pre-Kindergarten Teacher 09/2007 to 06/2009
Daisy Child Development Center Oakland, CA
Pioneered an academic Kindergarten readiness program.  Created curriculum for theamatic units & hands on art activities.  Taught numbers, sequencing, patterns & seasons.  Utilized Alpha Friends for introducing letters & sounds.  Encouraged pre-writing with journals, class books & Daily Class News.  Introduced Sign Language (ASL).
Kindergarten Teacher 08/2001 to 06/2003
James Monroe Elementary San Leandro, CA
Created nurturing & safe environment to foster a love of learning for all children.  Differentiated instruction according to student's abilities & skill levels.  Implemented lessons aligned with state curriculum & school district standards for math, science, social studies.  Designed classroom with literacy based Learning Centers.  Created small group, guided & read a loud activities.  Utilized varied instructional strategies & assessed development.
School Reform Coordinator 08/1997 to 06/2000
James Monroe Elementary San Leandro, CA
BASRC Leadership School ~ Coordinate school's focus reform effort in literacy, equity & comprehension.  Plan grade level collaboration to disagregate assessment data.  Create  & deliver staff development.  Facilitate Community Dialogues for 120 + participants.  Work with Parent Advocates & district leadership.
Teacher ~ Ist grade, 1st/2nd & 2nd/3rd multi-age grades 08/1996 to 06/2000
James Monroe Elementary School San Leandro, CA
Foster diverse community of independent learners.  ELD instruction.  Utilized TPR, charts, poems, graphs, interactive writing, journals, shared pen & author's chair.  Encourage social & emotional growth with conflict resolution, Tribes & class meetings.  Instruct creative arts, mini lessons, guided reading, literature circles & the writing process.  Assess by running records, DRA, portfolio & daily observation.  Incorporated mainstreamed students in community.
Student Teacher ~ 5th grade 01/1996 to 06/1996
Beach Elementary School Piedmont, CA
Conducted writing conferences & mini lessons for Historical Fiction Project.  Instructed Foss science activities & logical reasoning problem solving.  Facilitated small groups in literature, social studies & human body unit.
Student Teacher ~ 1st/2nd grade 09/1995 to 12/1995
Sequoia Elementary School Oakland, CA
Head teacher for two week solo in a class of 31 diverse students.  Focus on classroom management, Language Arts, MathLand.  Facilitated reading groups, journal writing, poetry & art projects.  Created class books.
Student Teacher ~ Kindergarten/1st grade 01/1995 to 06/1995
Mills College Children's School Oakland, CA
Aided students in Math Menu stations.  Supported Language Arts through dialogue journals, class books, author's chair, story play dictations & News of the Day.  Designed & implemented poetry curriculum & Artist Workshop.
Graduate Assistant ~ Pre-Kindergarden 08/1994 to 12/1994
Mills College Children's School Oakland, CA
Assisted child centered, multi-age group of diverse children in developmentally appropriate activities.  Created & facilitated curriculum projects on medical play & on dance, movement & music.
Master of Arts: Early Childhood Education Dec 1996 Mills College - Oakland, CA Multiple Subjects Credential, May 1996
Cultural Language Acquisition Development (CLAD)
Bachelor of Arts: Sociology with Honors May 1991 U.C. Berkeley - Berkeley, CA International Sociology Honors Society
Community Service
S.P.E.D. Task Force, San Leandro Unified School District, CA   2014-2015
City Commissioner - Human Services, San Leandro, CA   2015-present
Board of Directors - Building Futures for Women and Children, San Leandro, CA   2011-2012
Board of Directors - California Conservatory Theater, San Leandro, CA   2006-2011
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Previous Companies:

  • Daisy Child Development Center
  • James Monroe Elementary
  • James Monroe Elementary School

Previous Job Positions:

  • Pre Kindergarten Teacher
  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • School Reform Coordinator
  • Teacher Ist grade
  • 1st


  • Mills College
  • U.C. Berkeley

Level of Education:

  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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