East Grand School District RE 2 - Special Education Paraprofessional Resume Example

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Anna Gonzales
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Professional Summary

Highly trained Special Education Teacher with strong clinical abilities and a successful career in Public Education facilities. Proactive and organized with passionate commitment to first rate family/student/client care. Licensed in Colorado with expertise as a Professional Teacher, endorsed in Special Education  III - Profound Needs; Ages 0 - 21 years.  


Skills
  • Administration and Management
  • Vocational Development and Training
  • Use of Community Resources
  • Coordination
  • Time Management
  • Administer and scoring formal assessments
  • Instructing 
  • Assessment Analysis'
  • Education and Training
Experience
Special Education Paraprofessional 02/2015 - Present
East Grand School District RE-2, Granby Elementary School - Granby, CO
  • Tutor and assist children individually or in small groups to gain mastery assignments, skills, and to reinforce learning concepts presented by teachers.
  • Discuss assigned duties with classroom and special education teachers to coordinate instructional efforts.
  • Carry out therapeutic regimens such as behavior modification and personal development programs, under the supervision of special education instructors, psychologists, or speech-language pathologists.
  • Maintain computers in classrooms and laboratories and assist students with hardware and software use.
  • Prepare lesson materials, bulletin board displays, exhibits, equipment, and demonstrations.
  • Use computers, audio-visual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement student achievement and communication.
  • Attend staff meetings and serve on committees, as required.
Special Education Teacher 08/2002 - 08/2014
East Grand School District RE-2, Middle Park High School - Granby , CO
  • Manage staff and students, preparing work schedules and assigning specific duties to carry out program needs, both, individually and collectively.
  • Direct and coordinate Special Education services. Manage financial and budget activities to fund individual and department needs, and increase efficiency of program services.
  • Educate and direct parents to plan for their students adult goals, career and next steps to live as independently as possible and with quality of life, as determined by student, parent, observations, and test results. 
  • Establish and implement departmental policies, goals, objectives, and procedures, to increase student success while conferring with a variety of supervisors organization officials,community and staff members, and parents as necessary.
  • Plan and direct activities such as Individual Curricula, coordinating with other department heads, adult agencies and general education teachers, local businesses, parents, as required and needed.
  • Annually create and carry out department, student, and personal goals, and monitor progress, adjust programming needs, to achieve identified goals.  
  • Educate and train teachers, business professionals,  & typical peers, about persons with disabilities and supports they can provide to develop inter and independent life and vocational skills.  
  • Recruit local businesses to provide employment opportunities for high school and Transition age students.  Establish contracts and connect students with agencies such as the Colorado Work Force and Vocational Rehabilitation so students could get paid for training and experiences.  
  • Employers were provided with necessary supports to allow my students opportunities to support their individual, career and personal goals.  
Special Education Teacher 08/1997 - 06/2001
Windsor School District RE-4, Windsor Middle School - Windsor, CO
  • Plan, develop and implement individual plans, per state testing requirements, and other performance data to measure skill acquisition and goal achievement, and to determine areas needing adjustment for program and student improvement.
  • Manage staff, preparing work schedules and assigning specific duties.
  • Direct and coordinate special education budget activities to fund operations, and increase efficiency for student learning and growth.
  • Implement departmental policies, goals, objectives, and procedures, conferring with administrators, organization officials, and staff members as necessary.
  • Interview, hire and train new employees, and oversee those personnel processes.
  • Facilitator of systems change by utilizing least restrictive environment in General Education and the community.
  • Special Education Representative in Faculty Senate.
  • Lead state mandated meetings for each student that involved planning with families, local businesses, adult agencies, and families.  
Adjunct Professor 01/1998 - 06/2000
University of Northern Colorado - Greeley, CO
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to graduate students on topics such as Community Membership, Teaming and Collaboration, Case Management, Supported Employment Methods, and Instructional Technology.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Supervise  graduate teaching, internship, and research work.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
  • Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
  • Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
Special Education Teacher 08/1993 - 06/1997
Brighton School District 27J, Brighton High School - Brighton, CO
  • Oversee activities directly related to employment development and training for each student.  100% of all students were effectively in job environments agates 18 - 21 years.
  • Direct and coordinate activities such as individual curriculum's, lead departments concerned with integrating students into the General Education classroom, and the local community.
  • Plan, develop, implement, and evaluate reports, and other performance data to measure student growth and goal achievement and to determine areas needing adjustments and program improvement.
  • Direct and coordinate special education budget activities to fund operations, and increase efficiency for student growth.
  • Establish and implement departmental policies, goals, objectives, and procedures, conferring with administrators and organizational officials, staff members,  and local businesses as necessary.
  • Interview, hire and train new employees, and oversee those personnel processes.
  • Monitor businesses and agencies to ensure they are efficiently and effectively provided needed services and supports to sustain student employment opportunities.  
  • Create and design employment for students with disabilities, bases on individual skills, interests, and goals.
  • Present to Brighton Chamber of Commerce to create student job opportunities.
  • Developed and implemented an innovative transition community-based program for students ages 18 - 21.    
Education
Master of Arts: Special Education Teacher III 1993 University of Northern Colorado - Greeley, CO Colorado Certification: Special Education Teacher III, Profound Needs, Ages 0 - 21.
Master of Science: Recreation 1985 University of Northern Colorado - Greeley, CO Emphasis in Therapeutics.

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Special Education Paraprofessional FROM Grand Lake , Colorado RESUME

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