Resume

Carmen S. Gonzalez

serviciosdelascarmen@gmail.com

Objective

I am a self-motivated and energetic individual who aspires to obtain a position where my skills and abilities can benefit the company.

Education

M.S. Ed. In Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment 2006-2008

Walden University Online Format

4.0 GPA, BA Psychology 2001-2003

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey Newark, NJ

3.1 GPA A.S. in Social Science 2000-2001

Essex County College Newark, NJ

3.14 GPA: Poetry Club Member

Standard Certificate, Elementary School Teacher (K-5), 2010

Standard Certificate, Teacher of Students with Disabilities, Bloomfield College, 2010

Certificate of Eligibility, Preschool- Grade 3 July 2008

Employment

Special Educator 1/2017 to Present

Lee’s Developmental Services South Orange, NJ

Provide early intervention services for children ages birth to three years old. To teach infants communication and cognitive skills that are appropriate for their developmental needs. To provide consultation and translation services to families. To provide self- help strategies to children and their families. To provide services in physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and developmental intervention.

-worked with infants and toddlers with down syndrome, autism, and developmental delays

Preschool Teacher Three Stages Preschool

10/16- 12/16 East Orange, NJ

Provide instruction and assessments to students that are three to five years old.

Preschool teacher Preschool of America

9/2015 to 11/2015 NYC,NY

Provide instruction to children ages 3 to 4. Prepare lessons that are developmentally appropriate. Keep a safe and sanitized classroom.

Teacher 2008- 2015

Newark Public Schools Newark, NJ

Provide instruction to general education students. Prepare lessons that are developmentally appropriate and that align with the NJ standards. Prepare students for standardized testing. Create assessments that inform instruction. Partner with the Children’s Literacy Initiative as the model teacher for the Newark Public Schools. Facilitate meetings during grade level meetings by modeling best practices in teaching with peers. Modify, accommodate, and adapt instruction for students with special needs. Provide instruction in technology, literacy, and math for students in preschool as well as fine and gross motor play.

Child Development Specialist 3/2010 – 1/2011

Lee’s Developmental Services South Orange, NJ

Provide early intervention services for children ages birth to three years old. To teach infants communication and cognitive skills that are appropriate for their developmental needs.

-worked with infants and toddlers with down syndrome, autism, and developmental delays

Teacher assistant for Special Education 1/2005 – 12/2008

Provide one to one educational assistance to students in preschool to grade 2. Assist with the Sonday Reading System, guided reading program, DRA assessments, teaching students mnemonic techniques, mathematics, writing, phonemic awareness, social studies, science, health, computers, and assigned skills blocks, assist staff with enforcing the rituals and routines of the school. Write lesson plans and implement them for second grade special needs students. Provide substitute teaching services as needed. Assist with successful mainstreaming into a regular education classroom or into the least restrictive environment.

Skills

Midtown Staffing Solutions 10HR General Industry 2015

Bilingual in English and Spanish

Tutor (Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice, English, Math, Spanish, Social Studies, Science, Computers)

Mentoring (Elementary, Middle School, High School, and juveniles on probation)

Computer Skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Internet Search, Power Teacher)

Published Works

Books

-The Official Hood Survival Manual- Staying Safe in the Streets (Co-authored)

-What to do during times of economic hardships

-Hair Survival Guide 101

-The Smart Guide to Overcoming Anxiety

References Available Upon Request

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