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Private Tutor, Vienna, Virginia.

Currently tutor several elementary-aged students in a variety of subjects, including reading, mathematics, and basic computer skills.   (1999-present)

Tutor, Huntington Learning Center, Vienna, Virginia.

Worked with children of all ages in reading, writing and math.  Tutored elementary aged children in a one-on-one setting, focusing on spelling skills, reading comprehension and vocabulary.  (1997-1999)

Teacher, Spring-Mar Cooperative Preschool, Springfield, Virginia.

Taught three-year-old preschool class in a developmental learning environment.   Developed theme-based curriculum.  (1995-1996)

Private Tutor, Sterling, Virginia.

Tutored second grade student once a week.  Helped broaden reading strategies and improve math skills.  Used New Zealand-based Rigby program to increase confidence.   Used "Math Their Way" activities to increase knowledge of math facts.   (1995)

Private Tutor, Sterling, Virginia.

Tutored second grade student twice a week.  Helped develop skills to increase reading fluency, reading strategies and vocabulary.  Used Rigby program to increase confidence.  Coordinated with classroom teacher and helped with homework.   (1994)

Teacher, Rolling Ridge Elementary School, Loudoun County Public Schools, Sterling, Virginia

Taught second grade in all subject areas.  Taught a two year pilot program for developmentally delayed readers with the Reading Resource Coordinator.  Experience in emergent literacy and Math Their Way.  Emphasis on writing workshops, reading comprehension and spelling strategies.  Primary grade representative to Child Study Committee.  (1989-1995)

Teacher, McLean Children’s Academy, McLean, Virginia

Taught preschool-age children in summer program.  Developed and directed language arts and craft activities in coordination with weekly themes.  (Summer 1991)

Teacher, Greenbrier Elementary School, Chesapeake Public Schools, Chesapeake, Virginia

Selected in junior year for Chesapeake’s "Career Commitment Program" due to outstanding academic performance.  Taught kindergarten in all subject areas.   Designed and implemented units of study for science and social studies.   Participated in child study and retention committee meetings.  Participated in Chesapeake’s "Skills for Teaching to Achieve Results" program.   (1988-1989 school year)

Private Tutor, Charlottesville, Virginia.

Helped develop reading and writing skills of seven-year-old student with learning disability.  Improved reading/writing association skills, provided opportunities for language experience approaches and language arts activities.  Coordinated with parents, grade one teacher, and resource teacher.  (Fall 1987-Spring 1988)

Teacher, Learning Tree Day Care Center, Arlington, Virginia

Responsible for 18 three-year-old children.  Planned units of study and activities, and taught daily lessons.  Worked to improve motor skills, social skills, and language development.  (Summer 1987, Winter 1987, Summer 1988, Summer 1989)

Substitute Teacher, Charlottesville City Schools

Taught primary grades in various elementary schools while attending college.   (Spring 1988)