- Dedicated, resourceful, and goal-driven professional educator with a solid commitment to the social and academic growth and development of every student.
- An accommodating and versatile individual with the talent to develop inspiring hands-on lessons that will capture a child’s imagination and breed success.
- Aptitude to remain flexible, ensuring that every child’s learning styles and abilities are addressed.
- Superior interpersonal and communication skills to foster meaningful relationships with students, staff, and parents.

Areas of Teaching Proficiency Include the Following:
* Assessment Tools
* Technology Integration
* Guided Reading
* Parent-Teacher Communication
* Writer’s Workshop
* Creative Lesson Planning
* Individualized Education Plans

EDUCATION and QUALIFICATIONS

Master of Science in Education (1996)
Herbert H. Lehman College, Bronx, NY

Bachelor of Arts (1991); Major: Psychology, Minor: Education
Brandeis University, Waltham, MA – Dean’s List

New York State Permanent Certification (Nursery to Grade 6)

PROFESSIONAL TEACHING EXPERIENCE

East Ramapo School District
September 2009-October 2010
Universal Pre-Kindergarten Facilitator
Assist Universal Pre-Kindergarten Director in all daily goings-on. Responsible for sixty universal pre-kindergarten sites and programs. Lead staff development workshops. Expert in Brigance screening. Excellent knowledge of Creative Curriculum. Foster strong relationships with all staff and parents.

Midland Elementary School, Rye, NY
December2008-June 2009
Classroom Teacher
Leave replacement for heterogeneous second grade class of 20 students. Instructed curriculum, designing and developing programs to meet the academic, intellectual, and social needs of students. Used varied teaching strategies and techniques in whole group, small group, and individual lessons. Employed kinesthetic, visual, and auditory approaches to make lessons interesting and interactive. Actively engaged students in the learning process through the use of diverse manipulatives. Fostered a love of learning by developing special theme units within the academic areas.

Parkville School, Great Neck, NY
September 2007-June 2008
Classroom Teacher
Co-taught eighteen four-year olds in a Universal Pre-K inclusion classroom. Followed New York state curriculum standards to teach Pre-K. Integrated reading, language arts, mathematics, handwriting, art, science, and social studies. Carried out empathy program. Tailored programs to meet each student’s individual learning level and style. Designed relevant theme units. Teacher representative for school PTA.

Center Nursery School
September 2006-June 2007
Head Teacher
Designed and implemented themes for three-year-olds. Incorporated art, music, science, mathematics, literature, social studies and creative play. Fostered children’s growth socially, emotionally, cognitively, and physically.

New City Elementary School, New City, NY September 1996-June 2001
Classroom Teacher
Developed grade-level appropriate curriculum. Served as grade coordinator, and member of, reading and math programs adoption committee. Organized reading groups. Devised reading and language assessments. Taught students various computer skills. Effectively interacted with diverse populations of students at a variety of academic levels. Demonstrated ability to teach, motivate, and direct students while maintaining high interest and achievement. Maintained excellent relations with students, parents, faculty, and administrators. Achieved tenure.

Public School 68, Bronx, NY
September 1992-June 1996
Classroom Teacher
Planned and prepared complete curriculum for first and second grade. Designed special theme units integrating art, music, movement, poetry, and story-telling. Facilitated writing, speaking, and listening skills. Built self-esteem and developed positive social skills. Wrote, and won, UFT/New York City Teachers Centers Consortium Mini-Grant. Achieved tenure.

Key Skills

computer literate
creative arts
team player

Educational Details

EDUCATION and QUALIFICATIONS

Master of Science in Education (1996)
Herbert H. Lehman College, Bronx, NY

Bachelor of Arts (1991); Major: Psychology, Minor: Education
Brandeis University, Waltham, MA – Dean’s List

New York State Permanent Certification (Nursery to Grade 6)

Acceptable Locations

Open

Desired Salary

$50,000

Total Experience

15 years

Year of Birth

1969, female

Currently Employed

No

Name & Surname

Elisa Goldman

Phone Number

914-736-3173

City & State

Cortlandt Manor, New York

Street Address

1 Hilltop Drive