Victoria Constantino Resume
Education
Location: Keyport, NJ, USA
School: William Paterson University
Major: Education

Victoria Constantino Resume

Victoria Constantino
78 Seawood Drive  Keyport, NJ 07735  ------------  ------------

Objective
Dedicated and driven educator seeking a part-time gymnastics coaching position.

Education and Certifications
William Paterson University, Wayne NJ
Bachelor of Arts, January 2016
Early Childhood and Elementary Education
Liberal Studies: Integrated Math and Science

Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg NJ
Associate of Arts, May 2012
Early Childhood Education

Praxis Passed, Elementary Education: Content Knowledge, November 2014
Praxis Passed, Early Childhood Education: Content Knowledge, January 2015
Substitute Teacher’s Credential, State of New Jersey, K-12, October 2014
Child CPR AED Certificate, American Heart Association, September 2016

Provisional Teacher Process, K-6
Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing, P-3

Teaching Experience

Fifth Grade Math and Science Teacher, Asbury Park, NJ
College Achieve Greater Asbury Park Charter School Grade Level: 5 8/2017- 12/2018

• Created and implemented meaningful hands-on science lessons and experiments based on the Lab Learners Science curriculum as well as the Next Generation Science Standards.
• Assessed student's progress and use the data to strategically plan small groups.
• Attended professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops regularly to maintain and improve practice
• Created and implemented consistent classroom routines and structure to provide students with a safe and predictable learning environment
• Participated in and ran after school PARCC Academy to prepare students for the PARCC exam
• Built rapport with students and families from a wide range of cultural backgrounds
• Instructed daily math lessons utilizing Math in Focus curriculum
• Provided students with rigorous and relevant learning activities and experiences designed to prepare each student to excel at a top college or university
• Assessed student learning, through observations, authentic performance, and more formal methods, in an ongoing manner, providing frequent student feedback, information to parents and written progress reports
• Implemented College Achieve’s philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives through the use of Cornell Note Taking, Toulmin Writing, and Socratic Seminar in both math and science settings
• Participated in data dialogue meetings to access and reflect on student growth, and created goals to increase the number of students who are named proficient and advanced
• Used manipulatives, interactive media, and teacher-made differentiated assignments to make concepts accessible to students with different learning styles

Middle School Science Teacher, Plainfield, NJ
Union County TEAMS Charter School Grade Level: 6-8 2/2016-6/2017

• Created and implemented meaningful hands-on science lessons and experiments based on the Pearson Interactive Science curriculum as well as the Next Generation Science Standards.
• Used Bloom’s Taxonomy to engage students in higher order thinking by asking questions that required inquiry and critical thinking
• Continually assessed using formative and summative assessments to check for student understanding
• Gained knowledge and experience with the Pearson Interactive Science curriculum
• Differentiated instruction, using assessments to form small cooperative learning groups in order to provide individual and group support
• Integrated various classroom management techniques
• Utilized available technology such as Chromebooks, Google Classroom, and ------------ to advance student learning
• Conferred and collaborated with families to provide progress feedback and make suggestions for student improvement
• Created various S.T.E.M. activities and projects to promote an inquiry based and collaborative learning environment
• Coordinated the school’s annual Science Fair
• Supported parent involvement in student progress through conducting on-going parent conferences and participating in the IEP staffing consultations and referral process
• Modified lessons and provided accommodations according to the individual needs of the students

Student Teacher, Metuchen, NJ

Campbell Elementary School Grade Level: 2 9/2015-12/2015

• Commended by university supervisor for exhibiting a warm and caring environment where children were challenged and consistently engaged in learning
• Created meaningful, hands-on, and engaging lessons using students’ prior knowledge, interests, and Common Core State Standards
• Performed self-assessments, partner assessments, as well as quick assessments to ensure differentiation in daily instruction in order to meet the wide range of academic abilities within the classroom setting
• Regularly incorporated “brain-breaks” during lessons
• Commended by cooperating teacher for being readily able to present students with problems, tasks, and then facilitate a more student-driven learning process
• Gained knowledge and experience with Guided Reading and DRA
• Participated in several workshops including training on standards-based assessments, fostering intellectual engagement, professional growth through evidence-based conservations, and strategic reading conferences.
• Worked collaboratively with other professional educators to become more knowledgeable in teaching strategies and implementation of curriculum
• Created positive relationships with families through letters, meetings, and conferences
• Gained knowledge and experience with Math, Reader’s, and Writer’s Workshop
• Designed ELA lessons using Literacy by Design Curriculum
• Designed math lessons, activities, and centers based on the enVisionMATH curriculum as well as implemented best practice by using the Common Core State Standards

Practicum Teacher, Metuchen, NJ
Campbell Elementary School Grade Level: 2nd Grade 2/2015-5/2015

• Commended by university supervisor for actively engaging students, providing positive reinforcement, challenging their thinking skills, and monitoring student progress
• Implemented developmentally appropriate lessons using differentiated instruction
• Planned and implemented lessons that I developed with guidance from cooperating teacher
• Gained knowledge and experience with Student Growth Objectives as well as benchmark assessments to ensure that the goals were being met
• Assisted teacher during small group and large group instruction
• Prepared an integrated social studies and language arts unit of study about environmental issues

Practicum Teacher, Perth Amboy, New Jersey
Ignacio Cruz Early Childhood Center Grade Level: Pre-K 9/2014-12/2014

• Assisted teacher during small group and centers time
• Planned and implemented lessons aligned to the New Jersey Preschool Teaching and Learning Standards
• Gained experience with and knowledge of the Creative Curriculum

Related Experience

Camp Counselor, Piscataway, NJ
Piscataway Summer Camp Grade Level: K-8 6/2016-8/2017
• Collaborated with a team of peers to implement safe and exciting individual and group activities
• Escorted and monitored children on field trips, swimming pools, amusement parks, and outdoor recreational parks.
• Communicated with parents and team members regarding students’ weekly progress and behavior

Lead Early Preschool Teacher, Somerset, NJ
Childtime Learning Center Grade Level- Early Preschool 4/2015-9/2015
• Established a safe, caring environment by exhibiting compassion and sensitivity for each students’ individual needs
• Organized and engaged students in learning centers
• Created and implemented developmentally appropriate lesson plans that met each child’s needs individually
• Created Documentation of Learning boards in classroom that highlighted student achievement and growth
• Designed lessons around a Reggio Emilia centered curriculum

Private Caregiver, Elementary Student 9/2013-8/2016
• Assisted with homework
• Supervised child and their extracurricular activities

Assistant Preschool Teacher, Edison, NJ
I Can Kids Child Care and Learning Center Grade Level: Preschool 4/2014-4/2015
• Incorporated hands-on learning activities on a daily basis through the use of manipulatives
• Established and maintained a developmentally appropriate, healthy, and safe learning environment
• Instructed and implemented lessons that were created using the High Scope curriculum

Dance Instructor, Middlesex, NJ
Chez Renee the Studio of Dance Children aged 2-15 years old 9/2008-6/2012
• Coordinated weekly dance routines for students
• Monitored and assessed student growth

Special Skills

Microsoft Word – Excel – PowerPoint – Prezi – Genesis – PC- Google Classroom - Apple Products – SMART Boards – OnCourse Systems for Education – Ridiker Software: TeacherPlus Gradebook – Link it! – ANET – PowerSchool - Classworks

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