July 2015 — Present
-Provides whole class behavior and academic support to a classroom of 23 students.
-Designs and implements five math lessons and five literacy lessons each week.
-Executes daily one-on-one BURST literacy sessions for a first grade student who has shown 50% improvement in literacy assessments.
-Collaborates with school staff and fellow Americorps members to implement an afterschool club for groups of 10-15 students twice a week.
-Establishes positive relationships in a daily mentoring club that has led to a decrease in disruptive classroom behavior.
-Facilitates positive affirmations and appreciations of school staff as a member of the hospitality committee.
-Creates whole school and specific classroom-targeted initiatives around literacy.
-Acts as a literacy resource for my coworkers as the Literacy Coordinator.