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Title Educational Diagnostician
Target Location US-TX-Houston
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Education Masters
Experience At Least 5 Years
Job Type Part Time, Full Time, or Contract
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                           EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS

   Masters of Education; Educational Psychology/Special Education May 2010
                            University of Houston
                        Bachelor of Arts; Psychology
                    Clark-Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA
                   Educational Diagnostician Certification
             Texas Teaching Certification Special Education K-12


                           EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE

Pasadena Independent School District           2010-Present
Educational Diagnostician
Receive student referrals and implement the appraisal process,  comply  with
policies established by Federal and State Law and local board policy in  the
areas of evaluation, placement and planning for special education  services,
conduct classroom  observations  and  personal  interviews  as  appropriate,
Participate in the Individual Education Plan (IEP)  Team  Meeting  regarding
the interpretation of assessment data and development of  IEP  according  to
district procedures, provide staff development training in assigned  schools
to assist school  personnel  in  the  identification  and  understanding  of
children  with  disabilities,  Assess  children  utilizing   Cognitive   and
Achievement Tests for initial identification and three year  re-evaluations,
Assist classroom teachers with the implementation of student  IEPs,  Conduct
on-going transfer  ARDs for new students,  Maintain  monthly  count  of  all
special  education  students  and  programs  campus-wide,   Attend   ongoing
professional development training.


Grissom Elementary School - HISD
    2008-2010
Special Education Resource Teacher
Instructed students utilizing individualized teaching strategies to  improve
scholastic levels. Consulted with school counselors and  teaching  staff  to
obtain additional  testing  information  and  to  gain  insight  on  student
behavioral disorders affecting learning process.
Implemented special help programs for low achievers and  encouraged  parent-
teacher cooperation, Prepared ARD paperwork for special education  meetings.




Houston Gardens Elementary School - HISD                 2004-2008
Special Education Resource Teacher/Special Education Chairperson

Developed and implemented individualized education programs for each
special education student. Identified and implemented goals tailored to
each individual student's  needs and abilities. Coordinated with parents,
teachers, paraprofessionals and various service providers including Speech
Therapists, School Counselors and School Psychologist. Provided
educational instruction to students with varied disability levels.
Implemented Annual, Initial, Transfer and Promotional ARDs.

    . Modeled, trained and consulted teachers on implementing modifications
      and accommodations in the classroom to ensure that the diverse needs
      of every student were successfully met
    . Actively supported teaching professionals on implementing effective
      work strategies with special needs students.
    . Employed diverse techniques to promote active learning including
      individualized instruction, problem solving assignments and small
      group work. Exercised flexibility within the classroom addressing
      student's needs through specific accommodations.
    . Coordinated and Chaired ARD meetings for all aspects of Special
      Education
    . Maintained and input Special Education Data in Chancery
    . Attended  Behavior Staffing Meetings and created/implemented Behavior
      Plans
    . Maintained State Compliance for Special Education Data and Records



                            OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE

Case Manager
Children's Protective Services - 1998-2003

Managed a caseload that consisted of sixty adolescents and their families.
Identified problem areas of adolescents and developed specialized treatment
plans focusing on specific social and mental risk - factors. Created
reports for court hearings that concerned the placement and well being of
legally - free children. Obtained donations for clothing, household
essentials and Holiday gifts for distribution to needy children and
families. Coordinated presentations of legally - free children to
interested adoption agencies and families. Actively recruited and
interacted with various social service agencies, volunteers and donating
corporations. Utilized oral and written skills to create reports in the
areas of adoption placement and recruitment of donations.

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                     TECHNOLOGICAL INTEGRATION & SKILLS
Proficiency in: WJ Tests of Cognitive abilities, WISC-IV, WAIS-IV, Woodcock-
                Johnson III Tests of Achievement and WIAT-III

     Microsoft Office, WJ Compuscore - Internet Navigation - Type 60 WPM









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