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Crystal Savanick

Crystal Savanick

Proofreader

Springfield, VA, US

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About Me
Creative, self motivated professional with 6 years experience serving education. Proven skills in leadership and education administration. Solid experience in special and elementary education. Competent in training, planning, organizing and communication. Team player in maintaining company policies and procedures. Committed to high work-ethics and professionalism to maintain goals and objectives.

Number of years experience : 1

Salary preference : $50,000 - $60,000

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Security clearance : No

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Languages : English

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Work History
Fairfax County Public Schools

Job Title: Teacher

Time Frame: Aug 2004 To Jun 2008

Job Description: ADMINISTRATION
Implemented and ran the After School Remediation Program (ASRP). Interviewed potential teachers for the ASRP. Hired exceptional educators to teach the ASRP. Managed and Organized products, resources and paperwork for the ASRP. Completed an administrative internship during the Community-Based Summer School Program working along side the principal. Observed and wrote an evaluation for a teacher needed by Fairfax County for an out-of-county employee. Maintained contact between school and transportation. Collaborated with summer school staff for student safety. Organized paperwork needed to send back to the summer school office. Supported teachers in the classroom with students and curricular concerns. Created documents for organization and communication for students, staff and parents. Demonstrated excellent human relations skills with students, parents and staff. Served as principal designee. Lead the Positive Behavior Support (PBS) team. Used data to guide decision making for the PBS and School Planning Team. Provided professional development opportunities for staff in supporting PBS. Wrote goals and objectives for needs identified by school testing data for the school plan. Participated in professional book groups.

ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Collaborated with 2nd grade team to learn and share ideas regarding curriculum and instruction. Created learning experiences relevant to current population. Made every effort to meet diverse needs. Held clear and concise expectations for management and discipline. Provided data driven instruction to students. Administered formal and informal assessments to collect data to guide instructional practices. Aligned curriculum to the Virginia Standards of Learning. Incorporated best teaching practices into lessons daily. Utilized cooperative learning structures developed by Spencer Kagan. Collaborated with resource teachers and specialists. Communicated with parents through newsletters, telephone calls and conferences.

SPECIAL EDUCATION
Wrote and implemented IEP goals and objectives aligned with the Standards of Learning. Supported student goals and objectives found in the student IEPs. Provided students with engaging age and ability appropriate learning experiences. Requested support for students through specialists. Collaborated with the regular education teachers. Modified lessons to meet the needs of diverse achievers. Used formal and informal assessment data to guide instruction. Developed study aids for student assessments. Maintained a strong working relationship between special education team and administration. Provided open lines communication to parents.

PLANNING AND ORGANIZATION
Dealt with key school and county leaders to coordinate programs in the school. Resourceful in research and information searches. Gathered and developed materials for staff development. Organized a group of staff to work during the summer to plan and prepare for the coming school year. Communicated between colleagues and administration to organize and plan for committee meetings. Communicated with colleagues to schedule meetings, share information and plan contents for meeting to be held. Planned, researched and organized lessons and materials for students. Wrote detailed plans for substitutes

Mack Crounse Group

Job Title: Proofreader

Time Frame: Aug 2008 To Nov 2008

Job Description: Proofread direct mail documents to verify citations and check the facts for organizations, local and national political campaigns. Verified that candidate and organization names are spelled correctly. Confirmed the English language is used properly. Edited documents for consistency, spelling, capitalization, punctuation and spacing errors. Verified return addresses, disclaimers, indicia and folds on images. Developed and maintain weekend schedule for proofreaders. Trained employees on editing procedures.

Wolf Branch School District #113

Job Title: Special Education Teacher

Time Frame: Jan 2003 To Jun 2004

Job Description: Wrote and implemented IEP goals and objectives aligned with the Standards of Learning. Supported student goals and objectives found in the student IEPs. Provided students with engaging age and ability appropriate learning experiences. Requested support for students through specialists. Collaborated with the regular education teachers. Modified lessons to meet the needs of diverse achievers. Used formal and informal assessment data to guide instruction. Developed study aids for student assessments. Maintained a strong working relationship between special education team and administration. Provided open lines communication to parents.

Certifications
Certifications
Virgina: Teaching Certificate: Elementary and Special Education

Affiliations
Leadership Council-St. James United Methodist Church
Alexandria Department of Recreation
American Federation of Teachers
Compassion International

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