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Lisette Sandoval

Rosemead,CA

Summary

Goal-oriented and driven English Teacher with years of experience in directing and optimizing students' abilities in all English language domains, reading, writing, speaking and listening. Experienced in conducting meaningful and successful lessons to engage students during class time. Upbeat attitude and smooth communicator when interacting with parents, students, fellow teachers and school administrators.

Overview

11
11
years of professional experience
1
1
Certification

Work History

8th Grade English/ELD Teacher

Glendale Unified, Eleanor J. Toll Middle School
Glendale , CA
2023.08 - Current
  • Developed and implemented differentiated instruction strategies to meet the individual needs of students with ELD.
  • Created and maintained a safe, positive learning environment for all students in the classroom.
  • Assessed student performance through formal and informal assessments, such as standardized tests and quizzes.
  • Collaborated with parents to ensure their children's success in the classroom.
  • Provided support services to English Language Learners by developing specialized lesson plans and activities.
  • Utilized technology resources to enhance student engagement during lessons.
  • Encouraged student participation by using interactive teaching methods such as role-playing, discussion groups, and simulations.
  • Instructed students on proper grammar usage, pronunciation, reading comprehension, writing skills, and other language arts topics.
  • Integrated cultural components into daily lesson plans to increase student understanding of diverse backgrounds.
  • Maintained accurate records of attendance, grades, test scores, homework assignments, disciplinary actions.
  • Engaged in collaborative planning meetings with colleagues to design effective instructional strategies tailored towards ELLs' needs.
  • Attended IEP meetings and provided input regarding appropriate accommodations needed for ELLs' success.
  • Monitored progress of individual students throughout the year to ensure they are meeting grade level expectations.
  • Built relationships with students of diverse cultural, social and economic backgrounds.
  • Taught lessons encompassing range of skill-building activities for speaking, writing, reading and listening.
  • Built life-long learning skills and strong study habits in students to help each prepare for higher-level education.
  • Created and used rubrics to assess student learning.

10th Grade English Teacher

Alliance College-Ready Public Schools, Morgan Mckinzie High School
Los Angeles , CA
2022.07 - 2023.03
  • Classroom Management, Lesson Planning/Delivering strong lessons, Developing and Modifying Lessons Daily, Differentiated Instruction, Modifications and Accomodations for ELL and IEP students, Integrated technology into classroom settings to engage students and diversify instruction, Fostering positive, student-centered learning environments by incorporating gentle discipline and classroom discussions, Strong Parent/Student communication and built rapport, Promoting and advocating for individual/collective student welfare through the creation and implementation of healthy classroom-dynamic practices, Encouraging student critical thinking and discussion using variety of teaching techniques, Integrating media content in class to improve listening skill, speaking skill and vocabulary, Customized innovative methods and materials to produce effective learning experiences, Repeated key lesson information to teach grammar and help students grasp concepts, Established and enforced clear class objectives and requirements to promote consistent education for students, Identified students' level of reading difficulty to provide appropriate reinforcement, Required spoken and written student responses to contexts to increase reading comprehension, Developed class learning plans to meet district and statement requirements for instruction
  • Provided feedback on written assignments submitted by students.
  • Developed and implemented English curriculum to meet the needs of students.
  • Designed assessments to monitor student progress in English language development.
  • Encouraged active participation in group discussions about literature.
  • Created lesson plans, handouts, and other materials for teaching English grammar, reading comprehension, and creative writing skills.
  • Assessed student performance through tests, quizzes, and other forms of assessment.
  • Adapted teaching methods based on each student's unique needs and abilities.
  • Maintained records of student progress by monitoring grades throughout the year.
  • Collaborated with colleagues to develop new strategies for teaching English as a second language.
  • Explored different approaches to help students improve their reading comprehension skills.
  • Incorporated technology into daily lessons to enhance instruction.
  • Integrated current events into lessons to promote critical thinking among students.
  • Encouraged student critical thinking and discussion using variety of teaching techniques.
  • Used online resources to complement traditional course materials and aid in student learning.
  • Established and enforced clear class objectives and requirements to promote consistent education for students.
  • Integrated technology into classroom settings to engage students and diversify instruction.
  • Assessed student classroom performance to report on progress.
  • Built life-long learning skills and strong study habits in students to help each prepare for higher-level education.

Substitute Teacher, K-8

Rosemead & Mountain View School Districts
El Monte , CA
2022.03 - 2022.06
  • Enforced classroom routines to keep students on schedule and operating at consistent level, Implemented lesson plans assigned by classroom teacher to educate students about key concepts, Established and enforced rules for behavior and procedures to maintain order among students, Educated students in various subjects to provide seamless transition during absence of head teacher, Provided notes and reports on school day activities to primary teacher, Maintained rules of conduct that encouraged self-discipline and responsibility, Engaged students in discussions to promote interest and drive learning, Created classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate to student maturity and interests, Tutored students individually and in small groups to help with difficult subjects, Monitored appropriate use and care of equipment, materials and facilities, Maintained classroom order and enforced school and class rules, Followed established lesson plans to continue learning trajectory, Supervised students during recess, break times and dismissal periods to prevent injuries and fights, Took attendance and maintained attendance records during period as substitute, Explained assignments and relayed information from lead teacher, Left notes for head teacher about notable students, events and problems, Answered student questions about course concepts
  • Provided instruction to students in the absence of a full-time teacher.
  • Monitored student behavior and maintained a safe learning environment.

10th Grade English Teacher (Student Teaching- FT)

Baldwin Park Unified, Sierra Vista High School
Baldwin Park , CA
2021.08 - 2021.12
  • Classroom Management, Developing Curriculum, Lesson Planning, Delivering Lessons, Creating, assigning, grading, and recording classwork and homework, Creating and assigning assessments, Differentiating Instruction, Progress Reports, Development of strong student-teacher rapport, Promotion and advocacy for individual/collective student welfare through the creation and implementation of healthy classroom-dynamic practices, Encouraged student critical thinking and discussion using variety of teaching techniques
  • Provided feedback on written assignments submitted by students.
  • Developed and implemented English curriculum to meet the needs of students.
  • Conducted classroom activities to encourage student engagement in language learning.
  • Designed assessments to monitor student progress in English language development.
  • Encouraged active participation in group discussions about literature.
  • Created lesson plans, handouts, and other materials for teaching English grammar, reading comprehension, and creative writing skills.
  • Assessed student performance through tests, quizzes, and other forms of assessment.
  • Adapted teaching methods based on each student's unique needs and abilities.
  • Maintained records of student progress by monitoring grades throughout the year.
  • Collaborated with colleagues to develop new strategies for teaching English as a second language.
  • Explored different approaches to help students improve their reading comprehension skills.
  • Incorporated technology into daily lessons to enhance instruction.

Lead Avid Tutor/ELPAC Proctor (7 Years)

Rosemead School District, Muscatel Middle School
Rosemead , CA
2013.09 - 2020.10
  • Tutored students in all academic subjects, Worked with youth ages 11-15, Oversaw tutorial groups, Classroom management, Trained incoming tutors on protocols and routines, Aiding teacher/coordinator in most/all tasks conducting classroom activities, Grading, Proctoring for schools within the district (ELPAC), Executing activities involving arts and crafts, competitive games, hands-on, brain-teasing activities that enhance haptic feedback, as well as other senses, Trained incoming tutors, Worked with students of disabilities and impairments (autism, down syndrome, dyslexia, hard of hearing, among others), Employed AVID-based strategies to boost academic performance of junior high school students, Helped prepare students for college-level coursework through personalized tutoring services

5th Grade Teacher (PT)

APlus Learning Center (Non-Profit School)
Temple City , CA
2019.08 - 2020.06
  • Classroom Management, Developing Curriculum, Lesson Planning, Creating, assigning, and recording classwork and homework, Grading/Filling out progress reports/proctoring, Building strong communication and rapport with students/parents/guardians/staff, Creating/Monitoring indoor & outdoor activities/yard duty, Prepared daily and weekly lesson plans to help students meet learning goals, Collaborated with faculty and staff to plan and implement curriculum, Identified student needs and collaborated with faculty to resolve social, cognitive or behavioral challenges, Taught students subject-specific material, learning strategies and social skills, Cultivated and developed inclusive and equitable working relationships with students, families and staff, Built strong relationships with parents and students, driving investment in academics, Prepared, administered and graded evaluative materials such as examinations and quizzes and created and maintained accurate student records, Embraced and actively promoted inclusive and equitable learning environment, Maintained positive classroom culture through behavior management techniques
  • Organized and maintained a classroom environment conducive to learning.
  • Provided instruction in core subjects such as reading, writing, math, science and social studies.
  • Conducted parent-teacher conferences to discuss students' academic performance.
  • Supervised recess activities to ensure safe play among students.
  • Encouraged positive behavior through rewards and recognition systems.
  • Utilized differentiated instruction strategies to accommodate diverse learning styles.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents and colleagues.
  • Enforced school policies regarding discipline and appropriate conduct.
  • Implemented various assessment tools such as quizzes or exams.

8th Grade Lead Classroom Tutor

Advanced Tutoring Center
Rosemead , CA
2018.08 - 2019.06
  • Managed Classroom of eighth-graders from different school districts, Oversaw 8th-grade classroom, Tutored in all subjects, created assignments, Tutored grades six and seventh on weekends, Tutored students independently outside of school (K-12, post-secondary), Scheduled a time to meet at their home and tutored them in any subjects that they were having difficulty with, Assisted students in finding useful study methods to enhance academic performance
  • Assisted students in developing learning strategies to improve their academic performance.de
  • Provided one-on-one tutoring sessions for students with specific educational needs.
  • Monitored student progress and provided feedback on assignments and tests.
  • Facilitated small group instruction by creating engaging activities that promoted critical thinking skills.
  • Assisted in the development of study skills such as time management, note taking, test preparation.
  • Adapted instructional methods based on each student's unique needs or abilities.
  • Fostered positive relationships between students from different backgrounds or cultures.
  • Helped students review and understand previous lessons to make connection with new lesson.
  • Met with students to clarify and review concepts taught in class and solve specific problems.

Education

Induction Program Year 2 - Clear Credential

Glendale Unified School District
Glendale
2024-06

Induction Program Year 1

Center For Teacher Innovation Riverside County Office of Education
06.2024

Preliminary Single-Subject Teaching Credential (English) -

California State University of Los Angeles
01.2022

Bachelor's Degree in English W/Emphasis in Education -

California State Polytechnic University
05.2019

Associate Degree in English (+9 Units Early Childhood Development) -

Rio Hondo Community College
05.2016

Skills

  • Classroom management
  • Curriculum/lesson plan development
  • Adaptive teaching methods
  • Project-Based Learning
  • Self-Direction
  • Lesson Planning/Delivering Strong lessons
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • IEP/504 Plans
  • All Literacy Domains
  • Reading & Comprehension
  • Essay Writing
  • Effective Communication
  • Oral/Written Comprehension
  • Auditory Understanding
  • Critical Thinking
  • Inductive/Deductive Reasoning
  • Excellent Mechanical Skills
  • Organization
  • Time Management
  • Leadership and Teamwork
  • Collaboration
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Tech Savvy
  • 65 WPM
  • Innovative
  • Compassion Awareness
  • Mindfulness
  • Literature
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Student-Centered Learning
  • Creative Thinking
  • Classroom Discussion-Facilitation
  • Hands-On Learning
  • Google Classroom
  • Online or Virtual Instruction
  • Communication Expertise
  • Literary Analysis
  • Assignment Grading
  • Decision Making
  • Exam Administration
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Grammar Instruction
  • Progress Monitoring
  • Cultural Sensitivity
  • Student Engagement
  • Testing, grading and keeping academic records
  • Academic assessment methods
  • Faculty Collaboration
  • First aid and CPR certified
  • Group Discussions

Certification

  • Preliminary Single-Subject Teaching Credential (English) Jan 2022 - Jan 2027
  • Emergency CLAD Permit (Fall 2023 - Fall 2024)
  • CPR Certified - Infant, Child, and Adult + First Aid + AED Present - Oct 2023
  • Background and fingerprint clearance (CTC) Present - 2026
  • ELPAC Certified 2020 - Present

Awards

  • Rio Hondo College's Child Development Scholarship March 2016
  • El Monte Women's Scholarship Award April 2011

Languages

English
Native/ Bilingual
Spanish
Native/ Bilingual

Timeline

8th Grade English/ELD Teacher

Glendale Unified, Eleanor J. Toll Middle School
2023.08 - Current

10th Grade English Teacher

Alliance College-Ready Public Schools, Morgan Mckinzie High School
2022.07 - 2023.03

Substitute Teacher, K-8

Rosemead & Mountain View School Districts
2022.03 - 2022.06

10th Grade English Teacher (Student Teaching- FT)

Baldwin Park Unified, Sierra Vista High School
2021.08 - 2021.12

5th Grade Teacher (PT)

APlus Learning Center (Non-Profit School)
2019.08 - 2020.06

8th Grade Lead Classroom Tutor

Advanced Tutoring Center
2018.08 - 2019.06

Lead Avid Tutor/ELPAC Proctor (7 Years)

Rosemead School District, Muscatel Middle School
2013.09 - 2020.10

Induction Program Year 2 - Clear Credential

Glendale Unified School District

Induction Program Year 1

Center For Teacher Innovation Riverside County Office of Education

Preliminary Single-Subject Teaching Credential (English) -

California State University of Los Angeles

Bachelor's Degree in English W/Emphasis in Education -

California State Polytechnic University

Associate Degree in English (+9 Units Early Childhood Development) -

Rio Hondo Community College
  • Preliminary Single-Subject Teaching Credential (English) Jan 2022 - Jan 2027
  • Emergency CLAD Permit (Fall 2023 - Fall 2024)
  • CPR Certified - Infant, Child, and Adult + First Aid + AED Present - Oct 2023
  • Background and fingerprint clearance (CTC) Present - 2026
  • ELPAC Certified 2020 - Present
Lisette Sandoval