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Sarah Currell

Boston,MA

Summary

Passionate and experienced educator dedicated to enhancing literacy learning outcomes for students through collaborative efforts, effective instructional materials and practices, and tailored interventions.


Overview

3
3
years of professional experience
1
1
Certification

Work History

Literacy Specialist

Boston Collegiate Charter School
2021.08 - Current
  • Conducted thorough assessments of students' literacy skills to inform and implement school-wide interventions
  • Provided guidance and support to colleagues in developing effective instructional practices in the general education classroom.
  • Acted as a resource for teachers by sharing best practices and innovative approaches to implementing evidence-based reading and writing practices across curriculum areas and grade levels.
  • Implemented targeted small-group reading and writing interventions tailored to the specific literacy needs of diverse groups of 7th and 8th grade students.
  • Crafted a comprehensive literacy curriculum, ensuring alignment with state standards, evidence-based practices, and individual student requirements.
  • Introduced new literacy initiatives aimed at better supporting the student demographic and aligning with the latest findings in literacy research.

Literacy Coach Internship

James F. Condon School
2020.12 - 2021.05
  • Sustained role of reading specialist and literacy coach in a transformation school by planning and implementing literacy instruction in small group intervention setting with students in grades 2-5 in person and remotely.
  • Observed grade-level teachers and planned coaching sessions to improve literacy instruction in K-3 classrooms.
  • Contributed to the development of school-wide literacy initiatives and improvement planning through practical training sessions.
  • Evaluated instructional materials and resources to ensure alignment with district goals and state standards for English Language Arts education.
  • Facilitated the development of targeted action plans addressing student literacy needs amidst the challenges of hybrid learning.
  • Conducted professional development workshops focused on effective literacy strategies for colleagues, enhancing overall instructional quality, and addressing school transformation changes.

Education

Master of Education - Reading Education

Boston University
Boston, MA
05.2021

Bachelor of Arts - Elementary And Special Education

Providence College
Providence, RI
05.2020

Skills

  • Curriculum and Professional Development
  • Individualized and Differentiated Instruction
  • Data-Driven Instruction
  • Lesson and Course Planning
  • Interactive and Multimodal Learning

Accomplishments

  • Elementary Education, Grades 1-6, Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
  • Reading Specialist, All Levels
  • Sheltered English Immersion Endorsement

Certification

  • Wilson Reading System Level 1 Certified, WRS
  • Project Based Learning, Training GBH Education and PBL Works
  • Differentiated Instruction Training, Michigan Virtual Professional Learning Portal


Timeline

Literacy Specialist

Boston Collegiate Charter School
2021.08 - Current

Literacy Coach Internship

James F. Condon School
2020.12 - 2021.05

Master of Education - Reading Education

Boston University

Bachelor of Arts - Elementary And Special Education

Providence College
  • Wilson Reading System Level 1 Certified, WRS
  • Project Based Learning, Training GBH Education and PBL Works
  • Differentiated Instruction Training, Michigan Virtual Professional Learning Portal


Sarah Currell