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205 Lockwood Avenue Phone 914.476.

5441
Apt. BSMT Mobile 845.392.1280
Yonkers, New York 10701 email chrisp821@gmail.com
website
http://christinepierz.weebly.com

Christine A. Pierz
Summary of Qualifications
Experienced and enthusiastic Teacher who motivates students to learn.
Adept at creating and adapting curriculum to meet the needs of all students.
Excellent interpersonal skills to foster meaningful relationships with students, staff and parents.

Competencies and Skills

Teaching methods: Programs Utilized: Additional skills:

Workshop Model Houghton Mifflin Journeys Test Preparation


Guided Reading engageNY ELA Modules Parent-Teacher Communication
Technology Integration Read Well Scoring Leader NYS ELA exam
Multidisciplinary Lesson Making Meaning
Planning Lucy Calkins Units of Study
enVision Mathematics
Everyday Mathematics

Professional Experience

Yonkers Public Schools Yonkers, NY 2013 - Present


Sixth Grade Teacher William Boyce Thompson School 2015 - Present
Develop and implement English Language Arts and Social Studies lessons according to Common
Core Learning Standards to General Education and Integrated Coteaching classes.
Utilize both formative and summative assessments in developing and implementing differentiated
lessons.
In 2016-2017 school year, Students met or exceeded projected growth on NWEA MAP assessment.
Served as Small Learning Community Leader for English Language Arts in Grades 6-8.

Fifth Grade Teacher Global Literacy Academy Summer 2016


Collaborated with Columbia University's Center for the Professional Education for Teachers (CPET) to
deliver interdisciplinary curriculum in summer literacy enrichment program.

Third Grade Teacher Summer STEM Enrichment Program 2015


Collaborated with Columbia Universitys Center for Technology and School Change to develop and
implement integrated STEM lessons using the Understanding by Design process and the application
Explain Everything to Students in Third Grade.
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First Grade Teacher Camp S.M.A.R.T. 2014

Collaborated with Columbia Universitys Center for Technology and School Change to develop and
implement lessons using the Understanding by Design process to Students entering First Grade.
Utilized applications such as My Story and Popplet to differentiate instruction.

Second Grade Teacher Foxfire School 2015

Leave Replacement Position (February - June 2015)


Developed and implemented lessons according to Common Core Learning Standards.
Utilized formal and informal assessments in developing and implementing differentiated lessons.
14 out of 24 Students showed growth of six months or more in Reading from February to June.
15 out of 24 Students showed growth of six months or more in Mathematics from February to June.

Prep Teacher Foxfire School 2014-2015

Developed and implemented interactive lessons to support Literacy growth in accordance with Commo

Prep Teacher Scholastic Academy 2013 - 2014


for Academic Excellence
Developed and implemented interactive lessons to support growth in Literacy and Mathematical skills in
accordance with Common Core Standards for Students in Grades Kindergarten through Six.
Developed and implemented Intell-Ex project for Kindergarten Students.

Substitute Teacher Yonkers Public Schools 2013

Per Diem Substitute

Education and Certifications


New York State Teacher Certification Grades N-6, Permanent

Certificate of Competency, Life Space Crisis Intervention


The Institute of Life Space Crisis Intervention 2010

Master of Science in Education, Learning Technology


Mercy College Bronx, New York 1999

Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education


Pace University White Plains, New York 1992