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Stacy M. Mozer

89 Harbor Drive
Unit 204
Stamford, CT 06902
(203) 324 - 5499

email: smb8479@aol.com


PROFESSIONAL TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Grade 3 Classroom Teacher - Riverside School
Greenwich Public Schools, 9/00 - present

Grade 1 Classroom Teacher - Riverside School
Greenwich Public Schools, 8/99 - 6/00
Teaching Highlights
* Organized, developed, and implimented monthly thematic units
* Used cooperative learning and hands-on projects to meet many curriculum goals
* Created a website for the first grade level which can be seen here
* Modified the curriculum to meet the needs of children at all levels
* Involved parents in the classroom by inviting them in as guest readers, volunteers, and holding family oriented events
* Aquired over 300 picture books for my classroom library

Grade 4 Classroom Teacher - Whiting Lane Elementary School
West Hartford Public Schools, 9/97 - 6/99
Teaching Highlights
* Prepared students for 4th and 6th grade Connecticut Mastery Tests
* Intergrated technology into the classroom through the development of a classroom web page, click here, and the through the use of HyperStudio, a multimedia program
* Assisted other teachers with use of their computers and new technology
* Developed a writer’s notebook approach to teaching expository writing
* Created a curriculum guide for teaching fourth grade Social Studies based on district objectives
* Established a team approach to teaching on the fourth grade level
* Utilized student self-assessment and portfolio evaluation as part of the grading process
* Worked closely with parents through meetings with room parents
* Maintained communication with parents through classroom newsletters
* Invited parents into the classroom to celebrate academic accomplishments
* Acquired more than 400 books for the classroom library


COMMITTEE RESPONSIBILITIES

* Technology Committee, Riverside School
* Faculity Advisor, Whiting Lane Student Council
* Instructed and Developed of after school mini-workshop for students on technology
* Faculty Representative, Whiting Lane Parent-Teacher Association
* Maintained and Developed a schoolwide cultural awareness calendar in the school lobby
* Committee Chair, Whiting Lane Committee for Increased Use of Technology
* Member, Whiting Lane Teacher Cheer Committee
* Teacher Representive, District Committee on New Teacher Recruting


FIELD EXPERIENCE

Kindergarten Student Teacher/Substitute - P S 158: The Bayard Taylor School
Manhattan, NY, 1/97 - 5/97

4th/5th Grade Student Teacher - P S 234: The Independence School
Manhattan, NY, 9/96 - 12/96

1st Grade Intern - Thomas Jefferson School
Binghamton, NY, 10/94 - 5/95

Teaching Highlights
* Worked with kindergarten reading groups, kept concise records of students’ progress
* Designed a writing program for the 4th/5th grade based on Writers’ Workshop method
* Attended school and grade level meetings, staff development workshops, and parent-teacher conferences


RELATED EXPERIENCE

Young Family Division Coordinator, Religious School Teacher, and Youth Group Director, Temple Sholom, Greenwich, 8/99 - present
Religious School Teacher, Kindergarten and Grade 2, Beth El Temple, West Hartford, 9/97 - 6/99
Counselor, Summerplace at the Jewish Community Center, Stamford, CT, Summer 1998
Counselor, 92nd Street Y, NYC, Summer 1997
Religious School Teacher, Grade 1, Brooklyn Heights Synagogue, Brooklyn, NY, 9/96 - 5/97
Substitute Teacher, West Hartford Public Schools, West Hartford, CT, 2/97 - 6/97
Volunteer Tutor, Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services, NYC, 3/97 - 5/97
Assistant Teacher/Substitute, South Shore Y Early Childhood Center, Merrick, NY, 1/96- 4/96
Assistant Unit Head, Camp Ramah in New England, Palmer, MA, Summer 1995


CERTIFICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Connecticut Initial Educator Certificate, Kindergarten through Grade 5
New York Certificate of Qualification, Pre-K through Grade 6
West Hartford Education Association
Connecticut Education Association
National Education Association


ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

M.A.- Early Childhood and Elementary Education, May 1997
New York University: School of Education

B.A.- Psychology, December 1995
State University of New York at Binghamton


RECENT PROFESSIONAL SEMINARS AND COURSEWORK

Project Read Training, 1/00 Beginner Educator Support and Training ("BEST") Program, 9/97 - 5/99
Teaching Students With Special Needs, Central Connecticut State University, Spring 1998
Reading and Writing Project Reunion, Teacher’s College at Columbia University, 4/98
New Teachers' Conference, Connecticut Education Association, Hartford, 3/98
"Here’s Looking at You 2000" Teacher Training, West Hartford, 2/98
Teaching Expository Writing - The Grade 4/5 Continuum, West Hartford, 10/97
37th Greater Metropolitan New York Social Studies Conference, NYC, 4/97