Emily Byrd

Freelance Editor & Proofreader

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Location:Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/emilybyrd
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Emily Gibbs Byrd

OBJECTIVE To use my professional knowledge and talents in an educational setting to effectively implement comprehensive state standards as well as create a safe and enriching learning environment for my students

EDUCATION
Antioch University Santa Barbara
Multiple Subject Teaching Credential/Master of Arts in Education – July 2002
Recertification by Hawaii State Teacher Standards Board – July 2004
Recertification by Education Professional Standards Board: State of Kentucky - April 2011

EXPERIENCE
Classroom Teacher: July 2005 – June 2010
Waihe’e Elementary School, Wailuku, Maui, Hawaii
Taught grades 1, 2, 5; Fully implemented the Hawaii Content and Performance Standards through the use of the school-designated curriculums: Harcourt Language and Reading, Harcourt Math, and FOSS Science Program; Served on the Science Committee 2005-2006; Chaired the Science Committee 2006-2007: researched, piloted and selected current science curriculum; Served on the Technology Committee and the School Safety Committee 2007-2008; Administered state-required standardized tests for each grade level taught; Achieved recognition as a Highly Qualified Teacher under the requirements set forth by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001; Supervised the A+ After School Program for grades 1, 2, and 5: responsibilities included helping with homework and providing constructive and educational activities for those enrolled in the program.

Classroom Teacher: August 2004 - June 2005
West Maui Carden Academy, Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii
Taught grade 3 using the Mae Carden Teaching Method and Curriculum; Taught science for grades K, 1, 2, 3; Administered state required standardized tests; Supervised the After Care program for students in grades K-6: responsibilities included helping with homework and providing constructive and educational activities for those enrolled in the program

Long-Term Substitute Classroom Teacher: August 2003 - June 2004
Franklin Elementary School, Santa Barbara, California
Taught as a long-term substitute teacher; Divided year teaching grades 5 and 1; Carried out all responsibilities of regular classroom teacher, including creating and implementing lesson plans using the school-designated reading, math, science and social studies programs; Scheduling and conducting bi-annual parent conferences; Administering state-required standardized tests

Part-Time Classroom Teacher: February 2001 - June 2003
McKinley Elementary School, Santa Barbara, California
Taught as a part-time teacher in grade 2; Worked in team environment with two other 2nd grade teachers; Created and implemented lesson plans using the school designated reading, math, science and social studies programs; Scheduled and conduced bi-annual parent conferences; Administered state-required standardized tests; Taught an extra-curricular Gifted and Talented technology class to create the school’s official website

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

January 2010 – June 2010 -Volunteered in a second grade classroom at Camp Taylor Elementary School, Louisville, KY

January 2010 – June 2010 -Volunteered in a fourth grade classroom at Maupin Elementary School, Louisville, KY

Computer proficiency: Microsoft Windows,Vista, Office 2007 (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Publisher), extensive Internet use capabilities

Exceptional organizational and communication skills
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Editing
Proofreading