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Darrian teaches

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Darrian delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
June 2015

I am an educator and current student. I am pursuing a graduate degree in Education in order to continue my career in working with students of all ages. I love working with all children and seeing them learn new things which.

I have acquired interpersonal communication skills and more from my position as a Teacher, Mentor and Coordinator while working directly with students of all ages. I uphold an eager and creative attitude that allows me to give a sufficient amount of attention to each student and every challenge. I have successfully planned and executed an English and Language Arts curriculum for multiple grade levels.

The relationships that I build with students and parents are above average. I have monitored the reading, writing, critical thinking, and behavior of students I have worked with. I kept in communication with parents as needed in order to update them of their child’s progress.

I have the passion to directly work with students and will promote academic, cultural and social skills.

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Experience

Instructor
Jun 2015 - Jun 2017
Teach For America

I effectively planned and executed English and Language Arts curriculum for four different courses during the school year. The courses included reading intervention course, English and Language Arts courses, and a college and career readiness course. 40% of student reached benchmark scores to meet state standards by the end of the first semester. I utilized interpersonal communication through creating individual relationships with 150+ students. Students received recommendations to school-related and community resources. I have continuously attended multiple professional development sessions involving information on social justice, community involvement, student engagement, lesson planning and family involvement. Student's grades are constantly updated and conferences are set in order to maintain student/teacher relationships with students to improve student success.

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Tutor/Mentor
Apr 2010 - Jun 2013
Kids At Hope Youth Development Program

I have set-up an after school tutoring program and one-on-one mentoring program for college students to work with community members. I consistently motivate students and other team members. I utilized critical and analytical skills throughout the duration of the day. I promoted individual cultural history and the willingness to be open and respectful of all cultures. I attended conferences and workshops that enhanced cultural awareness, social and emotional awareness, and professional relationships.

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Education

Public Policy
Aug 2009 - May 2013
Albion College

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
French
Limited Proficiency

Certifications

Provisional Teaching Certificate
Apr 2016
State of Kentucky

English and Language Arts

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Dionna Nov 7, 2017
· In studio

As a former colleague of Darrian, I have witnessed the amazing ability she has to connect with students and tailor her instruction to best fit the needs of each student. I think this is one of the most important aspects a teacher should focus on because you have to be able to reach students before they can be receptive to what you're attempting to teach them. What I admire most about Darrian is her passion to work with youth and support them in their development. I think this definitely contributes greatly to the quality of her instruction. Her passion shines through in her work and I've witnessed this lead to meaningful connections with students and a lasting impact for many of them. I am proud of the work she has contributed to the lives of youth and I am glad to have shared in the experience of youth education and development with Darrian. I am sure future students will benefit greatly from the quality instruction and personable connections she provides!

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