My name is Courtney and I currently hold a Bachelors degree in Education. I am a certified teacher through the state of Texas. I also hold an Associates degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with an emphasis in Early Childhood Development. I have been a teacher in the local elementary schools for the past 4 years, 1 year teaching 1st grade, and 3 years teaching 4th grade. I am knowledgeable in the current STAAR testing and TEKS standards for Reading and Math. Before I began teaching in my own ... [more]
I have taught 4th grade math for CCISD for the past four years, so I am familiar with current TEKS that students need to understand to pass. I am also knowledgeable with the curriculum of Sharon Wells math and GoMath! that CCISD currently utilizes on a daily basis. I currently hold a Bachelors degree in Education. I am a certified teacher through the state of Texas.
I first started administering the STAAR (and TAKS) Math and Reading tests while I was a paraprofessional, beginning with test administration to students in small groups or one-on-one, while using their given 504 or SPED accommodations such as extended time and oral administration. I have more recently been teaching towards the 4th grade STAAR test for the past three years, and have held small group and whole class after school tutoring sessions that focus primarily on STAAR related questions in Math, Reading, and Writing. Thus leading to the administration of the STAAR Reading, Writing, and Math test to my 4th grade classroom students those same years.