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  • Sarah Pavsner-Mael

    2938 1/2 Triunfo Canyon Road, Agoura Hills, CA 91301 - 818-318-6140 (H) -

    Summary I am seeking employment at an organization that values collaboration, and provides opportunities for professional growth.

    Highlights Authored and implemented arts based Lead IEP team through assessment tocurriculum based on poetry and social presentation of findings.learning Competent in Smart-Board technologyArtist-member and prior exhibition chair of Substitute 90-Days Teaching Certificatea national arts organization 90% of my private students go from basic toCrated and exhibited at various local, advanced as evidenced by state testing. National and international art shows

    Accomplishments Worked with middle school students, in an economically challenged community to create their firstyearbook. Ensured production and distribution costs of the yearbook were covered, by securing a grantfor $5,000.00.

    Experience Total Education Solutions March 2015- Behavioral Intervention Instructor/Mentor Foster the communication and developmental growth of a child with autism in the classroom setting using principles aligned with Applied Behavioral Analysis. Collect data on a daily basis pertaining to the treatment plan. Maintain daily records of attendance by signing into and out of the school office and procuring a signature by the teacher of record. Maintain professional lines of communication between the parent of client and the supervisor of case. Mentor new BII by providing them support in their practice. Conejo Valley/Moorpark Unified School District September 2014Substitute TeacherSanta Monica, CAImplement teacher created lesson plan in the areas of Language Arts, Science and Math for gradesK-12. Provide a structured learning environment for students by following a daily schedule andmanagement/behavior plans left by the regular classroom teacher. Pacific Point Academy September 2011 to June 2014Learning SpecialistCulver City, CAAuthored and delivered an art curriculum focused on the creative development of students withlearning differences, using media like drawing, painting, sculpture mixed media, printmaking,puppetry and film-making. Addressed students individual needs by collaborating with school staffand the students themselves. Organized interactive field trips like participation in the Big SteamrollPrint Event at Otis College of Art and Design and Ed Massey's Portraits of Hope Project.Administered small group and individualize instruction in the Seeing Stars, Visualizing andVerbalizing, and PACE and CogMed programs.

    Los Angeles Academy of Arts and Enterprises September 2010 to June 2011Art Teacher/Resource SpecialistLos Angeles, CAI created standards based lesson plans in painting, printmaking, drawing, collage and art history.Spearheaded opportunities for students to present their work at the Market Gallery in Los Angeles.Facilitate opportunities for collaboration with general education teachers and cross-curricularactivities. Facilitated a Push In program model for students with learning differences bycollaborating with the science and social studies teacher. Individualized instruction in the area ofreading and writing to support the IEP goals of students with disabilities.

  • Gilbert Hall School June 2008 to June 2010Master TeacherLos Angeles, CAEmploying frameworks from Relationship Development Intervention (RDI), constructionistand Vygosky I taught students with learning differences and Autism. Designed and implementedexperiential learning activities, like a student run store. Maintained regular communication withthe parents of student at the school. Regularly analyzed students progression through weekly teammeetings and quarterly parent conferences. Camino Nuevo Charter Academy August 2003 to June 2008Resource Specialist Grades K-8Los Angeles, CAProvided individualized and small group instruction to students with differences in the area ofLanguage Arts, Critical Thinking and Mathematics using the SRA and Seeing Starscurriculum. Communicated instructional directives to Instructional Assistant. Facilitated the IEPprocess by assessing students using Curriculum Based Assessments, observation, the WoodcockJohnson III and reported findings to an IEP team.

    Education California State University Los Angeles 2010Master of Arts: Art EducationLos Angeles, CA, USAGraduated with honors.

    California State University Northridge 2005Credential Program: Special EducationColumbia, SCGranted a preliminary credential in Mild/Moderation Special Education (Learning Specialist)

    University of South Carolina 1991Bachelor of Arts: Media ArtsColumbia, SCEmphasis on photography and writing.