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By:Tracy Brown <[email protected]>
Date: 13 April 2017

Tracy Brown
(618-698-0245)
Chicago, Illinois 60615 [email protected]

Education Chicago State University – GPA 3.2/4.0 August 2008-May 2013 Degree Awarded- May 16th, 2013

B.A in Psychology

Minor in Sociology

Senior Thesis: Positive Effects of Extracurricular Programs for Low Income African

American Males with ADHD and Behavioral Disabilities- Conferred May 16,2013

Saint Xavier University – GPA 3.7/4.0 January 2014-January 2016

M.A. in Education: Bilingual and Bi-Cultural Education

Teaching English as a Second Language

Specific Concentration: Bilingual Special Education Conferred May 7th,2016

Saint Xavier University – GPA 3.9/4.0

M.A in Multi-Categorical Special Education-

Learning Behavior Specialist 1 Endorsement Expected Fall 2018

Concordia University-River Forest August 2016-December 2020

Ph. D. in Special Education:Special Education Leadership

Professional Experience Noble Network of Charter Schools: Gary Comer College Prep High School July 2013-Present
12th Grade Race,Class and Gender Studies Instructor-Current
9th Grade Social Studies, English and Reading Teacher-April 2014- May 2016
Special Education Individualized 1:1 Instructor-July 2013-May 2016
Provisional Special Education Teacher-July 2013-May 2016
Male 9th,10th,11th and 12th Grade Academic Advisor-July 2013-Present
11th Grade United States History Teacher- August 2015-May 2016
11th and 12th Grade US History:Race,Resistance and Community Conflict in Chicago-Summer 2015;Summer 2016

9th Grade Foundations of Writing Teacher-Interim,April 2015-June 2015
9th Grade Social Movements and Composition Teacher-April 2014-Current
9th- 11th Grade Foundational and Interventional English Teacher (CCRS-ZPD) 2014-15
9th -11th Grade Foundational and Interventional Reading Teacher (CCRS-ZPD)2014-15

Use data driven analysis to create behavioral modifications to modify behavioral trends, both negative and positive, utilizing innovative response to Intervention systems that help correct irregular behavior and ensure success both academically and socially, creating my own discipline based curriculum for a specialized class for students with social emotional issues who failed discipline as part of Noble’s promotion requirement.

Advise a caseload of 15 12th Grade Males, whom I’ve been their advisor since their 9th grade year using data driven analysis to keep track of their behavioral trends, academic progress in the classroom, creating social and academic interventions, additionally providing counseling services daily, providing life, social skills coaching and mentorship with social development,

Provisionally Co-Taught Sections of 9th Grade Social Movements (History),11th Grade American Literature,11th Grade US History.

Lead Taught 9th Grade Self Contained Foundations of Writing Class.
Team Taught 9th Grade Social Movements and 11th Grade US History

Created curriculums for Discipline Failure Course.Science and Social Studies with an emphasis on teaching fundamental psychological principles of reducing negative behavior through effective anger management techniques and therapeutic interventions, socially relevant,social justice aspects which engage students to understand their communities and environment in a way that engages them to create change and make informed decisions about their future.

Co-Led with Social Worker a Social Skills Intervention group entitled P.E.E.R.S which teaches life skills and social skills to 8 Students grades 9-12 on the Autism Spectrum.

Gary Comer Youth Center-Upward Bound Excel Program June 2014-August 2014
African American Literature and Humanities Teacher

Polaris Charter Academy February 2013-July 2013 Feb 2013 – July 2013

Resident Substitute and Asst. Kindergarten Teacher; Literacy and Behavioral Interventionist

University of Chicago Laboratory Schools July 2012-July 2013 Sep 2012 – July 2013

Asst. 2nd Grade Teacher, Behavioral Interventionist, Lab After School Staff

Firman Community Services - Chicago Public Schools November 2011-May 2012 Nov 2011 - May 2012

LEAP Youth Case Manager; After School Middle Grades Reading and Writing Teacher 5th-8th

Professional Development and Organizations
Illinois Association of Multilingual Multicultural Education
Illinois Council of Teachers of English
Learning Disabilites Association of Illinois
CTC/CSU Alumni Association
Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society for Educators
National Council of Teachers of English

References Available Upon Request


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