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Rebecca (Becki) L.

Sims
21865 Akawi Way, Peyton, CO 80831
719-641-7318, BeckiSims@gmail.com
http://simsinstructionaldesign.weebly.com/
Education
Masters in Adult Education and Training, University of Phoenix, Completion date July, 2016
(Scholarship recipient)
Masters in Education Credit, UCCS, 12 credit hours
Professional Teaching License Earned (2009)
Teacher-in-Residence Program (2009). Pikes Peak BOCES. State of Colorado provisional
license 2007-2009. Professional teaching license received after completion.
B.S. Business Administration (1994), Minor in Psychology, Culver-Stockton College
Deans List, Sigma Kappa Vice-President, Phi Beta Lambda

Areas of Proficiency
*Assessment creator

*Data analysis and interpretatio

*Data Interpretation

*Project panagement

*Superior written communication *Curriculum design

Professional Teaching Experience


Ridgeview Elementary, Colorado Springs, CO Fourth Grade Teacher, August, 2014
Present. Instruct students multiple subject areas in accordance with state standards. Assess
students and interpret data to further guide instruction. Design curriculum in accordance with
organizational objectives.
Rocky Mountain Classical Academy, Colorado Springs, CO Fifth Grade Teacher,
August, 2012 August, 2014 - Assess students based on current performance standards.
Then, analyze and interpret data to incorporate differentiation in the classroom. Constant
evaluation, and reassessment to assure academic growth.
Peyton Elementary, Peyton, Colorado - Substitute teacher (Kindergarten 6 th grade)
August, 2011 May, 2012 instruct students in a variety of grade levels. Follow lesson plans
and create lesson plans as needed. Demonstrate flexibility in availability for any classroom in
need of a classroom leader. Use school curriculum according to each grade levels
requirements.

Peyton Elementary, Peyton, Colorado - Teacher (First Grade, INR) January, 2011 May,
2011- Create lesson plans using Harcourt Literacy Basal, Scott Foresman Math, Rebecca Sitton
Spelling, Shurley Grammar, and self-designed supplemental curriculum to assure teaching
meets and/or exceeds state standards. Assess students regularly using NWEA, DIBELS, and
other various data to assure student needs are met and that each student makes growth.
Pikes Peak School of Expeditionary Learning, Falcon, Colorado - Teacher (Kindergarten,
INR October, 2009 May, 2010, Combo 3/4 May, 2010 December, 2010) - Instruct
students using self-designed curriculum for literacy and writing. Combined Step-up-to-Writing
with Six traits of Writing to supplement lessons. Instructed Fourth Grade Math using Saxon
Math curriculum and supplementing as necessary. Applied Expedition to all subjects in the
elementary classroom. Coordinated fieldwork to apply student knowledge/assignments to the
outside world. Used NWEA, DIBELS, and Adams 50 assessments to assure each student was
making growth and that differentiated instruction was working to meet each students needs.
Frontier Charter Academy, Calhan, Colorado - Teacher (Kindergarten) August, 2007
May, 2009 - Instruct Kindergarten students using a majority of self-designed curriculum and
lesson plans. Used the following curriculum when available and applicable to standards: Core
Knowledge, Spalding Language Arts, and Everyday Math. Designed curriculum to meet the
academic, intellectual, and social needs of each student. Implemented Character Education to
develop life skills in each student. Created assessments for progress monitoring in addition to
using NWEA and DIBELS assessments. Communicated regularly with parents to discuss
student progress.

Achievements
Reading and data chairperson
Supported a balanced reading program through implementation of reading and writing
workshops
Implemented new centers as a result of workshops
Presented material in a variety of ways to address visual, audio, and kinesthetic
learners.
Differentiated lessons based upon individual student needs
Developed units on various science and social studies subjects
Mentored new teachers
Served as PTO staff representative, coordinated volunteer projects

Career Development
Specific coursework in instructional design
Adult education and training
Marzano trained instructor