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AMBER D.
WILLIAMS, M.ED.

BIO:

I am a passionate Level 5 educator with over twelve years of valuable experience as a classroom teacher. Year after year, I witness significant academic progress in my students, all while fostering a positive classroom culture and enhancing their character development. My philosophy revolves around preparing students for life, with a commitment to helping each one achieve their full potential. I maintain a dedication to high-quality, standards-aligned academic instruction while infusing creativity through integrating arts, culturally-relevant materials, multiple subjects, and essential life skills into my teaching approach. Beyond the classroom, I have expertise in item creation, data analysis, curriculum review, facilitating professional development, and providing academic coaching.

EDUCATION:

University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Bachelor of Arts, 2008

Freed-Hardeman University

Master's of Education, 2013

EXPERIENCE:

TEACHING:

  • Shelby County Schools - Downtown Elementary

    • 5th-Grade Teacher, 2020 - 2023

      • New Teacher Mentor, 2021 - 2022​

      • Math Content Lead, 2020 - 2021

    • 4th-Grade Teacher, 2017 - 2020​

      • Math Content Lead, 2018 - 2020​

 

  • Capstone Education Group - Cornerstone Preparatory

    • 4th-Grade Teacher, 2015 - 2017​

      • Curriculum Instruction & Review Team (CART), 2016 - 2017​

  • Hardeman County Schools - Whiteville Elementary

    • 2nd-Grade​ Teacher, 2013 - 2015

    • Kindergarten Teacher, 2012 - 2013

  • Hardeman County Schools - Bolivar Elementary

    • 3rd-Grade Teacher, 2011 - 2012​

FACILITATION:

  • TN Dept. of Education Standards Training

    • Math K-2 Facilitator, June 2019​

    • Math 3-5 Facilitator, June 2018

  • TN Dept. of Education Read To Be Ready

    • Summer Grant Facilitator, 2018 & 2019​

  • Instruction Partners Standards Bootcamp

    • 3rd-Grade Writing, Summer 2018​

CURRICULUM AND ASSESSMENT:

  • TN Dept. of Education State Testing Item Review

    • Math 4-5  Bias and Sensitivity Review, June 2021​

    • E.L.A. 6-8 Bias and Sensitivity Review, June 2019

    • E.L.A. 3-5 Item Review, June 2018

  • TN Dept. of Education State Testing Standard Setting

    • E.L.A. 5th-Grade, October 2023

    • E.L.A. 4th-Grade, June 2022

    • Math & E.L.A. 2nd-Grade, June 2017​

  • Edreports Curriculum Reviewer

    • K-6 Math, 2018-2020​

  • Pearson Assessment Scorer

    • 3rd-Grade Math, 2018

 

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