About Us

Brooke Ogilvy

Education

Bachelor of Science in Elementary and Special Education — May 2013
Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA
Minor: Faith Justice Studies
Graduated Magna Cum Laude

Experience

Special Education Teacher, Timothy Dwight Elementary School, Fairfield, CT, August 2015 — Present
  • Provides case management for students
  • Develops and implements student’s IEPs
  • Manages paraprofessionals working with students
  • Provides modifications and support for students in general education classroom
  • Plans and implements individual and small group math and reading instruction in Resource Room
  • Attends grade-level meetings to further expand knowledge of general education curriculum
Special Education Teacher, Achievement First Bridgeport Academy Elementary School, Bridgeport, Connecticut, February 2014 — June 2015
  • Led a writing intervention group and a reading group with a focus on phonics instruction to second grade students
  • Developed IEP and 504 plans and managed case load of students
  • Updated assessment scores in Child Find Google Tracker for students in second grade
  • Provided one-on-one reading instruction to kindergarten and first graders on sight words, letter names, and letter sounds
  • Provided one-on-one and small group instruction to students in reading and math
  • Participated in weekly school-wide Professional Development
Special Education Teacher, John S. Martinez School, New Haven, CT, September 2013 — February 2014
  • Provided one-on-one and small group instruction in resource room to special education students in first through sixth grade
  • Provided push-in reading and math support for students in their general education classroom
  • Modified classwork and assessments for students to allow them to access the general education curriculum
  • Led an Advisory Group of sixth grade students and provided support and guidance as they developed personal, social, behavioral and academic goals for the year
Special Education Teaching Assistant, West Elementary School, New Canaan, CT, May 2013 — July 2013
  • Assisted a student on the Autistic Spectrum in his general education second grade classroom
  • Implemented behavior management system with student to monitor behavior
  • Developed and implemented reading graphic organizers for student
  • Utilized Time Timer and Visual Schedule for student during specials and class time to provide visual cues
  • Assisted other students in the second grade general education classroom individually and in groups during math