Sylvia Osiecki, M.Ed. 

Education

Certified Classroom Educator

Elementary School Teacher, Grades 2 and 4, Maple Avenue Elementary School, Goffstown, NH, 2003-present

Responsibilities

  • Conduct guided reading groups to improve reading comprehension 

  • Implement Writer’s Workshop modeled; Lucy Calkins and Donald Graves. Develop students sound-print understandings instructing with research and evidence-based strategies (ex. Words Their Way)

  • Implement core reading program, Reading Street, by Scott Foresman.

  • Institute use innovative instructional technologies such as a literacy software, document camera, Interactive White Board, and student laptops and various websites and applications to differentiate and provide developmentally appropriate teaching opportunities in all grade levels for all children with the application of researched- proven techniques, approaches and philosophies.

  • Contributing Member of the School of Excellence Team, Teacher Leadership Group.

 

Concord School District, Dame and Eastman Schools, Concord, NH, 1989-1993, 2000-2003

Responsibilities

  • Kindergarten Teacher, half-time; Dame and Eastman Schools. Provided enriching learning activities for all children. Worked successfully with families to support students’ efforts.  Trained in Responsive Classroom with complete implementation.

  • Reading Recovery Teacher; Dame and Beaver Meadow School.  Instructed lowest achieving first-grade students in reading, writing and spelling to reach grade level.

  • Grade 2, 5 and Title One teacher in Deerfield, NH- 1983-1987

Summer school teacher in Goffstown NH, Pembroke NH, and Concord NH. Summer Writing Camp Instructor in Concord, NH.

Co-Director National Writing Project, NH

 

Co-Director of the National Writing Project in NH with Youth and Family Programs
  • Oversaw state-wide initiatives for the National Writing Project in NH including the Scholastic Writing Competition, One Pen Essay competition, After School Writing Clubs, Summer Writing Camps, and other writing events.  

Skills

Graduate

Master’s of Education, Plymouth State University in Leadership, 2006-2009; concentration in the teaching of writing from the National Writing Project in NH with Dr. Meg Peterson.

 

Undergraduate

Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education, and Associates of Arts degree in Early Childhood Development.; Keene State College, Keene, NH, 1979-1983

  • Reading and Writing Comprehension and Decoding Intervention

  • Skillful Writing Coaching for Elementary Students

  • Parent Support and Consultation for Academic/School Communications 

Professional Development & Volunteer 

  • Orton-Gillingham Language Instruction Level 1 Year-Long Training - (2017) In process

  • Volunteer Coordinator and Instructor for The After School Writing Club at Maple Avenue Elementary School, grades 3-4.

  • Instructor with Plymouth State University teaching Writing Across the Curriculum, The Open Institute and Writing on Demand

Parent and Family  Educator

Parent Educator for Riverbend Parent Child Centers of Riverbend Community Mental Health from 1994-2000

 

  • Provide Parent Education Classes on a variety of meaningful topics such as positive discipline, ways to support your child's academics, healthy eating and routines.

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