Ms. Zimmerman

"To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment."
Ralph Waldo Emerson

My Skills

 

Instruction/Teaching Skills

  • Worked with youth from all types of backgrounds
  • Gained experience teaching students with special needs and addressing different learning styles
  • Prepared, taught and evaluated complete courses based on the program of studies
  • Reflected daily on my classroom management, lesson plans and experiences as a classroom teacher
  • Prepared, taught, and evaluated swimming lessons for people from infant to adult
  • Assisted students, teachers and community members with programs on computers, finding and searching for library books, articles, and websites, assistance to log onto the computers and other computer and library related tasks.

Communication Skills


  • Completed over100 hours of crisis intervention training
  • Appropriately and professionally handle difficult and positive situations with parents of students
  • Worked as a team with my co-workers and administration team

Technical Skills

 

 Computers

  • Took courses on and taught courses using the following programs: Flash, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Photoshop, Illustrator, Final Cut, FrontPage, and Microsoft Office Programs
  • Competent in sound and video editing programs such as Windows Movie Maker,  Audacity and  various CD/DVD ripping/burning software
  • Able to learn new programs quickly and independently

Fashion Studies

  • Started a Fashion Studies program at J.A.Williams High School and Edwin Parr High School
  • Brought students to compete in Skills Canada Alberta 2009
  • Personally competed in Skills Canada Alberta in 1999 and 2000
  • Seventeen years of experience sewing
  • Created, dyed, drafted, stitched and constructed clothing and accessories
  • Completed courses in costume history and wardrobe management
  • Knowledgeable with theatre production procedures