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Neil Monheit

718.758-2128                                                                                                         cell 347.386-6812


1039 East 17th Street, Brooklyn ,NY 11230                                                   Monheit@earthlink.net

Professional Profile

Assistant Principal, Students with Disabilities                                               9/10 to present
Director, Media Technology Academy
Data Specialist, Norman Thomas High School

Adjunct Professor of Childhood Education, Daemen College - TTI            2/10 to present

  • Graduate studies, childhood education practicum supervisor
  • Instructor – Literacy instruction and students with disabilities
  • Instructor – Survey of learning disabilities and instructional methods
  • Instructor -  The Reading Process & Students with Disabilities
  • Instructor -  Behavior Management For Individuals With Disabilities (Childhood)
  • Instructor – Intro to Special Education

Educational Consultant, Gan Shelanu Educational Consultants                 9/09 to 9/10

  • Project leader virtual school
  • Facilitated collaborative administrative processes
  • Introduced TOP mapping
  • Team leader – development of comprehensive educational plan
  • Design and delivery of professional development workshop for teachers
  • Disaggregation of school performance data to identify causal relationships and best practices.  Findings were used to identify barriers to success and design relevant professional development workshops.
  • Teacher observations and coaching of teacher improvement plans
  • Clients include NYC DOE Schools, Metamorphosis Coaching and Consulting.

 

 Classroom instructor, Ichud Mosdos Hachinuch (Special Ed)                   9/08 to 06/10

  • Delivery of special ed instruction in self contained classroom (6:1:1)
  • Individualized curriculum development
  • Led the implementation of character education curriculum across two buildings
  • Educational Evaluation
  • Report writing
  • Mentored new classroom assistants

 

 SEIT / Educational Evaluator, Omni Childhood Center                                2/06 to 09/10

  • Implementation of individual student programming as per student IEP
  • Individualized curriculum development
  • Educational Evaluation
  • Report writing
  • Planning of goals and development of annual IEPs
  • Daily interaction with parents, administrators and teachers in various yeshivas
  • Advocacy

COO, Gan Shelanu, (2 site licenses)                                                                  2/06 to 9/10
Group family day care 

  • Lead vision for excellence
  • Program planning and staffing
  • Monitor site and staff to insure compliance with NYC Health Code
  • Design marketing pieces and website
  • Family outreach

 

  • Design and implementation of a parenting skills program
  • Implemented new teacher mentoring program
  • Payroll and taxes
  • Design and implementation of professional development programs

Educational Director, Gan Shelanu, (3 site licenses)                                       3/02 to 02/06
Group family day care 

  • Classroom instruction
  • Program planning and staffing
  • Monitored site and staff to insure compliance with NYC Health Code
  • Curriculum design and implementation
  • New student assessments       
  • Community outreach programming
  • Daily interaction with parents
  • Design and implementation of a parenting skills program
  • Design and publishing of newsletters

            slideshows and presentations

  • Trip planning

Consultant, Gemara Berura                                                                              1/02 to 9/05
A methodology for increasing literacy using computers in the classroom.

  • Assisted in visioning and product placement
  • Represented Gemara Berura at Rabbinical conventions
  • Demonstrated effectiveness of our methodology to Talmudic sages and teachers

Director Special Event Educational Programming,                                       9/97 to 9/06 Chabad Lubavitch of Flatbush, a faith-based organization

  • Planned and coordinated educational outreach fieldtrips
  • Directed fundraising activities – Grant writing
  • Planned programming for educational  events

CEO, Party Design                                                                                             8/86 to 04/07
A Special Event Decorating Company

  • Started up company – August, 1986
  • Responsibilities included:
  • Established product lines
  • Hired all personnel
  • Graphic design of all marketing pieces both web based and traditional print media.
  • Direct sales to clients
  • Lead floral designer
  • Designed procedure for digitally printing all artwork to be used as props and backgrounds
  • Clients include: Fortune 100 companies, Political parties, Non-profits and retail clients.

 Advanced placement teacher, Yeshivah of Flatbush High School             09/87 to 06/88

  • Responsible for all aspects of classroom management, curriculum and assessment
  • Led a team of motivated students to achieve college credits in high school

 

Education

BA Psychology
MS Early Childhood                           and Special Ed
Certificate of advanced studies
School Building Leader
SDL Coursework completed

Brooklyn College, Brooklyn NY
Touro College, Brooklyn, NY

College of St Rose, Albany, NY

 

College of St Rose

March 2004
February  2007                    GPA 3.96
May 2010                             GPA 3.87

Aug 2010   

Jewish Day School Leadership

Bar Ilan University

                        June 2010

Certifications

NYS professional certifications,
Early childhood education and students with disabilities Birth – 2
Elementary School Generalist and Students with disabilities
Middle School Generalist and Students with disabilities
Computer Technology 7 - 12
School Building Leader
Bar Ilan University Educational Leadership Advancement Initiative Certificate
Bilingual language extension (Hebrew)                                                    Anticipated March, 2012
School District Leader                                                                           Anticipated March, 2012                 

Workshops presented

“Using Daedalus to promote student achievement” February, 2010
“A Vision of the ideal graduate” June 2010
“Snapgrades” July 2010
“Teaching in a CTT team” September 2010
“Using ARIS to inform instruction” November 2010
“Understanding student behaviors” November 2010

Workshops coordinated

Leadership policy forum NYC NAEYC  “Intergrating Pre-k through third grade: The Challenges and Promise” April 8, 2010
“Professional Learning Communities: A powerful strategy and structure to increase, expand, and improve quality teaching.”  October 24, 2010
Norman Thomas High School professional development retreat July, 2010
Participated in development of “Understanding an IEP”

Workshops attended

The leadership Challenge 

Iplan   NYC DOE Student information system training                                                                                                 CEP Development                     
Ongoing professional development workshops and trainings                                             Topics include, Students with Autism, Selective mute, ADHD, Student motivation, Building social competence….

Computer Skills

High level of proficiency: Word, Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint, Photoshop, Illustrator, CorelDraw, InDesign, GoLive, Acrobat, Moviemaker, Notebook, Blackboard, Gemara Berura

Professional affiliations

ASCD, NASET, BJE, NAEYC
Board Member – Co-chair Leadership Committee NYC Affiliate of NAEYC May 2009 - May 2011

Languages

Hebrew – fluent                                                                                                                  Spanish, Yiddish – Limited conversational                                                                                       

References