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Mrs. Hoffman

FLDOE Professional Certificate: Pre-3, K-6, ESOL

Biography

I am a dedicated elementary teacher, with a passion for education and an unwavering commitment to optimize student, school and community success. I express my enthusiasm for teaching with meaningful experiences, careful preparation, ingenuity, and high hopes. My teaching encompasses technology, concrete examples, abstract ideas offering hands on opportunities that lead to focused student engagement. I have built relationships with families, students and colleagues that last beyond the school year. My experiences developed throughout my career have contributed to the development of lifelong learners eager to achieve their dreams. I look forward to a brighter future, in hopes of giving back to those who set an example along the way. 

I am a mother of 2 wonderful children. Aubree is my oldest who enjoys being creative through various arts. Gavin is my youngest and he enjoys interacting with others, learning and teaching. They share my love for the outdoors exploring the world and traveling to new places. When I’m not spending time with my children I enjoy kayaking, taking pictures, cooking, gardening and learning new things. I love Dalmatians, Disney, and snorkeling. One of my favorite colors is coral pink, I love the smell of citrus and I’ve owned many different types of pets. Opportunities for adventure and new journeys are ahead if we choose to imagine with our hearts and lead with our minds.

TRAINED EXPERIENCE
Marion County School Board: Ocala, FL
Elementary Teacher: 2008-Current
Paraprofessional: August 2004 to June 2007
Substitute Teacher: October 2003 to August 2004

Acknowledgements:
• Highly Effective teacher at 3 of the States bottom 300 turn around schools
• 2018 Accelerated Reader Award
• 2015-2016 & 2014-2015 Renaissance National Honor Roll Recipient
• 2012-13 PRISM: Science Outstanding Teacher of Excellence Award
• 2012-13 SUMMITT Research Contributor
• 2011-Present Kagan Cooperative Learning Affiliate
• 2011 FETC, Learning Focused, and EETT Affiliate
• 2011 SDMA Contributing Creator
• 2010 KMAT Contributing Creator
• 2009 JumpStart to Read World Record
• Cambridge – IB- Magnet- STEAM Teaching Experience.
• Eckard Youth Alternative Sumer Camp Coordinator

EDUCATION
Ashford University, Clinton, IA
BA in Organizational Management
University of north Florida
CFCC
North Marion HS 2000 

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“…I just wanted to point out that on average Marion County had 5.2% more students scoring a level 3 or above compared to last year, Reddick had 11% more students at a level 3 or above this year and 15% fewer level 1’s. Great work Julie” --Erin Benavides, Science Coach

“Awesome job 3rd grade teachers!!! We are above the state average for both reading and math!!! And we made AYP in your grade level for both areas- I am very proud of you and your students!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!” --Rob Hensel, Principal

“…I love your ability to keep students engaged and motivated… you allowed time for practice… Every student has their own notebook with rule policies, consequences, reward opportunities, and specific procedures for everything. This is excellent for 5th graders, and a great way to communicate your expectations with parents…”-- Stacy Houston, Assistant Principal

“Mrs. Hoffman, THANK YOU. Seriously, you helped my student so much. You are amazing. And you helped me too.” -Parent