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                                              Monika Vargova

                         922   Stuart Avenue-Mamaroneck, New York 10543 

                    Phone: (914) 320-2372 – Email: moni4v@optonline.net




Childhood Education (grades 1-6)

New York State Certification



Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY            

Master of Arts in Teaching – Childhood Education, May 2013 


Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY            

Dual Degree Program: BS/MAT in Childhood Education

Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Studies, Summa Cum Laude. May 2011


Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY            

A.A.S. Early Childhood

Highest Honors, May 2007







Port Chester School District, Port Chester, NY


January 2013-Present

Substitute Teacher grades 2-5


Thomas Edison Elementary School, Port Chester, NY            

January 2013-May 2013 

Student Teacher in 5th and 2nd Grade

  • Created and taught math, ELA, science and social studies lessons
  • Planned morning routines
  • Assisted teacher with daily activities in the class
  • Worked with small groups and individuals during math and ELA
  • Guided a small reading group
  • Created and assisted with group projects
  • Attended and observed 5th and 2nd grade team meetings

Highview Elementary School, Hartsdale, NY            

September 2012 -December 2012

  • Conducted a research study to determine the effects of background music on second grade students during writing time 

Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY            

January 2012 - May 2012

  • Worked with a student with a learning disability
  • Created Comprehensive Educational Assessment Report
  • Prepared preliminary Individualized Education Plan

Resurrection Grammar School, Rye, NY            

January 2011 - December 2011

Field Observation

  • Observed and participated in effective classroom management approaches
  • Developed differentiated mathematic lesson plan and taught it to 3rd grade students
  • Studied and observed a 4th grade student and created a Student’s Writing Profile
  • Developed a resource file of instructional strategies for diverse learners
  • Created a 3rd grade science unit plan on nutrition
  • Integrated reading, writing and mathematics into science instruction  

Jefferson Elementary School, New Rochelle, NY            

January 2010 - December 2010

Field Observation

  • Planned and prepared literacy lessons for 1st and 4th grade students
  • Taught reading and writing mini-lessons to 1st and 4th grade students
  • Created a Student’s Literacy profile
  • Designed technology lesson plans to teach mathematics content
  • Created a Child Mathematics Inquiry Portfolio



Kenneth and Katherine Nixon, Rye, NY

2000 - 2012

Childcare Provider

Full charge nanny; supervised three children.

  • assisted with homework
  • organized outdoor and indoor activities
  • participated in at-school and after- school activities
  • collaborated and prepared children’s schedules with parents

Mr. and Mrs. Fugazy, Larchmont, NY            

1994 - 2000

Childcare Provider

  • Managed the household
  • Organized children activities
  • Participated in at-school and after- school activities




Key Skills: Patient and warm with students, parents, and school staff; excellent communication and organizational and interpersonal skills; enthusiastic to work with children.


Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook; SMART Notebook, SMART Board


Languages: Fluent in Slovak, Czech, and English Languages. Intermediate knowledge in Russian language skills.

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