Amanda’s Résumé

Amanda E. Punaro


Currently looking for employment



Bachelor’s of Science in Elementary Education
Buffalo State College – Buffalo, NY – 9/94-5/99
Minor in Music Performance
Concentration in Psychology Master’s of Science in Exceptional Education
Buffalo State College – Buffalo, NY – 9/00-12/03
Concentration in Severe Emotional/Behavioral Disorders



M&T Bank – Amherst Center – Williamsville, NY

Training Specialist I

Service New Hire Trainer with other responsibilities such as, creating/implementing new training classes and workshops for the Retail Service and Retail Specialist queue, updating and creating new documents for the Retail Service and Specialist manual, coaching representatives in the Retail Service and Specialist queue, gaining hands on experience through taking customer service calls 8 hours/month, lead on projects incorporating all other aspects of the job.

Buffalo Hearing and Speech CenterBuffalo, NY

Special Education Classroom Teacher

Lead teacher in a 12:1:1 classroom and co-teacher in an integrated Head Start site. Responsible for preparing lesson plans, writing IEP goals and implementing goals within classroom, behavior management, anecdotal records and engaging parent communication.

Immaculate Conception School – East Aurora, NY

Resource Room Teacher grades K-8

Responsible for meeting student’s IEP goals, tutoring students with low test scores in all subject areas. Also created organizational plans and behavioral management plans for students.

Immaculate Conception School – East Aurora, NY

Second Grade Classroom Teacher from 9/02 – 6/04

Taught all areas of curriculum including Religion, lesson planning, behavior management, anecdotal records, testing including IOWA, and initiating learning in the classroom.

St. Gregory the Great Church

Children’s Music Director Grades Pre-k through 5 for Religious Education Program from 9/99 – 6/02

Taught music for Masses, prepared music for Children’s Liturgies and directed the Children’s Choir.

St. Mary’s on the Hill, Lancater, NY
Third Grade Classroom Teacher from 9/99 – 6/00

Taught music and math for both third grade classes

Home Instructor, Williamsville, NY

11/01 – 3/02

Worked with 12 year old girl with Cerebral Palsy while recouperating from surgery, all subjects in hospital and at home

Part-time jobs prior to BSC graduation omitted



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