Alana Heyligers
24 Hunting Hollow Court
Dix Hills, New York 11746
(631) 667-8867
CERTIFICATION New York State Provisional Certification Secondary Math 
             New York State Provisional Certification Business Education 

TEACHING BOCES Nassau  3/04 – Present
EXPERIENCE         Math Teacher/Grades 8-12
Tenure Date  9/07
Teach math classes to students in preparation for the Integrated Algebra, Geometry, Advanced Algebra and Trigonometry, and Math B Regents
Wrote curriculum for the transformation from Math A and Math B
Devise formal lesson plans for teaching according to New York State Learning Standards
Provide a variety of learning strategies to keep students motivated and on task
Extensive use of technology including Smartboard, Notebook, Studywiz
Mentored senior students at risk for graduation
Participated in an educational forum in China

Half Hollow Hills East, Dix Hills, New York 
      Student Teacher/Business Education/Grades 9-12  9/03 – 1/04
Developed and taught student-centered lessons
Tailored lessons to provide for differentiated instruction due to the heterogeneous mix of students
Worked with students after school hours to assist in competition presentations
Instituted a non-threatening fun environment where students can achieve success
Incorporated technology and manipulatives into lessons

Reading Group Facilitator-Dix Hills, New York                               6/96 – 8/03
Created a community-based business to promote the joy of reading

New York Life Insurance Company/Manufacturers Hanover/National Cash Register   
Taught customers communication methods and provided computer training to facilitate interaction between departments
Provided instruction on procedures manual for use by 100+ customers

EDUCATION Master of Science, July 2006
        Dowling College, Oakdale, New York GPA 4.0
        Bachelor of Business Administration, June 1982
        Baruch College City University of New York GPA 4.0

RESEARCH Impact of Calculator Use on Basic Mathematical Skills

HONORS/ Summa Cum Laude, Dean’s List, Bernard Baruch Medal for Statistics
ACTIVITIES PTA Executive Board, Reading Volunteer at St. Catherine’s Hospital