Belynda James – Dalley Special Education Teacher and Literacy Specialist


25 Narwood,

Montego Bay # 1 P.O.,

St. James


Motivated, enthusiastic Educator with  sixteen(16) years experience fostering a cohesive students’ learning atmosphere




· Active participation in the USAID and Digicel Literacy Enrichment Centre  workshops—  improving  teaching skill  for Language Arts

· Excellent  classroom management

· MS Education

· Experience working with typical and atypical students







· Team Building and Leadership  –  Created collaborative classroom experience through professional development Presenter on the topics ‘Using Content Area Material to  Teach Reading’ and  ‘ Teaching Student to Write Using the Writing Process’


· Material Development  – Create with other teachers Reading Curriculum targeting Grade 1  – 6 to enable an engaging education experience


· Lesson Planning  –  introduced new learning methods to ensure total comprehension for all students. Developed  new learning centre for reading assistance.


· Technology Integration  –  Increase students participation and test scores by introducing relevant computer programs and exercises to encourage students’ interest and enjoyment.


· Education Strategies  – Employed Special Education strategies and techniques during instruction to improve the development of language, cognitive and memory.






Using variety of teaching techniques to encourage students critical thinking

Special Educator / Literacy Special

March 2005  – present

Corinaldi Avenue Primary School


Special Educator

2003 – 2004

Jamaica Christian School for the Deaf



2013 – 2014

Corinaldi Avenue Primary School

2007 – 2008

Corinaldi Avenue Primary School

Master of Science: Language Arts 2009

Central Connecticut State University  – New Britain , Connecticut, America.

Major in Reading


Bachelor of Science: Mathematics / Science 2007

Western Carolina University  – New Britain, Carolina , America

4.0 GPA

Graduated Summa Cum Laude


Teaching Diploma: Special Education 2003

Sam Sharpe Teachers’ College  – Granville, St. James.

Major in Education for the Deaf

Credit Diploma

Member of Sign Language Club.


Pending Ph.D.  in  Educational  Psychology at Walden  University



Jamaica Teachers’ Association

International Reading Association


Volunteer Experience
Work with First Church of the O pen Bible Youth group—Overcomers as Committee Member and  Camp Counselor

Licenses and Certificates
Ministry of Education

Certification 2007  – present