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Meet Seva

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Seva has been teaching English Language Arts in New York City for 6 years. She has a Bachelor’s degree in English, Secondary Education - Youth Services, and German Language and Literature; and a Master’s in Applied Linguistics. Her expertise is in vocabulary, phonics, and essay-writing. Her deep subject expertise, combined with her patient and calming personality, provides each of her students with the foundational support they need to become proficient and excel in written and spoken English.

& Experience


Queens College, CUNY

Bachelor's Degree


Queens College, CUNY

Master's Degree


The High School for Arts & Business, Corona, NY

English Language Arts Teacher


Long Island City High School

English Language Arts Teacher

  • Bachelor of Arts - English

  • Minor - German Language & Literature, and Secondary Education-Youth Services

  • GPA - 3.41 - Dean’s List

  • Delta Phi Alpha, German Honor Society

  • Master of Arts - Applied Linguistics

  • GPA - 3.97 - Highest Honors

  • Combined rigor with critical thinking tasks to inspire higher-order and independent thinking

  • Created accommodations to engage students with special education and language needs

  • Incorporated a wide range of technology and digital media into the classroom to facilitate in the needs of visual, auditory, logical, and tactile learners

  • Utilized, created, and coded data from the School Quality Report, Regents Results,
    Assessment Results, and SAT Questions Analysis Report to better service our students

  • Employed tactics similar to the Next Generations Standards to teach multiple perspectives, accountable listening skills, and cross-disciplinary literature

  • Methodically prepared students for the CC ELA Regents using original templates

  • Maintained discipline within the classroom and organized healthy group discussions

  • Worked closely with administrators and colleagues to develop, update, and organize resources for lesson plans, pacing calendars, and PDs

  • Kept intricate anecdotes and logs on students using Excel and IO Classroom.

  • Keen on parental involvement; performed outreach to parents regarding students, trips, events

  • Connected with Broadway Bridges and The Metropolitan Opera to make available low-cost trips for students

  • Created and ran the Embroidery Club, providing all materials and training

  • Attended and facilitated multiple events, including Freshman Orientation, PTA conferences
    performances, fundraisers, and Awards Night; Saturday & Spring Academies

  • Recorded detailed minutes for Inquiry, UFT, and SLT meetings

  • Executes lessons planned with co-teachers, employing school-wide conjunction & annotation strategies, and utilizing self-created documents to assess and assist students

  • Teaches units covering code-switching and language acquisition while implementing intonation techniques into Playwriting Unit

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