Ms. Carolyn Rindone received her Bachelor’s degree from Oneonta State College and her Master’s degree from St. Joseph’s College. She holds degrees in Childhood Education and Special Education, as well as her Professional New York State Teacher Certification for grades 1 – 6. She currently teaches in a New York City public school as a 5th grade teacher in an Integrated Co-teaching (ICT) classroom.
Working in an ICT class, Carolyn specializes in adapting the Common Core Curriculum to meet the needs of all learners. Carolyn adapts various intervention programs and curriculum to enhance instruction for her students. She uses various strategies to find entry points for students with dyslexia, learning disabilities, speech and language delays, students on the ASD spectrum, behavior and emotional impairments, as well as those with executive functioning disorder. Carolyn’s primary focus is to teach students the appropriate skills and tools they will need to become more independent and successful life-long learners.
In addition to teaching in the classroom, Carolyn is also a 1:1 Academic Tutor and Executive Function Coach for students in grades 1-12. Executive functions are the foundational skills of self-management that allow us to set attainable goals. Carolyn works with clients to teach them how to manage time, plan, and become more organized. Tutoring and Coaching sessions are done 1:1 and take place in the client’s home.