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Luiz Pereira

Instructional Coach (Math) at Camden City Schools

Greater Philadelphia Area
Education Management
  1. Camden City Schools,
  2. School District of Philadelphia
  1. Teach for America,
  2. Zucker, Goldberg,
  3. Zucker, Goldberg & Ackerman, LLC
  1. University of Pennsylvania

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Camden City Schools

Camden City Schools

Math Leader/Instructional Coach

– Present

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Camden City Public Schools Camden, NJ
Math Leader/Instructional Specialist-Coached staff on best practices for lesson planning, differentiating instruction, managing the classroom, enhancing pedagogy and utilizing data in instruction.

Dean of Students- Designed and developed tracking system to monitor student behaviors, created interventions specific to addressing at-risk students, monitored and addressed potential truancy issues. Worked closely with principals and staff to ensure a safe climate.

Math curriculum specialist- created presentations to deliver content in a meaningful and engaging way. Aligned curriculum to Common Core Standards. Maintained rigorous instruction to reach exceptional levels of growth and understanding among my students.

Frequently use of Smart Technology, Microsoft Office and countless online resources to enhance and explain content.

Specialties: Microsoft Office, Smart Technology, Teaching, Castor-Pollux, Curriculum Development, Common Core Standards, Behavioral Interventions


Math Leader/Instructional Coach

Camden City Schools
– Present (1 year 2 months)Woodrow Wilson High School

Coached staff on best practices for lesson planning, pedagogy, differentiating instruction, managing the classroom, and utilizing data in instruction

Utilized the Charlotte Danielson Framework for teaching as a foundation for evaluating and supporting pedagogy

Led the school in the planning, scheduling and execution of a computerized diagnostic to establish growth goals for students

Created instructional support tools adopted by the district as exemplars for lesson planning and student growth objectives

Led professional development sessions for the entire district as well as focused professional developments within professional learning communities

Created strategic plans and professional development opportunities in support of new policies and practices

Collaborated with teachers in creating professional development plans to focus on areas that would have the greatest student impact

Dean of Students

School District of Philadelphia
– Present (2 years 1 month)Greater Philadelphia Area

Created tracking tool to monitor incidents reported the Dean's office.
Developed tiered intervention plan for progressive discipline using RTII programs.
Worked closely with staff and administration to ensure a safe climate.


School District of Philadelphia
– Present (5 years 7 months)

Selected from approximately 35000 applicants nationwide to serve in a highly acclaimed national service corps; committed to teach for 2 years in an under-resourced urban region to close educational achievement gap

▪ Applied technology to the mathematics curriculum using smart technology and smartboard presentations, along with a host online resources and Powerpoint presentations
▪ Developed curriculum to reflect Common Core Standards and strategically aligned resources to ensure content delivery but without buying new materials
▪ Developed and implemented goal-driven instruction using Microsoft Access, Excel, and district data management systems to ensure that progress was being made and instruction was directed to reinforce student weaknesses
▪ Developed school climate as a member of the Positive Behavior System team; establishing conflict-resolution protocol, developing staff-student activities, developing partnerships with outside organizations to expand school's extracurricular activities

Corps Member

Teach for America
(2 years)

I was selected among 35,000 applicants to teach in a high needs area because of the work ethic and dedication I demonstrated during my tenure at Rutgers University. Additionally, I strategically approached the classroom with purposeful lessons and wasted no time in addressing the needs of my students and school.

Referral Specialist 2007

Zucker, Goldberg
(10 months)

Worked leading foreclosure firm of New Jersey, who's clients were:
Wells Fargo,Willshire,Wachovia ,GMac, SunTrust and many more leading banks

Analyzed mortgages, title policies, and foreclosure figures to brief cases for practicing attorneys
Developed an expedited procedure plan for archiving static cases and processing case files through an outside agency
Worked closely with the Bankruptcy, Evictions and Document Control departments to improve time lines and insure cases were processed efficiently which led to an exceptional end of year rating

Data Analyst/Document Specialist

Zucker, Goldberg & Ackerman, LLC
(1 year 9 months)

-Developed and implemented a document management system to expedite document retrieval in foreclosure proceedings
-Summarized housing documents (huds, mortgages, notes, etc.) for foreclosures
-Worked on a team to process over 80 foreclosures a day

Infrastructure Support

EBS Dealing Resources
(4 months)

in the Data Lab supporting network connectivity and inventory management of all network and server configuration.


Rutgers University

  • Calculus
  • Theory of Knowledge
  • Expository Writing
  • Ethics
  • Research Writing
  • Aristotle, Plato, and Socrates


  • Public Speaking
  • Microsoft Office
  • Curriculum Design
  • Teaching
  • Curriculum Development
  • Staff Development
  • Research
  • Community Outreach
  • Editing
  • PowerPoint
  • Non-profits
  • Microsoft Word
  • Program Development
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Data Analysis
  • Program Management
  • Leadership Development
  • Fundraising
  • Social Networking
  • Analysis
  • Event Planning
  • Nonprofits
  • Blogging
  • Educational Leadership
  • Higher Education
  • Classroom
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University of Pennsylvania- Graduate School of Education

Masters of Science, Teachers; Urban Education

Rutgers University

Bachelors of Arts, Philosophy

Rutgers University- Rutgers College

Bachelor of Arts with Distinction, Philosophy

Coursework: Calculus, Ethics, Moral Decision-Making, Business Ethics

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