About Me

Kasha Mastrodomenico

Kasha Mastrodomenico

Kindergarten, First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh, Twelfth, Homeschooler - TeachersPayTeachers.com


Mission Statement: I believe in using differentiated instruction, and UDL DBQ Essay writing, and the Common Core Standards for the inclusion of all students in middle school classrooms.


I taught for twelve years in social studies classrooms in grades 6,7,8, 10 and 11. I also was a co-teacher in social studies classrooms and science as a SPED teacher. I have worked with ELL and SPED co-teachers. I have been part of school improvement teams that have helped to improve test scores and get schools off Needs Improvement lists. I have given professional development through school and county venues on the subject of differentiated instruction and historical thinking skills in the middle school social studies classroom. I create high-quality middle school social studies differentiated instruction materials for teachers.

Specialties: UDL DBQ writing, Differentiated Instruction, Multiple Intelligence Theory




2010-Present teacherspayteachers.com

My store showcases social studies differentiated instruction lesson plans and PowerPoint mini-lessons. It also has graphic organizers, Multiple Intelligence activity templates and an expository leveled writing system.

CEO of Holler for Mastro, LLC.


2010- 2013

It specialized in social studies differentiated instruction for middle school American History. I created:

  • Multiple Intelligence activity engine to reduce planning time using templates
  • An interactive expository writing system
  • An interactive expository essay writing system
  • A leveled expository writing system
  • 105 graphic organizers
  • Over 70 differentiated instruction lesson plans
  • Produced Newsletters based on differentiated instruction
  • Created and maintained blog about social studies differentiated instruction

Social Studies and SPED Teacher

East Hall Middle School

2006- 2009 Gainesville, GA

  • 99 percent student writing improvement rate through the development and implementation of my leveled writing system
  • Achieved tenure
  • Served as the Social Studies Department Head for multiple years and led organized meetings
  • While serving as the SST lead teacher, I successfully placed 100 percent of SST students in appropriate placements using the RTI process
  • Successfully wrote and presented staff development for both our school and county during staff development days on the topic of social studies differentiated instruction
  • Developed a SPED and ELL accommodation chart that organized information
  • Cooperatively co-taught with SPED and ELL teachers
  • Transitioned to teaching SPED as a co-teacher and provided needed accommodations and support to students
  • Wrote quality IEP’s that helped students be successful in the classroom
  • Coached the boys soccer team and brought them to the county final by instructing them on strategy


Social Studies Teacher

Gouverneur Middle School

September 2001-2005 Gouverneur, NY

  • 100 percent success with all of the 10th grade students passing the NYS Regents exam
  • As a member of the Middle School Faculty Advisory Committee, I assisted in the achievement of our school’s removal from the Needs Improvement List (No Child Left Behind)
  • Achieved tenure
  • Cooperatively worked with the SPED co-teacher
  • Served as a Sponsor Teacher for student teachers from SUNY Potsdam

Professional Development Taken

East Hall Middle School

  • Thinking Maps
  • Co-Teaching Training
  • Building Background Knowledge
  • Co-Teaching/Push-In Training Part II
  • Choosing Target Students: Using Data to Personalize Instruction

Gouverneur Middle School

  • Effective Teaching
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Collin’s Writing
  • New Teachers Academy
  • Differentiated Instruction by using the Multiple Intelligence Theory
  • Questioning for Quality Thinking
  • Using Lexiles in the Classroom
  • Restructuring for Caring and Effective Education: The Inclusive School
  • Behavioral Management
  • Effective Cooperative Meetings Training
  • The Conflict Cycle
  • Cooperative Learning Structures and Lesson Designs
  • Modifying the Curriculum for LD Students


Maryland Teaching Certificate 2015-2020

NYS Permanent Public School Teacher Certificate

University of the State of New York Education Department, License 1796459

September 2006-Present

Georgia Educator Certificate

Georgia Professional Standards Commission, License 704785

July 2005-June 2010

NYS Provisional Public School Teacher Certificate Social Studies 7-12

University of the State of New York Education Department, License 084116011

September 2001-September 2006



State University of New York College at Potsdam

Master of Science in Education, Social Studies Secondary Education


State University of New York College at Potsdam

Bachelor of Arts, Secondary Education and History


  • Dean’s List
  • SUNYAC All-Academic Team
  • Activities and Societies: Vice President, Pledge Leader and Historian of Omega Delta Phi Sorority, Women’s Soccer Team





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