My Professional Resume


Christine L. Day

36 Shoreline Dr. Grinnell, Iowa 50112

641-236-6476 (home)641-628-5115 (office) 



 To continue to enhance my effectiveness and knowledge as an educator through experiences and targeted professional development.  



 ·         Organization

·         Communication

·         Curriculum Development

·         Teaching

·         Leadership 




Drake University

BSE 1971, MSE 1988, EDS 1999




















































































Professional Affiliations      

Professional Recognition   









Central College, Instructor

August, 2006– present

Currently teach Math Methods, Middle School Methods, Advanced Technology for Teaching, supervision of student teachers

Previous classes taught:  Family, School, and Community Relations,  Reading Methods, Reading in the Content Area for Secondary Teachers

Evaluator, Science Pioneers' Professional Development Program (SPPDP) 2007-present Title II Grant from the State of Iowa

Instructor, On-Line Course for New School Administrators to IowaLevel I Evaluator Approval Fall, 2008-presentSchool Administrators of Iowa

State Trainer, Level I Evaluator Approval Coursework

September, 2002-presentWork with Grant Wood AEA Professional Development teaching two courses each year

Iowa Department of Education, Consultant

August, 2006-March, 2008

Supported implementation of Evaluator Approval Coursework Level I and coordinated statewide team members to write and train trainers to teach Evaluator Approval Course Level II (teachers)

Lead team in writing alternative criteria for AEA staffCommunication of all DE work in area of evaluator approval coursework with AEAs, SAI, and LEAs

Worked closely with DE professional development and ISEA

Designed online evaluator approval training for experienced administrators new to Iowa   

Grant Wood AEA, Administrator

July, 2000-July, 2006

Supervised staff supporting schools in Washington and Johnston Counties

Supervised science consultants, teacher mentoring program and coordinated AEA staff mentoring

Served on various AEA-State-Local initiatives and committees

Marshalltown Community Schools, Principal

July, 1993-July, 2000

Served as principal of Fisher Elementary

Implemented first district reverse integration preschool

Coordinated and lead various school improvement efforts including school wide behavior support system

Aplington-Parkersburg Community Schools, Principal

July, 1992-July, 1993

Coordinated efforts of Middle School Implementation in the districts’  first year of whole grade sharing,

6-8Principal of Aplington K-5 program

Grinnell Community Schools, Teacher

August, 1982-May, 1992

Middle School Teacher-6th math and science

Teacher leader-middle school concept implementation

North Polk Community Schools, Teacher

August 1976-May, 1982

Kindergarten and 1st grade

Indianola Community Schools, Teacher

August, 1971-May, 1976

Kindergarten and 3rd grade  

School Administrators of Iowa

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

Iowa Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

National Council Teachers of Mathematics

National Middle School Association

Delta Kappa Gamma

Drake International Alumni Association Board member





Nominee Iowa Elementary Principal of the Year, 1999

Iowa Distinguished Teacher, 1990

Outstanding Educator for Community Service, 1990

Presenter at 3 national conferences, and numerous regional, state and local conferences

Initiated Iowa Chautauqua workshops with Dr. Bob Yager, University of Iowa




Dr. Esther Streed, Education Department Professor, Central College

Dr. Bonnie Boothroy, School Administrators of Iowa

Deb Hansen, Department of Education