Katrina O’Brien

                                         398 Radcliffe Road  

                                          Lexington, KY 40505 

                                            (859) 338-4700                                   


Objective: To obtain a classroom teaching position at an Elementary level.


2005-2008 Teacher Education Program, University of KentuckyTeacher certification: Statement of Eligibility

1999-2004 B.A. in Political Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington KY, May 2004

            Teaching Expeience:

Dec. 2007- Present: Substitute Teaching – Fayette County Schools

Aug. 2007-Dec. 2007: Student Teaching - Fourth Grade: Clays Mill Elementary, Mrs. Carlin

·        Lesson Planning

·        Reading Program implementation (Great Leaps)

 ·        One-on-One, Whole Group, and Small group instruction with students

·        Implementation of technology through teaching (CPS and PowerPoint software)

·        Classroom Management 

Mar. 2007-April 2007: Practicum - Third Grade :(8 weeks) Garden Springs Elementary, Mrs. Burch

·        Lesson Planning

·        Completed reading evaluations

·        Whole class and small group instruction, created hands-on math activities

·        Conducted day-to-day transitional activities

·        Trained in technology including CPS units and united streaming 

Work Experience:

2005-Current Woodland Early  Learning Center, Preschool teacher, Lexington KY

·        Implementation of developmental curriculum

·        Classroom management 

2002-2005 YMCA of Central Kentucky, Site Director, Lexington, KY

·        Setting up of program days, such as

·        Organizing staff and planning of daily curriculum;

·        Communications with Parents about sensitive information and child welfare

·         Budget planning, organization of financial information, and sales of childcare program