Mary K. Miles      

8929 East Tyler Road

 Breckenridge, MI  48615

Grad cap and diploma

State Of Michigan Teaching Certification 2010

Alma College


Bachelors of Arts

(2010); MajorEarly Childhood and Elementary Education

Minors – English and Sociology of Anthropology

College EducationAlma College, Alma Michigan, 48808

Educational Accomplishments  

International Honor Society in ELA

Michigan Scholars – Two Years



Alma College

Student Teaching Experience

Elementary Student Teaching

Merrill Elementary School, 555 West Alice Street, Merrill Michigan,

Kindergarten Classroom – Winter 2010

Cooperating Teacher:

 Christine Peacock -


Early Childhood Student Teaching - Term: Spring 2007

Michigan Kindergarten Readiness Program

Carrie Knause School – 121 I & K Street,  St. Louis, Michigan

Cooperating Teacher:

Sharon Wise –


Career         Objective

To gain a teaching position in an educational facility teaching in Early Childhood or Elementary Education. I am also available to sub within any educational facility.

current    Education

 additional education teaching experience/ development/ activities 


Work  Experience

Fall 2004 to 2010   Alma College – Teacher Education  Alma, MI·         Major–Elementary Education with a ZA in Early Childhood Education              1st Minor – English 2nd Minor – Sociology

Lansing Community College – Elementary EducationDavenport University – Business Certification ·                                                                                                 Placements at Land of Oz Pre-school and Luce Road Early Learning Center.·         After School Program Assistant – Hillcrest Elementary and Luce Road Early Learning Center.·         Reading Buddies Program – Hillcrest Elementary.·         Michigan Services Scholars Program – 2 years

January 2, 2008 – June 6, 2008 (Funding Ended at site)§

Lead Head Start Teacher

SISD Patty Cake Play House  1310 N. Michigan Ave, Saginaw, MI  48602 Prepare lesson plans, make observations according to the Head Start guidlines and regulations, utilize the Creative Curriculum web site and enter information as needed  

2005/2007   Kids Kingdom Pre-School   Alma, MI                   

Lesson Planner/Teacher § Develop and plan lessons according to seasons, ages and needs of children.§ Develop gross and fine motor skills.§ Assist with snacks.  Daycare closed. 

Tutor Summer 2005 - Alma Summer Parks Program Assistant  

Wright Park  Alma Middle School/Susan Smoker 989-463-3112§

Run small and large motor games for outside play§ Monitor swim time§ Monitor snack time§ Monitor arts and crafts§ Monitor free time§ Evaluate game skills§ Monitor children on field trips 

Teach Summer Enrichment Classes - Alma Community Center      Gina Holmes     989-463-2555                                                                    Classes include the following: Arts and Crafts, Cooking with Children, Clowning Around, Puppetry

01/1999-08/2004 Lansing School District Lansing, MI

Beekman Center 517-325-6740

Specialized Paraprofessional–(Most Valuable Team Player 2 yrs)·         Experience in a center based program as a building float.· Familiar in many areas of special education: SMI, SXI, SCI, Special Olympics, Pre-primary education and child development issues.· In charge of ordering classroom supplies, for the center/inventory control, and answering multi line phones, cooking and reading.· Trained in Positive Behavior Support and Crisis Prevention Intervention.· Experience in a Team Job Training Program, and Production Services for young adults.· Experience working with students ages 3 year – 26 year. ·Assorted clerical duties, computer, copy machine, fax, and laminator, also teach cooking, reading and do general cleaning.·         Teach daily living skills, computer, art, fine/gross motor, work with PT/OT.

1996 -1999 Lansing School District Lansing, MI                        Northwestern Elementary/Wainwright Elementary

General Education Assistant/Pre-primary Sub/Lunch Aid       

Food Service preparation and service for elementary grade students·         Academic Tutor for elementary students grades K - 5· In charge of detention center for the building, clerical duties as deemed necessary.·         Experience working in the HOST program.     Experience in after school program and art activities.

Other               Experience

All-Of-Us Express Children’s Theatre – Experience in applying theatrical make-up, set construction, costumes, hair, video taping and clerical work.

Professional Clown – Name-Snug-a-bug, birthday parties, school carnivals, ice cream socials.

Character Reading – “The Cat In The Hat”, full costume and make-up.