Curriculum Vita

                                                                            Annie Laura McShane

Post Office Box 743

Beacon, NY 12508

(845) 831-3728 (h.)                                                                                                                 (662) 640-8323 (c.)

Education                    Mississippi University for Women Columbus, Mississippi

                                    Master of Arts in Teaching, August 2004Minor: French

Overall GPA: 4.0

Mississippi University for Women Columbus, Mississippi

Bachelor of Arts, August 2002

Major: Communication

Emphasis: Journalism

Minor: English

Overall GPA: 3.4


Dutchess County Youth Bureau Beacon, New York Youth Worker for the Dutchess County Youth Services Unit                                     October 2008-present

  • Provide free weekly, individual counseling to any child in Dutchess County ages four to 21 based on individual client goals
  • Serve as an advocate for the clients who are represented by the Youth Services Unit, by attending conferences at schools or attending other agency meetings with clients and/or client families
  • Refer clients to other agencies for appropriate services based on needs-assessments
  • Educate clients and families on family management techniques including modeling, mediation, consistency and consequences through family counseling session

Tuscaloosa County School System Tuscaloosa, Alabama Classroom Teacher of the Gifted August 2007 through July 2008

  • Taught middle school gifted education, careers, and technology at Northside Middle School in Samantha, Alabama
  • Operated a computer lab at Northside Middle School
  •  Taught middle school gifted education at Collins-Riverside Middle School in Northport, Alabama
  • Served as a co-sponsor for the Music Club at Collins-Riverside School
  • Amory School District Amory, Mississippi

Classroom Teacher July 2003 through June 2007

  • Taught high school French, English, compensatory reading and writing, and GED science classes
  • Worked as a before and after school tutor
  • Served as an active member of the Teacher Intervention Team
  • Coached high school girls’ soccer, sponsored the French club and the Diamond girls
  •  Co-directed a school play and assisted with backstage coordination of two high school musicals
  • Served as a Junior/Senior banquet committee chairperson

21st Century Grant Program Amory, Mississippi Program Enrichment Teacher June 2004 through June 2007

  • Taught incoming at-risk and/or repeating third, fourth, and fifth graders French in a federally-funded, month-long summer program
  • Used French as an Enrichment tool to teach one week out of the month
  • Planned morning physical warm-up activities for the students