Jessica Drefke




             English teacher seeking a chance to educate and inspire students at the high school level.


Professional Profile

            I am enthusiastic about creating an environment for students to grow and develop existing skills safely.


Education and Certification

            ICP Siena Heights University, Adrian MI (2010)


            Bachelor of Arts Alma College, Alma MI (2008)

            Major: English            Minor: American Studies


            Michigan Certification Michigan Provisional Teaching Certificate (pending)

            English grades 6-12


Teaching Experience

            Student Teacher Onsted High School, Onsted MI

            9th grade English (Nov. 2009-March 2010)

                        Implement lesson plans and school curriculum

                        Creatively assess classroom management needs

                        Perform everyday tasks to keep classroom operating

                        Daily journal for supervising teacher

                        Daily debriefing for cooperating teacher

                        Acknowledged proper student participation for student of the month


            Pre-Student Teaching Experience

                        Observed, participated, and gained over 250 hours of teaching experience in high school classrooms


Other Work Experience

      Mother’s Helper: Adrian, MI (2009-Present)




         7-11 Cashier: Alma, MI (2007-2008)

                        Built displays

                        Theft prevention

                        Resolved customer complaints

            Meijer Gas Station Attendee: Adrian, MI (Summers 2004-2006)

                        Stock inventory

                        Handled customer complaints

                        Theft prevention


Community Involvement

         Trick or Treat for Diabetes with Alpha Gamma Delta at Alma College

            Volunteer for The Daily Bread of Lenawee

            Tecumseh Pops Orchestra


Other Certifications

            Adult/Child/Infant CPR and AED (04/24/2010)

            Basic First Aid (04/24/2010)