Resume

Education

Eastern Connecticut State University- Willimantic, CT

B.A. in History/Social Sciences and 7-12 Education, December 2008, Magna Cum Laude

·     GPA: 3.79

·         Honors: Dean’s List, Honors Program, Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society- Epsilon Nu Chapter, Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society  

M.S. in Educational Technology, anticipated Spring 2012

·         GPA: 3.9

TEACHING Experience

Windham Middle School, Windham, CT- Grade 7- Social Science Teacher                    (June 2010- present)

·         Responsible for the planning and teaching of four grade 7 Social Studies classes

·         Team Leader

·         Teach Enrichment/Intervention period based on reading deficiencies and supervise Extended Literacy period

·         Correspond with parents and other teachers regarding student progress

·         Attend team meetings three times per week and grade level data team meetings twice per week

·         Attend staff meetings, vertical data team meetings, school-wide data team meetings, redesign committee, district social studies curriculum meetings and other school functions

Windham High School, Windham, CT- Grades 9-12- Social Science Teacher                 (September 2009- June 2010)

·         Responsible for the planning and teaching of two Fundamental United States History classes, two College Prep United States History classes and one College Prep Global Studies class.

·         Supervise study hall periods in the cafeteria and lunches

·         Correspond with parents and other teachers regarding student progress

·         Attend weekly data team meetings

·         Attend staff meetings and other school functions

Great Path Academy, Manchester, CT- Grades 10-12

Long Term Substitute Teacher, September 2009

·         Responsible for the planning and teaching of three American Literature classes and two Journalism classes

·         Supervise academic assistance periods in library and after school help

·         Correspond with parents and other teachers regarding student progress

·         Attend staff meetings and other school functions

Building Substitute, May 2009-June 2009

·         Facilitate lessons per teacher’s instructions and supervise classroom behavior

·         Administer final exams

Long Term Substitute Teacher, April 2009-May 2009

·         Responsible for the planning and teaching of two Criminal Justice classes and three U.S. History classes

·         Supervise academic assistance periods in library, after school help and a Civil Rights class

·         Correspond with parents and other teachers regarding student progress

·         Attend staff meetings and other school functions

Town of Enfield, CT Board of Education- Substitute Teacher                                        (May 2006- present)

·         Facilitate lessons per teacher’s instructions and supervise classroom behavior

Coventry High School, Coventry, CT- Grades 9-12- Student Teacher                             (Spring 2008)

·         Taught 9th -12th grade Youth & Law class and two 11th grade U.S. History Classes

·         Supervised homeroom, study hall, academic assistance period, teacher/office detentions and after school help

·         Corresponded with parents and other teachers regarding student progress

·         Attended staff meetings, parent meetings and annual review PPTs.

Norwich Free Academy, Norwich, CT- Grade 9, Student Teacher                                 (Fall 2007)

·         Taught lessons for a 10th grade World History class, 11th grade U.S. History class and observed a 9th grade civics class

William J. Johnson Middle School, Colchester, CT- Grade 8, Student Teacher                (Spring 2007)

·         Assisted in teaching an 8th grade social studies class

Eastern Connecticut State University, Physical Education class                                      (April 2006)

·         Developed lesson plan and taught a health class on bullying at Windham Middle School

Related Work Experience

South Windsor Swim and Tennis Club, South Windsor, CT, Head Swim Team Coach     (Summer 2009)

·         Supervise and coach all team practices and meets for swimmers between the ages of five and seventeen

·         Responsible for creating meet line-ups and other day to day organizational duties

Town of Enfield, CT Recreation Department

Enfield Dolphins Swim Coach, November 2003- present

·         Supervise and coach my assigned practice groups at meets and workouts for swimmers ages five through eighteen

·         Collaborate with the Head Coach to create meet line-ups

·         Responsible for coaching of United States Swimming team members- all line-ups, meets and extra practices

Aquatics Director, May 2008 – March 2009

·         Oversaw thirty staff members and three separate pool staffs

·         Rewrote the swimming lesson curriculum giving each level specific objectives that build upon previously learned knowledge

·         Managed schedules, substitutes, timesheets and communication between staff and patrons

Head Lifeguard, May 2007- May 2008 and March 2009-present

Swimming Lesson Instructor and Lifeguard, May 2004- May 2007

·         Planned lesson plans, supervised students between the ages of three and twelve and supervised patrons

LEADERSHIP & Activities:

·         Central Connecticut Summer Swim League Secretary: August 2006- present

·         Central Connecticut Winter Swim League Vice President: September 2007- September 2011

·     Central Connecticut Winter Swim League Secretary: September 2011- present