Shauna B Lapointe


To obtain an elementary teaching position or a middle school math teacher using my experience and qualifications in your school.   


 2008-2010 Fitchburg State College Fitchburg, MA   

M. Ed in Elementary Education

Graduated May 2010

GPA: 3.98/4.0 

2003-2007 Fitchburg State College Fitchburg, MA

B.S. in Education: Elementary Education 1-6

Second Major: Interdisciplinary Studies: Minor in History with concentrations in Mathematics and Science.

Dean’s List –Fall 2003 to Spring 2007

GPA: 3.49/4.0

Professional License: Elementary 1-6

Professional License: Mathematics 5-8 (in progress, to be completed for 2011school year)

 Teaching experience

 May 2008- Current Self Employed        Malden, MA

In this current position I privately tutor middle school students in mathematics, using a variety of techniques to help students increase their mathematics ability and confidence.  

August 2010- December 2010    Lowell Community Charter Public School        Lowell, MA

I worked here as a 1st grade teacher.  Here I worked with a wide variety of students, ELL students, students with emotional and behavioral needs, and students with special educational needs.  Here I used Scott Foresman Reading Street and Every Day Math. 

August 2007- August 2010   Saint Joseph School            Medford, MA

I worked here as a 1st grade teacher.  I also taught 5th grade in the same school.  Both experiences here have been very positive and I have learned a lot about myself and fine tuned my teaching style. 

March 2007 - May 2007    North West Elementary   Leominster, MA

8 week student urban teaching station 2This was a 4th grade inclusion classroom with students with many different needs.  In this experience differentiating instruction became a key part of lesson planning.  Also IEP and 504 plans were heavily used to guide the instruction. 

 January 2007-March 2007   Helen Mae Sauter School   Gardner, MA

8 week student urban teaching station 1 This was a 2nd grade classroom.  In this class I refined my education in a practical setting developing professional skills while, taking over all classroom instruction.  Here I also gained experience with Wilson Fundation instruction 

Fall 2006             Memorial Elementary School      Winchendon, MA

Pre-practicum for Creative Arts in Education Class Here I spent time participating in Kindergarten and Second Grade music education classroom experiencing how to tie the arts into the curriculum.  

Spring 2006         Memorial Elementary School     Winchendon, MAHere

 I spent my time participating in a 3rd grade mathematics class.  Additional time was spent with MCAS preparations and preparing for a historical reenactment for Parents Night in the same class volunteering my own time.

 Fall 2005              Toy Town Elementary            Winchendon, MA

2 Pre-practicums were completed at this location, the first one in reading and the other in social studies.  The experience in the social studies class was spent in a 6th grade classroom.  The reading experience was spent in a 5th grade reading class.  Here I was introduce to and honed my experience Guided Reading, Literature Circles, Readers Theater and whole class instruction to involve students while differentiating instruction.  

 Fall 2005               McKay Campus School               Fitchburg, MA

Here I spent time in a 2nd grade classroom.  I participated in phonics instruction, guided reading, responsive classroom, and whole classroom instruction.Also, during this experience I also participated in one on one tutoring for a 3rd grade child in writing instruction. 

Spring 2005           Toy Town Elementary              Winchendon, MA

Here I spent time participating and teaching in 5th and 6th grade science classrooms.  In this experience I participated in hands on activities and whole class instruction.   

Fall 2004              McKay Campus School              Fitchburg, MA 

In this setting I participated in a fourth grade classroom spending time participating in a responsive classroom setting.  Here I first started implementing the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks into whole class instruction.   

January - May 2003       Toy Town Elementary     Winchendon, MA

This setting was multiage classrooms with 3 teachers teaching grades 4-6 as a team. The classes were integrated with multiple ages in one class.  Here I developed classroom management skills, began whole class instruction, and learned the importance of differentiated instruction. 


Honors Society and organizations

 Member of Kappa Delta Pi: International Honor Society in Education

Graduated Cum Laude-Undergraduate

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