Stephannie Hesch

Permanent : 232 E. Cherry St.Mason  MI 48854

My mission is to  create a compassionate and safe environment where students discover the truth about themselves as learnes. 

Career Objective:      To learn to be an effective teacher when instructing young children in their elementary school career.

Education :

                       Alma College                                                                          Alma, MI

                        Bachelor of Arts, April 2009                                     

·         Major: Elementary Education

·         Minors: Math & Psychology

·         Early Childhood Endorsement

                                    ·         GPA: 3.5859

Teaching Experience / Placement:

            January 2009-

            April 2009              Student Teaching                                                        Bath, MI

·         Planed and implemented lessons in all subjects. 

May 2008        Argentina Experience                                                            Buenos Aries,

                                                                                                            Argentina, South America

                           ·         Taught English to 5th grade Spanish speaking students, traveled to Iguazu to see the rainforest                                         and the waterfall, and was fully immersed into another country for 4 weeks. (English as a  second language)

         Fall 2008         Vestaburg Elementary School                                    Vestaburg, MI

·         Taught literacy lessons dealing with Stellauna

         Fall 2007         Luce Road Early Childhood Learning Center            Alma, MI

·         Special Education: ECDD (Early Childhood Development Delay)

·         Assisted a boy in the areas of social, emotional, and academic skills.

Summer 2007  Volunteered at a Summer Program                             Mason, MI

Through Mason Public Schools         

·         I volunteered through the AmeriCore program. I worked with students ranging in age from kindergarten to sixth grade. 

Spring 2007    Tutored a 3rd grade boy                                               St. Louis, MI

·         Read and wrote stories.  I worked with him on his reading and comprehension skills.  

Spring 2007     Luce Road Early Childhood Learning Center            Alma, MI

·         Worked with kindergarten students in small groups in math and reading. 

Spring 2006     Alma College Head Start                                            Alma, MI

·         Performed a case study on one of the students in Head Star program.   I assessed to see if this student was developing normally. 

Fall 2006         Alma College Head Start                                            Alma, MI

·         Taught a successful lesson on fire safety to three-four- and five year olds students.  I also educated students on the five senses.  I brought in a sense box where the students explored the five senses and at the same time learning about colors and shapes.


         Current             Michigan State UniversitySpartan Child Development Center                 East Lansing, MI

                                   Day Care Aid, 

                                        - I am hired to work with children on their social, emotional, motor and other skills during breaks and summers. 


 Summers         Seasonal Employee,                                                    East Lansing, MI

2007,2006       Michigan State University Grounds              

·         Moved lawns and performed other outdoor work.

 Summer 2005  Resident Camp Counselor                                          Harrison, MI

Michigan Capital Girl Scout Council             

·         I mentored 3rd to 6th graders at a Girl Scout Camp.  I guided girls in the right direction to learn life skills. 


 2007                Certificate of National Service : AmeriCorps

 2006-Present   Dean’s List

          2006-Present   Alma College Leadership Alliance

·         2006 : Student Congress Representative

·         2007: Alumni Board Representative

          2006-2009   Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority

-         2006-2007: Ritual and Membership Chair

2004                Outward Bound Participant, California

2004                Gold Award Recipient in Girl Scouts 

2003                Outward Bound Participant, Colorado  

2002                Silver Award Recipient in Girl Scouts


 References :

             Dr. Peggy Thelen                    Assistant Professor of Education at Alma College

614 W. Superior St.

Alma, MI 48801

Work (989) 463-7202


           Irene McKinley                        Second Grade Teacher at Bath Elementary

           13789 Webster Rd.                Cooperating Teacher during Student Teaching

           PO Box 310

           Bath, MI 48808

          Work (517) 669-5156

          Cell (517) 449-2175


         Chuck Sandro                          Filed Instructor during Student Teaching

         Education Department, SAC

         Alma College

        614 W. Superior St.

        Alma, MI 48801-1599

        Work (989) 463-7261


Ann Hoffman                         Director of Undergraduate Student Affairs in the College of

816 Cindy                               Commutation Arts and Sciences

Mason MI 48854

Home (517) 676-1745


            Martha Williams                      Catholic Youth Minster at St. James Catholic Church

            346 Crosswind Dr.                  

            Dimondale, MI 48821

            Home (517) 646-0940