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Tara Tanner

2450 S. Meridian Rd.

Midland, Mi. 48640

989-835-9284 (home) 989-492-1527 (cell)

tlcichos@svsu.edu

 

EXPERIENCED EDUCATOR

HIGHLY QUALIFIED

 

“I believe my role as a teacher at the elementary level is to prepare young students to become capable, productive members of society with the knowledge and skills necessary to lead successful lives. By catering to each student’s individual needs and providing them with real world, hands-on learning, I will be able to help students reach their highest potential.”

 

 

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS AND ASSETS

Had an extensive amount of methods classes at SVSU that have prepared me to be an excellent, highly qualified teacher

Have experience teaching lessons in a variety of settings (urban, suburban, and rural)

Frequently subbing in a Cognitively Impaired classroom has helped me to respond well to diversity in the classroom and I am comfortable adapting and modifying instruction

Have a strong desire to participate in school and community activities outside of the classroom

Small business ownership has allowed me to feel comfortable in a leadership position

Am able to confidently use technology in the classroom

Have been on the Dean’s or President’s List throughout my college experience

Have a family and am able to multitask

Have traveled extensively within the United States, and have visited other countries

Am trained in administering DIBELS testing

Title I teaching has given me “real world” teaching experience

 

 

EDUCATION

Saginaw Valley State University

University Center, Mi.

Bachelors Degree (2010)- Elementary Education

Minors: Integrated Science and English

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Delta College

University Center, Mi.

Associates Degree in the Arts (2005)

 

 

HIGHLIGHTED PROFESSIONAL TEACHING EXPERIENCE

MIDLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS- Midland, Mi.

- Title I Teacher, Mills Elementary 2010-current

- Substitute Teacher and Paraprofessional 2009-current

 

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

 

I have been an active member of SMEA (Student Michigan Education Association) since 2009.

 

 

 

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES

 

*MICROSOFT WORD

*POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS

*INTERNET NAVIGATION

*EMAIL

*FAMILIAR WITH SOFTWARE FOR THE CLASSROOM, SUCH AS

INSPIRATION AND KIDSPIRATION

*WEBSITE CREATION

 

 

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCES

 

YOUNG AUTHORS DAY- DELTA COLLEGE

“BRIGHTER SCHOOLS, BRIGHTER COMMUNITIES”- SAGINAW, MICHIGAN

WRITING TUTOR- AUBURN, MICHIGAN

HELPED CREATE A SCHOOL GARDEN- MIDLAND, MICHIGAN

KINDERGARTEN AID ONCE A WEEK- MIDLAND, MICHIGAN

 

 

 

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