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OBJECTIVE EDUCATION

Kathleen M. Samulski 641 North York Street Dearborn, MI 48128 (313) 404-0476 (mobile) kathleen_samulski@yahoo.com e-portfolio: http://ksamulski.weebly.com/ To obtain a Summer II Practicum teaching position through Oakland University in order to complete my ASD teaching endorsement Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan Master of Special Education, Projected: December 2012 Endorsement: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Projected: Fall 2012 Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan Master of Education, August, 2008 Endorsement: Instructional Technology Saint Marys College, Notre Dame, Indiana Bachelor of Arts, Spring,1996 Major: Elementary Education Endorsement: Reading

CERTIFICATION

State of Michigan Professional Education Certificate Elementary K-5 Reading 6-8 Instructional Technology K-8

EXPERIENCE

Assistive Technology (AT) Consultant, Wayne County Assistive Technology Resource Center (ATRC), Lincoln Park Public Schools, Wayne County Schools, Michigan, October, 2009-present Service 29 districts in Wayne County working with staff, students, classrooms, and programs in special education Design and teach numerous AT workshops regarding software, devices, and strategies Provide support to SCI, SXI, DD, ECP ASD & POHI Programs in Wayne County Plan and instruct professional development for districts and programs in Wayne Count upon request Work regularly with Wayne County Occupational Therapists and Speech and Language Therapists supporting the students which they serve Utilize the assistive technology (SETT) process to provide ongoing support and equipment for students in the low incidence population Instructional Technology Teacher, Dearborn Public Schools, Saint Anselm School and Dearborn Christian School, Dearborn, Michigan, September, 2008October, 2009 Applied Michigan Grade Level Expectations (GLCE) for Technology and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) standards Designed and taught the computer curriculum for first through eighth grade students Conducted formative evaluation and revisions of the computer curriculum Collected quantitative and qualitative data in order to grade and evaluate students Private Tutor, Livonia, Michigan, January, 2004-August, 2008 Second Grade Teacher, Manatee Bay Elementary & Everglades Elementary, Weston, Florida, August, 2001-2003 Educated 28 students while implementing the approved curriculum Taught students with ASD in a full inclusion setting Modified curriculum to accommodate ASD, ELL and ESE students Participated regularly in second grade and exceptional student education meetings Collaborated for IEPs and Child Study Team Utilized technology in the classroom Cultivated parent awareness of and involvement in classroom activities Director, A Childrens Carousel Preschool, Sunrise, Florida, June 2000-August 2001

Led, observed, and evaluated a staff of 25 educators & observed and assessed students 2-5 years old Implemented the standards of the National Association of the Education of Young Children Provided ongoing education while conducting meetings for all personnel Recruited, interviewed, and hired staff Kindergarten Teacher & Preschool Teacher, A Childrens Carousel, Sunrise, Florida, January 1999-June 2000 Educated, observed, and assessed children in an early childhood learning environment Interacted with the parents through frequent conferences, newsletters, and progress reports Substitute Teacher, Michigan Public Schools, September, 1995-June, 1997