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MARINA JOHNSON

EDUCATION State College, PA Fall 2007-Present Pennsylvania State University: Schreyer Honors College English and Secondary Education/Communications Major

Deans List (Fall 07 Fall 10) | GPA: 3.83/4.00 | Primary Major GPA: 3.92/4.00 | Graduation date: May 2011

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE Theatre & English Teacher at Altoona Area High School | Altoona, PAFall 11-Present Instructor of introductory and advanced theatre classes Director of all high school productions Supervisor of drama club
Student Teaching/Pre-Student Teaching Practicum| Altoona Area High School| Altoona, PAFall 2010-Spring 2011 Collaborated with mentor teacher and co-teacher in order to attain valuable teaching experience as well as ample feedback and reflection Conceptualized and carried out one entire semester of lesson and unit plans Philadelphia Urban Seminar| Wagner Middle School| Philadelphia, PA- Summer 2009 Created learning experiences and lessons for two weeks in an urban setting Nanny to Young Adult with Special Needs | University Park, PA Summer 2009 Created fun and engaging scholastic and artistic projects appropriate to age and mental capabilities30 hrs/week Classroom Assistant at St. Sophias Orthodox Academy | Westmont, PA Summer 08 & 09 Implemented English assignments and creative activities with 5-9th grade students Music Teacher at Harbor House Preschool| Altoona, PA- Fall 2007-Spring 2008 Taught and composed music lesson plans for children 4-6

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE President/Co-Founder of One Stage Revolution | State College, PA Spring 2009-Current Advocating for social awareness and reform through the use of performing arts Instructing actors in post-Modern theatre techniques such as Suzuki and Viewpoints Worked with organizations such as Centre County Reads program and the LGBTA community to advocate change and promote understanding and an open dialogue Crew Member at Eisenhower Auditorium | State College, PA Fall 2009-Current Various stage crew work: light hangs, light board operator, etc. EXTRACURRICULAR January 2010 Present | One Stage Revolution | President & Co-Founder Fall 2010-Present | Service Chair| Omicron Delta Kappa Society of Leadership and Success Fall 2008-Summer 2010 | Member of Ivyside Pride Choir | Performed in Strasbourg, France, Summer 2010 Summer 2009 | Performer in the opera Carmen with the Rome Festival Choir in Rome, Italy Summer 2009 | Worked with Project Mexico building homes and doing mission work HONORS

President/Co-Founder of One Stage Revolution, Most Outstanding New Student Organization of the Year Penn State Homecoming Court 2010 Omicron Delta Kappa Society of Leadership and Success Member of Alpha Lambda Delta & Phi Beta Kappa Academic Honors Societies Member of Golden Key International Honor Society