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Christina Haskell

9780 Bath Road Laingsburg, MI 48848 Thaskell76@gmail.com (517) 348-7214 "Ideal teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross, then having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create bridges of their own." -- Nikos Kazantzakis
CAREER OBJECTIVE To obtain a Mathematics and/or English Language Arts teaching position at the secondary level, that will best utilize my skills as an educator and help positively support the students and community for whom I serve. EDUCATION Bachelor of Science in Education, Expected Graduation: Spring 2013, Summa Cum Laude Concentration in Secondary Teacher Preparation, Major: Math, Minor: English Baker College of Owosso, Owosso, MI Cumulative GPA 3.9/4.0 Major GPA 4.0/4.0 SUMMARY OF ACHIEVEMENTS Presidents List Recipient, Baker College of Owosso 2008-2013 Deans List Recipient, Baker College of Owosso 2009-2012 Baker College Teacher Prep Advisory Board Member 2012-2013 PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT and WORK RELATED EXPERIENCE 8 Grade Mathematics Long-Term Substitute Teacher, January 2013-Current Ovid-Elsie Middle School Duties and Responsibilities: Managing classes of 24 to 28 students with responsibility for teaching, testing and analyzing growth in students, grading, curriculum planning, maintaining open communication with parents, faculty, and administration, and working closely with the special education teachers in a team-taught setting. Student Teaching Internship, August 2012-January 2013 Ovid-Elsie High School Mathematics and English Language Arts Duties and Responsibilities: After observing my cooperating teachers for a couple of weeks, I assumed all the responsibilities of a classroom teacher, in both mathematics and English Language Arts classrooms, including, lesson planning and instruction, formative and summative assessment, maintaining open communication with parents, faculty, and administration, and department meetings and planning.
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Program Assistant, 2006-2007 CACS Head Start Program, Perry, MI Duties and Responsibilities: Assisted lead teacher with all aspects of classroom management, executed lesson plans, used leadership skills and creativity to lead via bus, interaction with parents regarding childs daily activities and behaviors.

In-home Childcare Provider, 1997-2001 Owner/Operator Licensed In-home Childcare Center Duties and Responsibilities: Provided an in-home licensed day care center for children birth to age ten, including meals, preschool and afterschool activities, arts and crafts, story and learning time, including individual tutoring. EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS and TRAINING Common Core Training Child/Adult CPR and First Aid Certification Headstart Training Time Management Skills Organizational Skills Compassion and Patience Computer Skills Excellent Communication Skills Classroom Management Skills PowerSchool STAR Math and Reading Assessments Common Core Lesson/Unit Planning Team Planning Write to Learn Literacy Program Penda Learning Program Mandated Reporter Training Michigan Association of Teacher Educators Spring 2012 Conference Baker College Creating a Classroom for Learning 2012 Conference

COMMUNITY WORK and ORGANIZATIONS Participant: Baker College Teacher Prep Advisory Board, 2012-2013 Volunteer: IVHQ/Emerging Voices: Childcare, English instruction, elderly homeless shelter, and museum translation work in Bogota, Colombia, June 2011 Member: Phi Delta Kappa, 2010-Current Member: NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics), 2010-Current Volunteer: CACS Perry Head Start Classroom, 2007-2010