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Marissa Parrinello Page

150 Seminary Drive, #3B, Mill Valley, CA 94941 Phone: 415.314.0297 Email: mparrinello2@gmail.com Teacher Website: mrsmarissapage.weebly.com

OBJECTIVE To teach middle/high school science and guide all of my students to become skilled scientists, lifelong learners, community-makers and world-changers. EDUCATION Dominican University of California, San Rafael, CA Teacher Preparation Program Aug. 2012 - May 2013 SB 2042 Preliminary Single Subject Teaching Credential; Biological/Life Science (including English Learner authorization); Anticipated Completion: June 1, 2013 Academic Excellence Scholarship B.A Humanities and Cultural Studies December 2010 Concentration - Social and Cultural Studies, Minor - History Summa Cum Laude GPA 3.96, Presidential Scholarship and Deans List Alpha Chi National Honor Scholarship Society and Gamma Sigma Honor Society HIGH SCHOOL TEACHING EXPERIENCE & TRAINING Student Teacher, Tamalpais High School, Mill Valley, CA Jan. 2013 - Present Integrated Science 2 Engaged students with inquiry and project-based learning experiences that prioritize standards-based learning goals and integrate experimental design with real-life connections Differentiated instruction and assessment for class community of 30 diverse students, including 4 students with Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and several students from underserved backgrounds; Created differentiated activities and interventions so that all students in the class could access content and master learning goals; maintained positive and consistent classroom management policies Collaborated with supervising teacher, Mary Wuerth, on curriculum design and classroom management, as well as with assistant principals and counselors on positive intervention for individual students Sheltered Integrated Science 4 Designed, adapted and differentiated Understanding By Design-oriented curriculum specifically for diverse classroom of English Language Learners (ELLs), consisting of freshmen through senior Beginner, Intermediate and Early Advanced CELDT speakers from more than 8 different countries Worked closely with supervising teacher, Jennifer Brown, and Integrated Science 3-4 team regarding classroom management strategies, unit planning and learning goals Campus and District Participation During one-on-one sessions and tutorial periods, helped students learn and master content they initially thought they could not do Assisted with International Club; connected with students for weekly meetings and event planning Participated regularly in science department meetings, staff meetings and district development days with focus on learning progressions, team-building, mastery-based assessment and Response to Intervention policies Participant Observer, Tamalpais High School, Mill Valley, CA Aug. 2012 - Present Logged more than 150 hours observing Tamalpais High School teachers across disciplines (Aug. 2012-Present) Substitute Teacher, Tamalpais High School, Mill Valley, CA Emergency Substitute Teaching Credential, expiration Oct. 2013 Taught Science, Mathematics and Humanities classes for all grade levels Sept. 2012 - Present

Marissa Parrinello Page


150 Seminary Drive, #3B, Mill Valley, CA 94941 Phone: 415.314.0297 Email: mparrinello2@gmail.com Teacher Website: mrsmarissapage.weebly.com

Proctored the California High School Exit Exam at Tamalpais High School

TEACHING-RELATED EXPERIENCE College Bound & Marin County Volunteers, San Rafael, CA Apr. 2012 - Jan. 2013 Science, English and History Tutor Tutored student who was at risk of failing Biology for second time; guided student to raise grade to a C and successfully pass the final exam Worked one-on-one and in small groups with students on study, organization and essay writing skills Steve and Kates Camp, Mill Valley, CA June 2012 - Aug. 2012 Office Manager and Counselor Provided personalized service for parents and their children (kindergarten through 7th grade) while coordinating daily registration for campers Resolved interpersonal conflicts and discipline-related issues between campers Managed first-aid and emergency issues for campers and staff; oversaw office inventory and supplies Nielsen Merksamer, et al., San Rafael, CA National Compliance Political Reports Specialist Feb. 2011 - May 2012 Assisted nationwide clientele in complying with campaign, lobby and ethics laws; maintained excellent client working relationships via phone conversations, email correspondence, etc. Church of the Open Door, San Rafael, CA Jan. 2011 - Present Flipside Youth Group Leader Mentored and counseled teenagers (ages 11-18 years) in one-on-one and group settings about academic, social, emotional and home-life issues Planned and organized monthly outreach and group activities; co-led annual summer camping trip Young Moms Marin, San Rafael, CA Jan. 2010 - May 2010 Social Work Intern Designed group activities to foster community between teenage mothers (ages 14 - 22 years) and educate them on child development stages, nutrition and healthy lifestyles Advised group leader on long-range goal-setting, fundraising, and future projects Parliamo Italiano, LLC, Mill Valley, CA Oct. 2009 - June 2010 Preschool Playgroup Instructor Instructed preschoolers (ages 1.5-5 years) in Italian immersion playgroup Designed lesson plans and other curriculum to facilitate foreign language learning in early education
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & CERTIFICATIONS Certified in CPR/AED and First Aid by the American Heart Association, expiration June 2014 Proficient with Windows, Mac and Cloud-based applications, including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Prezi and Weebly Languages: Conversational Italian and beginning Spanish Memberships: California Science Teachers Association & National Science Teachers Association Training: Coho salmon creekwalk naturalist training, Salmon Protection & Watershed Network (SPAWN) Attendee: Climate Disruption - What Math and Science Have to Say, MPE2013 Simmons Lecture Series REFERENCES: Available upon request