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Bernie Sammons

E-Mail BernieSammons@msn.com

OBJECTIVE:
Seeking an opportunity to educate students in the skills, facts and tools needed to succeed in the modern world. In addition, an opportunity to serve as an effective member of a learning team that will help a school and its community as it creates a vision to fulfill its mission for all children to achieve their full potential

EDUCATION:
University of New England Biddeford, Maine Masters of Education Nov, 2011- Present Major: Educational Leadership GPA 3.9 Courses: Teacher as a leader, Differentiation Theory and Strategies, Motivational Theory and Classroom Management, Supervision & Evaluation of Instructional Personnel, Educational Leadership, School Finance, School Law, Portfolio, Organizational Theory & Strategic Planning, Action Research, Internship. Rio Salado Community College Phoenix, Arizona Elementary Education Certification March, 2008 Major: Elementary Education GPA 3.6 Arizona State University Bachelor of Science May, 2002 Major: Finance GPA 2.85 Tempe, Arizona

LICENSURE:
Arizona Provisional Teaching License for Elementary Education K-8 Nevada Non-Renewable Teaching License for Elementary Education K-8 Highly Qualified: Elementary Education K-8, Middle School Math

TEACHING & RELEVANT EXPERIENCE:


Job Title: House Husband/Stay at Home Dad
Job Title: Kindergarten Teacher Clark County School District Responsibilities: Taught students according to prepared lesson plans aligned to common core standards. Adjusted classroom management strategies depending on subject and needs of students. Prepared report cards Used formative, summative and standardized tests to guide instruction Assisted other teachers when needed Prepared weekly classroom newsletter to inform parents of students progress. Provided student accommodations for students on an IEP

June 2012- Present January, 2012- June 2012


Las Vegas, Nevada

Job Title: House Husband/Stay at Home Dad

September 2010- January 2012

Job Title: First Grade Lead Teacher


Heartland Ranch Elementary School Responsibilities:

May 2008 - September 2010


Coolidge, Arizona

Prepared lesson plans Used formative, summative and standardized tests to guide instruction. Served as member of school RTI committee, President of the Box Tops for Education Committee, Member of the School District 301 committee Provided assistance and training when needed to kindergarten and 1st grade teachers at our school. Prepared weekly classroom newsletter to inform parents of students progress Provided student accommodations for students on an IEP.

Job Title: Substitute Teacher


Clark County School District Responsibilities:

January, 2007- July 2008


Las Vegas, Nevada

Taught prepared lesson plans in place of licensed teachers. Created lesson plans in absence of lesson plans. Adjusted classroom management strategies depending on age of children teaching. Challenged students; always asking questions that require students to think.

Job Title: Assistant Manager


Walgreens Responsibilities: Provided excellent customer service Supervised and trained new employees Assisted in pharmacy when needed Prepared nightly deposits Re-ordered and stocked merchandise for the grocery department

January, 2006- July 2008


Las Vegas, Nevada

Job Title: Substitute Teacher


Mesa Unified School District Responsibilities:

January, 2003- July 2005


Mesa, Arizona

Taught prepared lesson plans in place of licensed teachers. Created lesson plans in absence of lesson plans. Adjusted classroom management strategies depending on age of children teaching. Challenged students; always asking questions that require students to think.

Job Title: Overnight Manager


Wal-Mart Responsibilities: Supervised 45 cashiers and 55 stockers Ensured that all store shelves were stocked nightly Provided excellent customer service Interviewed and trained new employees

January, 2003- July 2005


Queen Creek, Arizona

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS EXPERIENCE:


READING: TROPHIES SPALDING SFA (Success For All) MATH ENVISION MOUNTAIN MATH

REFERENCES:
AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST