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Amanda Bertot

3232 Keck St. Missoula, Montana 59804; 406-531-8490; amanda.bertot@umontana.edu

Objective: Elementary Education Teaching Job Education/Certifications


Bachelors of Arts in Elementary Education University of Montana December 2013 Missoula, MT

Completing my Elementary Education Degree with a concentration in Communication. Montana Elementary Education Licensure Expected December 2013. Winter in the Dominican Republic, January 2012: A culture emersion course with the education department that included a two week trip to the Dominican Republic where we worked with the peace corp. and stayed with Spanish speaking host families. We experienced not being able to communicate fully with the people we met, being a minority, and the daily life of people living in a 3rd world country. CPR and First Aid certified. June 2006 Missoula, MT

High School Diploma Sentinel High School

Graduated with a High School Diploma and four college credits in Curriculum and Instruction through Western Montana College.

Certification
Montana Elementary Education Licensure (K-8) Expected: December 2013 CPR Certification: valid 10/28/2012-10/28-2014

Related Experience
Nanny Kelsey and Ryan Dick February 2008 - Present Missoula, MT Helped raise four children from birth to elementary school. Duties include taking children to activities, teaching preschool lessons, cooking and cleaning up after them. Assisted children with homework and reading, provide lesson plans and activities which foster their learning and instill life morals and values in them.

Nanny Carolyn and David Bellamah,

January 2004 Present Missoula, MT Helped raise two children from birth into elementary school. Duties include drop off and pick up from school and activities, conflict management, relationship building, tutoring, and teaching them values and morals. I assessed learning needs of the students and developed level appropriate work to pair with the childrens education. July 2003 - April 2008 Missoula, MT

Fort Courage Child Care Child Care Provider

Attend to children's basic needs from infancy to kindergarten by feeding them, dressing them, and changing their diapers. Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate and use both in learning activities and in imaginative play.

Elementary Education Field experience


Rattlesnake Elementary Spring 2012 Observed in a fourth grade classroom and taught a six week lesson plan on plant life using the scientific method. Hawthorn Elementary Autumn 2012 Taught kindergarten and first graders literature based flagship program called Imagination Stations. Lewis and Clark Elementary Spring 2013 Duties included team and individual lessons in each subject with in the common core and assisted in classroom procedures and classroom management. Lewis and Clark Elementary Autumn 2013

Conducted daily classroom duties alongside my mentor teacher. Planned whole day lessons and substitute taught for mentor teacher. I attended conferences and school meetings regarding the safety of the students.

Volunteer work
Missoula Parks and Recreation, Summer Day Camp Counselor, 2002-2004 The Missoula Indian Center Child Care Provider, Autumn 2005 The Missoula Food Bank, Fundraiser/Shelve Stocker, 2005-2006 Fundraising, Ronald McDonald House, 2006-2007 Walk for Muscular Dystrophy, Summer 2007 Flagship Classroom Leader, Spring 2013

Multicultural Experience
International travel through Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Costa Rica and in the next year I will travel to China. I will be completing my student teaching requirements in the fall of 2013 in Guiyang, China. I will be teaching English at Guiyang

No.4 Experimental Primary School while I am helping to pioneer the Universitys new international Student teaching program in Guiyang, China. Experiencing new cultures and meeting people from all walks of life is my greatest passion.