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Caroline Olen

olenc@worc.k12.ma.us

Career Objectives
To create and nurture a positive and highly productive learning environment in which all students have the opportunity to meet their full potential academically and socially.

Education
University of New England Masters of Education, Inclusion Worcester State University Bachelor of Science Double Major: Elementary Education and Spanish Deans List: Fall 2007-Spring 2011 GPA: 3.7 University of Southern Maine Coursework in Music Education, 26 credits GPA: 3.7 Biddeford, ME Anticipated Completion May, 2014 Worcester, MA Completed May, 2011

Gorham, ME Fall 2006 Spring 2007

Honors and Special Activities


Kappa Delta Pi International Educational Honor Society Attained membership Fall 2008 Served as chapter president Fall 2010-Spring 2011 Worcester State University Chorale Member Fall 2008-Spring 2011 Varied community performances and fund raising events Performance tour in Portugal

Additional Certification
English as a Second Language: Coursework completed through Cambridge College Course Title: Pathway to Licensure: ESL Theory and Practice in the Mainstream Classroom ESL MTEL passed July 2012 Licensure status: pending

Teaching Experience
Departmentalized Classroom Teacher, Grade 3 Heard Street Discovery Academy Worcester, MA Fall 2013-Present

Plan and carry out lessons in Math and Science for 40 third grade students Plan and carry out lessons in Writing for 20 third grade students Implement Assertive Discipline model Align all lessons to Common Core Standards Utilizing Worcester Public Schools curriculum maps Differentiate instruction for special education students, gifted students, and English Language Learners Assist in planning and implementing school wide practices and professional development as a member of the Instructional Leadership Team Summer School Classroom Teacher, Grade 1 Elm Park School Worcester, MA Summer 2013

Plan and carry out lessons in Math and English Language Arts for approximately 15 students Maintain Summer Program portfolio for each student Assist students in the completion of summer reading requirements Summer School Classroom Teacher, Grade 2 Midland Street School Worcester, MA Summer 2012

Plan and carry out lessons in Math and English Language Arts for approximately 15 students Maintain Summer Program portfolio for each student Assist students in the completion of summer reading requirements Departmentalized Classroom Teacher, Grades 5 &6 May Street School Worcester, MA Fall 2011-Spring 2013

Plan and carry out lessons in English Language Arts for approximately 50 fifth graders and 50 sixth graders each year Plan and carry out lessons in Writing for approximately 25 sixth grade students as a homeroom teacher each year Work as a collaborating member of a teaching team consisting of four classroom teachers and one special education teacher

Differentiate instruction for special education students, gifted students, and English Language Learners Organize and rehearse approximately 60 students for musical programs as co-director of the intermediate chorus

Previous Experience and Additional Skills


Certified Aerocore Kickboxing Instructor Financial Services Representative Southbridge Savings Bank, Worcester Music Ministry Leader and Cantor Our Lady of the Rosary Parish, Worcester Religious Education Teacher, Grades 1, 2, 4, 5 Our Lady of the Rosary Parish, Worcester 2011-Present 2008-2011 2004-Present 2002-2006