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Elizabeth A.

Lucas
214 South 850 West ~ Hurricane, UT 84737 lizzylucas8@gmail.com ~(435) 632-4875

Objective: Obtaining an instructional position utilizing my passion to implement differentiated teaching strategies that encourage creative thinking, independence, initiative, inner drive and joyful learning.

Education Dixie State University St. George, Utah Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education Utah Level One Educator License ESL Endorsement Passed Praxis II- Elementary Multiple Subjects Attending on Academic Scholarship GPA-3.78 Dixie State College St. George, Utah

Expected Date of Graduation

May 2014

Associate of Science, Cum Laude

June 1996

Student Teaching Experience Planned, prepared and delivered instruction utilizing the Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP) model for the duration of 11 weeks. Developed differentiated lesson plans with clear objectives, supplementary materials, and meaningful activities to enhance learning and meet students varying needs. Used relevant technology to support instruction, evaluated student performance and provided appropriate feedback. Encouraged progress of individual students, assigned meaningful class work, and maintained accurate records of students progress and development. Managed student behavior and maintained discipline in accordance with the classroom policies and procedures. Continually reflected and modified teaching skills to improve instruction. Three Falls Elementary Hurricane, Utah Kindergarten, Sara Reid Spring 2014

Practicum Experience Observed elementary school, master teachers over the course of 15 week intervals. Planned, developed and taught lessons adhering to the Utah State Core standards and using the Treasures Reading program and the Growing with Math program. Evaluated students progress, performed assessment, and utilized teaching centers for math, reading, and language arts. Deli vered differentiated lessons using the Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP) instruction model to reach all students and diversify instruction. Interacted with students, mentor teachers, and school staff with dignity and professionalism. Three Falls Elementary Hurricane Elementary Coral Cliffs Elementary Hurricane, Utah Hurricane, Utah Washington, Utah Kindergarten, Sara Reid rd 3 grade, Destiny Tanner th 5 grade, Cassie Bills Spring 2011 Fall 2012 Spring 2013

Leadership and Volunteer Work Three Falls Elementary ~Room mother grades K-5 ~Harvest of Talents volunteer ~PTA volunteer th ~5 Grade spelling interventions Riverside Elementary ~Story Telling Contest judge Hurricane Intermediate School ~Science Fair judge Hurricane Middle School ~Career Day volunteer Panorama Elementary ~Math tutor Dixie State University ~Water Days Relief Society First Counselor Young Womens First Counselor Primary Presidency Relay For Life Chair

References
Sandy Petersen, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Dixie State University Stephanie Adams Language Arts Teacher Hurricane Middle School Kindergarten Teacher Three Falls Elementary (435)879-4257 petersen@dixie.edu

(435)313-3132

stephanie.adams@washk12.org

Sara Reid

(435)668-4771

sara.reid@washk12.org