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1013 Tamarack Ave NW Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Michael C. Rudolph

rudolphm@mail.gvsu.edu (231) 590 0646

Objective: To facilitate learning through developmentally appropriate, researched practices, forming substantial relationships, consistent classroom management, and actively engaging students to build social, emotional, and intellectual skills in a cognitive impairment or early childhood classroom. Education: Grand Valley State University Bachelors of Science Majors: Special Education and Comprehensive Science and Arts for Teaching Special Education Endorsements in Cognitive Impairments and Early Childhood Education Teaching Experience: East Oakview Elementary School Student Teacher -Developed a unit plan on the history of Michigan for 75 third grade students -Constructed a video using a program called Wideo to actively engage all students -Integrated writing objectives into the social studies unit to assess students -Assessed 23 students reading skills using the DRA reading program -Conducted parent-teacher conferences for 10 families, including a Chinese speaking family with a translator Allendale, Michigan Overall GPA: 3.58 Major GPA: 3.7

Grand Rapids, Michigan August 2013-December 2013

West Elementary School Grandville, Michigan Student Teacher January 2013-June 2013 -Created reading lessons for 12 Kindergarten-Third grade students with varying special needs in a cognitive impairment classroom using the PCI reading program -Participated in the data gathering and writing of a Functional Behavioral Assessment for a Kindergarten student -Collaborated with the school psychologist, speech pathologist, and social worker to generate an IEP using the TINET system -Lead an IEP meeting with the occupational therapist, speech pathologist, general education teacher, and school principal White Pines Middle School Grand Haven, Michigan Student Assistant September 2012-December 2012 -Implemented the Read Naturally program for ten 5th and 6th grade students with cognitive impairments -Oversaw the vocational skill improvement jobs for ten students with cognitive impairments and seven students with sever multiple impairments Professional Education Services Group, LLC Grand Rapids, Michigan Substitute Teacher September 2011-May 2012 -Substitute taught for teachers in early childhood rooms, general education elementary rooms, special education elementary rooms, and middle school rooms Applicable Experiences: Grandville High School ASD Paraprofessional -Assists in working on meeting social and vocational goals for 8 high school males with autism -Supervises students while on CBI and vocational outings to the local library, YMCA, and video store Grandville, Michigan January 2014-Current

Springhill Camps Evart, Michigan Special Needs Camp Counselor Summer 2010 and Summer 2011 -Spent five days as a one-on-one counselor for campers with varying special needs -Strengthened relationship building skills by completing camp activities and games with campers with and with special needs Christian Horizons Camp Tustin, Michigan Volunteer Camp Counselor July 2011 -Monitored four adults with special needs at an overnight camp while they completed camp activities such as horseback riding, archery, canoeing, swimming, and putting on a talent show

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