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KAITLYN FLINT

Certification – Spring 2014 Elementary Education (K-5)

Endorsements Special Education- Learning Disabilities (K-12) Language Arts (6-8) Early Childhood Development

Kaitlyn Flint
110 E Pointe Ln Apt A24 East Lansing, MI 48823 (586)-337-5833 • kaitlyn.flint15@gmail.com • flintkaitlyn.weebly.com

OBJECTIVE
To obtain a position in special education or elementary education to help students attain their fullest potentials. I want to promote student learning in a safe environment through hands on learning and discovery.

EDUCATION
Michigan State University – East Lansing, MI Bachelor of Arts in Special Education • Major: Special Education – Learning Disabilities • Teaching Major: Language Arts • ZS Endorsement: Early Childhood Development • 12 Post Graduate Credits: 2013-2014 • Michigan Competitive Scholarship • Michigan State University Deans List May 2013

CREDENTIALS
Certification
• Elementary Education K-5

Endorsements
• • • Special Education Learning Disabilities K-12 Language Arts 6-8 Early Childhood Development

INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE
Cavanaugh Elementary School – Lansing, MI Grade Level: K-3 Resource Room
• • • • • Participated in IEP and REED meetings Implemented the Fountas and Pinnell Level Literacy Program for grades K-3 Performed informal assessments to track student progress Differentiated and modified assignments to meet individual needs and goals Completed a reading and writing thematic inquiry project

January 2014-April 2014

Cavanaugh Elementary School – Lansing, MI Grade Level: 2nd Grade (CSR 31A At-Risk Classroom)
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August 2013-December 2013

Completed lead teaching in all subjects Implemented the Daily 5 literacy program and math stations Integrated differentiated instruction for English Language Learners and students in Special Education Assessed students using the Developmental Reading Assessment II (DRA-II) Assessed students using the AIMSweb Assessment in mathematics and oral reading fluency Implemented the Fountas and Pinnell Leveled Literacy Program Developed classroom behavior management systems

MSU Child Development Lab – East Lansing and Haslett, MI Grade Level: Pre-K
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January 2012-December 2012

Planned and lead free choice time to facilitate children’s learning through play Planned and implemented developmentally appropriate lesson plans with differentiated activities Created child portfolios for leading parent teacher conferences Assessed with the PELI (Preschool Early Literacy Indicator) and the ages and stages work sampling system Completed an inquiry project

FIELD EXPERIENCE
Wilkshire Elementary School – Haslett, MI Grade Level: Kindergarten
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September 2012-April 2013

Planned and taught exploratory lessons according to common core standards in mathematics, language arts, social studies and implemented science centers Assisted with and taught the Reading Street Program Performed a functional behavioral analysis for an individual student followed by a successful behavior intervention plan

Reo Elementary School - Lansing, MI September 2011-December 2011 Grade Level: 2nd • Conducted formal and informal literacy assessments followed by literacy lessons with a second grader • Created memos regarding the results of the literacy assessments and suggestions for student learning Forest View Elementary - Lansing, MI Grade Level: Special Education Pre-K
• Engaged in one-on-one tutoring

January 2011-May 2011

Red Cedar Elementary - East Lansing, MI Grade Level: 3rd
• Assisted students during their homework time

January 2010-May 2010

Crissman Elementary, Eppler Middle School, and MIPP (Macomb Infant Preschool Program) Macomb, MI March 2010
• Observed an elementary school resource room, middle school special education, and the care of special needs children under the age of five and was involved in one-on-one tutoring

TEACHING RELATED EXPERIENCE AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
• • • • • • Cavanaugh School Cougar Club Tutor for students in need – Lansing, MI, January 2014-Present Kappa Delta Pi Educational Fraternity member - East Lansing, MI, January 2012- Present CPR/First Aid Certification – March 2014 Volunteer for Capital Area Down Syndrome Association (CADSA) event - Lansing, MI, September 2013 Riverview Church Volunteer with children with special needs - Holt, MI, September 2011-August 2012 Wesley Woods Summer Camp Counselor - Dowling, MI, July 2012

WORK EXPERIENCE
• • • Michigan Substitute Teacher Professional Education Services Group, Lansing, MI, May 2012-Present Child Development Lab Childcare provider, East Lansing, MI, December 2012- August 2013 MSU Guest Services Student Supervisor, East Lansing, MI, March 2010-December 2012

TECHNOLOGY
• Microsoft Word and Power Point, Promethean Board, Google Docs, Skype, Weebly, ELMO, iPad

REFERENCES
Janice Lykes
Cavanaugh Elementary School: Lansing, MI Mentor Teacher: K-3 Resource Room 517-410-2587 janice.lykes@lansingschools.net

Wendy Clark
Cavanaugh Elementary School: Lansing, MI Mentor Teacher: 2nd Grade 517-930-0483 wclark2391@aol.com

Dottie Berzins
Michigan State University Field Instructor 517-702-1568 berzins@msu.edu

Laurie Linscott
Michigan State University Child Development Laboratories: East Lansing, MI Director 517-355-1900 linscott@hdfs.msu.edu

Sally Mowers
Michigan State University Child Development Laboratories: East Lansing, MI Pre-K Teacher 517-355-1900 mowerssa@hdfs.msu.edu