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Michael A.

Hardin
87 Yaddow Rd. Dickinson Ctr. NY 12930
hardin71@potsdam.edu (518) 529-6020
Electronic Teaching Portfolio: http://sites.google.com/site/mrmichaelhardin/




Objective: Obtain a position as an Elementary School Teacher that will utilize a positive rapport with
students and parents to create an encouraging learning environment for all.
Education

Master of Science in Education: SUNY College at Potsdam, Potsdam, NY (May 2010)
Major: Literacy Specialist (Birth- 6
th
grade)
Bachelor of Arts: SUNY College at Potsdam, Potsdam, NY (May 2009)
Major: Childhood Education (Specialization in Physics) (1
st
- 6
th
grade)
High School: Palmyra-Macedon CSD, Palmyra, NY (June 2005)
Certification


Childhood Education(1-6) (Issued September 2009)
Literacy Specialist (Birth-6) (Issued September 2010)
Early Childhood Education (B-2) (Issued September 2013)
Teaching
Experiences
2/3 Multiage Teacher, St. Marys School, Canton, NY (September 2013- Present)
Designed and implemented a multiage program utilizing the Daily 5 structure for ELA,
using authentic literature to guide students to an understanding of grade level skills,
planned and provided instruction using the MyMath! program as well as Science using
concepts from the Next Generation Science Standards and Social Studies using
Macmillion/McGraw-Hill Social Studies.
Teaching Assistant, Flanders Elementary, Malone CSD, Malone, NY (September 2012-
June 2013)
Worked within two Kindergarten classrooms, assisting with Saxon Phonics and Saxon
Math. Also, plan and implement Guided Reading lessons and enrichment Math lessons
to reinforce new letter sounds, sight words and Math concepts.
Substitute Teacher, Malone CSD, Malone, NY (May 2010- September 2012)
Long Term Substitute, Literacy Specialist, Flanders Elementary, Malone CSD, Malone,
NY (May 2011- June 2011)
Long Term Substitute, 3
rd
Grade, St. Josephs Elementary, Malone CSD, Malone, NY
(March 2011- May 2011)
Reading Intern, Flanders and St. Josephs Elementary, Malone CSD, Malone, NY
(September 2009- May 2010)
Workshop Presenter, SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam, NY (December 2009 & March 2010)
Field Experience, Parishville-Hopkinton CSD, Parishville, NY (October 2008-
December 2008)
Field Experience, Gouvernuer CSD, Gouvernuer, NY (September 2008- October
2008)
Teaching Skills
and
Training
Workshops: Next Generation Science Standards Workshop, Common Core Math
Workshop, Common Core ELA Workshop, Reading Wonders Initial Training, Six Traits
Writing, Integrating Technology within Literacy Instruction, Phonics II
Literacy Assessments: STAR, DIBELs, Fountas & Pinnell Assessment Tools, DRA 2,
DWA, DRA, Running Records
Computer Skills: Google Drive, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, Adobe
Flash, Photoshop, Microsoft Windows, Macintosh, SMART Board, RtIm Direct, IEP
Direct, Moodle, Mixed Ink, Podcasting, Blogging, web design, Jing, and
www.toondoo.com.
Extracurricular
Activities
Volunteer: Dickinson Food Pantry, Dickinson, NY ; St. Marys Church, Brushton, NY
(Bulletin Editor); Dairy Days of Franklin County Committee