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Allison Montague Parrett

516 East Lake Drive, Edwardsville, Illinois 62025


Proven educator with ability to work collaboratively, to create a positive environment for learning,
and to design instruction that moves students toward English language and content proficiency.

Teaching Experience

ELL Teacher City of St. Charles School District 2002 - present
St. Charles, Missouri
Effectively instruct diverse English Learners in grades 6 - 12
Coordinate high school ELL enrollment, instruction, assessment, record-keeping,
and resource support in two buildings.
Support full curriculum access through materials modification and re-teaching,
Spearheaded creation of the districts first credit-bearing high school ELL English,
ELL Reading, ELL Civics, and ELL U.S. History courses
Administer, interpret, and apply results of W-APT, ACCESS, MODEL, and EOC exams
Set student goals and track achievement data through Ellevation software
Integrate continued professional development in SIOP and SIOP coaching, Marzano
vocabulary strategies, Standards Based Grading, and CCSS for ELL
Lead building and district-level training in SIOP and ELL-related topics

Teaching Department of English 2001-2002
Assistant Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
Taught English 101 for Non-native Speakers and non-credit Conversational ESL
Established a productive rapport with international and immigrant students from 19
countries and a range of educational backgrounds while effectively instructing them
in the nuances of American academic writing

Language Highland Junior High School 1991 - 1993
Arts Teacher Highland, Illinois

Missouri: English for Speakers of Other Languages K-12; Language Arts 5 9, English 9 12
Pursuing additional certification in Mathematics 9-12
Illinois: English, U. S. History, World History 9-12
Language Arts and Social Science for Upper Elementary/Junior High
Approval: Teacher of English as a Second Language K-12

Related Experience
Tutor/Conversation Partner (2000-2002)
Writing Center Instructor (1993-1994, 1998-2000)
Professional Scorer (1995-1996)
Volunteer Literacy Tutor (1990 1991)
Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
M.A. in Teaching English as a Second Language
B.S. in English, School of Education
(4.0 GPA, Magna Cum Laude respectively)