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Joanne Haggar

3 Hermann Museum Circle Drive Houston, Texas 77004


Phone: 214-676-3223 E-Mail: JHaggar@twu.edu

Education
Texas Womans University

Houston, TX

Masters of Occupational Therapy


Graduation: December 2016

University of Missouri

Columbia, MO
(Birth-3rd

Bachelor of Science in Education: Early Childhood Education


Grade) with a minor in Human Development and Family Services
Graduated: May 2013, Cum Laude; Cumulative GPA: 3.435/4.0

Grade; Certified in Missouri Birth-5th

Professional Experience
Student Teacher

Parkade Elementary

Columbia, MO

January 2012-May 2012


Taught full-time in a Kindergarten classroom
Planned with Co-teacher and the Kindergarten team
Participated in weekly meetings, including parent-teacher conferences

Student Teacher

Fairview Elementary

Columbia, MO

August 2011-December 2011


Helped with classroom management and activities in Pre-School
Planned and taught multiple activities, such as, large group, small group, planning, and recall

Pre-Service Teacher

Paxton Keeley Elementary

Columbia, MO

January 2011-May 2011


Worked hands-on with first grade students
Implemented math, social studies, and science lessons to students
Worked one-on-one with students during work time

Pre-Service Teacher

Discovery Days Preschool

Columbia, MO

August 2010- December 2010


Observed lessons and classroom activities in Toddler II class
Planned and taught large group activities
Interacted with students

Pre-Service Teacher

Derby Ridge Elementary

Columbia, MO

August 2010-December 2010


Planned and taught early reading lessons to Kindergarteners
Assisted with lessons and classroom organization

Relevant Experience
Study Abroad

Mediterranean Diet and Lifestyle

Greece

Summer 2011
Went overseas with a group from the University of Missouri to learn about the Greek culture. Met and
interacted with a diverse group of people.

Day Camp Counselor

All Girls All the Time.

Dallas, TX

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Summers 2007- 2010


Led a group of girls ages 4-10 in various activities, such as cooking, music, crafts, theatre, and swimming
Gained experience of working with parents

Volunteer Experience
St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital

Observed and assisted Occupational Therapist


July 2014

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas

Supported children with disabilities during school day


Summers 2005-2011

Organizations
Student Occupational Therapy Association

Member
August 2014

Texas Occupational Therapy Association

Member
August 2014

American Occupational Therapy Association

Member
August 2014

National Scholars Honor Society

Member
August 2008- 2013

Alpha Phi Sorority

Member, Director of Internal Communications, Academic Mentor


August 2009-May 2013

Honors
Graduated with Honors

Cum Laude, May 2013

Deans List

Columbia, MO

Side-walker to horseback riders


Provided support to disabled children and adults
August 2009-December 2009

The Rise School of Dallas

Dallas, TX

Observed Occupational Therapist


January 2013 October 2012

Cedar Creek Therapeutic Riding Center

Dallas, TX

Observed Occupational Therapist


September 2013- October 2013

Our Childrens House at Baylor Pediatric Hospital

Memphis, TN

August 2009-2013

Dallas, TX