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KATHERINE ANDERSON

17 Otis Street Unit 301 Cambridge, MA 02141


andersonk1776@gmail.com
EDUCATION
Mount Saint Mary College, Newburgh, NY
Masters of Science in Literacy 5-12
State University of New York College at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY
Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education Social Studies
CERTIFICATIONS
Texas: Social Studies 7-12
Massachusetts: History grades 5-8

New York: Social Studies grades 7-12


New York: Literacy 5-12

2012
2010
Pending
2014

2011
2013

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Paraeducator, W.S. Parker Middle School, Reading, MA
2013- Present
Support students with learning disabilities in general education classes
Reteach class material in small group setting
Create study guides and review sessions
After School Care Assistant Teacher, Joshua Eaton Elementary School, Reading, MA
2014-Present
Assist head teacher with activities and games for children
Monitor homework center and clarify academic questions
Long-term Term Substitute Teacher: English, W.S. Parker Middle School, Reading, MA
May 2014
Designed lessons to continue the curriculum
Implemented varied reading comprehension activities
Taught historic background information for greater comprehension of English curriculum
Substitute Teacher, Mahopac Middle School, Mahopac, NY
2013
Manage a wide range of classes including science, math, English, history, physical education, and art
Assist students in understanding assignments, work with select teachers to develop meaningful and engaging
substitute-led lessons
Social Studies Teacher Leave Replacement, Mahopac Middle School, Mahopac, NY
02/12-06/12
Taught and implemented United States history lessons
Developed teaching material that incorporated reading and writing
Participated in team planning with core subject teachers
Integrated literacy strategies into social studies curriculum
Literacy Practicum, San Miguel Academy, Newburgh, NY
2012
Tested students reading level according to Qualitative Reading Inventory standards
Analyzed test results, developed and implemented a reading plan
Created and applied a writing plan to improve writing
English Language Arts Tutor, New Windsor School, New Windsor, NY
2011
Taught and reinforced literacy skills in preparation for the New York State ELA assessment
Substitute Teacher, Newburgh Enlarged City School District, Newburgh, NY
2009-2011
Maintained order in the classroom by efficiently executing lesson plans left by the teacher
Student Teacher, Haldane High School, Cold Spring, NY
2010
Tenth grade global studies and twelfth grade economics
Facilitated and implemented educational lessons
Assumed all responsibilities of regular classroom teacher
Student Teacher, Mahopac Middle School, Mahopac, NY
2010

Managed classroom coverage of seventh grade United States history classes


Facilitated and implemented educational lessons
Participated in professional development and assessments of students

WORK EXPERIENCE
Cashier, LL Bean, Burlington, MA

2012-Present

Process sales and execute returns and exchanges


Ensured courteous, helpful customers service

Counselor and Ropes Course Specialist, Rock Hill Girl Scout Camp, Mahopac, NY
Provided support to girl scouts ages 7-16 in a residential setting
Lead team building, trust activities, and challenge course for girls ages 8-16
VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
Alpha Phi Omega Fraternity, SUNY Oneonta, Oneonta, NY
Organization based on the principles of community service
USA Girl Scout, Carmel, NY
AWARDS
Community Service Excellence Award, SUNY Oneonta
Over 800 hours of community service
SKILLS
Microsoft Word 2010
Qualitative Reading Inventory Assessment Grades K-12

2005-2009

2008-2010
1995-2010

2010