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COURTNEY WRIGHT

343 South 500 East Apt. #414, Salt Lake City, Utah 84102, (775) 397-5464, courtney.wright@utah.edu
courtneywrightportfolio.weebly.com
EDUCATION
B.S., Elementary Education
May 2015
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah
3.91 GPA
Minors in Psychology, Human Development and Family Studies
Member of Golden Key International Honor Society, Order of Omega Honor Society, Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society
CERTIFICATION
Utah Elementary Teaching License, ESL Endorsement
May 2015
Passed Praxis II Elementary Content, ESL - 200 Math, 190 Reading, 181 Social Studies, 176 Science
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Academy Park Elementary, Granite School District
August 2014-present
Student Teacher/After School Program Teacher
West Valley City, Utah
Taught a third grade class of 26 students, including eight English Language Learners and several gifted students
Incorporated a behavioral management plan encouraging positive behavior using punch cards and classroom rewards
Organized a Service Learning Project with four classes cleaning up the playground and neighborhood areas
Observed and helped with student assessments such as DIBELS, GQBs and Go Math Progress Monitoring
Attended Granite District professional development seminars on assessment and interventions, PLC meetings and
grade-level team meetings collaborating with other professionals on lessons and school planning
Facilitated parent communication in fall and spring SEP conferences, Back to School Night, KUED Family Night and
a grade-level parent meeting
After School Teacher for a third grade homework help class, a third grade nutrition class, a fifth and sixth grade
tutoring and homework class and a 3-6 grade school musical program
J.E. Cosgriff Memorial School, Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City
September 2012 December 2014
Summer School Teacher/Substitute Teacher/Volunteer
Salt Lake City, Utah
Assistant Teacher for a kindergarten summer school class and teacher of a pre-kindergarten class, including lesson
planning and parent communication responsibility
Star Tutor for two first graders, supporting one in math and one in reading who progressed two levels
Volunteer in a kindergarten classroom, including helping prepare class projects and assignments, working with
students one-on-one with reading practice and letter recognition and teaching lessons
Substitute teacher in the preschool classroom
Escalante Elementary, Salt Lake School District
January 2014-April 2014
Worked with a Title I kindergarten class teaching arts integration lessons, including drama, fine arts, music and dance
Designed an arts integrated program to present for the school and parents
Northwest Middle School, Salt Lake School District
January 2014-April 2014
Higher Steps Tutor for a seventh grade student
Rose Park Elementary, Salt Lake School District
September 2013-April 2014
Observed in a Title I first grade classroom, worked with small groups and one-on-one with struggling students
Salt Lake District Science Fair Judge
February 2014
Madeleine Choir School, Catholic Diocese of Salt Lake City
September 2013-December 2013
Next Steps Tutor for a second grade student
Franklin Elementary, Salt Lake School District
February 2013-April 2013
Volunteered in a Title I fifth grade classroom helping with both math and language arts small groups
Grammar #2 Elementary, Elko County School District
Fall 2009-Spring 2010
Teaching Assistant
Elko, Nevada
Facilitated one-on-one tutoring and assistance in a first grade classroom, worked with reading groups and small group
activities, prepared for projects and lessons
WORK EXPERIENCE
Elko Gymnastics Club
June 2005-August 2010
Gymnastics Coach
Elko, Nevada
Taught gymnastics classes for children and teens ages 2-16, including Mommy & Me, preschool, beginner,
intermediate, advanced and high school tumbling and cheerleading courses