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Nicholas Dziadosz

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883 Manderly Dr. Milford, MI 48381 (307) 389-6688
dziados6@msu.edu E-Portfolio: http://dziadosz/weebly.com

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Objective

To obtain a full-time teaching position in English and/or Spanish for Fall 2015.

Certification

English (6-12)
Spanish (6-12)
National Safety Council First Aid, CPR, and AED

Education

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI


Teacher Certification
Bachelor of Arts, English
Teaching Major: English; Teaching Minor: Spanish
GPA: 4.0

May 2015
May 2014

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Teaching
Experience

Clifford H. Smart Middle School, Commerce, MI


September 2014-Present
Teaching Intern, 6th Grade ELA
Designed discussion-based lessons that met Common Core State Standards.
Analyzed formative assessment results to inform future teaching.
Cooperated with mentor teacher to manage 4 classes of 33 diverse students.
Collaborated with staff members in a student-enrichment PLC.
Communicated via e-mail with parents and guardians about expectations,
concerns, and student progression.
Personal Tutor, Milford, MI
September 2014-Present
Personal Tutor, 8th Grade, All Subjects
Assessed class- and homework performance to find focus areas.
Reinforced teachers learning targets through instruction of similar lessons.
Partnered with student to develop study habits and timetables.
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Spring 2014
Pre-service Tutor, Preparation for College Writing
Conducted conferences to provide individualized instruction on essays.
Developed multimodal lessons with scaffolding to accommodate diverse
learners.
Provided differentiated support for groups of 2-4 students.
Lansing Eastern High School, Lansing, MI
Classroom Tutor, 8th Grade ELA
Assisted translation of assignments for Spanish-speaking ELLs.
Implemented mentor teachers mini-lessons.
Waverly Middle School, Lansing, MI
Classroom Tutor, 8th Grade Spanish
Observed mentor teachers classroom management style.

Fall 2013

Spring 2013

Created and taught warm-up grammar lessons.

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Leadership
Experience

Clifford H. Smart Middle School, Commerce, MI


Fall 2014-Spring 2015
Co-Sponsor, Math Pentathlon
Introduced new math games to students.
Reviewed math concepts ranging from factorials to long division.
Collaborated with other co-sponsors to develop instruction strategies.
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Fall 2013-Spring 2014
Vice President and Assistant Coach, MSU Quidditch
Delegated responsibilities to other executive board members.
Mentored new club members.
Led team skills practices and conditioning.
Organized fundraising events within the college and community.

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Honors

Michigan State University Board of Trustees Award recipient


Michigan State University Deans List
Michigan State University Honors College member
STARR Charitable Foundation Scholarship
National Merit Scholarship Finalist

2014
2010-2014
2010-2014
2010
2010

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Organizations

National Council of Teachers of English, Member


Relay for Life, Participant
Michigan State University Quidditch, Member/Coach

Fall 2014-Present
Spring 2014
Fall 2010-Present

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Personal
Interests

Forensics
Tigers Baseball

Writing Poetry
Quidditch

Reading
Board Games