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3335 Buckingham Trail

West Bloomfield, MI 48323

Megan E. Goldstein

Phone: 248.752.0358
megagold@umich.edu

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION
Certification- Michigan Provisional Elementary Certificate
Elementary K-5 All Subjects, K-8 All Subjects Self Contained Classroom
K-8 Social Studies
University of Michigan School of Education, Ann Arbor, MI
 B.A. in Education with Elementary Certification
 Preferred admittance to the School of Education
 Current GPA in major: 3.9

June 2015

Sept. 2011- Present
Est. Graduation- May 2015

Certifications – Professional Education Services Group (Substitute Certified), CPR/First Aid, Michigan Model for Health
and HIV/AIDS Instruction, Lifeguard/Water Safety, Blood borne Pathogens, Wilderness First Aid/CPR/AED

INTERACTIVE FIELD EXPERIENCE
Wines Elementary School, Kindergarten - Student Teacher, Ann Arbor, MI
Sept. 2014 – Present
 Gradually took over responsibilities in the classroom in order to implement my own ideas and be seen as a lead
teacher to students and faculty members
 Collaborated with and observed a highly regarded mentor teacher with over 25 years of experience
 Focused specifically on crafting and enacting lesson plans in the science and mathematics curriculum areas during
my fall semester in order to familiarize myself with CCSS/NGSS and classroom discussion practices
 Engaged students in and instructed daily activities such as guided reading, writer’s workshop, literacy centers,
phonics mini lessons, social studies concepts, science units, and math discussions
 Attended professional development sessions focusing on Balanced Literacy and Writing with Purpose
 Created the only reverse inclusion relationship found in the school
Pattengill Elementary School, 3rd Grade - Intern, Ann Arbor, MI
Dec. 2014 - May 2014
 Observed an experienced mentor teacher in her daily instruction and assessment practices, including NWEA
 Worked in whole class settings to elicit student response during visual inquiry and interactive read aloud lessons
 Worked individually with students to develop thinking about non-fiction ELA texts, comprehension strategies,
understanding of fractions, and mid-20th century social studies concepts
Bryant Elementary School, 1st Grade – Intern, Ann Arbor, MI
Sept. 2013 – Dec. 2013
 Assisted students during regular class time in order to ensure their understanding of daily lessons
 Created and facilitated many lessons involving literacy development including guided reading, word solving,
interactive read alouds, and literacy centers
St. John’s Wood Pre-Prep – Teachers Assistant, London, UK
May 2013 – July 2013
 Assisted in a variety of classrooms daily for students ages 3-7
 Developed understanding of international education by observing and working with a London based pre-prep school

TEACHING RELATED EXPERIENCE
Merit Goodness/FATE – Volunteer Mentor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Sept. 2013 – Present
 Developed a mentor/mentee relationship with a student attending the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy in Detroit, MI
 Emphasized the importance of education by attending multiple workshops focused on career paths, the college
application process, and life skills
Agree Outpost Camp (Tamarack Camps) – Counselor, Wawa, Ontario
May 2014 – Aug. 2014
 Led a group of 25 entering 10th and 11th grade campers through numerous backcountry hiking and canoeing trips,
camp wide cooking and cleaning, and activities focusing on team building and personal growth
 Located in remote northern Ontario at a base camp with no modern facilities

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TEACHING RELATED EXPEREINCE (CONTINUED)
Towsley Children’s House - Teachers Assistant, Ann Arbor, MI
Sept. 2013 – Feb. 2014
 Provided care to a classroom of students in an early childhood education environment
 Fostered relationships and encouraged social skill development by playing games, preparing snacks, and attending to
students’ needs
Ann Arbor YMCA – T-ball Coach, Ann Arbor, MI
May 2012 – July 2012
 Developed social skills and fostered positive group interactions through baseball related instructions

WORK/PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Hillel Phonathon - Caller and Processor, Ann Arbor, MI
The Lawyers Club – Food Prep and Service, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Woodside Athletic Club - Clerk, Beverly Hills, MI

Sept. 2013 – Present
Sept. 2013 – Oct. 2014
April 2011 – Aug. 2013

MEMBERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONS
Study on Children’s Understanding of Communication,
Sept. 2013 – May 2014
Harvard University, Boston, MA/University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
 Research Assistant- responsible for interviewing children ages 3-7 and adults regarding understanding of
communication including thoughts and prayer
Kappa Delta Pi, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Sept. 2012 - Present
 International Honor Society in Education
 Literacy Chair- responsible for organizing creative events for children in the Ann Arbor community focused on
balanced literacy and reading
Alpha Phi Omega - Gamma Pi Chapter- University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Dec. 2011 – April 2013
 Professional co-ed service fraternity
 Social Media Chair- responsible for keeping members updated and spreading awareness through social media
Michigan Community Scholars Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Sept. 2011 - April 2012
 Living-learning community focused on community service