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Emily L.

Aimone

elaimone@gmail.com
265 Springdale Drive NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
912-657-4255
OBJECTIVE:
Seeking a school counseling position allowing me to foster the growth and
success of students by attending to their academic, social, and emotional needs.
EDUCATION
Valdosta State University Valdosta, GA
Master of Education, School Counseling
May 2015
GPA: 3.6/4.0
The University of Georgia Athens, GA
Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Science, Child and Family Development
May 2010
GPA: 3.30/4.00
CERTIFICATION
Georgia Certified School Counselor (pending graduation)
Highly Qualified in Elementary Education and Special Education
GACE Tests Passed Early Elementary (001, 002), Special Education (081, 082), School Counseling (103, 104)
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Fred Armon Toomer Elementary School Atlanta, GA
July 2012-present
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5 Grade Teacher
Independently instructed Reading, Math, Writing, Science and Social Studies curriculum aligned to
Common Core State Standards
Differentiated instruction for students of ranging abilities within one classroom that resulted in 92% of
students meeting and/or exceeding state assessments in Reading and Math
Led the school in achievement scores in Math on state assessments in the school in both 2012-2013 and
2013-2014
Actively involved in grade level team collaboration and planning
Continuously collected and analyzed student data to determine individual student needs
Evaluated student learning through a variety of assessments; DRAs, Computer Adaptive Assessment
System (District-Wide), Performance Benchmark Tests (District-Wide), pre and post tests, classroom
observations, DOL's, Exit Slips, and end of unit/chapter tests
Served on the school-wide Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS) and Responsive Classroom
leadership teams
Implemented and used positive behavior management techniques consistent with all students
Developed, implemented, and tracked behavior interventions for specific students
Represented my grade level on the school-wide leadership team in my second year of teaching
Involved in school wide programs and meetings; staff meetings, Data Meetings, IEP meetings, Grade
Level PLC's (Professional Learning Communities), Vertical PLC's, Professional Development, SST
(Student Support Team), parent meetings, and mentor meetings

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Fostered positive relationships with parents through phone calls, emails, notes home, newsletters,
parent-teacher conferences, SST meetings, progress reports, and behavior contracts for individual
students
Embed 21st century learning skills and technology into curriculum
SCHOOL COUNSELING EXPERIENCE
Sallas Mahone Elementary School Valdosta, GA
August 2011- May 2012
Intern - Guidance Office - 450 hours
Participated in leadership team meetings to discuss school-wide initiatives such as Positive
Behavior Intervention Support and various academic interventions.
Designed academic success curriculum for group counseling sessions targeting 3 rd-5th
grade students.
Conducted three academic success groups for 15 at-risk students in grades 3-5 that
resulted in a 73% improvement rate among all participants.
Collaborated with teachers to determine effective behavioral interventions for students.
Taught developmentally appropriate classroom guidance lessons to grades K-5 on subjects such as
healthy choices, conflict resolution, academic success, personal safety, internet safety, and
friendship.
Evaluated school-wide referral data to determine an effective behavioral intervention
o Conducted an impulse-control group for 40 students in grades 3-5 based on the data
Lowndes High School Valdosta, GA
August 2011December 2011
Intern - Guidance Office - 120 hours
Assisted with as student enrollment, scheduling classes, proctoring exams, and keeping
track of student credits.
Responded to short-term crisis situations such as bullying, low self-esteem, social issues,
and stress management through individual counseling.
Advised students in developing post-secondary plans through classroom guidance lessons and
individual counseling.
Attended department meetings and professional development programs.
Collected data to identify which students would benefit from academic intervention in
the form of individual counseling.
Hahira Middle School Hahira, GA
January 2011May 2011
Practicum Experience 150 hours
Created and implemented age-appropriate classroom guidance activities for 6th and 7th grade
classrooms.
Performed individual counseling sessions with multiple students regarding academic and
personal-social concerns.
Designed and conducted group counseling sessions for 7th grade students that focused on
academic success.
Assisted in successfully planning and implementing an on-campus orientation for upcoming 6 th
grade students in the Lowndes County school district.
Introduced students to Georgia College 411 website as required by the state of Georgias BRIDGE
Bill.
SCHOOL COUNSELING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Member of Chi Sigma Iota

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Member of American School Counselor Association (ASCA)
Member of Georgia School Counselor Association (GSCA)
Conference Co-Presenter, 2011 GSCA Conference
Developed a comprehensive presentation on the professional best practices for counseling a LGBTQ
student in K-12 settings that was presented to an audience at the 2011 GSCA conference.