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Lynn Coates

(780) 982-7363 (C)


(780) 929-6740 (H)
acoates@ualberta.ca

5205 59 Street
Beaumont, AB
T4X 1B5

Professional Summary
I am a caring and qualified Elementary School teacher with over 8 years of
experience working as an Educational Assistant. Focusing on meaningful curriculum
plans and developing young minds are high priorities for me as an educator. I am a
dynamic teacher with demonstrated capabilities in Levelled Literacy Intervention,
working with English Language Learners and incorporating technology into daily
lessons. I am committed to creating a learning environment where all students feel
safe, comfortable and can grow and learn enabling them to reach their full potential.
I believe that all students can achieve and have something unique to offer in a
classroom. I thrive on diversity and gaining the trust and confidence of students and
guardians. I treat each and every one of my students with the respect and dignity
that they truly deserve as an individual.
Skills
Managing classroom for diverse populations and special needs
Expertise in Levelled Literacy Intervention
Proficient in using various forms of technology
Strong Collaborator
Able to create a positive learning environment using creative lesson plans and
engaging lessons
Patient, positive role model for students and punctual
Work Experience
Educational Assistant, Edmonton Public Schools; Edmonton, AB - 2003-2011
Duties Included: Implementation of a reading and writing program to increase
student literacy and support school reading programs. Successfully modifying the
general education curriculum for struggling learners and English Language Learners
based on a variety of instructional techniques and technologies. Developed and
taught lessons based on Fountas and Pinnells Levelled Literacy Intervention
Program using relevant childrens books, poems and themes to promote student
interest and collaborated with parents to discuss student goals and areas of need.
Fostered meaningful relationships with students through working with them in small
groups on a personal level as well as coaching and mentoring students who
participated in the schools Running Club and AMA School Safety Patrols. Also
performed administrative assistant duties in the school office.

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Education
University of Alberta Bachelor of Education: Elementary Generalist - 2015

-Math/Science Minor
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology - Nursing Attendant - 2003
Accomplishments
ELL Literacy
Trained in Levelled Literacy Intervention and utilized this training to increase ELL
students reading levels.
Student Involvement
Volunteered in an Elementary school
Nominated for and received the Jason Lang Scholarship while attending the
University of Alberta