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Morgan Leigh Deacon

620 Greenbrier Court Apt. 100, Fredericksburg, VA 22401- (540)798-6499 (C)
University of Mary Washington
Masters of Education
Fredericksburg, VA

May 2016

University of Mary Washington

Bachelor of Arts-English
Fredericksburg, VA
Course work concentrations in American Literature, Linguistics, and journalism

May 2014

Related Courses
American Poetry Since 1975
American Romanticism
Coming of Age in American Literature
Contemporary American Fiction
Introduction to Linguistics

Language and Race

Social & Anthropological Linguistics
Literary Journal
Magazine Writing

Key Skills
Communication skills:

writing for audience

conducting research

critical analysis and problem solving

collaboration and working independently

summarizing and presenting data

meeting deadlines and managing time

Editing and Development:

proofreading and copy editing

production scheduling and production tasks

publication planning and design

Computer Skills:

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint,

Publisher, and WordPress

Customer Service Representative, Family Dollar, Buchanan VA, May 2013-August 2013
Editorial Staff, Rappahannock Review online literary magazine, Fredericksburg, VA, August 2013-December 2013
Read and evaluated over 100 poetry submissions for the bi-annual publication of the Rappahannock Review. Participated in editorial meetings to
determine the journal's poetry selections for the inaugural issue. Assisted the design staff to launch and design the magazines website.
Camp Counselor, Roanoke County Parks Recreation and Tourism , Roanoke, VA, May 2014-August 2014
La Petite Academy, Stafford VA, September 2014-January 2015
Children of America, Fredericksburg VA, February 2015-current
Activities and Volunteer Work
Mentor/Tutor, August 2011-December 2011
BLAST Homework Program, Thomas Harrison Middle School, Harrisonburg, VA
Volunteer, January 2011 - June 2011
Ronald McDonald House
Mentor/Tutor, January 2014-May 2014
Community Service Learning course- Hungry Brains Homework Program, Hazel Hill Apartment Complex, Fredericksburg VA
Professional Development
National Council of Teachers of English, Member October 2014-current
Student National Education Association Member, September 2014-current
First Aid and CPR, Roanoke, VA, June 2014
Child Abuse and Neglect: Recognizing, Reporting, and Responding for Educators, Department of Social Services, May 2014
Virginia State and Local Civic Education Module, November 2014
Praxis II- English Language Arts: Content Knowledge (5038)- January 2015
Battlefield Middle School, English 7-8, Angela Karish, September 2014-December 2014
Massaponax High School, English 9, Heather McGrath, February 2015-May 2015