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Kate Murphy

226 Cook Street, Hackettstown, NJ 07840


kmurp770@live.kutztown.edu
(908) 528-6292
Objective
A teaching position working with children at the elementary level/children with
disabilities
Qualifications
Creative with excellent organization & communication skills
Experience in both urban and suburban settings
Dependable, flexible, and personable
Passion to provide multiples means of representation to reach all learners
Excellent classroom management skills
Education
B.S. Ed. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Kutztown, PA
Major: Special Education PreK-8/Elementary Education PreK-4
May 2015
Concentration: Special Education
Certification pending
Honors
Deans List
2012-Present
Latin Honors; GPA: 3.7
2015
Teaching Experience
Tyson-Schoener Elementary School, grades K-2
Reading, PA
Teacher Candidate; Clinical Experience
Spring 2015
Taught in a learning support classroom
Took initiative and was observed by the principal
Participated in IEP meetings
Frequently collected data to monitor progress
Participated in school assemblies
Assisted with the positive behavior program
Frequently integrated the use of technology into instruction
Bethel Elementary School, grade 1
Bethel, PA
Teacher Candidate; Clinical Experience
Spring, 2015
Instructed in a first grade inclusive classroom
Attended a writing workshop for teachers and students
Volunteered to assist in the after school Science Explorers Club
Attended faculty meetings
Observed an IEP meeting from the general education stand-point

Fall
Spring

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Union Terrace Elementary School, grades K-2


Allentown, PA Professional Semester Student
Fall 2014
Pulled students from general education for learning support services
Participated in parent-teacher conferences
Participated in IEP meetings
Incorporated the use of technology into the classroom
Introduced/implemented learning centers in the classroom
Green Valley Elementary School
Reading, PA
Professional Semester Student
Spring 2014
Taught in a fourth grade inclusive classroom
Participated in parent-teacher conferences
Frequently integrated the use of technology into instruction
Related Experience
The Learning Experience Child Care
Hackettstown, NJ
Teachers Assistant
2012-2015
Assisted with lesson planning for daily activities
Work with children from 3 mos.- 5 years of age

Summers/Winters

Volunteer Experience:
Volunteer, Special Olympics Regional Event
2014 & Spring 2015

Spring

Volunteer, Kutztown Block Party


Spring 2014
(Community program where local organizations raise money for select causes)
Volunteer, Merchant Halloween Trick-or-Treating
2012, 2013, 2014
(Local children Trick-or-Treat where organizations distribute candy)

Fall

Volunteer, Community Clean-Up


Spring 2013
Volunteer, Mr. Kutztown
Spring 2012,
2013, 2014, 2015
(Fundraiser for Pine Mountain Settlement School & Habitat for Humanity)
Professional Involvement
Member, Kappa Delta Pi-International Honor Society in Education
2014-Present

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Member, Gamma Sigma Alpha- National Academic Greek Honor Society
Fall 2012- Present
Attended Penn State Lehigh Valley Writing Conference
Spring 2013
Campus Leadership & Involvement
Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority
2012-Present
Courtesy Chair, Housing Chair, Nominations Chair, Tau Honor Council
Delegate
Guest speaker for Special Education Department Open House,
Fall 2014
Student Representative
References
*Available upon request

Fall