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Martin D.


319 S. Exposition  316-393-9971  
Seeking employment at an accredited educational institution as a secondary Language Arts educator
The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS
Bachelor of Science in Education, Secondary English Language Arts Education

May 2013
3.81 GPA

Kansas Professional License in Secondary English Education, Grades 6-12
Kansas Two-Year Initial License in Secondary English Education, Grades 6-12

Expected June 2015
June 2015-June 2017

Teaching Experience
Wichita State University TRiO Program, Kansas
Wichita, KS
Instructor and Tutor
Certified Language Arts staff member for federally funded educational opportunities grant program
Maintain curricula for reading, writing, study, and computer skills courses for adults and adolescents
Provide instruction for adults and Upward Bound Veterans seeking educational enrichment
Management and instruction responsibilities for approximately 20 secondary students
Identify, record, and report potential learning deficiencies for middle and high school students
Help students with academic developmental skills and homework assistance
Andover Middle School, Kansas USD 385
Andover, KS
Language Arts Teacher
Certified 8th grade English Language Arts Teacher with full duties in a general education setting
Instruction, assessment, and management of three blocked classes, consisting of approximately 20 students
MTSS Reading Interventionist trained in the Phonics Blitz reading program and AIMSweb basics
Supported student voice and choice in the classroom with engaging learning goals and designs
Created a positive, respectful environment conducive to a rich classroom culture geared towards growth
Prepared students for new and traditional state assessments by planning formative reviews
Completed a New Teacher Program and transitioned to a Professional License
Participated in numerous professional development sessions and completed Intruderology training
Robert Martin Elementary School, Kansas USD 385 Andover, KS
Supported students with high-functioning autism and emotional disabilities through inclusive education
Administered parts of Individualized Education Plan and Behavior Plan requirements
Created data representations compiled from daily and quarterly progress monitoring and assessments
Frequently delivered Tier 2 & Tier 3 MTSS instruction for additional students in Special Education
Attended numerous professional development inservices, including Autism and state assessment training
Tonganoxie Middle School, Kansas USD 464 Tonganoxie, KS
Spring 2013
Student Teacher
Sixteen weeks in classroom; ten weeks of full teaching responsibilities for three preps
Conducted extended length units utilizing daily lessons for literacy and language skills
Co-taught with two Special Education teachers and one Gifted educator
Prepared 75 students for Kansas Reading Assessments
Completed Kansas Reading Assessment Training and administered assessments
Completed KSDE Kansas Writing Instructional & Evaluation Tool (kwiet) Training
West Middle School, Kansas USD 497
Lawrence, KS
Fall 2012
Teaching Practicum
12 weeks of gradually assuming teaching duties and transitioning out of them
Completed 50+ hours with two classes of 20-23 seventh grade students in a Language Arts course
Observed cooperating teacher, conducted anticipatory set activities, delivered review lessons, facilitated
small reading groups, developed and administered tests

Volunteer Experience
Independent Freelance Mentor
Wichita, KS
Upon request of parents, I mentor two former students, monthly, supporting social-emotional development
Advise and counsel a high school senior in pre-service education preparation and future college endeavors
Bigs In Schools, Big Brothers Big Sisters
Wichita/Lawrence, KS
Counseled young males at inner city schools
Mentor to a second grader and two middle schools students
Motivator, role model, counselor and advocate
Family Promise of Lawrence
Lawrence, KS
Provided services at organization offering housing and related services to displaced/homeless families
Worked with children (ages 7-16) and adults on desired educational improvements
Quickly built strong rapport with several young men participating in the program
Awards & Certifications
Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Certification
Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) Certification
Service Learning Certification – University of Kansas
Dean’s List – University of Kansas
Honor Scholar – University of Kansas