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Jessica Borkowski

3724 East Ramsey Avenue


Cudahy, Wisconsin 53110
(414) 379-3975
jborkowski29@gmail.com
Objective:

To obtain a full-time elementary teaching position.

Education:

B.S. Early Childhood/Elementary Education Major, English Minor


Alverno College

Teaching Experience:
Longfellow Elementary School (4th/5th grade) West Allis, WI, January 2015-June 2015
Student teaching intern for a Next Generation Learning Community
Provided instruction for 24 students in fourth and fifth grade. Developed daily lesson plans and
learning activities that meet the individual learning needs of each student.
Implemented Tier 2 and Tier 3 RtI instruction for 9 fourth and fifth grade students in math.
Implemented Number Worlds curriculum for students in Tier 3 RtI instruction.
Attended all RtI meetings and reported on student progress in both reading and math
Collaborated with fellow teachers to create and implement curriculum for after school
Entrepreneurial Club for fourth and fifth grade students
Incorporated various iPad apps into daily lesson plans. Including, Dreambox, Lexia, Khan
Academy, Spelling City, Nearpod, and Achieve3000.
Designed and executed a poetry writing unit that incorporated Lucy Calkins Writing Workshop
approach.
Worked with teaching team to construct and teach inquiry units for the Revolutionary War, Civil
War, plants, magnets, and electricity.
Lead a school wide PBIS assembly on lunch room etiquette.
Honey Creek Elementary School (3rd grade) Milwaukee, WI, September 2014-November 2014
Planned and taught consecutive whole group lessons on writing informative/explanatory tests to
examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
St. Anthonys Catholic School (K4) Milwaukee, WI, September 2013-December 2013
Designed and implemented six whole group lessons for math and science.
Country Meadows Elementary School (1st Grade) Muskego, WI, February 2013-May 2013
Utilized the Readers Workshop approach to prepare and execute three whole group lessons on:
using prior knowledge and making predictions to understand a fiction text, how to make good
summaries of a fiction text, and using text features to understand on nonfiction text.
Walt Whitman Elementary School (3rd Grade) Milwaukee, WI September 2012-December 2012
Planned and taught two small group lessons in math.
John C. Cudahy YMCA Head Start (Lead Teacher) Milwaukee, WI November 2008-September 2010
Provided training to teachers as the model teacher and classroom for the Marquette Early
Reading First Project.
Collaboratively designed an effective classroom arrangement that supported the goals and
development of the students in the classroom.
Provided a full range of social and academic learning activities by planning and organizing the
classroom according to the YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee, SDC Head Start, and the
Marquette Early Reading First Project curriculum guidelines.

Developed and fostered partnerships with parents, coworkers, supervisors, and outside agencies
through collaboration, providing verbal/written reports, and conducting parent-teacher
conferences

Related Work Experience:


January 2001-November 2008

School Age Site Coordinator


YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee
Provided a safe and engaging environment for children in accordance to Wisconsin Child Care
Licensing Rules
Developed and executed activities that supported the childrens development needs
Sustained positive communication with parents and school personnel through family/school
event nights
Participated in staff meetings, training programs, and other aspects of professional growth, in
order to maintain current knowledge of early childhood practices

Professional Organizations:
President, Alverno Student Wisconsin Education Association (WEA)
Participated in and provided professional development opportunities by weekly for Alverno
Education students. Topics included: edTPA, Professional Development Plan (PDP), technology
in the classroom, Outreach to Teach, preparing for student teaching, suicide prevention for
teachers
Supported community schools by coordinating service projects including Outreach to Teach and
a book drive
Helped support fellow Alverno Student WEA board members to complete their various tasks.
Received the 2014 Alverno College Excellence in Leadership Outstanding Service Award under
my leadership
Volunteer Work:
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)
Board Chair for the Wisconsin Chapter of AFSP
Received the 2013 Outstanding First Year Chapter Award from AFSP National under my
leadership
Organized the Milwaukee Out of the Darkness Community Walk from 2008-2012
Organized the Alverno College Out of the Darkness Campus Walk in 2014
Field Advocate-attended the National Advocacy Forum in 2013, 2014, and 2015
Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast
Co-troop leader for a troop of second grade girls at JE Jones Elementary and a troop of fifth
grade girls at JE Jones Elementary
Delegate for the South Shore Service Area
Plan and implement service learning and STEM activities based on the Girl Scouts curriculum
Plan and implement leadership opportunities for girls