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Cristyn Wilson

To obtain a position in the summer program as an elementary

school teacher


Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan

Fifth Year Teacher Inter Program, August 2012-May 2013
12 graduate credits May 2013
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
Bachelor of Arts, May, 2012
Major: Elementary Education
Teaching Major: Language Arts
Teaching Minors: TESOL
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
Master of Arts, May, 2015
Teaching Major: Teaching and Curriculum
Specialization: Educational Psychology


Michigan Elementary Provisional Certificate

K-5 All Subject Areas May 2013
6-8 Language Arts May 2013


Flagship Charter Academy, Detroit, Michigan

National Heritage Academy, April 2013-Present, Grade
Level: 6th/7th grade (self-contained)

re-enforced Common Core objectives through small group

maintained high expectations for class work and behavior
through classroom management system
modified lesson plans to address various learning styles
used data from standardized tests to drive instruction in
the classroom
administered pre and posttest to assess student growth
built relationships with parents through constant
communication via various avenues.
incorporated technology across subject matter to enrich
Coached students on the Academic Games team
Created mentor program for 6th-8th grade girls
Michigan State University, Cape Town, South Africa
July 2013-August 2013, Grade Level: K-7

observed the teaching strategies and methods of South

African teachers in grades K-7
guided students through lessons outlined by the school
created hands-on math lessons to engage students in

supervised and managed classrooms in the absence of the
classroom teacher
Detroit International Academy for Young Women, Detroit,
Detroit Public Schools, August 2012- May, 2013 Grade
Level: 4th

prepared engaging lessons across all subject matters

based on common core standards
developed differentiated lessons for various learners using
formative assessments
implemented classroom store to encourage good behavior
in and out of the classroom
directed extra-curricular activities in the after school
promoted critical thinking and student engagement in the
classroom through inquiry based learning
Michigan State University, The Netherlands, Europe
May 2012- June 2012, Grade Level: 4th

taught an English lesson to Dutch students using pictures

and gestures to communicate
integrated technology such as websites, social media and
video to document my learning experiences


Camp Africa
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
June 2012-July 2012

educated participants through Black History centered

guided participants on tour through museum's main exhibit

America Reads/Counts
Bingham Elementary School
September, 2009 - June, 2011, Lansing, MI

tutored students in mathematics and reading

helped students improve writing skills
administered literacy skill tests
Summer Urban Immersion Fellowship
O.W. Holmes Academy, Detroit, MI
June, 2010 - July, 2010

led math and reading lessons in the DPS Summer School

provided students with individual support in math, reading
and writing

Professional Development:

Legal Issues, Detroit, 2012

African Child Symposium, Detroit 2012,

Common Core, Detroit 2012

Project Based Learning, Taylor 2013

Classroom Management, Detroit, 2014

Curriculum (Common Core, Big Ideas), Cincinnati, OH, 2014

NHA-U (Instructional/Management), Grand Rapids, MI 2014


Microsoft Office, Adobe Reader, document cameras, Smart

Board, webpage, internet, Class Dojo, Google Docs, Elmo

Broad Scholar Recipient
Michigan Promise Recipient
Deans List, Michigan State University, 2008
Deans List, Michigan State University, 2009
Dean's List, Michigan State University, 2010
Deans List, Michigan State University, 2011
Deans List, Michigan State University, 2012
Deans List, Michigan State University, 2013
Dean's List, Michigan State University, 2015

reading, traveling, family, tennis

Tracey Diebel
Elementary Teacher
9026 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI48235

Grace Vereen
College Instructor
2654 Ethel
Detroit, MI 48217

Faith Muirhead
College Instructor
1422 Sheldon St
Lansing, MI 48906

Jill Kolar
Elementary Teacher
2320 Post Oak Lane
Lansing, MI 48912

Deena Pringle
Middle School Dean
13661 Wisconsin St
Detroit, MI 48238