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Tyler Mintzer

3739 SW Durham Dr.


Apt. 203
Durham, NC 27707
tyler.mintzer@gmail.com
Certification
North Carolina Teaching License Middle Grades ELA, expected May 2016
Education
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
MAT in Middle Grades English Language Art, May 2016
Earlham College, Richmond, IN
BA in Psychology, May 2006
Relevant Experience
Student Teacher, Githens Middle School
Durham, NC, August 2015-Present
Collaborate with cooperating teacher and PLC to design, implement, and evaluate lesson plans to
meet the needs of a diverse population of students.
Differentiate instruction in a standard core subject schedule including EC, general education, and
honors classes.
Communicate with resource staff, administration, and parents to support the learning, social, and
behavioral needs of individual students to ensure opportunities for success.
Educator at Communities in Schools of Orange County, Culbreth Middle School
Chapel Hill, NC, Spring 2015
Facilitated educational and recreational lesson plans for young adolescent participants to support
academic, social, and behavioral needs.
Addressed 504 and IEP accommodations with Site Supervisor and Mental Health Coordinator to
ensure they were upheld in the after school program.
Partnered with local agencies and universities to lead students in a variety of non-traditional
classroom learning opportunities.
Teacher Assistant, Scroggs Elementary School
Chapel Hill, NC 2011-2014
Guided emotional, behavioral, and educational growth through small group instruction,
challenge education initiatives, and community building strategies.
Developed weekly and monthly schedule with main classroom teacher to progress social
cohesion in developmentally appropriate ways while supporting individual students.
Supported main classroom teacher by performing administrative duties including data entry,
record keeping, copying, contacting parents, debriefing interpersonal conflict between students,
and coordinating with key school support personnel when needed.

Participated on the Equity Committee to address the needs of a diverse student population and
the Classified Staff Leadership Committee to better define and provide role clarity and support
for Teacher Assistants throughout the school.

Program Director, Flying Cloud Summer Camp


Plymouth, VT, 2004-2012
Directed program and trip operations for a primitive skills summer program serving 45 teenagers
and 15 college age staff.
Trained staff in organization policies, risk management, backcountry practices and etiquette,
group stages of development, and camp craft skills necessary to lead successful experiences for
boys 11-14 years old.
Organized daily schedule with Camp Director and Assistant Director to ensure quality wilderness
skills programming for campers.
Fostered staff professional development by assessing and providing feedback about lesson plans
and daily activities.
Afterschool Group Leader, Scroggs Elementary School
Chapel Hill, NC 2009-2012
Empowered participants to support one another through team building exercises and by role
modeling appropriate behavior.
Implemented group development and taught community building strategies in a recreational
afterschool program.
Built strong professional relationships with parents and frequently discussed their student's
progress throughout the school year.
Established group cohesion by allowing participants to take ownership of their overall
experience though community building and challenge education exercises..
Eckerd Youth Alternatives
Boomer, NC 2006-2007
Managed therapeutic and educational needs for adjudicated at-risk teenagers in a therapeutic
wilderness rehabilitation program.
Guided discussions about setting goals, positive self-reflection, communication skills, respect,
the decision making process, and peer support.
Organized various low and high ropes course elements which progressively built group
cohesiveness and critical problem solving for difficult group and individual tasks.
Worked with co-staff and supervisory staff to meet the educational, legal, and living needs for a
high risk incarcerated population.