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Alissa Leugers

1031 Fountain Glen Dr. Lawrenceville, GA 30043 (678) 315-0796 alissaleugers@gmail.com

OBJECTIVE
Middle Level Education Teacher Candidate interested in teaching English Language Arts and Social Studies in
levels 6-8
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Experience working with diverse groups of students including those in Title I public schools
Leadership in professional middle level organization
Uses creative, responsive instruction and assessment strategies to meet individual students needs
Positive and encouraging advocate who believes I can make a difference in student lives
EDUCATION
Georgia College
Bachelor of Science: Middle Level Education

Milledgeville, GA
GPA 3.87

Anticipated, May 2016

Certifications
Registered for GACE Exam, Middle Grades Language Arts 2/6/15 and Middle Grades Social Science 3/5/15
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Clifton Ridge Middle School Macon, GA
August 2015-present
Field Experience (English Language Arts Grade 8)
Assumed all in-service teacher responsibilities and collaborated with other teachers
Collaborated closely with special education co-teacher to insure instruction was differentiated and
modified appropriately for inclusion classes
Planned a six week historical fiction novel unit used by the entire grade level
Implemented a six week integrative English Language Arts unit
Utilized unique technology instruction and assessment strategies
Blandy Hills Elementary School Milledgeville, GA
March 2015-May 2015
Field Experience (Social Studies and Science Grade 5)
Planned and implemented a 3 consecutive day social studies and science learning experience
Observed the cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development of young adolescents in academic
and non-academic settings and maintained a field observation notebook
Putnam Elementary School Eatonton, GA
January 2015-March 2015
Field Experience (Social Studies Grade 4)
Planned and implemented a 3 consecutive day U.S. government learning experience
Facilitated responsive and differentiated learning experiences for small group instruction
Oak Hill Middle School Milledgeville, GA
October 2014-December 2015
Field Experience (Social Studies Grade 6)
Analyzed effective learning environments in a semester-long action research project investigation
Designed and implemented three student-led, collaborative social studies learning experiences
Clifton Ridge Middle School Macon, GA
August 2014-October 2014
Field Experience (English Language Arts and Social Studies Grade 8)
Examined and analyzed classroom and school community to better understand the diverse
backgrounds of students
Created and implemented a lesson using iPads to facilitate student-led research and vocabulary
development

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Collaborated with host teacher to implement effective English Language Arts and Social Studies
lessons
FIELD OBSERVATION EXPERIENCE
Oak Hill Middle School (Grade 6, 20 hours) Milledgeville, GA
Fall 2013
Boys and Girls Club Baldwin County (Grades K-5, 15 hours) Milledgeville, GA
Spring 2013
Dacula Middle School (Grade 7, 15 hours) Dacula, GA
Fall 2012
RELATED EXPERIENCE
Childcare Network Dacula, GA
Summer 2013, 2014, and 2015 and Winter 2014 and 2015
Managed and educated children in a wide range of ages
Coordinated an active and educational summer camp including field trips for school aged students
Assisted and collaborated with lead teacher in a Gwinnett County Pre-Kindergarten classroom
Communities in Schools Tutor Milledgeville, GA
Fall 2013
Developed and organized learning strategies for struggling students in middle grades mathematics
WORK EXPERIENCE
Sales Associate
Macys Estee Lauder Buford, GA
Greeted customers and maintained a positive environment
Operated register and other store technologies
Advocated for and sold consumer products

Winter 2013

COMPUTER SKILLS
Instructional Technology: SmartBoard, iPad education apps, Socrative, Kahoot, Wordle, PowToon, Tagxedo,
Easel.ly, etc.
Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, Excel
Google Drive: Docs, Slides, Sheets, Calendar
Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instragram, Edmodo, Pinterest
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
Collegiate Middle Level Association
2015-2016 President
o Led and supervised Board of Directors and Georgia College chapter
Collaborated with chapter to plan and facilitate CMLA sponsored 15th Annual Summit on Middle
Level Education conference
National Honors Society
Student Professional Association of Georgia Educators
Association of Middle Level Education
National Council of Teachers of English
National Council for the Social Studies
Georgia Middle School Association
Attended 2015 Annual Conference
Selected to present at the 2016 Annual Conference
CAMPUS LEADERSHIP
Delta Zeta
Pledge Class Philanthropy Chair
Spring 2013
Planned a philanthropy event that benefitted the Starkey Hearing Foundation
HONORS
National Society of Collegiate Scholars
Member of the Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, and Spring 2015 Deans List and Spring 2013 and
Fall 2014 Presidents List

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Served as judge at the 2015 regional National History Day


Served as panelist in the Spring 2014 Womens Studies Symposium