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Margaret Selmer

4002 Danor Drive

Reading, PA 19605

Bachelor of Science in Education-Early Childhood PreK-4 and Special Education,
December 2015
Millersville University, Millersville, PA
GPA: 3.94/4.0

Deans List 8 of 8 semesters

Student Teaching, Fall 2015
Leola Elementary, Conestoga Valley, Lancaster, PA
1st/2nd Grade Multilevel, August 2015-October 2015

Differentiated instruction for 1st graders and 2nd graders (whole class to small groups) in
own class and also with the other 1st/2nd multilevel class

Worked with cooperating teachers classroom management system while also creating
own behavior management systems

Developed lessons based on the Common Core Standards

Interacted with parents during Open House night, during school carnival, and through

Used technology, such as a Promethean board and iPads, to create interactive lessons
while also creating materials for hands on activities (i.e. Velcro strips, play dough)

Professional development (in-service day): Topic-Student Learning Objects and working

with/understanding students and families who are homeless.

Student Teaching, Fall 2015

Fort Zeller Elementary, Eastern Lebanon County, Lebanon, PA
Learning Support (K-2nd grade), October 2015-December 2015

Attended 5 IEP meetings and 2 days of parent-teacher conferences (observed and


Differentiated instruction for individuals and small groups (for learning styles, learning
abilities, and behaviors)

Collaborated with 2 paraprofessionals: organized lessons, maintained a class schedule,

talked about student progress

Margaret Selmer


o Also collaborated on social skills lessons with school psychologist

Administered progress monitoring: DIBELS (ORF & NWF), sight word test, spelling
tests, running records, writing prompts

Communicated with parents during parent-teacher conferences and through newsletters

Professional development (in-service day): Topic-Assessment (focus on AIMS web)

Advanced Professional Studies, Junior Bloc, Spring 2015

Leola Elementary, Conestoga Valley, Lancaster, PA
Diagnostic Kindergarten

Used behavior sheets after each lesson to monitor student progress of IEP goals

Worked with the occupational therapist to teach motor skills (i.e. to form specific shape
with play dough, to tie shoes, to zipper/button a coat)

Taught a science unit on goldfish using live goldfish to teach students about the fish and
how to care for them
o Create materials for this unit including goldfish care coloring book, parts of a
goldfish flashcards, and goldfish picture puzzle

Used technology (Promethean board) to engage students in learning to showing them

how to interact social with classmates (taking turns with the pen, asking each other their
answer for question of the day)

Camp Counselor, Summers 2013-2015, Muhlenberg Township Summer Playground Program,
Laureldale, PA

Supervised children in sports, crafts, field trips, and other activities.

Encouraged and led children in activities such as arts and crafts, sports and other physical
activities (such as capture the flag), and water day activities

Managed the safety and health needs of children (attending to injuries, allergies, etc.)

Council for Exceptional Children Board Member (Saturday Recreation Organizer),

Fall 2014-Spring 2015, Millersville University, Millersville, PA

Organized group activities one Saturday a month (such as mini golfing, bowling, picnics
at local parks, themed parties with games, outdoor farm activities: Corn Cob Acres, etc.)

Maintained contact with parents through emails, newsletters, and phone calls