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Jessica M.

Spalding
6517 Field Ave, Apt F, Whitehouse, OH 43566 419-351-0860
jessica.minota@gmail.com
Certification:
Resident Educator License Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) Integrated Language Arts
1 Year Long Term Substitute License - Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) Integrated Language
Arts

Education:
2008-2015
Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH
Graduated December 2015 after working fulltime during college to cover tuition costs
Bachelor of Art in English
Participated in Senior Research Symposium Spring 2015
Bachelor of Science in Adolescent Young Adult Education
Major GPA: 3.45
Passed Praxis I
Passed Ohio Assessment for Educators Content Knowledge
Assessment: English Language Arts: 230
Passed Ohio Assessment for Educators Professional Knowledge Assessment:
Adolescent Young Adult (7-12): 261
Passed edTPA: 50
Deans List: Spring 2014-Fall 2015

Teaching Experience:
Methods I: Rosary Cathedral Elementary School - Toledo, Ohio: Spring 2014
7th & 8th Grade Language Arts
Observed classroom management
Planned and taught poetry lesson covering similes and metaphors
Methods II: Perrysburg High School Perrysburg, Ohio: Fall 2014
9th Grade College Prep English & 11th Grade Honors English
Created and taught learning segment on symbol and motif
Co-planned with other teachers in the department to create daily lessons
Student Teaching: Perrysburg High School Perrysburg, Ohio: Fall 2015
9th Grade College Prep English & 11th Grade Honors English
Participated in ALICE Training, Assessment Literacy Workshop, and Straight A Grant
Workshop for Digital Textbooks
Assisted in revising midterm exams utilizing skills learned during the Assessment
Literacy Workshop
Communicated effectively with parents, attended parent/teacher conferences, and
participated in IEP and 504 meetings
Differentiated classroom groups based on pre-assessment and formative scores of
students
Established acceptable classroom behavior with students to minimize future class
room management issues
Created and taught lessons and units that utilized one-on-one technology in the
classroom
Managed and maintained online classroom for student and parent access to grades,
homework, and class activities
Co-planned with other teachers and student teachers in the department to create
daily lessons

Leadership/Volunteer Experience:

Golden Forks 4-H Club 2002-2009 / Treasurer 2003-2004 / Secretary 2004-2009


Ducks Unlimited Fallen Timbers Chapter Committee Member 2005-Present

St. Josephs Youth Catechism 1st Grade Catechist - 2006-2013

Skills and Interests:


Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Smart Board software.
Eager to sponsor various student organizations such as creative writing, newspaper,
professional writing, and book clubs
Interested in participating in bullying awareness and drug abuse resistance programs.

Professional Experience:
Barnes and Noble, Maumee, Ohio
August 2007 Present
Barista
Pleasantly greeted each customer with genuine enthusiasm and a smile. Provided prompt, courteous and reliable coffee
service, with a customer-focused attitude. Performed cash handling and cash register functions in an accurate and
consistent manner. Maintained a calm presence during periods of high volume. Provided quality beverages and food
products by carefully adhering to recipe and presentation standards, and customer requests. Maintained a clean, organized
and prepared store environment. Followed all health, safety, and sanitation guidelines.
Forest Treats, Whitehouse, Ohio
September 2012 Present
Co-Owner
Assists in operation of family business of harvesting and selling gourmet wild and cultivated mushrooms. Provided prompt,
courteous, and reliable service, with a customer-focused attitude. Knowledgeable in the harvesting and preparation of wild
and cultivated gourmet mushrooms. Created business labeling. Maintained organization of supplies for weekly sales and
handled ordering of supplies when needed.
Staybridge Suites, Maumee, Ohio
August 2010 June 2014
Front Desk Agent
Effectively supervise the front desk operations of the 122 suite hotel. Ensured that the hotels guests were billed in time.
Handled any complaints or problems with a guest-focused attitude. Politely acknowledged all guests that walked by the
hotel desk and responded quickly to any queries they might have. Answered phones with a warm and courteous greeting.
Followed hotel protocol for making guest reservations. Performed duties of the loyalty champion for IHG Rewards, the
hotels frequent stay program. Trained new hotel desk staff. Completed ordering for front desk supplies, amenities, and
snack shop. Maintained tax exemption paperwork and records for all extended stay guests.