Katelyn  Damore  

 

 
 
 
 

Email:  katelynd.damore@gmail.com      S kype:  katelyn.damore      
Telephone:  +34  684  071  856  
Online  Teaching  Portfolio:  katelyndamoreteach.weebly.com  

Specifications:    
Citizenship:  United  States  of  America  
English  Ability:  Native  English  Speaker  
Date  of  Birth:  December  14,  1990  in  St.  Charles,  Illinois,  United  States  of  America  
Marital  Status:  Single  
Health  Status:  Excellent  
 

Education:  
Hope  College-­‐  Holland,  MI    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bachelor  of  Arts:  Elementary  Language  Arts  Group,  Minor  in  Dance  Education  
Graduated  Magna  Cum  Laude  
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 

 
                     
                   

                         
   
 
 
 

2009-­‐2013
GPA:  3.79  
 May  2013  

TESOL/TEFL/TESL  Certification  100  Credit  Hours    
 
 
 
 
Michigan  Elementary  Provisional  Certificate  with  endorsements  in  all  subjects  K-­‐5    
(K-­‐8  self-­‐contained)  Language  Arts  Group  (LAN)  and  Dance  (DAEL),  grades  K-­‐8  
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

2014  
2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October  2015-­‐  June  2016  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January-­‐June  2015  FEDAC  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summer  2012  

 

 

 

May-­‐Aug  2011

   

 

           Summer  2008-­‐2010

 
Certification:  

International  Experience:  

English  Conversational  Assistant  

Escola  Infant  Jesús  Jesuïtes  Sant  Gervasi-­‐  Sant  Gervasi,  Barcelona,  Spain  
• Facilitated  group  lessons  with  fifteen  students  ranging  in  age  from  eleven  to  nineteen  daily  
• Assisted  in  assigning  final  marks  to  students  
• Directed  conversation  class  for  teachers  ranging  in  English  level  weekly.    
• Created  new  and  interesting  curriculum  with  an  emphasis  on  conversational  skills.    
• Assisted  in  the  development  of  Dance  History  curriculum  for  the  CREA  workshop  in  NEI  
• Provided  additional  support  for  students  with  learning  difficulties  or  low  levels  of  English  

English  Conversational  Assistant  

Canet  de  Mar-­‐  Canet  de  Mar,  Barcelona,  Spain  
• Facilitated  full  class  or  small  group  lessons  with  ages  three  to  twelve  daily  
• Developed  original  curriculum  with  an  emphasis  on  speaking  and  listening  skills  
• Integrated  technology  into  lessons  to  stimulate  interest  and  provide  additional  support  
• Individualized  instruction  according  to  level  of  English  proficiency  
• Choreographed  and  taught  dance  routines  in  each  course  for  the  end  of  the  year  showcase  
• Acted  as  a  cultural  ambassador  for  the  United  States  of  America  

Teacher  Assistant  

 

 

Northway  Primary  School-­‐  Liverpool,  England,  United  Kingdom  
• Assisted  in  first  year  primary  classroom  of  twenty  four  students  
• Worked  individually  on  literacy  practice  with  struggling  students  
• Developed  and  taught  original  lesson  plan  implementing  dance  elements  

Dance  Educator  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Josiah  Venture  Fusion  Camp-­‐Malenovice,  Czech  Republic
• Developed  dance  curriculum  for  twelve  beginning  dancers  ages  thirteen  to  eighteen  
• Facilitated  instruction  through  implementation  of  media  
• Provided  feedback  through  the  use  of  visual  assessment  
• Encouraged  students  to  feel  confident  in  their  abilities  

English  Teacher    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Josiah  Venture  Summer  Camp-­‐Pisek,  Czech  Republic
• Designed  English  curriculum  for  high  school  English  Language  Learners  
• Directed  classroom  activities  for  small  groups  of  ten  
• Developed  exciting  interactive  activities  to  practice  speaking  English  
• Provided  feedback  on  writing  assignments  
• Guided  students  in  development  of  English  Proficiency  
 
 

 

 

Classroom  Experience:  
English  Language  Learner  Tutor  
Fox  Valley  Literacy  Volunteers-­‐  St.  Charles,  IL  
 
 
 
 
 
 
Summer  2013-­‐  Winter  2014  
• Hands-­‐On  individualized  instruction  with  adult  English  Language  Learners  on  a  one  on  one  basis  
• Facilitate  speaking,  listening,  writing  and  reading  practice  
• Emphasis  on  mastering  pronunciation  and  vocabulary    
 

Student  Teacher  
Woodside  Elementary  School-­‐Holland,  MI    
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
• Assumed  full  time  teaching  in  a  general  education  second  grade  classroom  of  twenty  eight  students  
• Facilitated  Response  to  Intervention  groups  for  English  Language  Learners  
• Developed  and  taught  original  lesson  plans  
• Placed  an  emphasis  on  data-­‐driven  assessment  
• Developed  second  grade  summer  school  writing  curriculum  
• Participated  in  Professional  Development    
• Focused  on  integration  of  technology  
 

Spring  2013  

Teacher  Assistant  
Lincoln  Elementary-­‐Zeeland,  MI    
 
 
 
 
 
• Assisted  in  a  second  grade  classroom  of  twenty  four  students  
• Developed  and  taught  original  lesson  plans  in  a  second  grade  classroom  
• Trained  in  integration  of  SmartBoard  technology  

Dance  Educator  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fall  2013  

 

 

 

 

Spring  2012

Jefferson  Elementary-­‐Holland,  MI
• Designed  lesson  plans  to  teach  the  elements  of  dance  in  a  third  grade  classroom  of  twenty  two  students  
• Implemented  Academic  Integration  of  dance  elements  through  the  use  of  creative  movement  
• Completed  informal  assessment  procedures  to  determine  the  students  progress  

Teacher  Assistant  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spring  2011

Holland  Elementary-­‐Holland,  MI
• Assisted  individual  English  Language  Learners  in  literacy  proficiency  
• Administered  informal  assessment  using  running  records  to  determine  reading  level  
• Facilitated  learning  center  activities  and  word  recognition  games  in  small  groups  of  six  students  

After  School  Tutor  

Cornerstone  Youth  Ministries-­‐Holland,  MI    
 
 
 
 
 
 
• Encouraged  at-­‐risk  students  in  their  studies  
• Explained  complicated  lessons  in  subjects  students  struggled  with  on  a  one  on  one  basis  
• Guided  students  in  completing  their  homework  

 

 

Fall  2011  

Glerum  Elementary-­‐  Holland,  MI    
 
 
 
 
• Facilitated  small  group  reading  lessons  to  six  students  at  a  time  
• Coached  struggling  students  in  math,  reading  and  social  studies  
• Assisted  autistic  students  in  completion  of  class  work  
 

Teacher  Assistant  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spring  2010  

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
Present  
Summer  2013-­‐  Winter  2014    
Summer  2013-­‐  Winter  2014  
Summer  2013-­‐  Winter  2014  

Additional  Experience:  
 
Dance  Teacher  
State  Street  Dance  Studio-­‐  Geneva,  IL  
 
 
 
 
 
A  Step  Above  Dance  Academy-­‐Batavia,  IL    
 
 
 
 
Fox  Ballet-­‐  St.  Charles,  IL    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Geneva  Park  District  Sunset  Dance  Academy-­‐  Geneva,  IL    
 
 
• Develop  dance  curriculum  individualized  to  ability  level  
• Facilitate  instruction  of  varied  dance  styles  to  fifteen  students  at  a  time  
• Students  age  range  from  five  years  old  to  Adult    

 
References  Available  Upon  Request