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Brittany A.

Kinney • 612 Caulder Ave, Des Moines IA 50315 • (515) 333-1991
Drake University
Master of Arts in Teaching 5-12 Certification
Endorsements in Biological Science and Chemistry

Des Moines, IA
Expected May 2016
GPA: 4.0/4.0

Iowa State University
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences

Ames, IA
May 2014
GPA: 3.2/4.0

Student Teaching
Southeast Polk High School
- Teach student-centered inquiry Chemistry lessons at SE Polk High School
- Implement effective assessment strategies to encourage student engagement
Teaching Assistant
Student taught under science methods professor, Dr. Jerrid Kruse
- Developed thought provoking physical science lessons
- Implemented direct feedback from methods professor into instruction

Pleasant Hill, IA
Spring 2016

Drake University
January 2016

Teacher Education Practicum
DSM Hoover, Ankeny Centennial H.S., SEP H.S., Waukee South M.S.
- Learned effective classroom management skills to fit a variety of students
- Taught a series of four technology inquiry lessons at Waukee South Middle School
Science Center of Iowa Summer Camps
Summer Camp Educator

Des Moines, IA
Summer 2013,


Developed engaging curriculum for each camps’ different science theme
Encouraged 1st-4th graders to foster inquiry skills through questioning and hands on learning

St. Anthony School Volunteer
Des Moines, IA
Volunteered as Teacher Assistant
January 2015 -April
- Assisted classroom teacher to engage students in student-directed lesson and investigations
- Volunteered to judge middle school science fair
Academic Tutor
Ames, IA
Biology Tutor at Iowa State University
September 2011 – March 2012
- Mentored and guided new biology students struggling to balance academic demands
- Created innovative ways to engage students in biological concepts
Science Center of Iowa Pre-School
Child Care Provider
- Supervised end of day classroom activities
- Assisted lead pre-school teacher with necessary duties
Dairy Queen
Food Service Worker
- Trained new employees and managed store during shift

Des Moines, IA
April 2015- January 2015

Des Moines, IA
August 2008- April


Enthusiastically welcomed and served customers