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Jordan P.

Burdon
501 1st Street, North Muskegon, MI 49445 | 231.557.0175 | burdonjo@msu.edu | jordanburdon.weebly.com

Education
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Teacher Certification

MAY 2016

Bachelor of Arts

MAY 2015

Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Sciences: Secondary Education


Minor: History Education
Minor: Psychology Education
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Bachelor of Arts

MAY 2013

Psychology
Minor: Sociology

Teaching Experience
REETHS-PUFFER HIGH SCHOOL, MUSKEGON, MI
SEPTEMBER 2015- PRESENT
YEARLONG STUDENT TEACHING INTERNSHIP, 9TH GRADE WORLD HISTORY AND 11TH GRADE ECONOMICS ESSENTIALS
(SPECIAL EDUCATION)
Supported 9th and 11th graders one-on-one in social studies
Planned and executed unit and lesson plans for high school history and economics courses
Produced worksheets, essay prompts, student evaluations
Collaborated with staff, input grades, and attendance
Instructed a classroom of 26-30 9th graders, 12-14 11th graders (Special Education)
Communicated with parents and staff, including parent-teacher conferences
Monitored social and behavioral developments in the students
Assistant Junior Varsity Girls Tennis Coach
Middle School Tennis Head Coach
HASTLETT MIDDLE SCHOOL, HASTLETT, MI
SECONDARY FIELD EXPERIENCE, 6TH GRADE WORLD GEOGRAPHY CLASSROOM

OCTOBER 2014- MAY 2015

Observed and analyzed classroom management strategies


Supported 6th graders one-on-one in social studies
Planned, executed, and analyzed lesson plans for world geography classes
Instructed a classroom of 20-25 6th grade students

EASTERN HIGH SCHOOL, LANSING, MI


SECONDARY FIELD EXPERIENCE, 9TH GRADE WORLD HISTORY CLASSROOM
Observed and analyzed classroom management strategies
Supported 9th graders one-on-one in social studies
Tutored refugee students in world history classes

OCTOBER 2013- DECEMBER2013

Facilitated small group activities


EASTERN HIGH SCHOOL, LANSING, MI
SECONDARY FIELD EXPERIENCE, 9TH GRADE WORLD HISTORY CLASSROOM

JANUARY 2013- MAY 2013

Observed and analyzed classroom management strategies


Supported 9th graders one-on-one in social studies
Tutored refugee students in world history classes
Facilitated small group activities

Teaching Related Work Experience


AFTER SCHOOL DETENTION, REETHS-PUFFER HIGH SCHOOL, MUSKEGON, MI

DECEMBER 2015-FEBRUARY 2016

Facilitated after school detention sessions


Monitored student behavior
SPANISH WORKSHOP, NORTH MUSKEGON ELEMENTARY, NORTH MUSKEGON, MI SEPTEMBER 2007-MAY 2009
Assisted in monthly tutoring of 2nd grade students in Spanish
Collaboratively designed and facilitated activities for 2nd grade students
TUTORING, NORTH MUSKEGON HIGH SCHOOL, NORTH MUSKEGON, MI

DECEMBER 2007-MAY 2008

Assisted in the after school tutoring program for Middle School and High School students at North Muskegon
Tutored students in multiple disciplines

Awards Received
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, EAST LANSING, MI

MAY 2015

Honors Academic Achievement Award


MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, EAST LANSING, MI

MAY 2013

Honors Academic Achievement Award


MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, EAST LANSING, MI

MAY 2011-PRESENT

Michigan State University Deans List

Computer Skills
Google Docs

Google Slides

Google Calendars

Google Earth

MS Word

MS PowerPoint

ELMO

SmartBoard

PowerSchool

Guitar

Music Production

Skateboarding

Snowboarding

Football

Tennis

Interests

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