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TABITHA CORE

301-792-3657
tcore@elon.edu
Campus Address
4247 Campus Box
Elon, NC 27244

Permanent Address
7304 Pomander Ln
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

EDUCATION & HONORS


Elon University: Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education expected May 2016, Psychology minor;
Cumulative GPA: 3.875
University Honors: Elon Teaching Fellow; Presidents List for 4 semesters; Deans List for 3 semesters
National Honors: Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Eta Sigma
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Smith Elementary Student Teacher, 4th grade (Burlington, NC)
Spring 2015
Design and teach all lessons of all subjects
Collaborate with other 4th grade teachers on a professional learning committee
Created and taught a full 3-week science unit on fossils with writing integration in the Fall
Private tutor at The Village Project, 3rd grade (Burlington, NC)
Spring 2015
Assessed the individual reading challenges of student
Built weekly lesson plans to address those needs
Demonstrated different techniques for the students mother to implement at home
Alexander Wilson Teachers Assistant, Kindergarten (Graham, NC)
Fall 2014
Assisted, observed, and lead in classroom for 100+ hours
Created and taught mini-lessons and unit for writing & social studies
Implemented behavior control methods
Co-taught the class with a peer when the teacher was absent for a week
Elon University Life Entrepreneurship Program Teachers Assistant (Elon, NC)
Fall 2014
Prepared college sophomores to craft meaningful and flexible life plans
Co-led a weekend retreat and co-taught a weekly class
Aided students in developing resumes and practicing interview skills
Private Literacy Tutor, 2nd grade (Burlington, NC)
Fall 2013
Prepared weekly flashcards, games, and activities to help students reading proficiency
Grove Park Elementary Teachers Assistant, 1st grade (Burlington, NC)
Spring 2013
Individually tutored students who needed extra assistance in math and reading
Smith Elementary Teachers Assistant, 3rd grade (Burlington, NC)
Spring 2013
Taught informal science lesson on seeds and plants
Provided individual assistance for students struggling with math and reading comprehension before the
EOGs
LEADERSHIP
Teaching Fellows Social Events Chair (Elon, NC)
2012-2016
Plan and organize Fellows events such as Fellows Weekend, faculty/student dinners, speaker panels, and
more
Elected by members of cohort

One School, One Book Committee Social Media Coordinator (Elon, NC)
Fall 2015
Create a video promoting the Elon School of Educations common reading
Reach out to faculty, staff, and students to encourage involvement
Facilitate book discussion
New Member Educator, Tri Sigma Sorority (Elon, NC)
Spring 2015
Selected as one of five facilitators aiming to help new members learn the history and values of the
organization
New Student Orientation Leader (Elon, NC)
2013-2014
Participated in a week-long training to prepare for transitioning new students to Elon
Acted as a leader, mentor, and friend to incoming students
Facilitated activities and programs to help new student adjustment to Elon
GLOBAL EXPERIENCE
Teaching abroad in Kerala, India
Winter 2016
Taught hands-on science exhibits to middle through college students for 1 month in southern India
Instructed Indian college students studying education on how to be an effective teacher
Participated in a cultural exchange with members of the Indian community through dialogues about the
United States
Study abroad at Universidad Veritas in San Jos, Costa Rica
Spring 2014
Lived with a Spanish-speaking host family for 4 months in Costa Ricas capital
Held a 3 month internship at El Hospital de Nios as a morale booster for the sick children
Traveled to 13 different Costa Rican towns, as well as Nicaragua and Panama
WORK EXPERIENCE
Curriculum Resources Center Librarian, Elon University
Organize library of resources for education students
Engage with students and faculty needing assistance
Create and distribute electronic resources about and supplementing library materials
Nanny (Bethesda, MD)
Provided children ages 4-13 with a summer of outdoor and creative fun
Employed by four separate families
Camp Counselor, Our Lady of Lourdes (Bethesda, MD)
Led, organized, and engaged over 100 children ages 3-13 for over 50 hours a week
Voted favorite counselor for three years
Waitress, Strombolis Italian Restaurant (Bethesda, MD)

Fall 2013-Present

Summers 2014-15

Summers 2009-14

2013-2014

PUBLICATION
Costa Rica: From Arenal to Zapote: Gringo Guests on Tico Turf
Co-edited a 300 page collection of essays about Costa Rican culture
For sale on Amazon.com; proceeds support Elon scholarships for study abroad
LANGUAGE

One month of intensive Spanish at Universidad Veritas in Costa Rica


Week long trip to Spain with Spanish class
Seven years of middle and high school Spanish

Spring 2014
April 2011
2005-2011