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MARISSA PRAIN

Email: mcprain@gmail.com
Teaching Portfolio: mprain.weebly.com
Objective:

To obtain a secondary math teaching position where my knowledge and expertise will
assist students to further their understanding of mathematical and scientific concepts
and be able to apply them in all aspects of life.

Education:

OAKLAND UNIVERSITY, Rochester, MI


Bachelor of Arts
Major: Mathematics
Minor: Biology
GPA: 3.63, Cum Laude

2012 2016

Certification:

Michigan Provisional Certificates


Biology DA, grades 6-12
Mathematics EX, grades 6-12

May 2016

Experience:

Lake Orion High School, Lake Orion, MI


9/2015 - 4/2016
Secondary Field Experience, High School Math Classroom
Taught Algebra I, Honors Advanced Algebra, Pre-Calculus and a math
support class
Enhanced student engagement and understanding through a collaborative
learning classroom environment
Observed, planned and adapted lessons according to the Common Core
Curriculum and Michigan State Standards
Modified lessons and assessments for Special Education students
Brandon High School, Brandon, MI
1/2015 - 4/2015
Secondary Field Experience, High School Biology Classroom
Assisted in the instruction of 10th grade Biology students and 11th - 12th grade
Forensic Science students
Designed lesson plans and assessments using the Next Generation Science
Standards
Abbott Middle School, West Bloomfield, MI
1/2014 - 4/2014
Secondary Field Experience, 7th and 8th Grade Math Classroom
Assisted teaching gifted 7th grade and 8th grade students
Developed review games for pre-test practice
Rochester High School, Rochester, MI
Secondary Field Experience, High School Academic Center
Tutor
Tutored Math and Biology students

1/2014 - 4/2014

Regnum Christi Mission Corps, Atlanta, GA


8/2010 - 6/2011
Missionary Year, Middle and High School Leader
Worked with small team to organize, plan and run retreats (weekend long,
camp-like events for 5-12th grade students)

Employment:

Organized mission trips for students


Led after-school faith focused clubs
Active member at local private school, Pinecrest Academy, assisted with the
instruction of Catechism classes

Substitute Teaching
Public and Private Schools
Substitute taught at high school and middle school levels

4/2016 Present

Tutoring
8/2009 Present
All Age Levels
Provided after school or weekend tutoring in math and science to students in
grades 4 through college
Valeo, Troy, MI
7/2011 - 8/2015
EMC Technician and Quality Leader
Assisted in the continuous teaching and training of coworkers in lab procedures
and operations
Led daily departmental meetings
Updated all procedural documents
Conducted yearly audits
Identified and resolved product issues
Provided timely and accurate test results and information to clients
Professional
Memberships
:

Michigan Education Association (MEA), 2015


Student Michigan Education Association (SMEA), 2014
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), Oakland University, Chapter Secretary
2014 - 2015

Academic
Membership:

Alpha Lambda Delta (Honor Society) 2011 2015

Technology
Skills:

Adobe Photoshop
Android Software
Apple Software
Google Drive

Activities/
Interests

Volleyball, Basketball, Soccer, Reading, Traveling, Exercising, Camping, Art, Music,


Theatrical Performances, and Sporting Activities.

References

Tracy Burlak
Internship Cooperating Teacher
Lake Orion High School
tburlak@lakeorion.k12.mi.us
(248) 693-5420 ext: 6714

Stephen Hawley
Principal
Lake Orion High School
shawley@lakeorion.k12.mi.us
(248) 693-5420 ext: 6080

Cathy LeBlanc
Vice Principal
St. Thomas More Academy
cleblanc.stma@gmail.com

Jim Manzo
Internship Cooperating Teacher
Lake Orion High School
jmanzo@lakeorion.k12.mi.us

iMovie
Inspiration
LaTex
Microsoft Office Moodle

SMART Board Software


Web Design
Windows Software

(810) 742-2411

(248) 693-5420 ext: 6793

Paul Weinberg
Secondary Education Professor &
Internship Supervisor Oakland University
weinberg@oakland.edu
(248) 370-3017

Dan Welker
Valeo EMC Laboratory Manager
Troy, MI
dan.welker@sbcglobal.net
(248) 619-8534